Has won 4 Tony Awards: In 1983, 2 for "Torch Song Trilogy," Best Author (Play) and Best Actor in a Leading Role (Play); in 1984 for Best Musical (Author), "La Cage Aux Folles"; and in 2003 for Best Leading Actor (Musical) for "Hairspray."
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6' 2½" (1.89 m)
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Actually, I think the average voice is like 70 percent tone and 30 percent noise. My voice is 95 percent noise.
His trademark voice is the result of over-developed ventricular folds in his throat, which produce a hoarse-sounding double voice.
Gruff yet smooth voice