Hunter Foster Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
June 25, 1969 (49)
Birth Place:
Statesboro, GA
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Date of Birth: June 25, 1969 (49)
Birth Place: Statesboro, GA
Gender: Male

Hunter Foster originated the role of Bobby Strong in the Broadway and Off-Broadway companies of Urinetown (Outer Critic and Lucille Lortel Award Nominations). Broadway: Grease (Roger), Footloose, Les Miserables and Alan Menken's King David. Toured nationally as the Rum Tum Tugger in Cats and understudied and performed the role of Martin Guerre in the Cameron Makintosh production of Martin Guerre. He also appeared in the New York premiere of Childen of Eden (Abel) by Stephen Schwartz at the Paper Mill Playhouse. He also appeared in the regional production of Little Shop of Horrors (Seymour) in the Summe of 2003. As a writer, he has penned books to the musicals Summer of '42 (which premiered off-broadway in the winter of 2002) and the upcoming Bonnie and Clyde and Fearless. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan's Musical Theatre Program (BFA 1992).

Hunter Foster Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2009 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Hunter Foster, Happiness
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Hunter Foster, Little Shop of Horrors
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Hunter Foster , Little Shop of Horrors
 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Hunter Foster, Little Shop of Horrors
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Hunter Foster , Urinetown
 
The Lortels - 2002 - Outstanding Lead Actor
Hunter Foster, Urinetown
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Actor - Musical Gold Star
Hunter FosterLittle Shop of Horrors