Gender
Male
Born
Oct 10, 1946
Miami, Florida, USA
Performer
  • CREDITS
    Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
    • Performer: Ben Vereen
      • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (Sep 06, 2005 - Apr 02, 2006)
      • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (May 31, 2005 - Aug 30, 2005)
    MusicalOriginal
    I'm Not Rappaport (Jul 25, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen [Midge]
    PlayComedyRevival
    Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen
      • Performer - Replacement (May 28, 2001 - Aug 25, 2001)
      • Performer - Replacement (Jan 26, 2001 - Apr 01, 2001)
    MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
    Jelly's Last Jam (Apr 26, 1992 - Sep 05, 1993)
    • Also Starring: Ben Vereen
      • Chimney Man - Replacement (Apr 08, 1993 - Sep 05, 1993)
    MusicalOriginal
    Grind (Apr 16, 1985 - Jun 22, 1985)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen [Leroy]
    MusicalOriginal
    Pippin (Oct 23, 1972 - Jun 12, 1977)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen [Leading Player]
    • Performer: Ben Vereen
      • Leading Player - Replacement (May 07, 1974 - ?)
    MusicalComedyOriginal
    Jesus Christ Superstar (Oct 12, 1971 - Jul 01, 1973)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen [Judas Iscariot]
    MusicalDramaOriginal
    Hair (Apr 29, 1968 - Jul 01, 1972)
    • Performer: Ben Vereen
      • Claude - Replacement
    • Understudy: Ben Vereen
      • Hud - Replacement
    MusicalOriginal
    Wicked - Chicago (Jun 24, 2005 - Jan 25, 2009)
    • Also Starring: Ben Vereen
      • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (Aug 30, 2005 - Sep 04, 2005)
    MusicalSit-DownOriginal
    Chicago (Dec 12, 1997 - Oct 22, 2000)
    • Starring: Ben Vereen
      • Billy Flynn - Replacement (Feb 18, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999)
    MusicalComedyRevival
    Sweet Charity (Sep 11, 1967 - Jan 14, 1968)
    • Also Starring: Ben Vereen [Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Policeman, Ensemble]
    MusicalComedyOriginal
  • AWARDS

    Tony Award®

    Best Actor in a Musical

    1973 | Winner  | Pippin
    Starring: Ben Vereen
     

    Best Featured Actor in a Musical

    1972 | Nominee  | Jesus Christ Superstar
    Starring: Ben Vereen

    Drama Desk Award

    Outstanding Performance

    1973 | Winner  | Pippin
    Starring: Ben Vereen

    Theatre World

    Award

    1972 | Recipient  | Jesus Christ Superstar
    Starring: Ben Vereen
Wicked (Oct 30, 2003 - Present)
  • Performer: Ben Vereen
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (Sep 06, 2005 - Apr 02, 2006)
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (May 31, 2005 - Aug 30, 2005)
MusicalOriginal
I'm Not Rappaport (Jul 25, 2002 - Sep 08, 2002)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen [Midge]
PlayComedyRevival
Fosse (Jan 14, 1999 - Aug 25, 2001)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen
    • Performer - Replacement (May 28, 2001 - Aug 25, 2001)
    • Performer - Replacement (Jan 26, 2001 - Apr 01, 2001)
MusicalRevue DanceOriginal
Jelly's Last Jam (Apr 26, 1992 - Sep 05, 1993)
  • Also Starring: Ben Vereen
    • Chimney Man - Replacement (Apr 08, 1993 - Sep 05, 1993)
MusicalOriginal
Grind (Apr 16, 1985 - Jun 22, 1985)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen [Leroy]
MusicalOriginal
Pippin (Oct 23, 1972 - Jun 12, 1977)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen [Leading Player]
  • Performer: Ben Vereen
    • Leading Player - Replacement (May 07, 1974 - ?)
MusicalComedyOriginal
Jesus Christ Superstar (Oct 12, 1971 - Jul 01, 1973)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen [Judas Iscariot]
MusicalDramaOriginal
Hair (Apr 29, 1968 - Jul 01, 1972)
  • Performer: Ben Vereen
    • Claude - Replacement
  • Understudy: Ben Vereen
    • Hud - Replacement
MusicalOriginal
Wicked - Chicago (Jun 24, 2005 - Jan 25, 2009)
  • Also Starring: Ben Vereen
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - Replacement (Aug 30, 2005 - Sep 04, 2005)
MusicalSit-DownOriginal
Chicago (Dec 12, 1997 - Oct 22, 2000)
  • Starring: Ben Vereen
    • Billy Flynn - Replacement (Feb 18, 1999 - Aug 29, 1999)
MusicalComedyRevival
Sweet Charity (Sep 11, 1967 - Jan 14, 1968)
  • Also Starring: Ben Vereen [Daddy Johann Sebastian Brubeck, Policeman, Ensemble]
MusicalComedyOriginal

Tony Award®

Best Actor in a Musical

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Starring: Ben Vereen
 

Best Featured Actor in a Musical

1972 | Nominee  | Jesus Christ Superstar
Starring: Ben Vereen

Drama Desk Award

Outstanding Performance

1973 | Winner  | Pippin
Starring: Ben Vereen

Theatre World

Award

1972 | Recipient  | Jesus Christ Superstar
Starring: Ben Vereen

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