Lin-Manuel Miranda


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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 13 wins & 32 nominations. See more awards »

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Hamilton Alexander Hamilton
(2020)
Moana Composer
(2016)
In the Heights Piragua Guy
(2021)

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 2021 In the Heights (lyrics: "In the Heights", "Breathe", "Benny's Dispatch", "It Won't Be Long Now", "Inutil", "No Me Diga", "96,000", "Paciencia Y Fe (Patience & Faith)", "When You're Home", "Piragua", "The Club", "Blackout", "Sunrise", "Hundreds of Stories", "Enough", "Carnaval Del Barrio", "Atencion", "Alabanza", "Everything I Know", "Piragua (Reprise)", "Champagne", "When The Sun Goes Down", "Finale") / (music: "In the Heights", "Breathe", "Benny's Dispatch", "It Won't Be Long Now", "Inutil", "No Me Diga", "96,000", "Paciencia Y Fe (Patience & Faith)", "When You're Home", "Piragua", "The Club", "Blackout", "Sunrise", "Hundreds of Stories", "Enough", "Carnaval Del Barrio", "Atencion", "Alabanza", "Everything I Know", "Piragua (Reprise)", "Champagne", "When The Sun Goes Down", "Finale") (post-production)
 2020 Hamilton (lyrics: "Alexander Hamilton" Full Company (except King George), "Aaron Burr, Sir" Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, Lafayette, and Mulligan, "My Shot" Hamilton, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Burr, and Company, "The Story of Tonight" Hamilton, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Full Ensemble, "The Schuyler Sisters" Angelica, Peggy, Eliza, Burr, and Company, "Farmer Refuted" Samuel Seabury, Hamilton, Mulligan, Burr, and Company, "You'll Be Back" King George and Ensemble, "Right Hand Man" Washington, Hamilton, Burr, Mulligan, Laurens, Lafayette, Angelica, Eliza, Peggy, and Company, "A Winter's Ball" Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Helpless" Eliza, Angelica, Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, and Women, "Satisfied" Angelica, Eliza, Hamilton, Laurens, and Company, "The Story of Tonight (Reprise)" Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Hamilton, and Burr, "Wait for It" Burr and Company, "Stay Alive" Hamilton, Washington, Lee, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Eliza, Angelica, and Company, "Ten Duel Commandments" Laurens, Hamilton, Lee, Burr, and Company, "Meet Me Inside" Washington, Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, and Company, "That Would Be Enough" Eliza and Hamilton, "Guns and Ships" Lafayette, Burr, Washington, and Company, "History Has Its Eyes On You" Washington, Hamilton, Laurens, Mulligan, and Company, "Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)" Hamilton, Lafayette, Laurens, Mulligan, Washington, and Company, "What Comes Next?" King George, "Dear Theodosia" Burr and Hamilton, "Tomorrow There'll Be More of Us" Laurens, Eliza and Hamilton, "Non-Stop" Hamilton, Burr, Eliza, Angelica, Washington, Mulligan, Laurens, Lafayette, and Company, "What'd I Miss" Jefferson, Burr, Madison, Washington, Hamilton, and Company, "Cabinet Battle #1" Jefferson, Hamilton, Washington, and Madison, "Take a Break" Eliza, Philip, Hamilton, and Angelica, "Say No to This" Hamilton, Maria Reynolds, James Reynolds, Burr, and Company, "The Room Where It Happens" Burr, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and Company, "Schuyler Defeated" Philip, Eliza, Hamilton, and Burr, "Cabinet Battle #2" Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Madison, "Washington On Your Side" Burr, Jefferson, and Madison, "One Last Time" Washington, Hamilton, and Company, "I Know Him" King George, "The Adams Administration" Burr, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, and Company, "We Know" Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, and Madison, "Hurricane" Hamilton, Burr, Washington, Eliza, Angelica, Maria, and Company, "The Reynolds Pamphlet" Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, Burr, Angelica, James Reynolds, and Company, "Burn" Eliza, "Blow Us All Away" Philip, Hamilton, Eacker, Dolly, Martha, and Company, "Stay Alive (Reprise)" Philip, Hamilton, Eliza, Doctor, and Company, "It's Quiet Uptown" Angelica, Hamilton, Eliza, and Company, "The Election of 