Randy Graff Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
May 23, 1955 (64)
Birth Place:
Brooklyn, NY, USA
Bio:
Randy Graff’s truly bi-coastal career has taken her from the Broadway stage to the Hollywood sound stage, as well as to film and television studios in New York and Los Angeles. In the process she has garnered a Tony and Drama Desk Award for her performance in CITY OF ANGELS, as well as Outer ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: May 23, 1955 (64)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Bio:
Randy Graff’s truly bi-coastal career has taken her from the Broadway stage to the Hollywood sound stage, as well as to film and television studios in New York and Los Angeles. In the process she has garnered a Tony and Drama Desk Award for her performance in CITY OF ANGELS, as well as Outer ... (read more)

Randy Graff’s truly bi-coastal career has taken her from the Broadway stage to the Hollywood sound stage, as well as to film and television studios in New York and Los Angeles. In the process she has garnered a Tony and Drama Desk Award for her performance in CITY OF ANGELS, as well as Outer Critic’s Circle, Drama Desk and Tony Award Nominations for her starring role in A CLASS ACT. Ms. Graff had the distinction of creating the role of Fantine in the original Broadway production of LES MISERABLES for which she received a Helen Hayes Award nomination. Her work for playwright Neil Simon includes LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR opposite Nathan Lane and HOTEL SUITE for the prestigious Roundabout Theater Company. Other Broadway starring roles include FALSETTOS, HIGH SOCIETY, and sharing the stage with Carol Burnett in MOON OVER BUFFALO. She co starred with Alfred Molina in the most recent Broadway revival of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF and received a Best Actress Drama League Nomination and Outer Critic’s Circle Nomination. Her Off Broadway work includes Paula Vogel’s THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME at the Vineyard Theater for which she received a Drama League Nomination, MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD for Primary Stages, DO RE MI also starring Nathan Lane for City Center Encores!, DAMN YANKEES with Sean Hayes for ENCORES! SUMMER STARS and the original production of A ..MY NAME IS ALICE at the Village Gate.



Her solo concert work includes THE BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPERS CONCERT FOR LINCOLN CENTER, CY COLEMAN AND FRIENDS WITH THE KENNEDY CENTER ORCHESTRA, and guest soloist with JOHN Mc DANIEL and the INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY.



Ms. Graff has performed literally from coast to coast in regional theaters including Hartford Stage, New Jersey’s McCarter Theater, San Diego’s Old Globe where she portrayed legendary columnist Ann Lander’s as THE LADY WITH ALL THE ANSWERS (a one woman show) and at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. where she proudly portrayed the countess in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC in the world renown Sondheim festival in 2002.



Randy’s television and film work includes LEARNING TO DRIVE (with Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kingsley) NOTES FROM THE UNDERBELLY, CASHMERE MAFIA, LAW AND ORDER, MAD ABOUT YOU, MOON OVER BROADWAY, KEYS TO TULSA, RENT, and guest appearances on THE TONIGHT SHOW with Johnny Carson and ROSIE O’DONNELL. She can be heard on the original cast albums of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (2004 revival), A CLASS ACT, CITY OF ANGELS, LES MISERABLES, DO RE MI, HIGH SOCIETY, BROADWAY SCENE STEALERS : THE WOMEN, ULTIMATE BROADWAY 2 and DOING SOMETHING RIGHT- RANDY GRAFF SINGS CY COLEMAN, her solo CD.

Randy Graff Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play
Randy Graff, The Babylon Line
 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Gold Star
Randy Graff, The Babylon Line
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical
Randy Graff, Fiddler on the Roof
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Randy Graff, A Class Act
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2001 - Outstanding Actress in a Musical
Randy Graff, A Class Act
 
The Lortels - 2001 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Randy Graff, A Class Act
 
Tony Awards - 2001 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical
Randy Graff , A Class Act
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actress - Musical Gold Star
Randy Graff, City of Angels
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1990 - Best Actress - Musical
Randy Graff, City of Angels
 
Tony Awards - 1990 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Randy Graff, City of Angels
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1989 - Outstanding Featured Actress - Musical Gold Star
Randy Graff, City of Angels
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1987 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Non-Resident Production
Randy GraffLes Miserables