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Liz Callaway

Liz Callaway is a Tony nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years won acclaim as Grizabella in Cats. She has also starred in the original Broadway casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Liz sang the Academy Award-nominated song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia and is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar. Other film work includes the singing voice of the title character in The Swan Princess, Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, Beauty and the Beast, The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars and The Rewrite with Hugh Grant. She received an Emmy Award for hosting Ready to Go, a daily, live children’s program on CBS in Boston. Other TV credits include In Performance at the White House, Inside the Actor’s Studio: Stephen Sondheim, In Performance at the White House, Christmas with the Boston Pops, The David Letterman Show, and Senior Trip (CBS Movie of the Week). Liz has released seven solo albums: Anywhere I Wander: Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser, The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off-Broadway, The Beat Goes On, Passage of Time, Merry and Bright, The Essential Liz Callaway, and her latest, Comfort and Joy: An Acoustic Christmas. Her numerous other recordings include Sibling Revelry, Boom! Live at Birdland, The Maury Yeston Songbook, Dreaming Wide Awake: The Music of Scott Alan, Hair in Concert, and the complete recording of Allegro produced by the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization.


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Born:
Apr 13, 1961 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
11
First Appeared:
In the series Great Performances 1971-01-28
Latest Project:
Movie Kings of Broadway 2020: A Celebration of the Music of Jule Styne, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim 2020-05-31
Known For
Poster of Kings of Broadway 2020: A Celebration of the Music of Jule Styne, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim
Poster of The Lion King II: Simba's Pride
Poster of Anastasia
Poster of Aladdin and the King of Thieves
Filmography
Movie Kings of Broadway 2020: A Celebration of the Music of Jule Styne, Jerry Herman, and Stephen Sondheim Unknown 2020-05-31
Movie Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened... Herself 2016-10-09
Movie The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Adult Kiara (singing voice) 1998-10-24
Movie Anastasia Anastasia (singing voice) 1997-11-20
Movie Aladdin and the King of Thieves Jasmine (singing voice) 1996-05-20
Movie The Return of Jafar Princess Jasmine (singing voice) 1994-05-20
Movie The Swan Princess Princess Odette (singing voice) 1994-11-18
Movie Beauty and the Beast Additional Voices (voice) 1991-10-22
Movie Follies: In Concert Young Sally 1986-03-14
Movie Senior Trip Judy Matheson 1981-12-30
Series Great Performances Young Sally 1971-01-28