'Potter' stars win Tony nominations
May 16, 2006 at 9:39 AM ET
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The annual Tony nominations for Broadway were announced this morning and Harry Potter stars Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort), Richard Griffiths (Vernon Dursley), Frances de la Tour (Mme. Maxime) and Zoë Wanamaker (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 Healer, which has 4 award nominations.
- Richard Griffiths was nominated in the same category for The History Boys, 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! which received 8 nominations.
- Jim Dale was nominated for his work in the musical The Threepenny Opera, 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.