American Actor

Charles Busch

  • Aug 23, 1954 (age 65)
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2017
Say What!: A Geriatric Proposal
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MovieApr 7, 2017

Say What!: A Geriatric Proposal

At a post-concert reception, …
At a post-concert reception, a young jazz musician tries to survive aggressive grannies and other terrifying beasts.
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2011
Nomination2011

Outstanding Actor in a Play

Nominated for "The Divine Sister".
Drama Desk Award
2008
Lipstick Jungle
TV ShowFeb 7, 2008

Lipstick Jungle

Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television …
Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler that aired on NBC from February 7, 2008 to January 9, 2009. The series produced by NBC Universal Television Studio (now Universal Media Studios). The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also served as executive producer alongside showrunner/head writer Oliver Goldstick. The pilot was directed by Gary Winick.
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2006
A Very Serious Person
MovieApr 28, 2006

A Very Serious Person

Jan, an itinerant male nurse …
Jan, an itinerant male nurse from Denmark, takes a new job with Mrs. A, a terminally ill Manhattan woman raising her parentless thirteen-year-old grandson, Gil. Spending the summer by the shore, the emotionally reserved Jan finds himself oddly cast as a mentor to Gil in having to prepare the sensitive boy for life with his cousins in Florida after his grandmother's death. A deep friendship grows between these two solitary people. By the end of the summer, Gil has developed a new maturity and independence, while the enigmatic Jan has revealed his own vulnerability.
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2005
The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch
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MovieApr 22, 2005

The Lady in Question Is Charles Busch

Tender and upbeat, THE …
Tender and upbeat, THE LADY IN QUESTION IS CHARLES BUSCH is the affectionate and entertaining tribute to actor, writer, drag performer, and glamorous leading lady Charles Busch.
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2004
Nomination2004

Outstanding New York Theater: Broadwa…

Nominated for "Taboo".
GLAAD Media Award
2003
Die, Mommie, Die!
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MovieJan 20, 2003

Die, Mommie, Die!

Retired singing star, Angela Arden, heads a dysfunctional family. …
Retired singing star, Angela Arden, heads a dysfunctional family. Her husband, filmmaker Sol Sussman, hates her and has a kissy relationship with his nubile daughter, Edith. Angela carries on an affair with Tony Parker, a lounge lizard, who sleeps with both Edith and her brother, Lance, but not before Angela plots to murder Sol when he cuts off her allowance. Bootsie Carp, the family maid loyal to Sol, is on to Angela, but the diva works quickly and poisons Sol. Edith suspects foul play and wants Lance's help in proving mom's guilt. Lance, who loves his mother deeply, is conflicted. Will Edith succeed? Does love lurk somewhere? And what about Angela's long dead sister, Barbara?
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Award2003

Career Achievement

Won Drama Desk Award For Career Achievement.
Drama Desk Award
Nomination2003

Best New Musical

Nominated for "Taboo".
Laurence Olivier Award
2002
Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star
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MovieAug 1, 2002

Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star

In this documentary on the …
In this documentary on the life of 'Joan Crawford', we learn why she should be remembered as the great actress she was, and not only as the "mommie dearest." caricature she has become. ...
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2001
Nomination2001

Best Play

Nominated for "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
Tony Award
2000
Psycho Beach Party
MovieJan 23, 2000

Psycho Beach Party

Spoof of 1960s Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with …
Spoof of 1960s Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960s Malibu, becomes "Chicklet", the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach. Only Florence suffers from dissociative identity disorder and, occasionally, her alter ego "Ann Bowman", a sexually aggressive, foul-speaking girl, comes out, during which time several beach goers are found murdered. The suspects include Chicklet herself, surfer Kanaka, exchange student Lars, and even Chicklet's own mother.
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Nomination2000

John Gassner Playwriting Award

Nominated for "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Award2000

John Gassner Playwriting Award

Won award for "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2000

Outstanding Off-Broadway Play

Nominated for "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
Outer Critics Circle Award
Nomination2000

Outstanding Play

Nominated for "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife".
Drama Desk Award
1997
Trouble on the Corner
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MovieOct 9, 1997

Trouble on the Corner

Jeff Steward, a psychologist, …
Jeff Steward, a psychologist, takes good care of his patients mostly living in the same apartment. One day a piece of the bathroom ceiling collapses so he can watch the woman living in the ...
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Oz
TV ShowJul 12, 1997

