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Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical

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New York City

Currently held by
Leslie Odom Jr.

Official website

Category of
Tony Award

Awarded for
Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical

United States of America

Presented by
American Theatre Wing The Broadway League

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Winners & Nominees
Leslie Odom JrHamilton, Leslie Odom Jr, Winner, Zachary LeviShe Loves Me, Zachary Levi, Nominee, Alex BrightmanSchool of Rock, Alex Brightman, Nominee, Danny BursteinFiddler on the Roof, Danny Burstein, Nominee, Lin-Manuel MirandaHamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Nominee, Michael CerverisFun Home, Michael Cerveris, Winner, Ken WatanabeThe King and I, Ken Watanabe, Nominee, Brian d'Arcy JamesSomething Rotten!, Brian d'Arcy James, Nominee, Robert FairchildAn American in Paris, Robert Fairchild, Nominee, Tony YazbeckOn the Town, Tony Yazbeck, Nominee, Neil Patrick HarrisHedwig and the Angry Inch, Neil Patrick Harris, Winner, Andy KarlRocky, Andy Karl, Nominee, Bryce PinkhamA Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Bryce Pinkham, Nominee, Jefferson MaysA Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, Jefferson Mays, Nominee, Ramin KarimlooLes Misérables, Ramin Karimloo, Nominee, Billy PorterKinky Boots, Billy Porter, Winner, Rob McClureChaplin: The Musical, Rob McClure, Nominee, Santino FontanaRodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Santino Fontana, Nominee, Stark SandsKinky Boots, Stark Sands, Nominee, Bertie CarvelMatilda the Musical, Bertie Carvel, Nominee, Steve KazeeOnce, Steve Kazee, Winner, Jeremy JordanNewsies, Jeremy Jordan, Nominee, Danny BursteinFollies, Danny Burstein, Nominee, Ron RainesFollies, Ron Raines, Nominee, Norm LewisPorgy and Bess, Norm Lewis, Nominee

John lloyd young wins 2006 tony award for best actor in a musical

The Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical is awarded to the actor who was voted as the best actor in a musical play, whether a new production or a revival. The award has been given since 1948, but the nominees who did not win have only been publicly announced since 1956.


Nathan lane wins 2001 tony award for best actor in a musical

Multiple wins

2 Wins
  • Norbert Leo Butz
  • John Cullum
  • Richard Kiley
  • Nathan Lane
  • Zero Mostel
  • James Naughton
  • Robert Preston
  • George Rose
  • Phil Silvers
  • Multiple character wins

    3 Wins
  • Pseudolus from A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • 2 Wins
  • Albin from La Cage aux Folles
  • Emile de Becque from South Pacific
  • J. Pierrepont Finch from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • References

    Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Wikipedia

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