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Patti LuPone

Patti Ann LuPone (born April 21, 1949) is an American actress and singer, who is best known for her work in stage musicals. She has won two Grammy Awards, two Tony Awards, and two Olivier Awards. She is also a 2006 American Theater Hall of Fame inductee. On television, LuPone played Lady Bird Johnson in the 1987 TV movie, LBJ: The Early Years, starred in the drama series Life Goes On (1989–1993) and received Emmy Award nominations for the TV movie The Song Spinner (1995) and her guest role in the sitcom Frasier (1998). In the 1990s she had a recurring role as defense attorney Ruth Miller on Law & Order. She also had recurring roles in two Ryan Murphy FX series, the thriller American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014) and the drama Pose (2019), as well as on Murphy's Hollywood on Netflix. She guest starred in Penny Dreadful (2014–2016) before returning in a lead role. She voices the character Yellow Diamond in the animated series Steven Universe (2013–2019) and its epilogue series Steven Universe Future (2019–2020). She also appeared on The CW comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend as Rabbi Shari (2017). LuPone appeared in the Oscar-winning films Witness (1985) and Driving Miss Daisy (1989) and also was featured in State and Main (2000), Parker (2013), and The Comedian (2016). LuPone has a mezzo-soprano vocal range, and she is famous for her strong/high "Broadway" belt singing voice. In a 2008 interview, she maintained that she was "an actor who sings", and thankful she "had a voice"


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Born:
Apr 21, 1949 In Northport, Long Island, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
66
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Movie Patti LuPone: Live From the West Side 2020-10-24
Known For
Poster of Last Christmas
Poster of Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman's Family
Poster of Parker
Poster of Witness
Filmography
Movie Patti LuPone: Live From the West Side Unknown 2020-10-24
Movie Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration Herself 2020-04-26
Series Hollywood Avis Amberg 2020-05-01
Movie The Great Work Begins: Scenes from Angels in America Fluor 2020-10-08
Movie November Clarice Bernstein 2020-05-07
Movie Steven Universe: The Movie Yellow Diamond (voice) 2019-09-02
Movie Cliffs of Freedom Yia-Yia 2019-03-01
Movie Last Christmas Joyce 2019-11-07
Series Steven Universe Future Yellow Diamond (voice) 2019-12-07
Series Pose Frederica Norman 2018-06-03
Movie The Comedian Florence Berkowitz 2016-12-09
Movie Dinner with Family with Brett Gelman and Brett Gelman's Family Patti LuPone 2015-02-13
Series Penny Dreadful Dr. Seward 2014-05-11
Series BoJack Horseman Mimi Stilton (voice) 2014-08-22
Movie Parker Ascension 2013-01-23
Series Steven Universe Yellow Diamond (voice) 2013-11-04
Movie Company Joanne 2011-06-15
Movie Portraits in Dramatic Time 2011-07-05
Movie Union Square Lucia 2011-07-07
Series American Horror Story Joan Ramsey 2011-10-05
Movie Sondheim! The Birthday Concert 2010-11-26
Series Glee Herself 2009-05-19
Movie Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny Leocadia Begbick 2007-12-18
Movie Audra McDonald and Friends: Build a Bridge 2006-10-12
Series Ugly Betty Unknown 2006-09-28
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Candide The Old Lady 2005-01-12
Movie Passion (Live from Lincoln Center) Fosca 2005-03-31
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures II Reno Sweeney (segment "Anything Goes") 2004-10-26
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Movie Broadway's Lost Treasures Eva PerĂ³n (segment "Evita") 2003-08-10
Movie Monday Night Mayhem Emmy Cosell 2002-01-14
Movie City by the Sea Maggie 2002-09-06
Movie Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street in Concert Nellie Lovett 2001-10-31
Movie The Victim Sandy 2001-01-01
Movie Heist Betty Croft 2001-11-09
Movie State and Main Sherry Bailey 2000-08-26
Movie Cold Blooded Van Klerk 2000-10-17
Movie The 24 Hour Woman Joan Marshall 1999-01-29
Movie Summer of Sam Helen 1999-07-02
Movie Bonanno: A Godfather's Story Miss C. Canzinarra 1999-07-25
Movie Just Looking Sylvia Levine Polinsky 1999-10-21
Series Will & Grace Unknown 1998-09-21
Movie An Evening with Patti LuPone Patti LuPone 1997-08-20
Series The Rosie O'Donnell Show Unknown 1996-06-10
Movie Her Last Chance Joanna Saxen 1996-04-08
Movie The Song Spinner Zantalalia 1995-11-19
Movie Family Prayers Aunt Nan 1993-03-19
Series Frasier Zora Crane 1993-09-16
Movie Sondheim: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall Herself 1992-06-10
Movie The Water Engine Rita Lang 1992-08-24
Series Law & Order Unknown 1990-09-13
Series Life Goes On Elizabeth 'Libby' Thacher 1989-09-12
Movie Driving Miss Daisy Florine Werthan 1989-12-13
Series The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
Movie LBJ: The Early Years Claudia Alta 'Lady Bird' Taylor Johnson 1987-02-01
Movie Wise Guys Wanda Valentini 1986-04-17
Movie Witness Elaine 1985-02-08
Movie Love Cycle: A Soap Operetta Rachel Burston 1984-01-01
Movie Piaf Unknown 1984-06-10
Movie Fighting Back Lisa D'Angelo 1982-05-21
Series CBS News Sunday Morning Unknown 1979-01-28
Movie 1941 Lydia Hedberg 1979-12-14
Series The Andros Targets Unknown 1977-01-31
Movie The Time of Your Life Kitty Duval 1976-03-10
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11