Joel Grey

Actor + Singer + Dancer + Photographer
Born Apr 11, 1932

Joel Grey is an American stage and screen actor, singer, and dancer, known for his role as the Master of Ceremonies in both the stage and film adaptation of the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret. He has won the Academy Award, Tony Award and Golden Globe Award. He also originated the role of the Wizard in the musical Wicked. Grey is featured in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes as Moonface Martin, which opened on April 7, 2011.… Read More

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1932 Birth Born on April 11, 1932.


1958 26 Years Old In 1958 he married Jo Wilder; they divorced in 1982. … Read More


1966 34 Years Old Grey originated the role of the Master of Ceremonies in the Broadway musical Cabaret in 1966 for which he won the Tony Award. … Read More


1973 41 Years Old Grey won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in March 1973 for his performance as the Master of Ceremonies in the 1972 film version of Cabaret. … Read More
1976 44 Years Old …  He was the guest star for the third episode of The Muppet Show in its first season in 1976, singing "Razzle Dazzle" from Chicago and "Willkommen" from Cabaret. … Read More


1991 59 Years Old In 1991, he played Adam, a devil, in the final episode of the TV series Dallas (1991).


1993 61 Years Old In 1993 he received an "Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series" Emmy nomination for his recurring role as Jacob Prossman on the television series Brooklyn Bridge.
1995 63 Years Old In 1995, he made a guest appearance on Star Trek: Voyager as an aging rebel seeking to free his (deceased) wife from prison. … Read More
2003 71 Years Old Grey is also a photographer. His first book of photographs, Pictures I Had to Take, was published in 2003; its follow-up, Looking Hard at Unexpected Things, appeared in the Fall of 2006.
2009 77 Years Old His third book, 1.3 – Images from My Phone, a book of photographs taken with his camera phone, was published on June 2, 2009 (Powerhouse Books).
2011 79 Years Old 1 More Event
He will also direct the Broadway premiere of The Normal Heart, scheduled for a limited 12-week engagement beginning in April 2011. … Read More
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