Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Date of Birth

Birthday: January 16
Birthplace: Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York

Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals Hamilton and In the Heights. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's Moana soundtrack (2016) and is set to star in their upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns.

Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and three Tony Awards.

In 2016, Miranda hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live, which earned him a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor best known for creating and starring in the Broadway musicals Hamilton and In the Heights. He co-wrote the songs for Disney's Moana soundtrack (2016) and is set to star in their upcoming film Mary Poppins Returns.

Miranda's awards include a Pulitzer Prize, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, a MacArthur Fellowship, and three Tony Awards.

In 2016, Miranda hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live, which earned him a 2017 Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

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Awards & Nominations

4 Nominations | 1 Emmy
Outstanding Limited Series - 2019
  • Nominee
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Executive Producer
  • Fosse/Verdon
  • FX Networks
  • Fox 21 Television Studios and FX Productions
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series - 2018
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series - 2017
  • Nominee
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Host
  • Saturday Night Live
  • "Host: Lin-Manuel Miranda"
  • NBC
  • SNL Studios in association with Universal Television and Broadway Video
Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics - 2014
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Count von Count speak during the 72nd Emmy Awards.
Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks onstage at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Lin-Manuel Miranda on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
Tom Kitt (l) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (r) celebrate at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt accept the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for their work on 67th Annual Tony Awards.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Count von Count speak during the 72nd Emmy Awards.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Count von Count speak during the 72nd Emmy Awards. 

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Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks onstage at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda speaks onstage at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda on the red carpet at the 71st Emmy Awards.

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Tom Kitt (l) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (r) celebrate at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.
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Tom Kitt (l) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (r) celebrate at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmys.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt accept the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for their work on 67th Annual Tony Awards.
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt accept the award for outstanding original music and lyrics for their work on 67th Annual Tony Awards.

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