Ralph Fiennes
Ralph Fiennes

'Potter' stars win Tony nominations

  May 16, 2006 at 9:39 AM ET
  Geri     HPANA
  ralph fiennes, richard griffiths, frances de la tour, tony nominations


The annual Tony nominations for Broadway were announcedopens in new window this morning and Harry Potter stars Ralph Fiennesopens in new window (Voldemort), Richard Griffithsopens in new window (Vernon Dursley), Frances de la Touropens in new window (Mme. Maxime) and Zoë Wanamakeropens in new window (Mme. Hooch) were each nominated. The voice of the audio books Jim Dale was also nominated.

  • Ralph was nominated in the 'Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play' category for his work in Faith Healeropens in new window, which has 4 award nominations.
  • Richard Griffiths was nominated in the same category for The History Boysopens in new window, which has been nominated for 7 awards.
  • Frances de la Tour was nominated for the 'Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play' for her work also in The History Boys.
  • Zoë Wanamaker was also nominated in the 'Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Play' for her role in Awake and Sing!opens in new window which received 8 nominations.
  • Jim Daleopens in new window was nominated for his work in the musical The Threepenny Operaopens in new window, which has 2 nominations, in the 'Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.'

The Tony awards are one of the most prestigious awards given to actors who perform on the Broadway and will air in the U.S. on June 11 at 8 pm (ET) on CBS. Congratulations to all.

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