Martin Vidnovic (born January 4, 1948) is an American actor and singer.
Falls Church, Virginia, Vidnovic made his Broadway debut in the ill-fated (1976) which, following a one-year tour, closed on opening night. He fared better with his next three projects, revivals of Home Sweet Homer (1977), The King and I (1979), and Oklahoma! (1980). Brigadoon
Vidnovic's performance in
(1983) won him the Baby Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical. Additional Broadway credits include (1992), Guys and Dolls (1993), and A Grand Night for Singing (1997). He was cast in the 1998 stage adaptation of King David but was replaced during previews. Footloose
Off-Broadway, Vidnovic was cast as El Gallo late in the run of the original production of and appeared in the 2006 revival as Bellomy. Additional off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks Lies and Legends: The Musical Stories of (1985), Harry Chapin Olympus on My Mind (1986), and the 2003 Jerry Herman revue . Showtune
Vidnovic was briefly married to voice teacher Linda Wonneberger in the late 1970's. The marriage produced Tony-winning actress
Laura Benanti. Vidnovic is also the uncle of former Minor Threat bassist Steve Hansgen.
Additional nominations [ edit ]
Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical ( Brigadoon) 1981 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical (
Brigadoon) 1980 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (
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