Ben Vereen. Biography

 
Birth Place:
Miami, FL, USA
Gender: Male
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Ben Vereen. Biography

Birth Place: Miami, FL, USA
Gender: Male

Well known to theatre audiences for his Tony and Drama Desk winning performance in Pippin, Vereen has also appeared on Broadway in Wicked, Chicago, Fosse and Jelly's Last Jam. Television audiences will remember him from his celebrated portrayal of Chicken George in Roots, along with recent appearances on "How I Met Your Mother," "Grey's Anatomy" (Prism Award) and "Law & Order: Criminal Intent." In January, 2012, Mr. Vereen was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.

Ben Vereen. Awards and Nominations

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Drama Desk Awards - 1973 - Outstanding Performance
Ben Vereen, Pippin
 
Tony Awards - 1973 - Actor (Musical)
Ben Vereen , Pippin
 
Theatre World Awards - 1972 - Performance
Ben Vereen, Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Tony Awards - 1972 - Actor, Supporting or Featured (Musical)
Ben Vereen, Jesus Christ Superstar

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