Claim to fame
Dick Latessa won the 2003 Tony Award for his work as Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray, opposite fellow Tony winner Harvey Fierstein. Latessa’s other Broadway credits include The Lyons, Promises, Promises, Cabaret, Proposals, Damn Yankees, The Will Rogers Follies, Rags, Broadway Bound, Follies, Awake and Sing!, Rumors, and Brighton Beach Memoirs.
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