David Hyde Pierce Biography

Date of Birth: April 03, 1959 (58)
Birth Place: Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
Gender: Male

Broadway: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike (Tony Award®, Drama League nomination), La Bête, Accent on Youth, Curtains (Tony®), Spamalot (Drama Desk nomination), The Heidi Chronicles, Beyond Therapy. Off-Broadway: A Life, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, The Landing, Close Up Space, Elliot Loves, The Author’s Voice, The Maderati, Zero Positive, Summer, That’s It Folks!, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, Peter Brook’s production of The Cherry Orchard. Regional: Curtains (Center Theatre Group); Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (Geffen Playhouse); Vanya and Sonia… (McCarter Theatre Center); Candida, Elliot Loves (Goodman Theatre); Holiday, Camille (Long Wharf Theatre); The Seagull, Cyrano, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Execution of Justice (Guthrie Theater). As director: It Shoulda Been You (Broadway, George Street Playhouse), Ripcord (Manhattan Theatre Club), Vanya and Sonia… (Center Theatre Group), The Importance of Being Earnest (Williamstown Theatre Festival). Film: The Perfect Host, Wet Hot American Summer, Down with Love, Isn’t She Great, Wolf, Treasure Planet, A Bug’s Life, Nixon, Sleepless in Seattle, Crossing Delancey. Television: “When We Rise,” “The Good Wife,” “Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp,” “The Powers That Be,” and “Frasier” (Emmy®, SAG® Awards).

David Hyde Pierce Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
David Hyde Pierce, A Life
 
Drama League Awards - 2017 - Distinguished Performance Award
David Hyde Pierce, A Life
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Hello, Dolly!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
David Hyde Pierce, A Life
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play
David Hyde Pierce, A Life
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
David Hyde Pierce, It Shoulda Been You
 
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
David Hyde Pierce, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actor in a Play
David Hyde Pierce, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play
David Hyde Pierce, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Isabelle Stevenson Award
David Hyde Pierce
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Curtains
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
David Hyde Pierce, Curtains