Brian Stokes Mitchell
Brian Stokes Mitchell recently starred on Broadway in August Wilson's King Hedley II for which he has received a Tony nomination, Drama Desk nomination and an Outer Critics Circle nomination. He won the 2000 Tony Award, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his performance as Fred Graham/Petruchio in Kiss Me Kate. Additional credits include on Broadway: Ragtime, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Jelly's Last Jam, Oh Kay! and Mail. Encores! Production of Do Re Mi. Stokes has performed numerous times at Carnegie Hall, making his debut at the 1998 televised Gershwin Gala with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony. Film and TV credits include The Prince of Egypt, Too Rich with Lauren Bacall, Double Platinum with Diana Ross, WNET's Great Streets, The Singer and the Song from the White House, The Kennedy Center Honors, The Millennium Celebration from Washington D.C, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. His TV series debut began as a 7-year stint on Trapper John, M.D. He has appeared on more than 10 albums and is currently working on a solo alubm.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
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