Harvey Fierstein


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Harvey Fierstein was born on June 6, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. He is an actor, known for Mrs. Doubtfire (1993), Torch Song Trilogy (1988) and Independence Day (1996). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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(1993)
Torch Song Trilogy Arnold Beckoff
(1988)
Independence Day Marty Gilbert
(1996)
Mulan Yao
(1998)

Filmography

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 2018-2020 Big Mouth (TV Series)
Jerome
- Horrority House (2020) ... Jerome (voice)
- Guy Town (2018) ... Jerome (voice)
 2019 The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (TV Series)
The Gourmand
- A Single Piece Was Lost (2019) ... The Gourmand (voice)
- The Crystal Calls (2019) ... The Gourmand (voice)
- Prophets Don't Know Everything (2019) ... The Gourmand (voice)
- By Gelfling Hand... (2019) ... The Gourmand (voice)
- The First Thing I Remember Is Fire (2019) ... The Gourmand (voice)
 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series)
iOvulate
- Commence Fracking (2017) ... iOvulate (voice)
 2017 Animal Crackers
Esmerelda (voice)
 2016 Hairspray Live! (TV Movie)
Edna Turnblad
 2008-2015 Family Guy (TV Series)
Buster Keaton / Tracy
- Stewie Is Enceinte (2015) ... Buster Keaton (voice)
- The Former Life of Brian (2008) ... Tracy (voice)
 2012 Submissions Only (TV Series)
Auditioner #5
- Another Interruption (2012) ... Auditioner #5
 2011 Foodfight!
Fat Cat Burglar (voice)
 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
 2009 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Lily's Smoking Voice
- Last Cigarette Ever (2009) ... Lily's Smoking Voice (voice)
 2007 Kingdom Hearts II: Final Mix+ (Video Game)
Yao (English version, voice)
 2006 Farce of the Penguins
Sheila (voice)
 2006 The Year Without a Santa Claus (TV Movie)
Heat Miser
 2005 Kingdom Hearts II (Video Game)
Yao (English version, voice)
 2004 Mulan II (Video)
Yao (voice)
 2003 Duplex
Kenneth
 2002 Death to Smoochy
Merv Green
 2000 Playing Mona Lisa
Bennett
 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 Stories from My Childhood (TV Series)
Grambo
- Alice and the Mystery of the Third Planet (1998) ... Grambo (voice)
 1998 Hercules (TV Series)
Argus Panoptes
- Hercules and the Bacchanal (1998) ... Argus Panoptes (voice)
 1998 Disney's Animated Storybook: Mulan (Video Game)
Yao (voice)
 1998 Safe Men
Leo
 1998 Mulan
Yao (voice)
 1997 The 3 Little Pigs (Short)
The Big Bad Wolf (voice)
 1997 Kull the Conqueror
Juba
 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
 1997 The Larry Sanders Show (TV Series)
Harvey Fierstein
- The Matchmaker (1997) ... Harvey Fierstein
 1996 Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas (Video)
Easter Bunny
 1996 Everything Relative
The Moyle
 1996 Independence Day
Marty Gilbert
 1995 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde
Yves DuBois
 1994 Daddy's Girls (TV Series)
Dennis Sinclair
- Keep Your Business Out of My Business (1994) ... Dennis Sinclair
- American in Paris... Cool (1994) ... Dennis Sinclair
- Pilot (1994) ... Dennis Sinclair
 1994 Bullets Over Broadway
Sid Loomis
 1993 Mrs. Doubtfire
Frank
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Stan Hatter
- The Dead File (1992) ... Stan Hatter
 1992 The Harvest
Bob Lakin
 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 Torch Song Trilogy
Arnold Beckoff
 1988 Tidy Endings (TV Movie)
Arthur
 1986 Apology (TV Movie)
The Derelict
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Benedict
- The Fix (1986) ... Benedict
 1984 Garbo Talks
Bernie Whitlock
 1983 The Demon Murder Case (TV Movie)
Demon (voice)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He wrote and acted in his play, "Torch Song Trilogy", at the Little Theatre in New York City with Court Miller in the cast. Peter Pope was director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one's definition of your life; define yourself. See more »

Trivia:

Won Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical at the 2003 Tony Awards for his role in the play "Hairspray". See more »

Trademark:

Gruff yet smooth voice See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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