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Lin-Manuel Miranda


Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received the Lucille Lortel Award and Outer Critics Circle ... See full bio »

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"The Handmaid's Tale" and "Big Little Lies" were the big winners on the night, each scooping five trophies, having previously won three apiece at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. Check our Emmys Guide for the full list of winners, videos, and more.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Moana
Moana Composer
(2016)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Music Department
(2015)
The Oscars
The Oscars Himself - Co-Performer: How Far I'll Go and Nominated: Best Original Song
(2017)

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 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
Crackerjack Sugarman
- The Old Sugarman Place (2017) ... Crackerjack Sugarman (voice)
 2017 Hamilton, One Shot to Broadway (as Lin Manuel Miranda)
 2017 Speech & Debate
The Genie
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Lin-Manuel Miranda
- Carter (2016) ... Lin-Manuel Miranda
 2014 Studio Heads (Short)
Lin Manuel Miranda
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Gus
- Bedtime Stories (2013) ... Gus
 2013 200 Cartas
Raul
 2012 Freestyle Love Supreme (TV Movie)
Lin-Manuel
 2012 The Polar Bears (Short)
Jak
 2012 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Auditioner #1
- Another Interruption (2012) ... Auditioner #1
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series)
Guillermo
 2009-2010 House M.D. (TV Series)
Juan 'Alvie' Alvarez
 2010 The Electric Company (TV Series)
Mario
- One Bad Apple (2010) ... Mario
 2009 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Freddy Flapman
- Frankly, It's a Habitat (2009) ... Freddy Flapman
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Bellman
- Remember When (2007) ... Bellman
 1996 Clayton's Friends
Pete
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Other Works:

Stage musical: Hamilton: an American Musical. Music, book, and arrangements by Lin-Manuel Miranda. (Also starring as Alexander Hamilton from August 6th, 2015 to July 9th 2016). At the Richard Rodgers Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 23 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lin Manuel Miranda | Lin Miranda

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Miranda's June 15, 2008, acceptance speech (in the form of a freestyle rap) after winning a Best Score Tony Award for "In the Heights." The speech contained a reference to an earlier piece of musical theater, Stephen Sondheim's 1984 show Sunday in the Park with George--specifically, its song "Finishing the Hat," in which an artist relates the difficulties of creating art and balancing his ... See more »

Trivia:

Graduated from Hunter College High School in New York, New York. See more »

Trademark:

Incorporates rapping in his speeches See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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