Oz

Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom …
Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series' 56 episodes. It was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced by the premium cable network HBO. Oz premiered on July 12, 1997 and ran for six seasons; the series finale aired February 23, 2003.
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Nomination1997

Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical

Nominated for "The Green Heart".
Outer Critics Circle Award
1994
It Could Happen to You
MovieJul 16, 1994

It Could Happen to You

Charlie and Muriel Lang …
Charlie and Muriel Lang have led simple lives for most of their existence. That's until they win $4 million on the lottery. There is a problem, however. Prior to winning the lottery, Charlie had eaten at a café and hadn't been able to tip the waitress. He had promised her, jokingly, that if he won the lottery he'd give her half of it. This is why his wife, Muriel, decides to leave him. She doesn't want the waitress to get a cent of their money. In fact, she wants all $4 million for herself.
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1993
Addams Family Values
MovieNov 19, 1993

Addams Family Values

On any day of the week, you could expect a newborn baby to be …
On any day of the week, you could expect a newborn baby to be nurtured and loved by his older sister. Except, of course, if she's Wednesday Addams. Pubert is the Addams family's latest addition, and to prevent sibling rivalry from escalating to fratricide, Gomez and Morticia send Wednesday and Pugsley to summer camp and hire a nanny. Debbie Jellinsky is great with wrinkly baldies, which makes her the perfect nanny for Pubert...and it looks like she's got her eye on Uncle Fester. But is she gold-digging or grave-digging?
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Frasier
TV ShowSep 16, 1993

Frasier

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for …
Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David Angell, Peter Casey, and David Lee in association with Grammnet and Paramount Network Television. A spin-off of Cheers, Frasier starred Kelsey Grammer, David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney, Jane Leeves, Peri Gilpin, and Moose/Enzo. It was one of the most successful spin-off series in television history, as well as one of the most critically acclaimed comedy series.
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Nomination1993

Humor

Nominated for "Whores of Lost Atlantis".
Lambda Literary Award
1992
In the Life
TV ShowJun 9, 1992

In the Life

In the Life was a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender …
In the Life was a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) television newsmagazine, broadcast on public television and produced by In The Life Media. It was created in 1991 by the Emmy Award-winning producer John Scagliotti. Premiering on June 9, 1992, it was the first and longest running national LGBT television program in history.
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1987
Gandahar
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MovieDec 11, 1987

Gandahar

Gandahar is a utopian world of rare beauty and tranquility, the …
Gandahar is a utopian world of rare beauty and tranquility, the result of extensive mutation and genetic experimentation. But the perfect peace is shattered when a mysterious evil force invades this idyllic serenity, turning people into stone with petrifying rays. The Council of Women hold court and decide to send Sylvain, son of Queen Ambisextra, on a mission to destroy the enemy. Together with the beautiful and adventurous Arielle, the enemy that Sylvain eventually discovers very far from his home is the ultimate failure of Gandaharian scientific experimentation. It is a giant brain known as the Metamorphis, which has created an indestructible army of metal men to destroy Gandahar. Sylvain must battle the Metamorphis, but not until 1000 years in the future.
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Biography
TV ShowApr 6, 1987

Biography

Biography is an American documentary television …
Biography is an American documentary television series and media franchise created in the 1960s by David L. Wolper and owned by A&E Networks since 1987. Each episode depicts the life of a notable person with narration, on-camera interviews, photographs, and stock footage. The show originally ran in syndication in 1962–1964, and in 1979, on A&E from 1987 to 2006, and on The Biography Channel (later Bio, now FYI) from 2006 to 2012. After a five-year hiatus, the franchise was relaunched in 2017. Over the years, the Biography media franchise has expanded domestically and internationally, spinning off several cable television channels, a website, a children's program, a line of books and records, and a series of made-for-TV movies, specials, and miniseries, among other media properties. Biography has won a Peabody Award (1962) and three Emmy Awards (1997, 1999, 2002).
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1968
One Life to Live
TV ShowJul 15, 1968

One Life to Live

One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American …
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013. Created by Agnes Nixon, the series was the first daytime drama to primarily feature ethnically and socioeconomically diverse characters and consistently emphasize social issues. One Life to Live was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to an hour on January 16, 1978.
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1954
Charles Busch
BirthAugust 1954

Charles Busch

Charles Busch was born.
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