Stephen Spinella Biography

 
Date Of Birth:
October 11, 1956 (62)
Birth Place:
Naples, ITALY
Bio:
Stephen won two Tony Awards and two Drama Desk Awards for the original Broadway productions of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America plays, which marked his Broadway debut. He has since starred on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening; revivals of A View from the Bridge, ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: October 11, 1956 (62)

Birth Place: Naples, ITALY

Bio:
Stephen won two Tony Awards and two Drama Desk Awards for the original Broadway productions of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America plays, which marked his Broadway debut. He has since starred on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening; revivals of A View from the Bridge, ... (read more)

Stephen won two Tony Awards and two Drama Desk Awards for the original Broadway productions of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in America plays, which marked his Broadway debut. He has since starred on Broadway in the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening; revivals of A View from the Bridge, Electra, and Our Town (with Paul Newman); and James Joyce's The Dead, for which he won a third Drama Desk Award, as well as an Outer Critics Circle Award, and was again a Tony nominee. His most recent Broadway credit is The Velocity of Autumn, co-starring Estelle Parsons. Off Broadway Stephen won an Obie for Love! Valour! Compassion! He also appeared inAn Iliad (Lucille Lortel and Obie Awards), alongside Meryl Streep in The Seagull directed by Mike Nichols, and in Tony Kushner's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures. Among his feature film credits: Alfonso Cuarón's Great Expectations, Tim Robbins' The Cradle Will Rock, Gus Van Sant's award-winning Milk, Quentin Dupieux's cult hit Rubber, and Steven Spielberg's Lincoln and Can you ever forgive me? starring Melissa McCarthy. Stephen has guest-starred on Will and Grace, Frasier, Heroes, Grey's Anatomy, Nip/Tuck, and Alias. He's had recurring roles on The Education of Max Bickford, 24,Desperate Housewives, Royal Pains, and Steven Soderbergh's The Knick.

Stephen Spinella Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Stephen SpinellaAn Iliad
 
Drama League Awards - 2012 - Distinguished Performance Award
Stephen SpinellaAn Iliad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
Stephen SpinellaAn Iliad
 
Obie Awards - 2012 - Special Citation Gold Star
Stephen SpinellaAn Iliad
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Solo Performance
Stephen SpinellaAn Iliad
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, The Dead
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2000 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, James Joyce's The Dead
 
Tony Awards - 2000 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
Stephen Spinella, James Joyce's The Dead
 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Actor - Play
Stephen Spinella, Angels in America: Perestroika
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Featured Actor - Play Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, Angels in America
 
Theatre World Awards - 1993 - Performance Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play Gold Star
Stephen Spinella, Angels in America: Millennium Approaches