NOTABLE ROLES: Lola in Kinky Boots (Tony Award) and Pray Tell in “Pose”
Billy Porter is a Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer, director, composer and playwright from Pittsburgh, PA. Porter won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots at the 67th Tony Awards. For the role, Porter also won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical and Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. Porter was recently nominated for “Best Actor” awards at the Golden Globes and Critics Choice Awards for his portrayal of "Pray Tell" on Ryan Murphy's new series "Pose" on FX. Billy could also been seen on the Murphy-helmed series “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” this past season.