Grey in 2014
|Born||Joel David Katz
April 11, 1932
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, dancer, singer, photographer|
(m. 1958–1982; divorced)
Goldie (née Epstein)
Early life[change | change source]
Career[change | change source]
Grey played the role of the Master of Ceremonies in the Broadway musical Cabaret in 1966 for which he won the Tony Award. Grey won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in March 1973 for his performance in the same role in the 1972 film version of Cabaret. He also won the Golden Globe Award. Grey had many other successful performances as an actor.
Gray is also a published photographer, with books Pictures I Had to Take 2003; its follow-up, Looking Hard at Unexpected Things 2006. His third book, 1.3 – Images from My Phone, a book of photographs taken with his camera phone, was published in 2009. An exhibit of his work was held in April 2011 at the Museum of the City of New York, titled "Joel Grey/A New York Life."
Personal life[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Internet Movie Database listing, Awards imdb.com, retrieved December 21, 2009
- "Joel Grey Biography (1932-)". Film Reference. http://www.filmreference.com/film/58/Joel-Grey.html. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
- Joel Grey Looking Hard at Unexamined Things. Joel Grey Photographer.
- Samelson, Judy.SHELF LIFE: "American Theatre Reader," Photos by Joel Grey, New Looks at Bernstein and Horne playbill.com, May 30, 2009
- "Joel Grey/A New York Life" Exhibition Will Open at Museum of the City of New York in April
- Laufenberg, Norbert B.Entertainment Celebrities , p. 274 google books, "Entertainment Celebrities", Trafford Publishing, 2005
Other websites[change | change source]
- Joel Grey at the Internet Broadway Database
- Joel Grey at the Internet Movie Database
- Joel Grey papers, 1904-2001 (bulk 1949-2001), held by the Billy Rose Theatre Division, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
- Joel Grey - Downstage Center interview at American Theatre Wing.org
- TonyAwards.com Interview with Joel Grey