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2011
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2011
Live at the Beacon Theatre

Bobby Cannavale — Nominee for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

Bobby Cannavale

Show:
The Motherf**er With the Hat

Role:
Jackie, a recovered alcoholic and ex-con who suspects his longtime girlfriend is having an affair.

Bio Brief:
An Emmy winner (for Will and Grace), the New Jersey-born actor has made his mark on stage and screen in films like Win Win and The Station Agent, TV’s Third Watch, Broadway's Mauritius and off-Broadway’s Trust.

Other Honors for this Role:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite Actor in a Play
—Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Play
—Drama League nomination for Distinguished Performance 

Tony History:
2008: Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Play, Mauritus

Fun Fact:
Cannavale is currently dating another 2011 Tony nominee, Anything Goes star Sutton Foster.

Quotable Quote:
"These characters are just like anybody who wants, needs and is desperate for love and I just love how hard they work to get those things. I’m really proud to represent that kind of a life." —Cannavale in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/11

Other Nominees for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play