Sunday, June 7, 1970

Musical Artist - Grey, Joel

Grey in his appearance on the Muppet Show
Joel Grey is an American singer, dancer, and actor best known for playing the Master of Ceremonies in both the Broadway production of, and the movie adaptation of the musical Cabaret. For that role, Grey won an Academy Award, a Tony Award, and a Golden Globe Award, making him one of the few actors to receive all three of those awards for playing the same role. He has also played the Wizard of Oz in Wicked, Moonface Martin in Anything Goes and Amos Hart in Chicago.

In his long career, Grey has accumulated a small collection of genre-related roles, including Chiun, the Master of Shinanju in Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins, a turn hosting The Muppet Show, and guest roles on Star Trek: Voyager, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Alias. He has also published four books containing his photography work.

Grey's daughter is the actress Jennifer Grey. He has a website to promote his photography work titled Joel Grey: Photographer.

Musical Monday Selections:

10/10/16: If You Could See Her Through My Eyes
10/03/16: Money, Money (with Liza Minnelli)
10/17/16: Tiller Girls
09/26/16: Two Ladies
09/12/16: Wilkommen

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