Anthony Crivello Movies and Career Information
Aug 02, 1955
Anthony Crivello (born August 2, 1955) is an American actor and singer, mostly in musicals on Broadway. He has written several scripts and more than twenty songs. Crivello was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Josephine (née Mussomeli) and Vincent J. Crivello. He graduated from Saint Thomas More High School (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) in 1973 and was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame in 1992. In the Milwaukee area, he appeared in productions at Sunset Playhouse directed by Alan Furlan. He married Actress Dori Rosenthal on May 14, 2005. His first Broadway role was as a replacement in the original production of Evita in 1983. He then appeared in The News and Les Misérables before achieving prominence as Valentin in the Kander and Ebb musical Kiss of the Spider Woman in 1995, for which he won a Tony Award as Best Featured Actor in a Musical. In 1999 he played opposite Audra McDonald in Michael John LaChiusa's musical Marie Christine. Two years later, he received an LA Ovation Award nomination, a Garland Award, a Robby Award nomination, and an LA Drama Critics Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Lead Actor in the musical Do I Hear a Waltz? at the Pasadena Playhouse.