Marin Mazzie

Singer, Actor
Whether she is portraying a damsel in distress, nurturing mother figure or uncontrollable shrew, Broadway actress Marin Mazzie has proven she is equally comfortable--and mesmerizing--in poignant dramatic and outrageous ... Read more »
Born: 10/09/1960 in Rockford, Illinois, USA

Filmography

Actor (11)

Smash 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Big C 2013 (Tv Show)

Actor

Live From Lincoln Center: Camelot 2007 - 2008 (TV Show)

Actor

Numb3rs 2006 (Tv Show)

Actor

Still Standing 2003 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

Creating Ragtime 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Actor

The 52nd Annual Tony Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

Passion 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (1)

Nurse Jackie 2011 (Tv Show)

Performer

Biography

Whether she is portraying a damsel in distress, nurturing mother figure or uncontrollable shrew, Broadway actress Marin Mazzie has proven she is equally comfortable--and mesmerizing--in poignant dramatic and outrageous comedic roles. Known for her meticulous character development and pure, versatile soprano, Mazzie (to date) has been nominated for three Tony Awards for her outstanding performances in "Passion" (1994), "Ragtime" (1998) and "Kiss Me, Kate" (2000).

Relationships

Jason Danieley

Husband
born on July 13, 1971 married in October 1997 met when they performed together off-Broadway in "The Trojan Women" starred in the 1997 ill-fated revival of "Candide"

Jack Mazzie

Father
Italian-Swedish

Donna Mazzie

Mother
Swedish

EDUCATION

studied voice from age 12

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, Michigan 1982
minored in music

Milestones

1999

Nominated for a third Tony for her performance in the hit revival of Cole Porter's "Kiss Me, Kate", co-starring Mitchell

1999

Was one of the featured performers on the PBS special "My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies"

1998

Reprised role of Mother in the Broadway staging of "Ragtime"; received Tony nomination as Lead Actress in a Musical

1996

Was one of the singers on the the soundtrack of the animated Disney sequel "Aladdin and the King of Thieves"

1996

Originated the role of Mother in the workshop of the stage musical "Ragtime"; featured on the concept recording; also first collaboration with Brian Stokes Mitchell

1996

Recreated part of Clara for the TV production of "Passion", aired on PBS and then released on video

1994

Returned to Broadway as Clara in the Sondheim-Lapine musical "Passion"; created a stir by performing the opening number partially nude; received first Tony nomination

1987

Cast as Rapunzel in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine musical "Into the Woods"

1986

Appeared as Mary Jane Wilkes in the Broadway production of "Big River"

1984

Cast as Beth in the James Lapine-directed reworking of the Stephen Sondheim musical "Merrily We Roll Along" at the La Jolla Playhouse

1983

NYC stage debut in the off-Broadway revival of "Where's Charley?"

Worked as an apprentice and in summer stock at the Barn Theatre in Augusta, Michigan

Bonus Trivia

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Mazzie's official website is located at http://wiktor.dk/~marinmazzie

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