Patti LuPone is an American actress and singer best known for her work in stage musicals and her appearances in film and television. She has won two Grammy Awards, two Tony Awards, and two Olivier Awards.
LuPone has received seven Tony Award nominations for her work on the Broadway stage winning twice for Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her roles in Evita in 1980, and for Gypsy in 2008. She also received two Grammy Awards in 2008 for Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording for Welli: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny. For her work on the London stage she won two Laurence Olivier Awards for Best Actress in a Musical for Les Misérables / Cradle Will Rock in 1985 and Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for Company in 2017. She also received seven Drama Desk Awards winning three times for Evita, Anything Goes, and Gypsy, and five Outer Critics Circle Awards winning twice for Patti LuPone on Broadway and Gyspy. For her work on television she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in Frasier. She also received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Performer in Children’s Programming for Song Spinner.