1800" Jefferson, Madison, Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Your Obedient Servant", Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Best of Wives and Best of Women" Eliza, Hamilton, "The World Was Wide Enough" Burr, Hamilton, Philip, Angelica, and Company, "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story" Eliza, Washington, Burr, Jefferson, Madison, Angelica, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Company, "My Shot (Rise Up Remix)", "Dear Theodosia" (Instrumental), "Exit Music") / (music: "Alexander Hamilton" Full Company (except King George), "Aaron Burr, Sir" Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, Lafayette, and Mulligan, "My Shot" Hamilton, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Burr, and Company, "The Story of Tonight" Hamilton, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Full Ensemble, "The Schuyler Sisters" Angelica, Peggy, Eliza, Burr, and Company, "Farmer Refuted" Samuel Seabury, Hamilton, Mulligan, Burr, and Company, "You'll Be Back" King George and Ensemble, "Right Hand Man" Washington, Hamilton, Burr, Mulligan, Laurens, Lafayette, Angelica, Eliza, Peggy, and Company, "A Winter's Ball" Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Helpless" Eliza, Angelica, Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, and Women, "Satisfied" Angelica, Eliza, Hamilton, Laurens, and Company, "The Story of Tonight (Reprise)" Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Hamilton, and Burr, "Wait for It" Burr and Company, "Stay Alive" Hamilton, Washington, Lee, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, Eliza, Angelica, and Company, "Ten Duel Commandments" Laurens, Hamilton, Lee, Burr, and Company, "Meet Me Inside" Washington, Hamilton, Burr, Laurens, and Company, "That Would Be Enough" Eliza and Hamilton, "Guns and Ships" Lafayette, Burr, Washington, and Company, "History Has Its Eyes On You" Washington, Hamilton, Laurens, Mulligan, and Company, "Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)" Hamilton, Lafayette, Laurens, Mulligan, Washington, and Company, "What Comes Next?" King George, "Dear Theodosia" Burr and Hamilton, "Tomorrow There'll Be More of Us" Laurens, Eliza and Hamilton, "Non-Stop" Hamilton, Burr, Eliza, Angelica, Washington, Mulligan, Laurens, Lafayette, and Company, "What'd I Miss" Jefferson, Burr, Madison, Washington, Hamilton, and Company, "Cabinet Battle #1" Jefferson, Hamilton, Washington, and Madison, "Take a Break" Eliza, Philip, Hamilton, and Angelica, "Say No to This" Hamilton, Maria Reynolds, James Reynolds, Burr, and Company, "The Room Where It Happens" Burr, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, Washington, and Company, "Schuyler Defeated" Philip, Eliza, Hamilton, and Burr, "Cabinet Battle #2" Washington, Jefferson, Hamilton, and Madison, "Washington On Your Side" Burr, Jefferson, and Madison, "One Last Time" Washington, Hamilton, and Company, "I Know Him" King George, "The Adams Administration" Burr, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, and Company, "We Know" Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, and Madison, "Hurricane" Hamilton, Burr, Washington, Eliza, Angelica, Maria, and Company, "The Reynolds Pamphlet" Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, Burr, Angelica, James Reynolds, and Company, "Burn" Eliza, "Blow Us All Away" Philip, Hamilton, Eacker, Dolly, Martha, and Company, "Stay Alive (Reprise)" Philip, Hamilton, Eliza, Doctor, and Company, "It's Quiet Uptown" Angelica, Hamilton, Eliza, and Company, "The Election of 1800" Jefferson, Madison, Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Your Obedient Servant", Burr, Hamilton, and Company, "Best of Wives and Best of Women" Eliza, Hamilton, "The World Was Wide Enough" Burr, Hamilton, Philip, Angelica, and Company, "Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story" Eliza, Washington, Burr, Jefferson, Madison, Angelica, Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Company, "My Shot (Rise Up Remix)", "Dear Theodosia" (Instrumental), "Exit Music") / (writer: "Say No to This" Hamilton, Maria Reynolds, James Reynolds, Burr, and Company)
 2020 The Disney Family Singalong Volume 2 (TV Special) (lyrics: "You're Welcome") / (music: "You're Welcome")
