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Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men

Awards season is in full swing and to celebrate all of the 2011-2012 nominees, we've dug deep into our archives to bring you vintage photos of all of the talent during special moments in their careers. Check out the 2011-2012 Tony-nominated men below and click here to check out the women!

The Tony Awards will be broadcast in a live three-hour ceremony from the Beacon Theatre, on the CBS television network on Sunday, June 10, 2012. 

Click here for the complete list of nominations! Click here for the nominations by the numbers. 

 Photo Credit: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Rob Ashford attending the 2007 Tony Awards Meet the Nominees Press Reception at the Mariott Marquis Hotel in New York City. May 16, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Rob Ashford attending the Meet & Greet for the New Broadway Musical CRYBABY at the 42 Studios in New York City. February 19, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Rob Ashford attending the cocktail Reception for Drama Desk Award Nominees at Arte Cafe in New York City. May 1, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Rob Ashford pictured backstage celebrating the 1st Anniversary of CURTAINS on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York City. March 27, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Kathleen Marshall anf Rob Ashford Attending the Opening Night Performance of The Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City. March 16, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jon Robin Baitz attending the Opening Night Performance of ASSASSINS at Studio 54 in New York City. April 22, 2004

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jon Robin Baitz attending the 21st Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the New World Stages in New York City. May 1, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christian Borle attending the 50th Annual Drama Desk Awards held at the FH LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. May 22, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christian Borle atttending the Official Drama Desk Cocktail Reception at Arte Cafe Restaurant in New York City. May 1, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Laura Bell Bundy & Christian Borle during the Opening Night Curtain Call for LEGALLY BLONDE - The Musical at the Palace Theatre in New York City. April 29, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christian Borle attending the Opening Night after party for LEGALLY BLONDE - The Musical at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. April 29, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Douglas Carter Beane attending the Opening Night Party for XANADU - On Broadway at Providence in New York City. July 10, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Douglas Carter Beane arriving for the Opening Night Performance of XANADU - On Broadway at The Helen Hayes Theatre in New York City. July 10, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Douglas Carter Beane Attending the Opening Night Performance of THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED at the Second Stage Theatre with an after party at Planet Holllywood in New York City. December 9, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Danny Burstein attending the "South Pacific" Opening Night Performance After Party at Tavern On The Green Restaurant in New York City. April 3, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Danny Burstein arriving to the 60th Annual Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. June 11, 2006.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jeff Calhoun and John McDaniel Attending the Opening night performance of the new Broadway Show, BROOKLYN THE MUSICAL at the Plymouth Theatre. October 21, 2004

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jeff Calhoun attending the Opening Night of the Roundabout Theatre Company and Deaf West Theatre production of BIG RIVER The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at the American Airlines Theatre, New York City. July 24, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael Cerveris attending the All-Star Stephen Sondheim 75th Birthday Celebration, CHILDREN AND ART at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City. March 21, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael Cerveris and Audra McDonald Helps Celebrate the Opening of the New Broadway Production of the Beloved Play ON GOLDEN POND at the Cort Theatre in New York City. April 7, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael Cerveris pictured at the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for LOVEMUSIK at the Biltmore Theatre in New York City. May 3, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael Cerveris attending the Official Drama Desk Cocktail Reception honoring this year's Drama Desk Award Nominees at Arte Cafe in New York City. May 2, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael Cumpsty attending the The 73rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony & Luncheon at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. May 11, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Hamish Linklater, Julie White & Michael Cumpsty during the Opening Performance Curtain Call for TWELFTH NIGHT at shakespeare in The Park with a Gala Dinner Honoring Mike Nichols & Susan Lyne. June 25, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Joe DiPietro attending the 59th Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards Party at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City. May 21, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Joe DiPietro attending the "MEMPHIS" / VH1 Save The Music Foundation rocking Shubert Alley Memphis style with a preview performance from the New Broadway Musical. August 26, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Joe DiPietro pictured at the 2010 Tony Award Nominees "Meet the Nominees Press Reception" at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City on May 5, 2010.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Rick Elice Attending the Opening Night Celebration for the New Broadway Musical JERSEY BOYS at the August Wilson Theatre in New York City. The Evening is inspired by the the Lives and Musical Journey of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. November 6, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Harvey Fierstein Attending the All-Star Stephen Sondheim 75th Birthday Celebration, CHILDREN AND ART at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City. March 21, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Harvey Fierstein New York City May, 1985

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Harvey Fierstein attending the Manhattan Theatre Club Spring Gala at the Hilton Hotel, New York City. May 12, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Harvey Fierstein Attending the Opening Night Gypsy Robe Ceremony for LA CAGE aux FOLLES at the Marquis Theatre in New York City. December 9, 2004

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Harvey Fierstein HAIRSPRAY The Broadway Musical Opening Night at the Neil Simon Theatre Party at Roseland New York City August 15,2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Hugh Jackman and Harvey Fierstein attending the 70th Annual Drama League Awards Luncheon at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. May 14, 2004

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christopher Gattelli arriving for the Opening Night AfterParty for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of THE RITZ at Studio 54 in New York City. October 11, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christopher Gattelli attending the Sneak Peek Press Rehearsal for the Musical ALL ABOUT US which will begin their West Port County Playhouse on April 10. The photo call was held at the Chelsea Studios in New York City. March 28, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christopher Gattelli Attending the 20th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards, for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway, Nominees Party at Ruby Foo's Uptown Restaurant in New York City. April 18, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christopher Gattelli Attending the 20th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway at the Dodger Stages in New York City. May 2, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Christopher Gattelli Attending the Opening Night of Martin Short - FAME BECOMES ME - A COMEDY MUSICAL at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. The after party celebration was held at The Tavern On The Green Restaurant. August 17, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
David Alan Grier at the 2003 ABC Network Upfront Announcement and Party at Cipriani, New York City. May 13, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
David Alan Grier attending the RACE Meet & Greet the Media Press Day at the Atlantic Theatre Company Studios in New York City. October 22, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
David Alan Grier attending the Sardi's Portraits unveilings for the cast of Broadway's RACE. New York City. April 22, 2010 David Alan Grier, James Spader & Kerry Washington

