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Joel Grey


Joel Grey has worked as an actor, singer and dancer for over 65 years in a wide variety of roles on the stage and screen.  He is best known for his role as Master of Ceremonies in the Broadway show (and film adaptation) Cabaret. He is a recipient of the Tony Award, Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, and BAFTA. In recent years, he has had roles in the film "Dancer in the Dark," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Oz," "Law and Order: Criminal Intent" and "Grey's Anatomy." He also has published three books of art photography, "Pictures I Had to Take" (2003), "Looking Hard at Unexpected Things" (2006), and "1.3 Images From My Phone." Grey is currently directing a one-night only staged reading of Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart to raise funds for The Actors Fund and Friends In Deed.

When he was performing at just nine years old, Grey looked down from the stage to see audience members sobbing. “I thought, ‘Wow. Wow! This is the real thing.’ This […]
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