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Earle Hyman

 
Date of Birth: October 11, 1926 (96)

Birth Place: Rocky Mount, NC, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1992
Halvard Solness
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 1988
Performer
  [Broadway]
1987
Elesin
  [Broadway]
1986
Rudy Nothenberg
Dr. Jones
  [Broadway]
1980
Oscar
  [Broadway]
1970
Abioseh Matoseh
Tshembe Matoseh (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1968
Captain la Hire
  [Broadway]
1957
Vladimir (Didi)
  [Broadway]
1956
Mister Johnson
  [Broadway]
1955
A Lieutennant
  [Broadway]
1953
Prince of Morocco
  [Broadway]
1952
Logan
  [Broadway]
1944
Rudolf


Earle Hyman Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2009 - Lifetime Achievement Award Gold Star
Earle Hyman
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play
Earle Hyman, The Lady from Dubuque
 
Theatre World Awards - 1956 - Performance Gold Star
Earle Hyman, Mister Johnson

Earle Hyman News

RULES AND ROLES OF COMEDY by Harold Dean James Will Be Presented by We Three Producti Photo RULES AND ROLES OF COMEDY by Harold Dean James Will Be Presented by We Three Productions in September.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

'Rules and Roles of Comedy' will be acted by Paul Albe, FitzyFitz, Sharon Fogarty, Ray Grist, Jesse N. Holmes, Donna Kennedy and Claudia Menza. Most of them are veterans of James' prior works.  Costumes are by Ramona Ponce.

Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre Photo Woodie King, Jr. To Retire June 30 As Head Of New Federal Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2021

Woodie King, Jr., Founder and Producing Director of New Federal Theatre (NFT), will retire from leadership of the famed theater company on June 30, 2021, handing the baton to NFT's newly appointed Artistic Director, Elizabeth Van Dyke.

HB Studio is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary Photo HB Studio is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2020

HB Studio, one of New York's original acting studios, will celebrate its diamond jubilee year with a series of programs and special events which will not only honor its storied 75-year past, but also highlight its role in developing the talent of today and the future.

Bill Irwin To Speak At EAG's 2018 Annual Memorial Service Photo Bill Irwin To Speak At EAG's 2018 Annual Memorial Service
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2018

Since 1923, EAG's Annual Memorial Service has brought together members of the performing arts community on an afternoon in November to celebrate the lives and work of our colleagues who have passed away in the previous year. This unique event features music, reflection, and a reading of the names of those being remembered, which is always followed by a heartfelt standing ovation.

Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebra Photo Photo Flash: Take Wing And Soar Productions Celebrates 15th Anniversary Gala Celebration
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2018

 On Saturday, May 5th 2018, Take Wing And Soar Productions (TWASInc), an award winning, Harlem-based, professional Theater Arts Corporation held its Fifteenth Anniversary Gala Celebration, the TAKE WING AND SOAR SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE AWARDS, at Columbia University's Lerner Hall Roone Arledge Auditorium.  The elegant afternoon featured esteemed hosts, talented classical actor/singers and the Volunteer Divas who were joined by approximately 120 business leaders, artists, patrons, volunteers, friends and alumni.

HB Studio Hosts a Memorial Tribute To Earle Hyman Photo HB Studio Hosts a Memorial Tribute To Earle Hyman
by Julie Musbach - Dec 18, 2017

HB Studio, one of New York's most venerable institutions for theater training and practice, will host a Memorial Tribute to Earle Hyman. Formerly of HB's acting faculty, Mr. Hyman was a longtime HB friend. A brilliant actor, teacher and mentor, Mr. Hyman's career broke many boundaries, both in the United States and abroad. HB takes pride in honoring his legacy and invites friends, family, students, colleagues, and admirers to celebrate his life.

Broadway Star and COSBY SHOW Alum Earle Hyman Dies Age 91 Photo Broadway Star and COSBY SHOW Alum Earle Hyman Dies Age 91
by Julie Musbach - Nov 19, 2017

Deadline is reporting that Earle Hyman, best known for his role as Russelll Huxtable on 'The Cosby Show,' has passed away at age 91.

Tony Winner Reed Birney to Speak at EAG's 2017 Memorial Service Photo Tony Winner Reed Birney to Speak at EAG's 2017 Memorial Service
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

EAG has announced that Tony Award winning actor Reed Birney has agreed to make this year's memorial address.

Pat Patterson Steps into the Present for New Time Traveling ABC Drama TIME AFTER TIME
by TV News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Actress Pat Patterson steps into the present day for an episode of ABC's new time traveling drama, TIME AFTER TIME, airing on March 26, 2017.

'SHAKESPEARE'S FUNERAL' Event Set for The Morbid Anatomy Museum
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Shakespeare's Funeral: An illustrated lecture and costume party to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary will be held today, May 20th from 7-9pm at the Morbid Anatomy Museum in Brooklyn, NY.


Earle Hyman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Earle Hyman been in?
Earle Hyman has appeared on Broadway in 13 shows.

How many West End shows has Earle Hyman been in?
Earle Hyman has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Earle Hyman been nominated for?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Obie Awards) Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play (Tony Awards) for The Lady from Dubuque and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Mister Johnson .

What awards has Earle Hyman won?
Lifetime Achievement Award (Obie Awards)and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Mister Johnson.