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Lin-Manuel Miranda

IMDB : Lin-Manuel Miranda - IMDB(nm0592135)

1980-01-16

Manhattan, New York, USA

Male

http://www.linmanuel.com/

Biography

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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Filmography

Movie Name Release Date
Looking for Maria Sanchez

Looking for Maria Sanchez

Raul, a Puerto Rican born in New York, meets Maria, a young Puerto Rican woman visiting NY, one night. Struck by love at first sight, he travels to Puerto Rico in search of this beautiful girl.

2013-06-14
Crossing the Line to Broadway

Crossing the Line to Broadway

A Fan Made Feature from the Director of 'Bring It On: A Tribute to Broadway' (Christopher D. Robinson) The epic journey of 'Bring It On' The Musical making it's Broadway debut in celebration of it's upcoming Broadway Anniversary month (August 1, 2015)

2015-08-01
Mary Poppins Returns

Mary Poppins Returns

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss. Through her unique magical skills, and with the aid of her friend Jack, she helps the family rediscover the joy and wonder missing in their lives.

2018-12-19
This American Life: Live at BAM

This American Life: Live at BAM

It’s This American Life’s wildest, most ambitious live show ever! Nearly 50 actors, singers, dancers, musicians and comedians joined Ira Glass onstage at the Brooklyn Academy of Music's Opera House on June 7th, 2014 to try some things they'd never tried before. The result? Journalism turned into opera, into plays, into a Broadway musical. Comedy from Mike Birbiglia, and SNL’s Sasheer Zamata. Songs from Stephin Merritt of the Magnetic Fields. Dance from Monica Bill Barnes & Company.

2014-06-20
El accidente feliz

El accidente feliz

Embarks on a journey that traces the life and work of Antonio Martorell, a prolific plastic and multi-disciplinary artist in Puerto Rico. This film is a dance between the director (Paloma Suau) and the portraitist while portraying each other. More than a documentary, this film is an experiment of a director trying to reconnect with her creative voice.

Millennials: The Musical

Millennials: The Musical

The Rock & Lin-Manuel Miranda present "Millennials: The Musical," a loving satire of musical theater and millennial culture. It tells the surprisingly uplifting story of a privileged Brooklynite, Crystal, whose world comes crumbling down when she loses her phone.

2016-11-29
The Odd Life of Timothy Green

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears.

2012-08-15
Hamilton's America

Hamilton's America

Hamilton's America delves deeper into the creation of the Hamilton musical, revealing Lin-Manuel Miranda's process of absorbing and then adapting Hamilton's epic story into groundbreaking musical theater.

2016-10-01
Residente

Residente

After taking a DNA test, Latin America's most decorated artist – René Pérez (AKA Residente) – embarks on a global adventure to trace the footsteps of his ancestors and record his latest album.

2017-03-11
Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

Frustrated by the hypocrisy they see in their parents, teachers, and the entire school board, an unlikely trio set out to find a common truth and make their voices heard as they revive a defunct school club and take on the world.

2017-04-07
Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

It’s the hit musical that changed Broadway forever and brought the genius of Lin Manuel Miranda to the attention of legions of fans across the world. A story of how a group of mavericks made an unlikely marriage of hip-hop and history to create the biggest show in America…and are getting ready to conquer the world. Featuring interviews with Miranda, as well as the cast and crew of Hamilton.

2017-05-09
The Polar Bears

The Polar Bears

One family of polar bears takes a journey across the arctic tundra that they call home. You'll see the Coca-Cola Polar Bears as you've never seen them before...

2012-12-31
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Thirty years after defeating the Galactic Empire, Han Solo and his allies face a new threat from the evil Kylo Ren and his army of Stormtroopers.

2015-12-18
Britney: For the Record

Britney: For the Record

An introspective documentary which chronicles pop music queen Britney Spears' return to the spotlight after her much-publicized professional and personal struggles. Honest, raw and revealing, the one-hour special shares some of Spears' most intimate moments in the span of 60 days, and gives fans an inside look at Britney in the recording studio and on set filming the music videos for one of music's most triumphant comebacks.

2009-04-07
21 Chump Street

21 Chump Street

21 Chump Street is a fifteen-minute musical written by Lin-Manuel Miranda, known for creating the Broadway musicals In the Heights, Bring It On the Musical, and Hamilton. The show was based on the second act of episode #457 of This American Life, titled "What I Did For Love", in which a high school student falls in love with an undercover police officer, and is ultimately arrested for selling drugs to the officer in an attempt to impress her. The musical premiered in a showcase put on by This American Life, held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on June 7, 2014.

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Tribute to a Superstar

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Tribute to a Superstar

To celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday, NBC presents Andrew Lloyd Webber Tribute to a Superstar March 28 at 10 PM ET. The evening includes conversation and reflection with Lloyd Webber along with Sunset Boulevard Tony winner Glenn Close; John Legend, who will play the title role in Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert April 1 on NBC; Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda; and the Young People’s Chorus of New York City. Read: JOHN LEGEND, SARA BAREILLES, AND MORE ON WHAT TO EXPECT FROM JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR LIVE IN CONCERT Lloyd Webber, who is currently represented on Broadway with The Phantom of the Opera and School of Rock, is also the composer of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Evita, and Cats. SEE WHAT IS COMING TO BROADWAY IN THE NEAR FUTURE

2018-03-28
Rock Rubber 45s

Rock Rubber 45s

A cinematic odyssey exploring the connectivity of global basketball, sneaker, and music lifestyle through the firsthand lens of authentic NYC culture orchestrator Bobbito García. The film explores García’s youth dealing with mistreatment, educational quandaries, identity, and loss as well as his ascension to self-determination as an adult freelance creative.

2018-06-29
Hamilton

Hamilton

Hamilton: An American Musical is a sung- and rapped-through musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and a book by Lin-Manuel Miranda, inspired by the 2004 biography Alexander Hamilton by historian Ron Chernow.

2015-01-20
Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic

Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic

Viewers are given an inside look at the making of "Mary Poppins Returns," with interviews with stars Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

2018-11-22
Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic II

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic II

Two weddings are featured. One is Mary Poppins themed. The other featured two law officers having a holiday wedding.

2018-12-08
The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration

Join singer, songwriter and Dancing with the Stars: Juniors host Jordan Fisher and Modern Family's Sarah Hyland as they host the magical two-hour event from the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Joined by Disneyland host Jesse Palmer, Disney Parks and ABC will kick off the holiday season in a way only Disney can, showcasing incredible music performances, special appearances and some unforgettable Disney magic moments including an extraordinary castle lighting spectacular.

2018-11-28
Hamilton

Hamilton

The real life of one of America's foremost founding fathers and first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.