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Mandy Patinkin

 
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
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Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist. In his 1980 Broadway debut, Mandy won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evitaand was nominated in 1984 for his starring role as ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: November 30, 1952 (69)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist. In his 1980 Broadway debut, Mandy won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evitaand was nominated in 1984 for his starring role as ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Co-Production, 2011
Sid Silver
  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2010
The Eunuch
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Prospero
  [Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Benefit, 2008
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2002
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2001
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Burrs
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1997
Performer
  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 1994
George (Act I)
George (Act II)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Marvin [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Archibald Craven
  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1989
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Leontes
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Peter
Peter
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1985
Buddy Plummer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
George (Act II)
George (Act I)
George (Act II) [Replacement]
George (Act I) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Workshop, 1983
George (Act One)
George (Act Two)
George
  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Hotspur
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Che
  [Broadway]
1977
Mark
  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Major Robert Steele Strong
  [Broadway]
1975
Player King
Fortinbras
  [Broadway]
1975
Mr. Arthur Gower

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2011]
Director

Writing

Conceiver

Photos

William H. Macy and Mandy Patinkin  Photo

William H. Macy and Mandy Patinkin

From: 
Date:
09/17/2018
William H. Macy, Mandy Patinkin and David Nevins Photo

William H. Macy, Mandy Patinkin and David Nevins

From: 
Date:
09/17/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater Co-Production, 2011
Sid Silver

  [West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Production, 2010
The Eunuch

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Prospero

  [Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Benefit, 2008
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2002
Performer

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 2001
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2000
Burrs

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Concert [Broadway], 1997
Performer

  [Broadway]
Reunion Concert, 1994
George (Act I)

George (Act II)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1992
Marvin [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Archibald Craven

  [Broadway]
Unknown, 1989
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Leontes

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1987
Peter

Peter

  [Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1985
Buddy Plummer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1984
George (Act II)

George (Act I)

George (Act II) [Replacement]

George (Act I) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Workshop, 1983
George (Act One)

George (Act Two)

George

  [Off-Broadway]
1981
Hotspur

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Che

  [Broadway]
1977
Mark

  [Off-Broadway]
1976
Major Robert Steele Strong

  [Broadway]
1975
Player King

Fortinbras

  [Broadway]
1975
Mr. Arthur Gower

Productions

Director

Writing
Conceiver

Mandy Patinkin Biography

Mandy Patinkin has been fortunate to carve out a varied career including theatre, the concert stage, film, television, and as a recording artist.

In his 1980 Broadway debut, Mandy won a Tony Award for his role as Che in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evitaand was nominated in 1984 for his starring role as George in the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Sunday in the Park with George. Mandy's other stage credits include: Compulsion, Paradise Found, The Tempest,Enemy of the People, The Wild Party, Falsettos, The Secret Garden, The Winter's Tale, The Knife, Leave It to Beaver is Dead, Rebel Women, Hamlet, Trelawney of the 'Wells,' The Shadow Box, The Split, Savages, and Henry IV, Part I.

In 1989, Mandy began his concert career at Joseph Papp's Public Theater in New York City. Since then he has toured (and continues to tour) his various solo concerts across North America, in London's West End, through Australia and New Zealand, as well as on Broadway and Off-Broadway. His newest solo concert is Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018, debuting here at NYC's Connelly Theater.

In addition to solo concerts, Mandy has created collaborations with artists including opera star Nathan Gunn in An Evening with Mandy Patinkin & Nathan Gunn, touring the US, Australia and New Zealand; with his dear friend Patti LuPone in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkinwhich has toured since 2007 and played Broadway in 2012; Bridges, a concert with musicians from various countries in the Middle East; and most recently, The Last Two People on Earth: An Apocalyptic Vaudeville, with Taylor Mac, directed by Susan Stroman.

Mandy has appeared in many feature films, includingLife Itself, Wonder, Smurfs: The Lost Village, The Queen of Spain, Ali and Nino, Wish I Was Here, The Wind Rises, Everybody's Hero, The Choking Man, Pinero, The Adventures of Elmo In Grouchland, Lulu on the Bridge, Men with Guns, The Princess Bride, Yentl, The Music of Chance, Daniel, Ragtime, Impromptu, The Doctor, Alien Nation, Dick Tracy, The House on Carroll Street, True Colors, andMaxie.

In television, Mandy won a 1995 Emmy Award for his performance in the CBS series, "Chicago Hope," and starred in the CBS series "Criminal Minds" and in the Showtime Original Series "Dead Like Me." Currently, he can be seen in the Award-winning Showtime Original Series "Homeland" as CIA Agent Saul Berenson.

As a recording artist on CBS Records, Mandy released two solo albums, Mandy Patinkin and Mandy Patinkin In Concert: Dress Casual. Recently on the Nonesuch label, Mandy recorded his newest albums Mandy Patinkin: Diary January 2018 andMandy Patinkin Diary April/May 2018. Also with Nonesuch are Experiment,Oscar & Steve, Kidultsand Mandy Patinkin Sings Sondheim. In 1998 he debuted his most personal project, Mamaloshen, a collection of traditional, classic and contemporary songs sung entirely in Yiddish. The recording of Mamaloshenwon the Deutschen Schallplattenpreis(Germany's equivalent of the Grammy Award).

