Biography

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Joel Grey (born April 11, 1932) is an American stage and screen actor, singer, and dancer, best 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 acclaimed musical Wicked. Grey is currently featured in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes as Moonface Martin.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Joel Grey (born April 11, 1932) is an American stage and screen actor, singer, and dancer, best 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 acclaimed musical Wicked. Grey is currently featured in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes as Moonface Martin.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 68

Birthday 1932-04-11

Place of Birth Cleveland - Ohio - USA

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Also Known As

  • Joel David Katz

Acting TV ShowsMovies

'Twas the Night Before Christmas (0 episodes)
2019 Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles as Himself
2013 Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy as Narrator
2009 Warehouse 13 (1 episode) as Monty the Magnificent
2008 Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History as Himself
2008 Choke as Phil
2007 Private Practice (1 episode)
2006 Brothers and Sisters (1 episode) as Dr. Jude Bar-Shalo
2005 Grey's Anatomy (1 episode)
2004 House (1 episode) as Ezra Powell
2003 Broadway's Lost Treasures as Host (segment "Leading Men") / Emcee (segment "Cabaret")
2002 Short Cuts (26 episodes)
2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (1 episode)
2001 Alias (3 episodes)
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as Hank Kasserman
2000 Dancer in the Dark as Oldrich Novy
1999 A Christmas Carol as The Ghost of Christmas Past
1997 The Music of Kander and Ebb: Razzle Dazzle as Himself
1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (3 episodes)
1996 My Friend Joe as Simon
1995 The Fantasticks as Amos Bellamy
1995 The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True as Professor Marvel / The Gatekeeper / The Carriage Driver / The Palace Guard / The Wizard of Oz
1995 The Outer Limits (2 episodes)
1995 The Dangerous as Flea
1995 Star Trek: Voyager (1 episode)
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1994 Blue Heelers (1 episode)
1993 The Music of Chance as Willy Stone
1992 The Player as Himself
1992 Robert Altman's Players as Interviewee
1991 Kafka as Burgel
1991 Marilyn and Me as Johnny Hyde
1991 Brooklyn Bridge (2 episodes)
1987 Queenie (2 episodes) as Aaron Diamond
1986 Matlock (2 episodes)
1985 Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins as Chiun
1980 Charlie Chaplin: The Little Tramp as Himself - Host and Narrator
1976 The Seven-Per-Cent Solution as Lowenstein
1976 The Muppet Show (1 episode) as Gaststar
1976 Alice (2 episodes)
1976 Buffalo Bill and the Indians, or Sitting Bull's History Lesson as The Producer (Nate Salisbury)
1976 Live from Lincoln Center (1 episode) as Joel Grey
1974 'Twas the Night Before Christmas as Joshua Trundle (voice)
1974 Man on a Swing as Franklin Wills
1972 The Julie Andrews Hour (2 episodes) as Himself
1972 Man On A String as Big Joe Brown
1972 Cabaret as Master of Ceremonies
1971 The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour (1 episode)
1970 George M! as Himself/ George M Cohan
1967 The Carol Burnett Show (2 episodes)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1963 Vacation Playhouse (1 episode)
1961 Come September as Beagle
1960 Surfside 6 (1 episode)
1959 The Bell Telephone Hour (107 episodes)
1958 77 Sunset Strip (1 episode)
1958 Bronco (1 episode)
1957 Maverick (1 episode)
1957 Calypso Heat Wave
1956 The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1 episode)
1956 The Steve Allen Show (1 episode)
1956 Telephone Time (1 episode)
1956 Tony Awards (1 episode) as Presenter (1 episode) as Nominee / Performer
1954 December Bride (3 episodes)
1953 The Academy Awards (2 episodes)
1952 About Face as Bender
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (4 episodes)
1948 The Ed Sullivan Show (2 episodes)

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