Randy Graff

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Randy Graff
Randy Graff.jpg
Graff (center) on opening night of Fiddler on the Roof, 2004
Born (1955-05-23) May 23, 1955 (age 59)
Brooklyn, New York,  United States
Occupation Actress
Website
www.randygraff.com

Randy Graff (born May 23, 1955) is an American actress.

Career[edit]

Graff was born in Brooklyn, New York and is a graduate of Wagner College. She is a cousin of actor Todd Graff[1] and of actress Ilene Graff.

Graff has been in feature films such as Keys to Tulsa and Rent as well as being in television shows such as NBC's Law & Order a number of times. In addition to film and television, Graff has been in several Broadway shows. She portrayed the role of Fantine in the musical Les Misérables when the production opened on Broadway in 1987, which included her version of "I Dreamed a Dream", also on the soundtrack released in 1990.[2] According to Graff, she was the first person to sing "I Dreamed a Dream" in the United States of America.[3] She has also appeared in Broadway revivals of the musicals Damn Yankees and Fiddler on the Roof.

Filmography[edit]

  • Working It Out: Pilot (1990) TV Episode – Andy #1
  • Law & Order
    • Sonata for Solo Organ (1991) TV Episode – Dr. Martha Kershan
    • Attorney Client (2002) TV Episode – Hillary Morton
    • Publish and Perish (2005) TV Episode – Helen DeVries
  • Drexell's Class (1991) TV Series – Principal Francine E. Itkin
  • Mad About You: Bedfellows (1993) TV Episode – Sharon, Paul's older sister
  • Bless This House: Pilot (1995) TV Episode – Marion
  • Keys to Tulsa (1997) – Louise Brinkman
  • Ed: The Stars Align (2001) TV Episode – Attorney
  • Rent (2005) – Mrs. Cohen

Theatre[edit]

Broadway
Off-Broadway
Regional

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] filmreference.com
  2. ^ [2] Decca Broadway - Les Misérables (Highlights - Original Cast Recording) accessed 5 Jan 2013
  3. ^ http://www.broadwaybox.com/daily-scoop/the-game-changer-tony-winner-randy-graff-looks-back-on-being-broadways-first-fantine/
  4. ^ A...My Name is Alice listing, 1983 lortel.org, accessed December 22, 2011
  5. ^ Rich, Frank."Theater: 'My Name Is Alice,' At American Place",The New York Times, February 27, 1984
  6. ^ Hetrick, Adam.Graff and Kellerman Added to Motherhood Out Loud at Bay Street" playbill.com, July 27, 2009
  7. ^ Benjamin, Joel. [3] theatrescene.net, July 15, 2008
  8. ^ Gans, Andrew.Graff, Ashmanskas, Brescia, Osnes, von Essen Explore Broadway: Three Generations Oct. 2-5" playbill.com, October 2, 2008
  9. ^ Gans, Andrew."Well, Hello, Randy: Tony Winner Graff Begins Dolly! Run at the Muny July 9" playbill.com, July 9, 2007
  10. ^ Gans, Andrew."L.A. Elegies — with Randy Graff, Liz Callaway and Malcolm Gets — Offered Sept. 11", playbill.com, September 11, 2006
  11. ^ Gans, Andrew."Sixth Sondheim Starts: A Little Night Music Begins Perfs. in D.C. Aug. 2" playbill.com, August 2, 2002

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