As diverse as his professional life has been, Mandy's education in the field of social activism has been even more varied and continues to evolve. He has helped raise funds for organizations dear to his heart including Brady Campaign, PAX, Association to Benefit Children, American Jewish World Service, Search For Common Ground, National Dance Institute, and ACLU. Mandy is a board member of the Arava Institute and continues to work with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), highlighting the plight of refugees worldwide.

Mandy Patinkin Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Mandy Patinkin, The Wild Party
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Mandy Patinkin, The Secret Garden
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1991 - Best Actor - Musical
Mandy Patinkin, The Secret Garden
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Special Awards Gold Star
Mandy Patinkin
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Special Awards Gold Star
Mandy Patinkin
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding One Person Show
Mandy Patinkin, Dress Casual
 
Drama League Awards - 1989 - Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre Gold Star
Mandy Patinkin
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
Mandy Patinkin, The Knife
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1984 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Mandy Patinkin, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Tony Awards - 1984 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Mandy Patinkin , Sunday in the Park with George
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1982 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play
Mandy Patinkin, Henry IV
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Mandy Patinkin, Evita
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Mandy Patinkin, Evita

Mandy Patinkin News

Photos: Go Inside the PABLO Concept Album Listening Party At The Laurie Beechman Thea Photo Photos: Go Inside the PABLO Concept Album Listening Party At The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Based on the early life of Pablo Picasso and introduced to the theater industry as a fully orchestrated concept album held an industry listening party was held May 16, 2022 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre in Manhattan.

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS Photo VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Ahead of the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in The Park at New York City's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts tells the story of this indomitable, street-wise champion of the arts.

AMERICAN MASTERS Documentary on PBS to Focus on the Career, Social Vision & Impact of Photo AMERICAN MASTERS Documentary on PBS to Focus on the Career, Social Vision & Impact of The Public Theater's Joe Papp
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2022

A cultural change agent for more than fifty years, Papp’s stages held up a mirror to society with work that reflected the reality of people’s lives. Directed, produced and written by Tracie Holder and Karen Thorsen, American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts premieres nationwide Friday, June 3 at 9 p.m. ET on PBS.

Musical Adaptation Of FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER to Receive Photo Musical Adaptation Of FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER to Receive 29 Hour Reading
by A.A. Cristi - May 11, 2022

The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.

Bronson Norris Murphy, Haley Swindal, George Dvorsky & More to be Featured on PABLO C Photo Bronson Norris Murphy, Haley Swindal, George Dvorsky & More to be Featured on PABLO Concept Album
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

PABLO, a new musical based on the early life of legendary artist Pablo Picasso, is being introduced to the theater industry and public in the spirit of hit Broadway musicals like Hadestown and Jekyll and Hyde, as a fully orchestrated concept album with a cast of Broadway, Off-Broadway, and national touring performers.

The Broadway League Announces the 2022 League Awards Photo The Broadway League Announces the 2022 League Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Broadway League has revealed the honorees of the League Awards, which were announced today during the League's 2022 Spring Road Conference, celebrating industry professionals whose outstanding achievements contribute to the success of Broadway on the Road. Since 1992, the League Awards recognize those who have displayed exemplary service to the Touring Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft.

Musical Adaptation of Book FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER Recei Photo Musical Adaptation of Book FROM THE MIXED-UP FILES OF MRS. BASIL E. FRANKWEILER Receives 29 Hour Reading
by Stephi Wild - May 11, 2022

The beloved novel From The Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsberg is becoming a new family musical for the theatrical stage. Adam Ben-David (Music), Jessica Penzias (Book), and Christyn Budzyna (Lyrics) will receive a 29-hour reading in New York City on May 16, 2022, at the JCC Manhattan.

Avon Players' Season Ends with the Grandeur and Glamour of EVITA Photo Avon Players' Season Ends with the Grandeur and Glamour of EVITA
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Avon Players' 75th season closes with the sweeping biographical musical Evita running May 27-June 11.

PBS AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate The Public Theatre's Joe Papp with Documentary Photo PBS AMERICAN MASTERS to Celebrate The Public Theatre's Joe Papp with Documentary
by Marissa Tomeo - May 1, 2022

Ahead of the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in The Park at New York City’s Delacorte Theater in Central Park, American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts tells the story of this indomitable, street-wise champion of the arts.

National Dance Institute Celebrates Brian Stokes Mitchell at 46th Annual Gala Photo National Dance Institute Celebrates Brian Stokes Mitchell at 46th Annual Gala
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 8, 2022

National Dance Institute, the nonprofit arts education organization founded by legendary New York City Ballet principal dancer Jacques d’Amboise, will host its 46th Annual Gala in celebration of NDI’s extraordinary work in bringing dance, music, and arts education to children in New York City public schools, across the United States, and around the world.