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Phillip Seymour Hoffman Attending the opening of MATCH at the Plymouth Theatre in New York City. April 8, 2004

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Phillip Seymour Hoffman attending the 22nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at the New World Stages in New York City. May 7th, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Steven Hoggett attending the Opening Night Broadway performance After Party for Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT at the Roseland, New York City. April 20, 2010

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jim Boretselmann , John Gallagher Jr. & Steven Hoggett attending the Opening Night Broadway performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony for Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT at the St. James Theatre, New York City. April 20, 2010

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Nicholas Hytner Opening Night of "Sweet Smell of Success" Martin Beck Theater, NYC 3/14/2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
David Ives pictured at the meet & greet the cast and creative teams of "Is He Dead?", a new comedy by Mark Twain, New 42nd Street Studios, New York City, October 17, 2007.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
James Earl Jones at the Tony Awards held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 5,2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
James Earl Jones attending the Opening Night Performance after party for CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at the STRATA in New York City. March 6, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jeremy Jordan attending the Opening Night Performance Gypsy Robe Ceremony for ROCK OF AGES at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City. Arril 7, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Jeremy Jordan attending the Opening Night Performance after Party for ROCK OF AGES at the Edison Hotel Ballroom in New York City. Arril 7, 2009

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Steve Kazee attending the One Night Only Alumini Evening "TISCH ON BROADWAY " : New York University's Tisch School of Arts Gala Benefit at the St. James Theatre in New York City. December 4, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Steve Kazee pictured during the Opening night Curtain Call for 110 IN THE SHADE at Studio 54 in New York City. May 9, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Langella pictured in New York City in 1983.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Langella The Drama League Awards Lunch Grand Hyatt, NYC May 10, 2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Langella Attending the Opening Night Performance of the Broadway Revival of NINE THE MUSICAL at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, New York City. April 10, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Langella during the Curtain Call for the Opening Night performance of FROST NIXON at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre in New York City. April 22, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Norm Lewis performing at THE LEADING MEN II - A Benefit Concert for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids at Birdland in New York City. The show was produced by: Wayman Wong, Directed by: Aland Muraoka with Musical Direction by: Seth Rudetsky. February 5, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Norm Lewis Attending the Opening Night Performance of the New Broadway Musical THE COLOR PURPLE at the Broadway Theatre with an after party held at The New York Public Library in New York City. December 1, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Norm Lewis during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call of "The Little Mermaid" at the Lunt-Fontaine Theatre in New York City. January 10, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Norm Lewis performing at THE LEADING MEN II - A Benefit Concert for Broadway Cares / Equity Fights Aids at Birdland in New York City. The show was produced by: Wayman Wong, Directed by: Aland Muraoka with Musical Direction by: Seth Rudetsky. February 5, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
John Lithgow during the Gypsy Robe ceremony for Allen Fitzpatrick. Opening night of "Sweet Smell of Success" Martin Beck Theater, NYC. March, 2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
John Lithgow The 68th Annual Drama League Awards Luncheon at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City May 10, 2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael McGrath attending the 50th Annual Drama Desk Awards held at the FH LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. May 22, 2005

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael McGrath during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for 'Born Yesterday' in New York City.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Michael McGrath pictured at the meet & greet the cast and creative teams of "Is He Dead?", a new comedy by Mark Twain, New 42nd Street Studios, New York City, October 17, 2007.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alan Menken attending the Roseland after party for the Opening Night Performance of "The Little Mermaid" at the Lunt-Fontaine Theatre in New York City. January 10, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alan Menken Attending the Opening Night of the Broadway Musical Revival of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at the Virgina Theatre, New York City. October 2, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alan Menken attending the Opening Night Performance of TARZAN, The Broadway Musical at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York City. May 10, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Roger Rees Opening Night of the Roundabout Theatre Company's TARTUFFE American Airlines Theatre New York City January 9, 2003

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Roger Rees Opening Night of "Oklahoma" Gershwin Theatre, NYC. March, 2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Roger Rees attending the Opening Night Performance of the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway Production of SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at the Laura Pels Theatre in New York City. November 15, 2006

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Roger Rees & Rick Elice attending the Opening Night Party for THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION at the Mariott Marquis Hotel in New York City. December 3, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alex Timbers attending the Opening Night Performance After Party for "BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON" at Brasserie 8 1/2 Restaurant on October 13, 2010 in New York City.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alex Timbers ( Director ) at the Opening Night Performance of The Roundabout Theatre Production of THE LANGUAGE OF TREES at the Roundabout Underground Black Box Theatre in New York City. October 29, 2008

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Alex Timbers attending the opening Night After Party for 'Peter and the Starcatcher' at Phebe's in New York City. March 9, 2011

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Wildhorn attending the "Into the Woods" opening Broadhurst Theatre NYC April 30, 2002

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Wildhorn Arriving for the Opening Night Performance of LEGALLY BLONDE - The Musical at the Palace Theatre in New York City. April 29, 2007

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men
Frank Wildhorn pictured at the Tony Awards Brunch in the Mariott Marquis in 1999.

Photo Blast From The Past: The 2012 Tony Nominees - The Men

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.