Lin-Manuel Miranda
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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda (born January 16, 1980) 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. Miranda wrote the music and lyrics for the musical In the Heights, which premiered on Broadway in 2008. For this work, he won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Original Score, the show's cast album won the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the show won the Tony Award for Best Musical. Miranda was also nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in the show's lead role. Miranda prepared Spanish translations used in the 2009 Broadway production of West Side Story and was co-composer and lyricist for Bring It On the Musical, which played on Broadway in 2012. His television work includes recurring roles on The Electric Company (2009–2010) and Do No Harm (2013). He hosted Saturday Night Live in 2016. Among other film work, Miranda contributed music and vocals for a scene in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2016). Miranda also wrote the book, music and lyrics for another Broadway musical, Hamilton. The show earned the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards, of which it won 11, including Best Musical, Best Original Score and Best Book. For his performance in the lead role of Alexander Hamilton, Miranda was nominated for another Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical. The Hamilton cast recording spent ten weeks atop Billboard's Top Rap Albums chart in 2015, while The Hamilton Mixtape, an album of covers of songs from the musical, developed by and featuring Miranda, reached number one on the Billboard 200 upon release in December 2016.

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200 Cartas

Character : Raul

Crossing the Line to Broadway

Character : himself (Music and Lyrics)

Mary Poppins Returns

Character : Jack


This American Life: Live at BAM

Character : Narrator

El accidente feliz

Character : Himself

Millennials: The Musical

Character : Himself

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Character : Reggie

Hamilton's America

Character : Himself (archive footage)


Character : Himself

Speech & Debate

Character : The Genie

Hamilton: One Shot to Broadway

Character : No character defined

The Polar Bears

Character : Jak

Britney: For the Record

Character : Himself

21 Chump Street

Character : Narrator

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Tribute to a Superstar

Character : No character defined

Rock Rubber 45s

Character : Himself


Character : Alexander Hamilton

Mary Poppins Returns: Behind the Magic

Character : Himself

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings: Holiday Magic II

Character : Himself - Special Guest

The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration

Character : No character defined


Character : Alexander Hamilton

Lin-Manuel Miranda Tv Credits

The Sopranos

Character : No character defined

Modern Family

Character : Guillermo


Character : Juan 'Alvie' Alvarez

My Brother, My Brother and Me

Character : Himself/Narrator


Character : Fenton Crackshell-Cabrera (voice)

Saturday Night Live

Character : Himself - Host

His Dark Materials

Character : Lee Scoresby

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Character : David Santiago


Character : Gizmoduck (voice)