Mandy Patinkin Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for AMERICAN MASTERS: JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS on PBS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Ahead of the 60th Anniversary Season of Free Shakespeare in The Park at New York City's Delacorte Theater in Central Park, American Masters: Joe Papp in Five Acts tells the story of this indomitable, street-wise champion of the arts.

VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin Presents Benjamin Franklin Category on JEOPARDY! VideoVIDEO: Mandy Patinkin Presents Benjamin Franklin Category on JEOPARDY!
by Michael Major - Apr 5, 2022

Mandy Patinkin appeared on last night's episode of Jeopardy! to present a category based on the life of Benjamin Franklin. Patinkin voices the Benjamin Franklin in Ken Burns’s two-part, four-hour documentary based on the life of the founding father.

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000 VideoVIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE FOR UKRAINE Raises Over $139,000
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Stars in the House for Ukraine, an 11+ Hour telethon of the weekly streaming show, raised $139,000 for the International Rescue Committee's humanitarian efforts for those affected by the war in Ukraine. That total is inclusive of a generous matching donation by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which matched the first $50,000 worth of donations.

VIDEO: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, and James Lapine Discuss SUNDAY IN THE PARK VideoVIDEO: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, and James Lapine Discuss SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE on CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022

This morning, Broadway legends Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, and James Lapine stopped by CBS Sunday Morning to discuss their work on the Sondheim musical, Sunday in the Park with George. The musical was inspired by George Seurat's 1886 pointilist painting, 'A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.' The group visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art to inspect a smaller study by Seurat of the same piece. Lapine discusses visiting Sondheim with a postcard image of the painting and how they went about dissecting the artwork for their Broadway classic. 

VIDEO: Mandy Patinkin Joins Season Five of THE GOOD FIGHT; Check Out an All New Trail VideoVIDEO: Mandy Patinkin Joins Season Five of THE GOOD FIGHT; Check Out an All New Trailer!
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2021

In the fifth season of the legal drama, Diane (Baranski) is forced to question whether it's appropriate for her to help run an African American law firm with Liz (McDonald) when the firm loses two top lawyers.

VIDEO: Casts of FOSSE and CHICAGO Reunite to Tribute Ann Reinking VideoVIDEO: Casts of FOSSE and CHICAGO Reunite to Tribute Ann Reinking
by Stage Tube - Feb 12, 2021

In December, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Her legacy live on though, as dancers from the Broadway and National touring companies of Fosse and Chicago have reunited to tribute her memory.

VIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking VideoVIDEO Special: Broadway Celebrates the Legacy of the Late, Great Ann Reinking
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021

Just last month, Broadway lost one of its brightest stars in Ann Reinking, who sadly passed away at the age of 71. Ann, or Annie and she was called by those closest to her, leaves behind a legacy of greatness. 'We've lost a big icon in our craft...' said her friend and colleague Chita Rivera. 'But somewhere there is a light that shines, and that light is Annie. Now she shines within us and we have to keep that alive. We have to talk about her and think about her.'

BWW Flashback: Ann Reinking Recounts Memories of Her Career as One of Broadway's Most VideoBWW Flashback: Ann Reinking Recounts Memories of Her Career as One of Broadway's Most Legendary Dancers
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 15, 2020

Earlier this year, Ann was interviewed by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from her home in Arizona. During the hour of storytelling, she opened up about how she fell in love with dance as a young girl, recounted stories of her career on stage and screen, working with Bob Fosse, teaching young dancers across the country, and so much more.

VIDEO: Living Legend Ann Reinking Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge! VideoVIDEO: Living Legend Ann Reinking Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 28, 2020

Nothing can stop BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge from bringing you interviews with your favorite Broadway stars! Watch below as he chats with living legend Ann Reinking!

VIDEO: Watch Mandy Patinkin Tell the Story of Hearing 'Finishing the Hat' for the Fir VideoVIDEO: Watch Mandy Patinkin Tell the Story of Hearing 'Finishing the Hat' for the First Time
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2020

Mandy Patinkin recently joined Alex Ganza and Claire Danes to take part a Zoom conversation hosted by 92Y, discussing Homeland and so much more! 


Mandy Patinkin Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mandy Patinkin been in?
Mandy Patinkin has appeared on Broadway in 16 shows.

How many West End shows has Mandy Patinkin been in?
Mandy Patinkin has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Mandy Patinkin's first West End show?
Mandy Patinkin's first West End show was Paradise Found which opened in 2010

What awards has Mandy Patinkin been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for The Wild Party , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Secret Garden , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Secret Garden , Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) , Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) , Outstanding One Person Show (Drama Desk Awards) for Dress Casual , Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards) , Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Knife , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George , Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Henry IV Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Evita and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Evita .

What awards has Mandy Patinkin won?
Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Special Awards (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre (Drama League Awards)and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Evita.

How many shows has Mandy Patinkin written?
Mandy Patinkin has written 1 shows including An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin (Conceiver).