Billy Porter (actor)
Billy Porter is an American actor and singer. He won the 2013 Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots. In 2018, Porter starred in the FX show Pose in the role of Christopher Pray. Porter is included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
About Billy Porter (actor) in brief
Billy Porter is an American actor and singer. He won the 2013 Best Actor in a Musical for his role as Lola in Kinky Boots. He currently stars in the television series Pose for which he was nominated for a Golden Globe Award and won the 2019 Primetime Emmy Award. Porter is included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020. He has had a musical career with three solo albums released, Billy Porter on DV8A&M Records in 1997, At the Corner of Broadway + Soul in 2005 on Sh-K-Boom Records and Billy’s Back on Broadway in 2014. In 2018, Porter starred in the FX show Pose in the role of Christopher Pray. In 2019, Pose earned its second renewal for its third season after airing just one episode from just one season airing from September 2017 to September 2018. He also appeared on The RuPaul Show on October 12, 2014.
He appeared as Belize in Signature Theatre Company’s 20th Anniversary production of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America in September 2010. Porter wrote the play While I Yet Live, which premiered Off-Broadway at Primary Stages in September 2014 in previews, officially onOctober 12. He sang on Adam Guettel’s 1999 album Myths and Hymns studio cast album on Nonesuch Records. He also covered \”Only One Road\” that was included on the Human Rights Campaign compilation album Love Rocks. In April 2017 he released Billy Porter Presents the Soul of Richard Rodgers in April 2017, which features soulful takes on classic Richard Rodgers songs, including solos and duets with the following artists: Cynthia Erivo, Renée Odom, Leslie Odom Jr. and Renée Goldsberry.