Brian Stokes Mitchell Biography

Also Credited As: Brian Mitchell
 
Date Of Birth:
October 31, 1957 (58)
Birth Place:
Seattle, WA
Gender: Male
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Brian Stokes Mitchell Biography

Date of Birth: October 31, 1957 (58)
Birth Place: Seattle, WA
Gender: Male

Dubbed “the last leading man” by The New York Times, Brian Stokes Mitchell has enjoyed a career that spans Broadway, television, film, and concert appearances with the country’s finest conductors and orchestras. His Broadway career includes performances in Man of La Mancha (Tony Award nomination and Helen Hayes Award); Kiss Me, Kate (Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Ragtime (Tony nomination); August Wilson’s King Hedley II (Tony nomination); Kiss of the Spider Woman; Jelly’s Last Jam; Lincoln Center Theater’s Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown; Oh, Kay!; and Mail, which earned him a Theatre World Award for outstanding Broadway debut. At City Center Encores! he has appeared in Do, Re, Mi and Carnival, and most recently starred in Kismet. His long television career began with a seven-year stint on “Trapper John, MD.” Numerous film and television appearances more recently include One Last Thing, which debuted at the Toronto Film Festival, recurring roles on “Crossing Jordan” and “Frasier,” PBS’s “Great Performances,” DreamWorks’ The Prince of Egypt (singing “Through Heaven’s Eyes”), “Glee,” “Mr. Robot,” and Jumping the Broom. His musical versatility has kept him in demand by some of the country’s finest conductors and orchestras, and he has been invited to the White House and performed for Presidents Carter, Clinton, and Obama.

Brian Stokes Mitchell Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Isabelle Stevenson Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Brian Stokes MitchellMan of La Mancha
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell Sweeney Todd
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Man of La Mancha
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Man of La Mancha
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Man of La Mancha
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Non-Resident Production
Brian Stokes MitchellKing Hedley II
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Brian Stokes Mitchell, King Hedley II
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
Brian Stokes Mitchell, King Hedley II
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
Brian Stokes Mitchell, King Hedley II
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Kiss Me Kate
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell , Kiss Me, Kate
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1998 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ragtime
 
Drama League Awards - 1998 - Distinguished Performance Award
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ragtime
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1998 - Best Actor - Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ragtime
 
Tony Awards - 1998 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ragtime
 
Theatre World Awards - 1988 - Performance
Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mail

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