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Michael Jeter

Date of Death: March 30, 2003 (50)

Birth Place: Lawrenceburg, TN, USA

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Michael Jeter STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
New York Concert, 1998
Performer

[New York]
Reading, 1989
Performer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1989
Otto Kringelein

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Arnold Wiggins [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
1982
Performer [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1981
Cruikshank

[Off-Broadway]
1981
Performer [Replacement]

[Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1980
Performer

Performer

[Broadway]
1979
Straw

[Off-Broadway]
1978
Performer

[Broadway]
1978
Bellboy

Jolson

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Michael Jeter Movies

[1979]Hair Sheldon

[1981]Ragtime Special Reporter

[1982]Soup for One Mr. Kelp

[1983]Zelig Freshman #2 Michael Jeeter

[1986]The Money Pit Arnie

[1989]Tango & Cash Skinner

[1989]Dead Bang Dr. Krantz

[1990]Just Like in the Movies Vernon

[1990]Miller's Crossing Adolph

[1991]The Fisher King Homeless Cabaret Singer

[1993]Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Father Ignatius

[1993]Bank Robber Night Clerk #1

[1994]Drop Zone Earl Leedy

[1995]Waterworld Old Gregor

[1997]Air Bud Norm Snively

[1997]Mousehunt Quincy Thorpe

[1998]Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas L. Ron Bumquist

[1998]Zack and Reba Or

[1998]Patch Adams Rudy

[1998]Thursday Dr. Jarvis

[1999]Jakob the Liar Avron

[1999]The Naked Man Sticks

[1999]True Crime Dale Porterhouse

[1999]The Green Mile Eduard Delacroix

[2000]South of Heaven, West of Hell Uncle Jude

[2000]The Gift Gerald Weems

[2001]Jurassic Park III Udesky

[2002]Welcome to Collinwood Toto

[2003]Open Range Percy

[2004]The Polar Express Smokey, Steamer


Michael Jeter TV Shows

Elmo's World Mr. Noodle

Evening Shade Herman Stiles

Picket Fences Peter Lebeck

The Wild Thornberrys Biederman

Michael Jeter News


Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Best Friends Become Two Unlikely (or Maybe Perfectly Matched) Lovers (or Maybe Not) in Reality-Based Musical Straight Forward

Billy Aberle and Chris Sabol's Straight Forward is an original musical inspired by an article by Mike Iamele that went viral on social media in 2014, explaining how he began developing romantic and sexual feelings for his male best friend Garrett Lech, despite them both identifying as straight.

THE GREEN MILE to Be Released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray

The film stars Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump), Academy Award® nominee Michael Clarke Duncan (Armageddon), David Morse, Bonnie Hunt, James Cromwell, Michael Jeter, Graeme Greene, Doug Hutchison, Sam Rockwell, Barry Pepper, Jeffrey DeMunn, Patricia Clarkson, and Harry Dean Stanton.

Student Blog: Every Single Tony Awards, Ranked

This week, I was so sick I couldn’t get out of bed. What’s a neurotic theatre kid to do? Watch every Tony Awards that I could find, of course. Shout out to MsPoochSmooch.

Quarantine Qs with THE LION KING Star Stephen Carlile!

In today's Quarantine Qs, we check in with Stephen Carlile, who plays Scar in The Lion King on Broadway!

BWW Exclusive: GAY LIKE ME Author Richie Jackson Picks Top 10 Theatrical Experiences

Now available from Harper Collins is Richie Jackson's Gay Like Me- a poignant and urgent love letter to his son. In the new book, the award-winning Broadway, TV and film producer reflects on his experiences as a gay man in America and the progress and setbacks of the LGBTQ community over the last 50 years.

Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with a Weekend of Festivities

Circuit Playhouse, Inc. which includes Playhouse on the Square, The Circuit Playhouse, and NewWorks@TheatreWorks at the Square will celebrate its 50th Anniversary with a weekend of events November 15 to November 17, 2019.

Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!

We asked, and you all answered! With Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favorite. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy and to tide you over until this year's Tony Awards ceremony! Check them all out below!

BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush Presentation

I recall seeing GRAND HOTEL in its pre-Broadway incarnation at the Colonial Theatre in Boston in 1989. I took my mother and a niece. I do not have much recollection of whether I enjoyed it or not. But I do remember the late Michael Jeter's performance from the Tony Awards in 1990. He was terrific. Tommy Tune directed

BWW Review: In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors Ahead

Though the songwriting team of Robert Wright and George Forrest is best remembered by Broadway enthusiasts for adapting the music of Edvard Grieg into SONG OF NORWAY and similarly using the melodies of Alexander Borodin to create their score for KISMET, their greatest success came when director/choreographer Tommy Tune took interest in a musical of theirs that fizzled into obscurity on its way to Broadway, then known as AT THE GRAND.

VIDEO: Are You Addicted To Tony Award Performance Videos? You're Not Alone

A hilarious video for people who can stop watching Tony Award clips.

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Michael Jeter in GRAND HOTEL, 1990

The beloved performer was battling addictions and had left the business when he was called to audition for Tommy Tune.

SHE LOVES ME and UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT's Jane Krakowski's Road To Broadway and TV Stardom

Jane Krakowski was an emerging Broadway star when she first gained national attention for 'Ally McBeal.'

BWW Feature: Ten Pop Culture Clips to be Thankful for this Holiday!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Whether you are with family and/or friends, or by yourself with a carton of turkey flavored Ben & Jerry's (don't act like you wouldn't eat that), there is plenty to be thankful for on this holiday. So, in the spirit of thanksgiving, I decided to put together a list of 10 pop culture people, clips, videos, ideas, and moments for which I am thankful. They are in no particular order, because, like family on Thanksgiving, you obviously know which ones you like better, but it wouldn't be in the holiday spirit to share that information publically.

AN EVENING WITH RICHARD E. WAITS SET FOR Timbers Dinner Theatre

The Timbers Dinner Theatre lounge in Mt. Gretna PA, shines its spotlight on New York Theater veteran Richard E. Waits, in a concert event entitled 'An Evening with Richard E. Waits.'

Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers & More to Reunite for GRAND HOTEL: The 25th Anniversary Concert

Join members of the original Broadway cast of GRAND HOTEL in a one-night only 25th anniversary concert as part of the 54 Sings series on May 24 at 54 Below.

Rialto Chatter: Kaufman & Hart's ONCE IN A LIFETIME Coming Back to Broadway?

Once in a Lifetime, the first of eight collaborations from Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, might be heading back to the stage, according to the New York Post. MIchael Riedel writes that he 'hears rumblings of a possible revival.' The duo is currently represented on Broadway with their 1936 play, You Can't Take It With You.

SOUND OFF: INTO THE WOODS Blossoms & Blooms Onscreen

Today we are analyzing all aspects of the brand new big screen edition of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS.

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon!

SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Asks Audiences to Tweet to Pick the Killer; Show Opens Tonight at NoHo Arts Center

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to announce that the world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon will let YOU choose the killer! With three different alternate endings, this is the first theatre production that asks you to TURN ON YOUR PHONES during the show to vote!

NoHo ACE Premieres SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL Tonight

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews tonight, September 12 at 8pm; will open today, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood.

Michael Jeter FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Michael Jeter has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Michael Jeter has not appeared in the West End

Michael Jeter has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "Grand Hotel." He also received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for the same production. Additionally, Jeter was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Grand Hotel." He also received a Performance nomination at the Theatre World Awards for his work in "G.R. Point."

Michael Jeter has won several awards for his performances in Broadway shows. He won the Best Actor - Musical award from the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in "Grand Hotel." Additionally, he received the Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical award at the Tony Awards for the same show. Jeter was also recognized with a Performance award from the Theatre World Awards for his work in "G.R. Point."

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