About Lin-Manuel Miranda
Actor, playwright, and director Lin-Manuel Miranda won his first Tony Award for In the Heights, which also earned him his first Grammy Award.
∙ In addition to winning 11 Tony Awards, Hamilton earned Miranda a Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
∙ The Hamilton cast album is the first-ever Broadway musical to top the Billboard Top Rap Albums chart.
∙ Miranda first hosted Saturday Night Live in 2016.
∙ He has composed incidental music for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
∙ In 2017, he composed “Almost Like Praying,” an all-star charity recording to benefit the Hispanic Federation’s Disaster Relief Fund for Puerto Rico.
∙ His role as Jack the Lamplighter in the 2019 film Mary Poppins Returns earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Lead Actor in a Comedy or Musical.
HOMETOWNNew York, NY [Manhattan]
BORNJanuary 16, 1980