Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Birthplace: 
Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York
Birthday: 
January 16

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Lin-Manuel Miranda 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.

In 2016, Miranda hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live, which earned him a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Nominations 1 Emmy

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, as Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics - 2014

Photos

  • Tom Kitt (l) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (r) celebrate at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt accept the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for their work on 67th Annual Tony Awards.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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