Nominees for Best Actor in a Play

Tony Awards   Nominees for Best Actor in a Play Richard Briers, The Chairs


Mr. Briers is one of England's most versatile actors, playing everything from Shakespeare to pantomime in 20 West End plays. He has worked in numerous productions with Kenneth Branagh on stage and in such films as Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet. American television audiences will remember him for the series "The Good Neighbors."

Richard Briers, The Chairs


Mr. Briers is one of England's most versatile actors, playing everything from Shakespeare to pantomime in 20 West End plays. He has worked in numerous productions with Kenneth Branagh on stage and in such films as Henry V, Much Ado About Nothing and Hamlet. American television audiences will remember him for the series "The Good Neighbors."

Anthony LaPaglia, A View From the Bridge
Mr. LaPaglia received a Drama Desk nomination for his performance in the revival of The Rose Tattoo. His work Off-Broadway in Bouncers, On the Open Road and Northeast Local also brought him acclaim. His film credits include Betsy's Wedding, 29th Street, Bulletproof Heart and the upcoming Phoenix. Mr. LaPaglia starred in the television series "Murder One."

John Leguizamo, Freak
Mr. Leguizamo studied acting with Lee Strasberg and Wynn Handman. His first two one-man shows, Mambo Mouth and Spic-O-Rama won him seven awards including Theatre World, Obie and Drama Desk awards. Mr. Leguizamo's film and television work have earned him a Golden Globe nomination, five Cable ACE Awards and two Emmy Award nominations.

Alfred Molina, Art
Mr. Molina received a Theatre World Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Molly Sweeney. His performance in London's Royal National Theatre production of Speed-the-Plow garnered him an Olivier nomination. Mr. Molina's film appearances include Prick Up Your Ears, Enchanted April, Boogie Nights and the upcoming Woody Allen film Celebrity.

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