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Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein was born on June 6, 1954 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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 2016 Animal Crackers (post-production)
Esmerelda (voice)
 2008-2015 Family Guy (TV Series)
Buster Keaton / Tracy
- Stewie Is Enceinte (2015) ... Buster Keaton (voice)
- The Former Life of Brian (2008) ... Tracy (voice)
 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
 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
 2000 Common Ground (TV Movie)
 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
 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)
 1990 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Simpson and Delilah (1990) ... Karl (voice)
 1988 Tidy Endings (TV Movie)
 1986 Apology (TV Movie)
The Derelict
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
- The Fix (1986) ... Benedict
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Demon (voice)
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(2014-2015 Season) Jerry Herman and his musical, "La Cage Aux Folles," was performed at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Nancy Missimi was costume designer. See more »

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


6' 2½" (1.89 m)

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


Playing Tevye in the latest revival of "Fiddler on the Roof" at Broadway's Minskoff Theatre, succeeding Alfred Molina. See more »


Gruff, yet soft, voice

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