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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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Known For

Moana
Moana Music Department
(2016)
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Music Department
(2015)
In the Heights
In the Heights Music Department

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  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 10 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (music - 2 episodes, 2017) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda & 'Weird Al' Yankovic/Macaulay Culkin/U.S. Men's Curling Team/Francis and the Lights (2018) ... ("The Hamilton Polka") / (writer: "The Hamilton Polka")
- Jessica Chastain/Ricky Martin/Franz Ferdinand (2018) ... (writer: "How Far I'll Go")
- Chance the Rapper/Tim McGraw & Faith Hill (2017) ... (music: "Alexander Hamilton" - uncredited)
- Ricky Gervais/Lin-Manuel Miranda/Sabrina Carpenter (2017) ... ("Polka Party!", "Shout" , "Papa Don't Preach", uncredited) / (performer: "The Sassy Life")
- Ice Cube/Ryan Seacrest/Action Bronson (2017) ... (music: "My Shot" - uncredited)
 2018 The Senior Journey (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- What'd I Miss? (2018) ... (writer: "What'd I Miss?")
  Thomas Sanders (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2017) (music - 1 episode, 2017)
- Lesser Known Broadway Songs: Mystery Solo (2017) ... (lyrics: "What the Heck I Gotta Do") / (music: "What the Heck I Gotta Do")
 2017 Just Dance 2018 (Video Game) (writer: "How Far I'll Go")
 2017 Summer Days: All Together Now (writer: "You're Welcome")
 2017 The Magic School Bus Rides Again (TV Series) (performer: "Theme Song")
 2017 Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Christmas That Almost Wasn't (2017) ... (writer: "Alexander Hamilton" - uncredited)
 2017 Speech & Debate (writer: "My Shot")
 2017 The Oscars (TV Special) (performer: "How Far I'll Go") / (writer: "How Far I'll Go")
 2016 Late Night with Seth Meyers (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- New Year's Eve Special (2016) ... (writer: "It's Quiet Uptown")
- Keegan-Michael Key/Dominic Cooper/Royal Headache/Atom Willard (2016) ... (writer: "Alexander Hamilton" - uncredited)
 2016/I Moana (lyrics: "Where You Are", "How Far I'll Go", "We Know The Way", "How Far I'll Go (Reprise)", "You're Welcome", "Shiny", "I Am Moana (Song Of The Ancestors)", "Know Who You Are", "We Know The Way (Finale)") / (music: "Where You Are", "How Far I'll Go", "How Far I'll Go (Reprise)", "You're Welcome", "Shiny", "I Am Moana (Song Of The Ancestors)", "Know Who You Are") / (performer: "We Know The Way", "We Know The Way (Finale)", "You're Welcome (Jordan Fisher/Lin-Manuel Miranda Version)") / (writer: "How Far I'll Go (Alessia Cara Version)", "You're Welcome (Jordan Fisher/Lin-Manuel Miranda Version)")
  Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2016) (writer - 1 episode, 2016)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda/Twenty One Pilots (2016) ... (performer: "My Shot" - uncredited) / (writer: "My Shot" - uncredited)
  Sanders Shorts (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2016) (music - 1 episode, 2016)
- Feeling 'Helpless' (2016) ... (lyrics: "Helpless") / (music: "Helpless")
 2015 Star Wars: The Force Awakens (writer: "Dobra Doompa")
 2013 The 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special documentary) (lyrics: "Bigger!", "It's All Happening", "New York State of Mind") / (music: "It's All Happening")
 2012 Good Morning, Texas (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 15 February 2012 (2012) ... (writer: "Might As Well Enjoy the Trip")
 2011 The 65th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (writer: "Closing Number")
  KTLA Morning News (TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode, 2010) (music - 1 episode, 2010)
- Episode dated 21 July 2010 (2010) ... (lyrics: "Breathe") / (music: "Breathe")
 2009 House M.D. (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Broken (2009) ... (performer: "Brick House" - uncredited)
 2009 The 63rd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "The Rumble (Tonight)")
 2008 The 62nd Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (lyrics: "96.000") / (music: "96.000") / (performer: "96.000")
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage musical: Hamilton: an American Musical. Music, book, and arrangements by Lin-Manuel Miranda. (Also starring as Alexander Hamilton from August 6th, 2015 to July 9th 2016). At the Richard Rodgers Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 23 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lin Manuel Miranda | Lin Miranda

Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Ed Koch once said that New York City is where immigrants come to audition for America. That's what happened to my parents; that's what happened to me. See more »

Trivia:

Amanda Green (Lyricist); Tom Kitt (Music) and he were awarded the 2012 Back Stage Garland Award for Musical Score for "Bring It On: The Musical," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California. See more »

Trademark:

Witty personality See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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