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2013
SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013
Live at Radio City Music Hall

James Corden — Nominee for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play

James Corden

Show:
One Man, Two Guvnors

Role:
The ravenous and none-too-bright Francis Henshall, who ends up working for two low-rent thugs in 1960s Brighton.

Bio Brief:
James Corden made his stage debut in the West End production of the musical Martin Guerre and went on to play Timms in Alan Bennett's The History Boys in London, on Broadway and in the play’s film adaptation. He became a TV star in Britain in the comedies Horne & Corden and Gavin & Stacey.

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

Tony History:
This is Corden’s first Tony Award nomination.

Fun Fact:
Corden met his fiancée, Julia Carey, through his History Boys castmate Dominic Cooper.

Quotable Quote:
[One Man, Two Guvnors] is the most fun I've ever had with my clothes on.”  —Corden in an interview with Broadway.com, 4/12 

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