Joel Grey (born April 11, 1932) is an American stage and screen actor, singer, and dancer, best known for his role as the Master of Ceremonies in both the stage and film adaptation of the Kander & Ebb musical Cabaret in which he costarred with Liza Minneli who's mother is Judy Garland, who was in the Wizard Of Oz. He played the role of the Wizard in the Original Broadway Cast.
AwardsEditGrey first won the Tony Award for his performance of his role in Cabaret. He also won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1972 for the film version of Cabaret. he also won the BAFTA award for "The Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles and Best Supporting Acot awards from Golden Globes, Kansas City Film Critics Circle, National Board of Review of Motion Pictures, National Society of Film Critics. He also won a Saturn Award and a Golden Globe nomination for Best Supporting Actor in Williams: The Adventure Begins.
- Grey acted in the Broadway show Anything Goes along with Sutton Foster.