 2020 Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration (TV Special) (performer: "Giants in the Sky")
 2020 The Disney Family Singalong (TV Special) (lyrics: "How Far I'll Go") / (music: "How Far I'll Go")
 2019 Top 10 Best Animated Films of the 2010 Decade (TV Special documentary short) (lyrics: "How Far I'll Go (Instrumental)" - uncredited) / (music: "How Far I'll Go (Instrumental)" - uncredited)
 2019 Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (writer: "Lido Hey")
 2019 America's Got Talent (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Auditions 6 (2019) ... (writer: "How Far I'll Go" - uncredited)
 2019 Nostalgia Critic (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Mary Poppins Returns (2019) ... (performer: "(Underneath the) Lovely London Sky", "The Royal Doulton Music Hall", "A Cover Is Not A Book", "Turning Turtle", "Trip a Little Light Fantastic", "Trip a Little Light Fantastic (Reprise)", "Nowhere To Go But Up")
 2019 Fosse/Verdon (TV Mini-Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Providence (2019) ... (performer: "Bye Bye Love", "Mr. Bojangles" - uncredited)
 2019 Everything Wrong with... (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Everything Wrong With Mary Poppins Returns (2019) ... (performer: "A Cover Is Not The Book", "Turning Turtle", "Trip a Little Light Fantastic")
 2018 Mary Poppins Returns (performer: "(Underneath the) Lovely London Sky", "(Underneath the) Lovely London Sky (Reprise I)", "The Royal Doulton Music Hall", "A Cover Is Not The Book", "Turning Turtle", "Trip a Little Light Fantastic", "Trip a Little Light Fantastic (Reprise)", "Nowhere To Go But Up", "(Underneath the) Lovely London Sky (Reprise II)")
 2018 Ralph Breaks the Internet (as L-M Miranda, "How Far I'll Go")
 2018 Single Parents (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2018) ... (writer: "How Far I'll Go" - uncredited)
  The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series) (writer - 11 episodes, 2016 - 2018) (music - 2 episodes, 2017) (performer - 2 episodes, 2016 - 2017)
- Nathan Lane/Yara Shahidi/Kygo & Miguel (2018) ... (writer: "Cabinet Battle #1")
- 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")
 2017-2018 The Voice (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Blind Auditions 3 (2018) ... (writer: "How Far I'll Go")
- Knockouts 2 (2017) ... (writer: "How Far I'll Go")
 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 The Magic School Bus Rides Again (TV Series) (performer: "Theme Song")
 2017 BoJack Horseman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- The Old Sugarman Place (2017) ... (performer: "I Will Always Think Of You" (Sugarman home performance))
 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) (lyrics: "How Far I'll Go") / (music: "How Far I'll Go") / (performer: "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", "Zhit v bleske" (Russian version of "Shiny")) / (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: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (writer: "Jabba Flow", "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 (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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Stage musical: In the Heights. Music, lyrics, conceived by Lin-Manuel Miranda. (Also starring as Usnavi from February 14, 2008-February 15, 2009 and December 25, 2010-?). At the Richard Rodgers Theatre, Broadway, New York City, NY. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 25 Articles | 9 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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Personal Quote:

[on fatherhood] The thing that drives you craziest about your children is the thing that's most similar to you. My son's a picky-eater - he'll take a bite then think for 20 minutes, while I'm sitting there steaming. I know I was just as bad. My parents laugh and laugh. See more »

Trivia:

Winner of two Tony Awards in 2016. He won for Book of a Musical and Score (Music and/or Lyrics) for his work on "Hamilton". He received another nomination that year - for Actor (Musical), also for his work on "Hamilton". See more »

Trademark:

Good morning/good night tweets. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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