Wiki BiographyHarvey Forbes Fierstein (born June 6, 1954) is an American actor, playwright, and voice actor.He has won the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for his own play Torch Song Trilogy (about a gay drag-performer and his quest for true love and family) and the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for playing Edna Turnblad in Hairspray. He also wrote the book for the musical La Cage aux Folles, for which he won the Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical, and wrote the book for the Tony Award-winning Kinky Boots. Fierstein was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2007.
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