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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Birthday: 1980-01-16 | Place of Birth: Manhattan, New York, USA

Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals Hamilton and In the Heights. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's Moana soundtrack (2016) and is set to star in their upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns. Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and three Tony Awards. Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the musical In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. For this work, he won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score, the show's cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show's lead role. Miranda prepared Spanish translations used in the 2009 Broadway production of West Side Story and was co-composer and lyricist for Bring It On the Musical, which played on Broadway in 2012. His television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and Do No Harm (2013). He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2016. Among other film work, Miranda contributed music and vocals for a scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016). Miranda also wrote the book, music and lyrics for another Broadway musical, Hamilton. The show earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. For his performance in the lead role of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The Hamilton cast recording spent ten weeks atop Billboard's Top Rap Albums chart in 2015, while The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of covers of songs from the musical, developed by and featuring Miranda, reached number one on the Billboard 200 upon release in December 2016.

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Known For

His Dark Materials
His Dark Materials

His Dark Materials   2019

Release Date: 
2019

Rating: 0

genres: 
Drama  /  Sci-Fi & Fantasy

Stars: James McAvoy /  Ruth Wilson /  Clarke Peters / 

Rock Rubber 45s
Rock Rubber 45s

Rock Rubber 45s   2018

Release Date: 
2018

Rating: 7.9

genres: 
Documentary
Residente
Residente

Residente   2017

Release Date: 
2017

Rating: 8.1

genres: 
Documentary
Hamilton's America
Hamilton's America

Hamilton's America   2016

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 8.4

genres: 
Documentary
Moana
Moana

Moana   2016

Release Date: 
2016

Rating: 7.6

genres: 
Adventure  /  Fantasy  /  Animation
Stars: 
Temuera Morrison  /  Rachel House  /  Dwayne Johnson
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens   2015

Release Date: 
2015

Rating: 8

genres: 
Adventure  /  Fantasy  /  Action
Stars: 
Harrison Ford  /  Carrie Fisher  /  Daisy Ridley

Acting

2019
His Dark Materials

as    Lee Scoresby

2018
Rock Rubber 45s

as    Himself

2017
Residente

as    Himself

2014
This American Life: Live at BAM

as    Narrator

2013
Looking for Maria Sanchez

as    Raul

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