The Info List - Stephen Spinella

Stephen Spinella (born October 11, 1956)[1] is an American stage, television, and film actor.

Early life

Spinella was born in Naples, Italy, to a father who was an American naval airplane mechanic.[1] He grew up in Glendale, Arizona,[1] and graduated from the University of Arizona drama department. He also attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Acting Program, graduating in 1982.[2]

Spinella won consecutive Tony-awards for Best Featured Actor and Best Actor for his performance as Prior Walter in Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Angels in America: Perestroika respectively. He was also nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead.

Personal life

Spinella is openly gay.[3]




  1. ^ a b c "Stephen Spinella Biography (1956-)". Filmreference.com. Archived from the original on June 20, 2017. Retrieved April 10, 2008. 
  2. ^ 1, 2011 "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni" Check url= value (help). 
  3. ^ Weber, Bruce (June 5, 1993). "A Gay Actor's Temptation to Keep Good Health in the Closet". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 15, 2015. 

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