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Date of Birth: January 16, 1980 (43)

Bio:
A Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor, Lin-Manuel is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Hamilton and In the Heights, and the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He has been an active supporter of ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Motion Picture]
2020 Motion Picture, 2020
Pirag√ľero
  [US Tour]
Third National Tour, 2019
Alexander Hamilton
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
World Premiere Production, 2015
Alexander Hamilton
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Production, 2014
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Charley Kringas
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2008
Usnavi
Usnavi [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2007
Usnavi
Usnavi

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Additional Songs
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Producer
 
[West End, 2017]
Additional Contributions
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Book, Music, Lyrics, Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 2009]
Adaptation

Writing

Additional Lyrics
Composer
Lyricist
Book, Music, Lyrics
Composer
Conceiver
Lyricist

Lin-Manuel Miranda Movies

The Odd Life of Timothy Green
 
[2012]
Reggie
Looking for Maria Sanchez
 
[2013]
Raul
Moana
 
[2016]
original songs by
Speech & Debate
 
[2017]
Genie
Mary Poppins Returns
 
[2018]
Jack
Hamilton
 
[2020]
Alexander Hamilton
In the Heights
 
[2021]
Pirag√ľero
Vivo
 
[2021]
Vivo
tick, tick... BOOM!
 
[2021]
director
Encanto
 
[2021]
original songs by
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
 
[2022]
Doctor
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
 
[2022]
producer
The Little Mermaid
 
[2023]
producer

Lin-Manuel Miranda TV Shows

BoJack Horseman
 
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Crackerjack Sugarman
DuckTales
 
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Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera, Gizmoduck, Sheriff Marshall Cabrera
His Dark Materials
 
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Lee Scoresby
House
 
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Juan 'Alvie' Alvarez

Lin-Manuel Miranda Biography

A Pulitzer Prize, Grammy, Emmy, Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, and actor, Lin-Manuel is the creator and original star of Broadway’s Hamilton and In the Heights, and the recipient of the 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award and 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. He has been an active supporter of relief efforts in Puerto Rico post-Hurricane Maria. He lives with his family in NYC.
Theatre credits: In The Heights (2008); West Side Story ‚Äď Broadway Revival (2009); Working (2012); Bring it On The Musical (2012); Merrily We Roll Along (2012); 21 Chump Street (2014); Tick, Tick‚Ķ BOOM! (2014); Hamilton (2015); Camelot (2019); Freestyle Love Supreme (2019)
Television credits: The Sopranos (2007); Sesame Street (2009); House (2009); How I Met Your Mother (2009); The Electric Company (2010); Submissions Only (2010); Modern Family (2011); Smash (2013); Do Not Harm (2013); Freestyle Love Supreme (2014); Inside Amy Schumer (2016); Difficult People (2016); Saturday Night Live (2016); Drunk History (2016); Curb Your Enthusiasm (2017); DuckTales (2017); BoJack Horseman (2017); Bartlett Series (2018); Nina’s World (2018); Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2019); Fosse/Verdon (2019); His Dark Materials (2019)
Film Credits: Sex & The City (2008); The Polar Bears (2012); The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012); 200 Cartas (2013); Moana (2016); Speech & Debate (2017); Mary Poppins Returns (2018); Siempre, Luis (2020); We Are Freestyle Love Supreme (2020); In The Heights (2021)
Music Credits: A Deeper Shade of Red/BTW Write Back (2007); In The Heights, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2008); West Side Story, 2009 Broadway Revival, Spanish Translations (2009); Merrily We Roll Along, New York Cast Recording (2012); Bring It On The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2012); 21 Chump Street, The Musical (2014); Hamilton, Original Broadway Cast Recording (2015); Love Make The World Go Round ‚Äď Benefit Single with Jennifer Lopez (2016); Moana, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2016); The Hamilton Mixtape (2016); The Hamilton Instrumentals (2017); Almost Like Praying ‚Äď Relief Single for Puerto Rico (2017); Hamildrops (2017); Mary Poppins Returns, Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2018)
Book Credits: Hamilton: The Revolution (2016); Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You (2018)
Audiobook Credits: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (2009); Aristotle and Dante Discover the Mysteries of the Universe (2013); Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You (2018).

