Best Featured Actor in a Musical
Joel Blum, Steel Pier Mr. Blum received a Tony nomination in 1995 for Show Boat. He has appeared on Broadway in 42nd Street, Stardust and The Debbie Reynolds Show. Winner of two L.A. Drama-Logue Awards for Durante and And the World Goes 'Round, Mr. Blum also received a Helen Hayes Best Actor nomination for And the World Goes 'Round.
Chuck Cooper, The Life Mr. Cooper has been seen on Broadway in Passion, Someone to Watch Over Me, Rumors, The Amen Corner and Getting Away With Murder. He's appeared Off-Broadway, in the national tours of The Tap Dance Kid and Eubie and at many regional theatres. Mr. Cooper has numerous television credits and was recently seen in the film, The Juror.
André De Shields, Play On! Mr. De Shields has appeared on Broadway in The Wiz, Ain't Misbehavin' (Drama Desk nomination), Haarlem Nocturne and Stardust. For his performance Off-Broadway in Sait Tous, he received an AUDELCO Award. Mr. De Shields has performed at regional theatres, in films and on television, receiving an Emmy for the TV special, Ain't Misbehavin'.
Sam Harris, The Life Mr. Harris appeared on Broadway in Grease and received a Drama Desk nomination. He starred in the national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He has won three L.A. Drama Logue Awards for Different Hats and Hard Copy. Mr. Harris has toured the country in concert and his recording have become huge best sellers.