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Harvey Fierstein


Harvey Fierstein was born on June 6, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Independence Day (1996), Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) and Mulan (1998). See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Broadway 4D (filming)
Edna Turnblad
 2014 Russian Broadway Shut Down (Short)
Book Writer
 2012 Foodfight!
Fat Cat Burglar (voice)
 2012 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Auditioner #5
- Another Interruption (2012) ... Auditioner #5
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Francis Flamm
- Feeding the Rat (2011) ... Judge Francis Flamm
 2010 Nurse Jackie (TV Series)
John Decker
- Monkey Bits (2010) ... John Decker
 2008 Family Guy (TV Series)
Tracy
- The Former Life of Brian (2008) ... Tracy (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Yao (English version, voice)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Sheila (voice)
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Yao (English version, voice)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
Yao (voice)
 2003 Duplex
Kenneth
 2000 Common Ground (TV Movie)
Don
 1999 X-Chromosome (TV Series)
Mom / Little Mom Head (voice)
 1999 The Sissy Duckling (TV Movie)
Elmer (voice)
 1999 Double Platinum (TV Movie)
Gary Millstein
 1999 Jump
Dish Macense
 1998 Mulan Story Studio (Video Game)
Yao (voice)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Argus Panoptes
- Hercules and the Bacchanal (1998) ... Argus Panoptes (voice)
 1998 Safe Men
Leo
 1998 Mulan
Yao (voice)
 1997 White Lies
Art Hoarder
 1997 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series)
Mrs. Leaperman
- Thumbelina (1997) ... Mrs. Leaperman (voice)
 1997 Fame L.A. (TV Series)
Jeremy Pinter
- Do or Die (1997) ... Jeremy Pinter
 1996 Everything Relative
The Moyle
 1995 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde
Yves DuBois
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Stan Hatter
- The Dead File (1992) ... Stan Hatter
 1992 Cheers (TV Series)
Mark Newberger
- Rebecca's Lover... Not (1992) ... Mark Newberger
 1991 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Andrew
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Karl
- Simpson and Delilah (1990) ... Karl (voice)
 1988 Tidy Endings (TV Movie)
Arthur
 1986 Apology (TV Movie)
The derelict
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Benedict
- The Fix (1986) ... Benedict
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Voice of Demon (voice)
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He acted in his play, "Torch Song Trilogy," at the Albery Theatre in London, England with Rupert Graves, Rupert Frazer, Belinda Sinclair, and Miriam Karlin in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Personal Quote:

Beware of anyone who says they know. Trust me, they don't, or they wouldn't have to say they did. See more »

Trivia:

Was known only for playing drag roles Off-Off Broadway (often in plays he wrote himself) until he played his first male role in Robert Patrick III's "The Haunted Host" in Boston. The play was such a personal success for him that when he had to leave the show for four days for his father's funeral, the show closed. See more »

Trademark:

Gruff, yet soft, voice

Star Sign:

Gemini

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