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Michael Jeter

 
Michael Jeter Headshot
Date of Birth: August 26, 1952
Date of Death: March 30, 2003 (50)

Birth Place: Lawrenceburg, TN, USA

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 Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Michael Jeter , Grand Hotel
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actor - Musical Gold Star
Michael Jeter, Grand Hotel
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Michael Jeter, Grand Hotel
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical
Michael Jeter, Grand Hotel
 
Theatre World Awards - 1979 - Performance Gold Star
Michael JeterG.R. Point

Michael Jeter News

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  Best Friends Become Two Unlikely (or Maybe Perfectly Ma Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: Best Friends Become Two Unlikely (or Maybe Perfectly Matched) Lovers (or Maybe Not) in Reality-Based Musical Straight Forward
by Michael Dale - Jun 12, 2022

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 Photo THE GREEN MILE to Be Released on 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray
by Michael Major - Jan 5, 2022

The film stars Academy Award¬ģ winner Tom Hanks (Philadelphia, Forrest Gump), Academy Award¬ģ 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 Photo Student Blog: Every Single Tony Awards, Ranked
by Student Blogger: Emily Earle - Mar 12, 2021

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! Photo Quarantine Qs with THE LION KING Star Stephen Carlile!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 1, 2020

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 Photo BWW Exclusive: GAY LIKE ME Author Richie Jackson Picks Top 10 Theatrical Experiences
by BWW Special - Feb 3, 2020

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 Festivitie Photo Circuit Playhouse, Inc. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary with a Weekend of Festivities
by Julie Musbach - Oct 3, 2019

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! Photo Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!
by Linnae Medeiros - May 15, 2019

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 Photo BWW Review: GRAND HOTEL at Signature Theatre - A Lush Presentation
by Charles Shubow - Apr 25, 2019

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 Photo BWW Review: In GRAND HOTEL, Berlin's Celebration of Decadent Luxury Fails To See The Horrors Ahead
by Michael Dale - Mar 25, 2018

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
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

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


Michael Jeter Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Jeter been in?
Michael Jeter has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Jeter been in?
Michael Jeter has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Michael Jeter been nominated for?
Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grand Hotel , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grand Hotel , Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grand Hotel Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Grand Hotel and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for G.R. Point .

What awards has Michael Jeter won?
Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grand Hotel , Best Actor - Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Grand Hotel Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Grand Hoteland Performance (Theatre World Awards) for G.R. Point.