Lin-Manuel Miranda

Known For
Sound

Gender
Female

Birthday
1980-01-16

Place of Birth
Manhattan, New York, USA

Lin-Manuel Miranda

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.

2013
Looking for Maria Sanchez
5.3
2015
Crossing the Line to Broadway
7.0
2018
Mary Poppins Returns
6.7
2014
This American Life: Live at BAM
7.8
1969
El accidente feliz
0.0
2016
Millennials: The Musical
7.5
2012
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
6.7
2016
Hamilton's America
6.4
2017
Residente
7.8
2017
Speech & Debate
5.9
2017
Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway
5.3
2012
The Polar Bears
5.0
2015
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
7.4
2009
Britney: For the Record
6.8
1969
21 Chump Street
9.0
2018
Andrew Lloyd Webber: Tribute to a Superstar
0.0
2018
Rock Rubber 45s
0.0
2015
Hamilton
10.0
2018
Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic
5.0
2018
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic II
0.0
2018
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration
0.0
1969
Hamilton
0.0
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