Patti LuPone has a versatile career that spans across film, television and theater. On television, LuPone has made memorable turns on Netflix’s Hollywood, Showtime’s Penny Dreadful, the HBO series Girls and FX drama hits American Horror Story and Pose. Additional television credits include Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Law & Order: SVU, 30 Rock, Army Wives, Ugly Betty, Will & Grace and Oz, among others. She has voiced characters on the animated series Steven Universe, Vampirina and Bojack Horseman. LuPone has appeared in numerous feature films, most notably the Academy Award®-winning Driving Miss Daisy alongside Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy, Witness with Harrison Ford, Brian De Palma’s Wise Guys opposite Danny DeVito and Harvey Keitel, Taylor Hackford’s The Comedian alongside Robert De Niro, Spike Lee’s Summer of Sam and most recently, Paul Feig’s Last Christmas.
Most recently, LuPone starred in the hit Broadway rendition of Company, for which she won the Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical in the West End Production. Previously, she starred as “Helena Rubenstein” in the Broadway musical War Paint, after creating the role at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. For her performance, LuPone received Tony®, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. She led the company of Douglas Carter Beane’s new play Shows for Days under the direction of Jerry Zaks.
LuPone’s most recent Broadway credits include David Mamet’s The Anarchist and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, for which she was nominated for Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards. She won the Tony for Best Actress in a Musical twice, once for Evita in 1980 and again in 2008 for her performance in Gypsy. She also won two GRAMMY® Awards for Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording for The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.
LuPone is also author of The New York Times bestseller, Patti LuPone: A Memoir.