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Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote the first incarnation of "In the Heights" his sophomore year at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Off-Broadway, "In The Heights" received nine Drama Desk nominations, including best music, best lyrics, and it won the award for outstanding ensemble performance; received the Lucille Lortel Award and Outer Critics Circle ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Speech & Debate (post-production)
The Genie
 2016 Difficult People (TV Series)
Lin-Manuel Miranda
- Carter (2016) ... Lin-Manuel Miranda
 2014 Studio Heads (Short)
Lin Manuel Miranda
 2013 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
- Bedtime Stories (2013) ... Gus
 2012 Freestyle Love Supreme (TV Movie)
 2012 The Polar Bears (Short)
 2012 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Auditioner #1
- Another Interruption (2012) ... Auditioner #1
 2011 Modern Family (TV Series)
 2009-2010 House (TV Series)
Juan 'Alvie' Alvarez
 2010 The Electric Company (TV Series)
- One Bad Apple (2010) ... Mario
 2009 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Freddy Flapman
- Frankly, It's a Habitat (2009) ... Freddy Flapman
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
- Remember When (2007) ... Bellman
 1996 Clayton's Friends
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Stage musical: Hamilton: an American Musical. Music, book, and arrangements by Lin-Manuel Miranda. (Also starring as Alexander Hamilton from August 06, 2015 to ?). At the Richard Rodgers Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY. See more »

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14 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Lin Miranda


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[Miranda's June 12, 2016, acceptance speech (in the form of a sonnet) after winning a Best Score Tony Award for "Hamilton: An American Musical." The speech was a tribute to the almost fifty people who had been murdered earlier that day in an attack on a gay club in Orlando, Florida.]

My wife's the reason anything gets done. She nudges me towards promise by degrees. She is a perfect symphony of one.... See more »


Graduated from Hunter College High School in New York, New York. See more »


Incorporates rapping in his speeches See more »

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