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Before embarking on a career as a mainstream pop vocalist, Billy Porter built a substantial reputation as a theatrical singer in Broadway productions such as Grease and Smokey Joe's Cafe. He made his initial impact by placing 'Love Is On The Way' on the soundtrack to the film First Wives' Club, in 1996. His debut album, Untitled, was firmly ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 7 wins & 29 nominations. See more awards »

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Pose Pray Tell
(2018-2021)
Cinderella Fabulous Godmother
(2021)
(1996)

Filmography

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  Little Shop of Horrors (pre-production)
Audrey II (voice)
 2022 The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder (TV Series) (post-production)
Randall
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... Randall (voice)
 2021 Fairfax (TV Series) (post-production)
Hiroki Hassan
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... Hiroki Hassan (voice)
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... Hiroki Hassan (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... Hiroki Hassan (voice)
 2021/I Cinderella
Fabulous Godmother
 2021 Smoke, Lilies and Jade (Short)
Narrator
 2021 Gossip Girl (TV Series)
Singer
- Hope Sinks (2021) ... Singer
 2021 Middlemost Post (TV Series)
Recycle King
- BURT! The Musical/Sunday No Funday (2021) ... Recycle King (voice)
 2018-2021 Pose (TV Series)
Pray Tell
- Series Finale (Part I) (2021) ... Pray Tell
- Something Old, Something New (2021) ... Pray Tell
- Take Me to Church (2021) ... Pray Tell
- The Trunk (2021) ... Pray Tell
- Intervention (2021) ... Pray Tell
 2021 That Damn Michael Che (TV Series)
Atomic Twan / Security Guard
- Sex Worker (2021) ... Atomic Twan
- Policin' (2021) ... Security Guard
 2020 Equal (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Black is Beautiful, Gay is Good! (2020) ... Narrator
- Transgender Pioneers (2020) ... Narrator
- The Birth of a Movement (2020) ... Narrator
 2020 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Keith
- The Who of You (2020) ... Keith
 2020 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Desmond
- Highway to Well (2020) ... Desmond (voice)
 2020 Like a Boss
Barrett
 2019 Taylor Swift: You Need to Calm Down (Video short)
Billy Porter
 2018 American Horror Story (TV Series)
Behold Chablis
- Fire and Reign (2018) ... Behold Chablis
- Traitor (2018) ... Behold Chablis
- Return to Murder House (2018) ... Behold Chablis
- Boy Wonder (2018) ... Behold Chablis
- Could It Be... Satan? (2018) ... Behold Chablis
 2016 The Get Down (TV Series)
DJ Malibu
 2014 The Humbling
Prince
 2013 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Jackie Walker
- Dissonant Voices (2013) ... Jackie Walker
 2012 The Big C (TV Series)
Eric
- Thin Ice (2012) ... Eric
 2011 Ari Gold: Love Will Take Over - JKriv Radio Mix (Video short)
Billy Porter
 2004 Law & Order (TV Series)
Greg Ellison
- Cry Wolf (2004) ... Greg Ellison
 2004 Noel
Randy
 2000 Intern
Sebastian Niederfarb
 1999 Shake, Rattle and Roll: An American Love Story (TV Movie)
Little Richard
 1997 Anastasia
Ensemble / Character Vocals (voice)
 1996 Twisted
Shiniqua / Angel's friend
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Billy Rush (1998)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage Musical: Miss Saigon - playing John at Broadway Theatre, New York, NY, USA See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 11 Articles | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Spouse:

Adam Smith

Children:

None

Parents:

Ford, Cloerinda | William E. Porter | Clorinda Jean Johnson Ford

Relatives:

Ford, Mary (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I'm done with teaching moments for people who don't want to learn nothing. I'm done!

Trivia:

Has a younger half-sister Mary Martha Ford. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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