Rupert Holmes Biography

 

Rupert Holmes Biography

Date of Birth: February 24, 1947 (69)
Birth Place: ENGLAND
Gender: Male

Rupert Holmes is the author of numerous songs, musicals, plays and novels, which have earned him three Tony Awards (Best Book, Best Score and Best Musical), several Drama Desk Awards, and the prestigious Edgar Award, which was given to him by the Mystery Writers of America. He has developed and arranged songs for many renowned artists, including Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Barry Manilow, Paul Williams, the Manhattan Transfer and Barbara Cook. His Solitary, which starred Stacy Keach, set a new box office record at the Kennedy Center. Other notable theatrical projects include the Tony Award-Winning, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the Tonynominated Say Goodnight Gracie, The Accomplice, Goosebumps and Marty. His latest show, Curtains!, a Kander and Ebb musical, recently played to major acclaim on Broadway. He also received an Emmy for his made-fortelevision dramedy, "Remember WENN," and more recently his novel, Where The Truth Lies, has been translated into a major motion picture starring Kevin Bacon.

Rupert Holmes Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Book of a Musica
Rupert Holmes, Curtains
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Lyrics
Rupert Holmes, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Book of a Musical
Rupert Holmes, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Rupert Holmes, Curtains
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Play
Rupert Holmes, Say Goodnight Gracie
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Book of a Musical
Rupert Holmes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood
 
Tony Awards - 1986 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Rupert Holmes, The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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