|Born||Stephen Nicholas Spinella
11 October 1956
Stephen Nicholas Spinella (born 11 October 1956) is an American stage, television, and film actor.
Spinella was born in Naples, Italy, to a father who was an American naval airplane mechanic. He grew up in Glendale, Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona drama department. He also attended New York University's Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts, graduating in 1982. He won consecutive Tony-awards for Best Featured Actor and Best Actor for his performance as Prior Walter in Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Angels in America: Perestroika respectively. He was also nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead.
- April 1985: A Bright Room Called Day – Baz (workshop production directed by Tony Kushner)
- 4 May 1993 – 4 December 1994: Angels in America: Millennium Approaches – Prior Walter/Man in Park
- 23 November 1993 – 4 December 1994: Angels in America: Perestroika – Prior Walter
- 14 December 1997 – 30 August 1998: A View from the Bridge – Alfieri
- 3 December 1998 – 21 March 1999: Electra – Servant to Orestes
- 11 January 2000 – 16 April 2000: James Joyce's The Dead – Freddy Malins
- 4 December 2002 – 26 January 2003: Our Town – Simon Stimson
- 10 December 2006 – 2007: Spring Awakening – Adult Men
- 15 May 2009 – 28 June 2009: The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures – Pill
- 19 October 2010 - 7 November 2010: An Iliad - The Poet
- "Biography for Stephen Spinella". The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved August 25, 2009.
- "Stephen Spinella Biography". Filmreference. Retrieved April 10, 2008.
- "NYU Graduate Acting Alumni". 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-01.
- Weber, Bruce (June 5, 1993). "A Gay Actor's Temptation to Keep Good Health in the Closet". Los Angeles Times.
- Stephen Spinella at the Internet Broadway Database
- Stephen Spinella at the Internet Movie Database
- Spinella at the premiere for Connie and Carla
- Stephen Spinella Downstage Center XM radio interview by the American Theatre Wing, December 2006
- Stephen Spinella interviewed in Performance Working in the Theatre seminar video by the American Theatre Wing, September 1993