Lin-Manuel Miranda Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Achievement In Music Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2016 - Best Score Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Distinguished Performance Award Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2016 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama League Awards - 2015 - Distinguished Performance Award
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
The Lortels - 2015 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Lyrics
Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bring It On: The Musical
 
Obie Awards - 2007 - Music and lyrics Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda, In the Heights
 
Richard Rodgers Award - 2007 - Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award Gold Star
Lin-Manuel Miranda
 
Theatre World Awards - 2007 - Performance Gold Star
Lin Manuel Miranda, In the Heights

Lin-Manuel Miranda News

Exclusive: Oh My Pod You Guys- Freestyling on Sesame Street with Aneesa Folds Photo Exclusive: Oh My Pod You Guys- Freestyling on Sesame Street with Aneesa Folds
by Jayke Workman - Mar 26, 2023

This week, Jayke dives into their segment, the BroadwayWorld Recap, sharing all the hottest Bway news. Then Jayke is joined by freestyle rap artist and Broadway performer, Aneesa Folds.

Photos: Go Inside the Unveiling of 'Kander & Ebb Way' in Honor of NEW YORK, NEW YORK' Photo Photos: Go Inside the Unveiling of 'Kander & Ebb Way' in Honor of NEW YORK, NEW YORK's First Preview
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 26, 2023

On Friday, March 24th, Mayor Eric Adams gave a Mayoral Proclamation to 96-year-old John Kander in celebration of the first Broadway performance of his new musical New York, New York. Following the proclamation, Lin-Manuel Miranda unveiled the sign renaming 44th Steet 'Kander & Ebb Way' and the Manhattan School of Music performed the iconic Kander & Ebb song 'New York, New York.' Check out our photos from the event here!

Video: Watch Eric Adams Proclaim John Kander Day, Unveil 'Kander and Ebb Way' with Li Photo Video: Watch Eric Adams Proclaim John Kander Day, Unveil 'Kander and Ebb Way' with Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2023

Watch Mayor Eric Adams¬†give a Mayoral Proclamation to 96-year-old¬†John Kander,¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda¬†unveil the sign renaming 44th¬†Steet¬†‚ÄúKander & Ebb Way‚ÄĚ,¬†and the¬†Manhattan School of Music¬†perform the iconic¬†Kander & Ebb¬†song ‚ÄúNew York, New York' in honor of the first preview of NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Video: Thomas Kail on Making a New Musical For TV With UP HERE on Hulu Photo Video: Thomas Kail on Making a New Musical For TV With UP HERE on Hulu
by Backstage Live with Richard Ridge - Mar 24, 2023

Tony winner Thomas Kail ('Hamilton') is the director of Hulu's new musical series, Up Here. Watch a video of Kail sitting down with Richard Ridge to discuss creating a new musical for television, working with the all-star cast, the day Lin-Manuel Miranda came to visit the set, and more.

Laura Benanti, Lily Rabe & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival 2023  Photo Laura Benanti, Lily Rabe & More to be Featured in Williamstown Theatre Festival 2023 Summer Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

Programming has been confirmed for the 2023 Williamstown Theatre Festival summer season.

THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out No Photo THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION Featuring Jackie Hoffman, Lauren Molina & More Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have released four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection.

Video: Ariana DeBose & Bonnie Milligan Sing 'A Woman Knows' From FEMALE TROUBLES Photo Video: Ariana DeBose & Bonnie Milligan Sing 'A Woman Knows' From FEMALE TROUBLES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

Watch Ariana DeBose and Bonnie Milligan record ‚ÄúA Woman Knows,‚ÄĚ the 11 o‚Äôclock number from the upcoming original musical comedy Female Troubles, a period piece.

Photo: First Look at NEW YORK, NEW YORK Beginning Performances Tonight Photo Photo: First Look at NEW YORK, NEW YORK Beginning Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

Get a first look at New York, New York on Broadway, beginning previews tonight!

Ballet Hisp√°nico Announces The Legacy Gala, Honoring The Miranda Family Photo Ballet Hisp√°nico Announces The Legacy Gala, Honoring The Miranda Family
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2023

Ballet Hisp√°nico announces The Legacy Gala, celebrating the life of its founder Tina Ramirez and her visionary leadership, passionate activism, and innovative artistry, and honoring The Miranda Family.

Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLL Photo Exclusive: Hear A New Track 'The Civilians Theme Song' From THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2023

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS have announced the release of four new albums as the final installment of The Michael Friedman Collection. Adventures in Reality, Canard, Canard, Goose?, In the Footprint: The Battle for the Atlantic Yards, and Mr. Burns, a post-electric play will all be available in digital and streaming formats on Friday, March 24.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Videos

Video: Watch Eric Adams Proclaim John Kander Day, Unveil 'Kander and Ebb Way' with Li Videoplay
Video: Watch Eric Adams Proclaim John Kander Day, Unveil 'Kander and Ebb Way' with Lin-Manuel Miranda

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 25, 2023

Watch Mayor Eric Adams¬†give a Mayoral Proclamation to 96-year-old¬†John Kander,¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda¬†unveil the sign renaming 44th¬†Steet¬†‚ÄúKander & Ebb Way‚ÄĚ,¬†and the¬†Manhattan School of Music¬†perform the iconic¬†Kander & Ebb¬†song ‚ÄúNew York, New York' in honor of the first preview of NEW YORK, NEW YORK.

Exclusive: Oh My Pod You Guys- Freestyling on Sesame Street with Aneesa Folds Videoplay
Exclusive: Oh My Pod You Guys- Freestyling on Sesame Street with Aneesa Folds

by Jayke Workman - Mar 26, 2023

This week, Jayke dives into their segment, the BroadwayWorld Recap, sharing all the hottest Bway news. Then Jayke is joined by freestyle rap artist and Broadway performer, Aneesa Folds.

Video: Thomas Kail on Making a New Musical For TV With UP HERE on Hulu Videoplay
Video: Thomas Kail on Making a New Musical For TV With UP HERE on Hulu

by Backstage Live with Richard Ridge - Mar 24, 2023

Tony winner Thomas Kail ('Hamilton') is the director of Hulu's new musical series, Up Here. Watch a video of Kail sitting down with Richard Ridge to discuss creating a new musical for television, working with the all-star cast, the day Lin-Manuel Miranda came to visit the set, and more.

Video: Company of NEW YORK, NEW YORK Serenades John Kander for His 96th Birthday! Videoplay
Video: Company of NEW YORK, NEW YORK Serenades John Kander for His 96th Birthday!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 17, 2023

Watch Susan Stroman, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colton Ryan, Anna Uzele and the cast and creative team of NEW YORK, NEW YORK surprise John Kander with a Big-Apple-sized rendition of “Happy Birthday'!

Video: Randy Rainbow Takes a Jolly Holiday with George Santos Videoplay
Video: Randy Rainbow Takes a Jolly Holiday with George Santos

by Nicole Rosky - Mar 15, 2023

'This might be the gayest thing to happen for George Santos since he won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical...' Randy Rainbow tweeted about his latest video. Watch the full parody of 'Jolly Holiday' from Mary Poppins and 'Georgy Girl' by The Seekers here!

VIDEO: Halle Bailey Shares First Look at New LITTLE MERMAID Ariel Doll Videoplay
VIDEO: Halle Bailey Shares First Look at New LITTLE MERMAID Ariel Doll

by Michael Major - Mar 6, 2023

Halle Bailey took to Instagram to share a first look at the new Little Mermaid Ariel doll, styled after her in the upcoming live action film. Bailey, who is also set to star in the upcoming movie musical adaptation of The Color Purple, shared how much it means to her to have a doll that looked like her. Watch the video of the reveal now!

VIDEO: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Teases Score in Honor of the Snow Day Videoplay
VIDEO: NEW YORK, NEW YORK Teases Score in Honor of the Snow Day

by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 25, 2023

New York, New York has released a new clip from the score on their Twitter account in honor of Saturday's snow day in NYC. New York, New York features music and lyrics by Tony, Emmy & Grammy Award winners and Academy Award nominees John Kander & Fred Ebb, and features additional lyrics by Pulitzer, Tony, Emmy & Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In The Heights). Watch the video here!

