Martin Moran

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Moran at the San Francisco Public Library in 2016

Martin Moran (born December 29, 1959) is an American actor and writer who grew up in Denver, Colorado.

He attended Stanford University and is best known for his autobiographical solo show about his childhood molestation called The Tricky Part,[1] for which he won an Obie Award and received two Drama Desk Award nominations.[2] In 1999, Moran gave his final Broadway performance as radioman Harold Bride in a play called Titanic, but thanks to Manhattan Concert Productions, he returned to it in 2014.[3] In 2005, Moran adapted The Tricky Part into a memoir that was published by Beacon Press. In 2013 Moran debuted a second solo show All the Rage[1] in New York, where he currently lives;[2] in 2016, All the Rage was adapted into a memoir by Moran and was published in May by Beacon Press.[4]



  • The Tricky Part: A Boy's Story of Sexual Trespass, a Man's Journey to Forgiveness, Beacon Press, ISBN 978-0-8070-7262-2 (hardcover, 2005); Vintage Books, ISBN 978-0-3072-7653-7 (paperback, 2006); Beacon Press, ISBN 978-0-8070-8450-2 (paperback, 2016)
  • All the Rage: A Quest, Beacon Press, ISBN 978-0-8070-8657-5 (hardcover, 2016)



  1. ^ a b Robert Simonson (February 2, 2013). "Playbill Brief Encounter With Actor Martin Moran, Who's Getting in Touch With His Rage". Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Martin Moran". HuffPost. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  3. ^ "When the Final Curtain Isn't So Final". The New York Times. April 4, 2014. Retrieved April 23, 2019.
  4. ^ Lisa Kennedy (June 16, 2016). ""All the Rage" explores anger and compassion". The Denver Post. Retrieved April 23, 2019.

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