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Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1952) is a U.S. actor and playwright, noted for the early (1982) distinction of winning Tony Awards for both writing and playing the lead role in his long-running play Torch Song Trilogy, about a gay drag-performer and his quest for true love and family, as well as writing the award-winning book to the musical La Cage aux Folles. He has since become a champion for gay civil rights. Description above from the Wikipedia article Harvey Fierstein, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jun 6, 1952 In Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
30
First Appeared:
In the series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee 1983-04-04
Latest Project:
Movie Animal Crackers 2017-09-01
Known For
Poster of Hairspray Live!
Poster of How I Met Your Mother
Poster of Independence Day
Poster of Live with Regis and Kathie Lee
Filmography
Movie Animal Crackers Esmerelda (voice) 2017-09-01
Movie Hairspray Live! Edna Turnblad 2016-12-07
Movie Foodfight! Fat Cat Burglar 2012-06-15
Movie ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007-04-19
Series How I Met Your Mother Unknown 2005-09-19
Movie Mulan II Yao 2004-11-03
Movie The Golden Girls: Lifetime Intimate Portrait Series 2003-01-01
Movie Duplex Kenneth 2003-09-26
Movie Death to Smoochy Merv Green 2002-03-28
Movie Common Ground Don 2000-01-29
Movie Playing Mona Lisa Bennett 2000-05-01
Series Family Guy Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Mulan Yao (voice) 1998-06-18
Movie Safe Men Leo 1998-08-17
Movie Kull the Conqueror Juba 1997-08-29
Movie Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas Easter Bunny 1997-09-03
Movie Everything Relative The Moyle 1996-09-13
Movie The Celluloid Closet Himself 1996-01-30
Movie Independence Day Marty Gilbert 1996-06-25
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde Yves DuBois 1995-08-25
Series Daddy's Girls Dennis Sinclair 1994-09-21
Movie Bullets Over Broadway Sid Loomis 1994-10-14
Movie Mrs. Doubtfire Uncle Frank Hillard 1993-11-24
Movie The Harvest Bob Lakin 1992-10-16
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie Torch Song Trilogy Arnold Beckoff 1988-01-01
Movie Apology The derelict 1986-07-27
Movie Garbo Talks Bernie Whitlock 1984-10-12
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04