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Joel Grey

Photographer / Theatre Director / Actor | * 04/11/1932 (88) | Cleveland - Ohio - USA
Joel Grey (born Joel David Katz; April 11, 1932) is an American actor, singer, dancer, director, and photographer. He is best known for portraying the Master of Ceremonies in the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret on Broadway as well as in the 1972 film adaptation. He has won an Academy Award, a Tony Award, two Grammy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. He also originated the role of George M. Cohan in the musical George M! in 1968 and the Wizard of Oz in the musical Wicked. He also starred as Moonface Martin and Amos Hart in the Broadway revivals of Anything Goes and Chicago, respectively. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Documentaries

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Awards & Nominations for Joel Grey

Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play 2x Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actor 3x Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical 2x Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer To Leading Film Roles 3x Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Director of a Play Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play

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Movies with Joel Grey as Actor(32)

as himself2019 It Takes a Lunatic
as Phil2008 Choke
as Host (segment "Leading Men") / Emcee (segment "Cabaret")2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures
as Oldrich Novy2000 Dancer in the Dark
as The Ghost of Christmas Past1999 A Christmas Carol
as Simon1996 My Friend Joe
as Amos Bellamy1995 The Fantasticks
as Flea1995 The Dangerous
as Professor Marvel / The Gatekeeper / The Carriage Driver / The Palace Guard / The Wizard of Oz1995 The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True
as Willy Stone1993 The Music of Chance
as Interviewee1992 Robert Altman's Players
as himself1992 The Player
as Burgel1991 Kafka
as Johnny Hyde1991 Marilyn and Me
as Jack Point1982 The Yeomen Of The Guard
as Himself - Host and Narrator1980 Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp
as Lowenstein1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution
as Joshua Trundle (voice)1974 'Twas the Night Before Christmas
as Franklin Wills1974 Man on a Swing
as Master of Ceremonies1972 Cabaret
as Big Joe Brown1972 Man On A String
as Himself/ George M Cohan1970 George M!
as Beagle1961 Come September
as Bender1952 About Face

TV Shows/Series with Joel Grey as Actor(35)


Full Name: Joel Grey
Born: Monday, 04/11 1932 (April) in Cleveland (current age: 88 years + 202 days)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Beverly Hills High School, Alexander Hamilton High School
Children: Jennifer Grey
Father: Mickey Katz
Other names for Joel Grey (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Joel David Katz"
Joel Grey frequently works together with these people:
Marti Noxon (13x, Crew)
Milton Berle (7x, Actor)
John Rubinstein (7x, Actor)
Ethel Merman (7x, Actress)
Gene Nelson (7x, Actor)
Robert Altman (6x, Crew)
Wallace Langham (6x, Actor)
Cynthia Watros (6x, Actress)
Jack Cassidy (6x, Actor)
Wally Cox (6x, Actor)
Naren Shankar (6x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:52083, Added: 05/17/2018, Last updated: 10/24/2020