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Who is Patti LuPone?

Patti Ann LuPone aka Patti LuPone is an American actress and singer best known for her work in musical theater. She has won two Tony Awards, two Olivier Awards, two Grammy Awards, and was a 2006 inductee to the American Theater Hall of Fame.

BornApril 21, 1949 (age 73)
Northport, New York, U.S.
EducationJuilliard School
OccupationActress, Singer
Years active1970–present
Spouse(s)Matthew Johnston ​(m. 1988)​
RelativesRobert LuPone (brother)
Adelina Patti (great-great aunt)

Patti LuPone Biography, Wikipedia

LuPone was born on April 21, 1949, in Northport, New York, on Long Island, the daughter of Angela Louise (née Patti), a library administrator at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University, and Orlando Joseph LuPone, a school administrator and English teacher at Walt Whitman High School in Huntington, Long Island. Her great-great aunt was 19th-century opera singer Adelina Patti. Her older brother Robert LuPone is a Tony-nominated actor, dancer, and director who originated the role of Zach, the director, in A Chorus Line. LuPone is Italian-American and Roman Catholic.

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Patti LuPone was part of the first graduating class of Juilliard’s Drama Division (1968–1972: Group 1), which also included actors Kevin Kline and David Ogden Stiers. She graduated from Juilliard in 1972 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. LuPone has a mezzo-soprano vocal range, and she is known for her strong/high “Broadway” belt singing voice. In a 2008 interview, she maintained that she was “an actor who sings”, and thankful she “had a voice”.

Patti LuPone Career

Patti LuPone began her professional career with The Acting Company in 1972 and made her Broadway debut in Three Sisters in 1973. She received the first of eight Tony Award nominations for the 1975 musical The Robber Bridegroom. She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Eva Perón in the 1979 original Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita.

She played Fantine in the original London cast of Les Misérables and Moll in The Cradle Will Rock, winning the 1985 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her work in both. She won a second Tony Award for her role as Rose in the 2008 Broadway revival of Gypsy and a second Olivier Award in 2019.

Other stage musical performances include her Tony-nominated role as Reno Sweeney in the 1987 Broadway revival of Anything Goes, her Olivier-nominated role as Norma Desmond in the 1993 original production of Sunset Boulevard in London, her Tony-nominated role as Mrs. Lovett in the new 2005 Broadway production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, her Tony-nominated role as Lucia in the 2010 original Broadway production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, and her Tony-nominated role as Helena Rubenstein in the 2017 original Broadway production of War Paint. She is currently performing in the 2021 Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company.

Patti LuPone starred in the drama series Life Goes On (1989–1993) and received Emmy Award nominations for the TV movie The Song Spinner (1995) and her guest role in the sitcomFrasier (1998). She also had appeared in three Ryan Murphy series, American Horror Story: Coven (2013–2014), and Pose (2019) both on FX, and Hollywood (2020) on Netflix. She guest starred in Penny Dreadful (2014–2016) before returning in a lead role. She voiced the character Yellow Diamond in the animated seriesSteven Universe (2013–2019) and Steven Universe Future (2019–2020). 

Patti LuPone Family

Patti LuPone is married to Matthew Johnston. The couple’s wedding ceremony was on the stage of the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center on December 12, 1988, after filming the TV movie LBJ; Johnston was a cameraman. They have one child. They reside in Edisto Beach, South Carolina and Kent, Connecticut.

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Patti LuPone Awards

Following are the most famous recognizable awards that Patti LuPone won.

Emmy Awards02
Grammy Award22
Tony Awards28
Laurence Olivier Award23

Patti LuPone’s Net Worth

Patti LuPone is an American actress and singer who has approximately $8-10 Million.

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