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Boyd Gaines

Birth Place: Atlanta, GA, USA

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Boyd Gaines most recently starred opposite James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave in the Broadway and West End productions of Driving Miss Daisy. Gaines was seen previously at Lincoln Center with Kate Burton in The Grand Manner (Drama Desk nomination), and on Broadway with Patti LuPone in Gypsy for which he received his fourth Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and an Outer Critics Circle Award Nomination. Other credits include: Broadway: Pygmalion, Gypsy (City Centers Encores!), Journey’s End (Tony Nominee, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award), Twelve Angry Men, Contact (Tony Award, Lucille Lortel Awards), Cabaret, The Show Off, She Loves Me (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Outer Critics Circle Award), Company, The Heidi Chronicles (Tony Award).

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Boyd Gaines STAGE CREDITS

[Arlington, VA (Regional)]
World Premiere at the Signature Theatre, 2017
John Miller

[Off-Broadway]
Irish Repertory 2016 Off-Broadway Revival, 2016
Gabriel Conroy

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Dr. Thomas Stockmann

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2012
Stewart Alsop

[West End]
London Production, 2011
Boolie Werthan

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Boolie Werthan

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2008
Herbie

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 2007
Colonel Pickering

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2007
Herbie

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2007
Lieut. Osborne

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Johann Friedrich Fasch

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2004
Juror #8

[Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2002
Sam

[Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 2002
Lord Evelyn Oakleigh

[Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2000
Michael Wiley

Michael Wiley [Part III]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Michael Wiley

[Off-Broadway]
1999
Michael Wiley

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1998
Clifford Bradshaw [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
1997
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1996
Garner Globalis

[Broadway]
Roundabout Revival, 1995
Robert

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1993
Georg Nowack

[Broadway]
1992
Aubrey Piper

[Off-Broadway]
1992
Antipholus of Ephesus

[Off-Broadway]
1992
Keith

[Broadway]
1989
Peter Patrone

[Off-Broadway]
1988
Peter Patrone

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Chuck deButts

[Off-Broadway]
1980
Gunnar Larsen

[Off-Broadway]
1979
Aleksei Belyayev

[Off-Broadway]
1978
Melchoir Gabor


Boyd Gaines Movies

Fame
[ 1980 ] Michael
Porky's
[ 1981 ] Coach Brackett
The Sure Thing
[ 1985 ] Jon
Heartbreak Ridge
[ 1986 ] Lieutenant Ring
Call Me
[ 1988 ] Bill
The Grass Harp
[ 1995 ] Narrator
I'm Not Rappaport
[ 1996 ] Pete Danforth
The Confession
[ 1999 ] Liam Clarke
Second Best
[ 2004 ] Richard
Lovely by Surprise
[ 2007 ] Customer #1
Funny Games
[ 2007 ] Fred
No Pay, Nudity
[ 2016 ] Stephan
The Independents
[ 2018 ] Professor Green
The Goldfinch
[ 2019 ] Mr. Barbour

Boyd Gaines TV Shows

100 Centre Street
Casper Quince
As the World Turns
Roger Carter
Hotel
Rodger Gage, Steven Parker, Jeff Strider
Law & Order
James Rillard, Oliver Shain, Nathan Barclay
One Day at a Time
Mark Royer
The Education of Max Bickford
Paul Finazzio

Boyd Gaines Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2011 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Boyd Gaines, The Grand Manner


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Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical

Boyd Gaines, Gypsy

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical

Boyd Gaines , Gypsy


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Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Boyd Gaines, Gypsy


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Drama Desk Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Boyd Gaines, Journey's End


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2007 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play

Boyd Gaines, Journey's End

Tony Awards - 2007 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play

Boyd Gaines, Journey's End


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The Lortels - 2000 - Outstanding Lead Actor

Boyd Gaines, Contact


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Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical

Boyd Gaines, Contact


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Drama Desk Awards - 1994 - Outstanding Actor - Musical

Boyd Gaines, She Loves Me


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Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1994 - Best Actor - Musical

Boyd Gaines, She Loves Me


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Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical

Boyd Gaines, She Loves Me


winner
Tony Awards - 1989 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play

Boyd Gaines, The Heidi Chronicles


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Theatre World Awards - 1980 - Performance

Boyd Gaines, A Month in the Country

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Boyd Gaines FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Boyd Gaines been in?

Boyd Gaines has appeared on Broadway in 15 shows.

How many West End shows has Boyd Gaines been in?

Boyd Gaines has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Boyd Gaines's first West End show?

Boyd Gaines's first West End show was Driving Miss Daisy which opened in 2011

What awards has Boyd Gaines been nominated for?

Boyd Gaines has been nominated for various awards throughout his career. These include Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "The Grand Manner" and "Journey's End," Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Gypsy," Outstanding Actor in a Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Gypsy," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Gypsy" and "Contact." He has also been nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "Journey's End," Outstanding Lead Actor at The Lortels for "Contact," Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "She Loves Me," Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "She Loves Me," and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "She Loves Me." Additionally, he received nominations for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Heidi Chronicles" and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for "A Month in the Country."

What awards has Boyd Gaines won?

Boyd Gaines has won several awards throughout his career, including Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Gypsy," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Gypsy," Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Drama Desk Awards for "Journey's End," Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Journey's End," Outstanding Lead Actor at The Lortels for "Contact," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Contact," Outstanding Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "She Loves Me," Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "She Loves Me," Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "She Loves Me," Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for "The Heidi Chronicles," and a Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for "A Month in the Country."

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