VIDEO: First Look at CARMEN Film Starring Melissa Barrera & Paul Mescal Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at CARMEN Film Starring Melissa Barrera & Paul Mescal

by Michael Major - Feb 22, 2023

The teaser trailer has been released for the new film adaptation of Carmen, starring Melissa Barrera and Paul Mescal. Benjamin Millepied’s CARMEN is a gritty modern day tale, with a majestic score by Nicholas Britell, and dream-like dance sequences that evoke magic realism. The film also stars Rossy de Palma and THE DOC. Watch the new video teaser!

VIDEO: Disney Drops New LITTLE MERMAID Teaser; First Look at Melissa McCarthy as Ursu Videoplay
VIDEO: Disney Drops New LITTLE MERMAID Teaser; First Look at Melissa McCarthy as Ursula

by Michael Major - Feb 15, 2023

Counting down 100 days until the film's release, Disney has dropped a new teaser trailer for The Little Mermaid live action remake. The new video teases a first look at Melissa McCarthy as Ursula, plus new footage of Ariel's Mersisters and Jonah Hauer-King as Prince Eric. Watch the new video preview now!

VIDEO: Ektor Rivera Unveils Rita Moreno Mural Commissioned By Lin-Manuel Miranda Videoplay
VIDEO: Ektor Rivera Unveils Rita Moreno Mural Commissioned By Lin-Manuel Miranda

by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2023

Painter Ektor Rivera has revealed his stunning mural showcasing the career of legendary EGOT winner Rita Moreno. The mural, which Rivera spent months creating, was commissioned by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Luis A. Miranda, and Ender Vega. Watch a video of Rivera painting the mural and Moreno's emotional reaction now!


Lin-Manuel Miranda Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda been in?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda been in?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lin-Manuel Miranda been nominated for?
Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton , Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton , Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Hamilton , Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton , Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Bring It On: The Musical , Music and lyrics (Obie Awards) for In the Heights Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award) and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for In the Heights .

What awards has Lin-Manuel Miranda won?
Outstanding Achievement In Music (Olivier Awards) for Hamilton, Best Book of a Musical (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton, Best Score (BroadwayWorld Awards) for Hamilton, Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hamilton, The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Hamilton, Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hamilton, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for Hamilton, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for Hamilton, Music and lyrics (Obie Awards) for In the Heights Richard Rodgers New Horizons Award (Richard Rodgers Award)and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for In the Heights.

How many shows has Lin-Manuel Miranda written?
Lin-Manuel Miranda has written 4 shows including In the Heights (Composer), Bring It On: The Musical (Composer), Hamilton (Book, Music, Lyrics), New York, New York (Additional Lyrics).


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@Lin_Manuel - 3/8/23 01:44pm For 2 weeks in June @HamiltonMusical returns to #PuertoRico w/ the incredible #Angelica company. @ReneeGoldsberry,… https://t.co/JL7HW2duRa


@Lin_Manuel - 1/23/23 04:59pm Hey Lin, Lin here. Not really on here anymore, but signed in when I heard about your passing. Our chats were always… https://t.co/DiK3LGRlJz


@Lin_Manuel - 11/1/22 10:33am Voted early in Washington Heights on Halloween, with an appropriately spooky backdrop to match the news feed. Took… https://t.co/m69Ep1FSIi


@Lin_Manuel - 10/30/22 10:42pm Síganme los buenos! Y Happy Halloween from El Chapulín Colorado - LMM https://t.co/Go8jYY7RH5


@Lin_Manuel - 10/19/22 05:47pm ??


@Lin_Manuel - 10/17/22 09:51pm Hola, Houston. We gotta vote. Nos vemos ma√Īana -LMM https://t.co/8QJ9GIXLLJ


@Lin_Manuel - 10/13/22 08:04pm “What would I give to live where you are? What would I pay to stay here beside you? What would I do to see you smil… https://t.co/QopQ41JYrQ


@Lin_Manuel - 10/8/22 09:10am Well, I’ll be damned… #HisDarkMaterials -LMM https://t.co/uXRYExm5iv


@Lin_Manuel - 10/4/22 06:13pm Every so often, Kristen, Bobby and I must let our Disney musical theater powers COMBINE! Coco is our final… https://t.co/Hkp53F34iO


@Lin_Manuel - 9/29/22 04:01pm Can’t believe there’s enough music for a collection, but here we are. I have a songbook. From In The Heights throug… https://t.co/IkQsqS7wFj


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