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Alex Newell Biography

 
Bio:
Alex made his Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Alex is best known for playing Wade "Unique" Adams, a transgender student on FOX's "Glee." Although the stage is where it all began, some of his favorite roles include: Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Saturday Night ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alex made his Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Alex is best known for playing Wade "Unique" Adams, a transgender student on FOX's "Glee." Although the stage is where it all began, some of his favorite roles include: Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Saturday Night ... (read complete bio)

Alex made his Broadway debut in Once On This Island. Alex is best known for playing Wade "Unique" Adams, a transgender student on FOX's "Glee." Although the stage is where it all began, some of his favorite roles include: Hairspray (Motormouth Maybelle), Cinderella (Fairy Godmother), Saturday Night Fever (Candy). Alex is also a recording artist with Atlantic Records where he's released songs with Clean Bandit ("Stronger"), Blonde ("All Cried Out") and The Knocks ("Collect my Love"). All available now along with his debut EP entitled Power, and new single "Keep It Moving." Also Kill the Lights (Nile Rogers and DJ Cassidy) which was featured on HBO's "Vinyl." Website: TheAlexNewell.com Twitter and Instagram @TheAlexNewell.

Alex Newell Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
BroadwayWorld Awards - 2018 - Best Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Alex Newell, Once on this Island
 
Drama League Awards - 2018 - Distinguished Performance Award
Alex Newell, Once On This Island