Billy Porter

Billy Porter

Performer
  • Also known as: W. Ellis Porter
  • Born: Sep 21, 1969 in Pittsburgh, PA

Roles (12)

Shuffle Along, Or, The Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed Playbill - Opening Night Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed (2016)
Opened Apr 28, 2016
  • as Aubrey Lyles (Original)
Shuffle Along, or the Making of the Musical Sensation of 1921 and All That Followed - Opening Night
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Kinky Boots Playbill - July 2016 Kinky Boots (2013)
Opened Apr 4, 2013
  • as Lola (Original)
Kinky Boots - Opening Night
  • Departed on Jan 25, 2015
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    Additional Dates

    • Apr 28, 2015 - Aug 2, 2015
    • Aug 11, 2015 - Nov 20, 2015
    • Sep 26, 2017 - Jan 7, 2018
Production Placeholder Hair (2004)
Opened Sep 20, 2004
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Production Placeholder Dreamgirls (2001)
Opened Sep 24, 2001
  • as James Thunder Early (Original)
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Miss Saigon Playbill - Opening Night, April 1991 Miss Saigon (1991)
Opened Apr 11, 1991
  • as John (Replacement)
  • as Ensemble (Original)
  • as Marine (Original)
Miss Saigon - Opening Night
  • Arrived on May 17, 1999
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Smokey Joe's Cafe Playbill - Opening Night Smokey Joe's Cafe (1995)
Opened Mar 2, 1995
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Grease Playbill - Opening Night Grease (1994)
Opened May 11, 1994
  • as Teen Angel (Original)
Grease - Opening Night
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Five Guys Named Moe Playbill - Opening Night, April 1992 Five Guys Named Moe (1992)
Opened Apr 8, 1992
  • as No Moe (Understudy - Original)
  • as Little Moe (Understudy - Original)
  • as Four-Eyed Moe (Understudy - Original)
Five Guys Named Moe - Opening Night
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Awards

Astaire Awards
2013 Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show Kinky Boots Nominee
Drama Desk Award
2013 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Kinky Boots Winner
Outer Critics Circle
2013 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Kinky Boots Winner
Tony Award
2013 Best Actor in a Musical Kinky Boots Winner

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