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Billy Porter

Learn more about Billy Porter, the Tony Award-winning Broadway performer who rose to national prominence as the star of the hit musical Kinky Boots. Billy Porter is known in the entertainment industry as a film and television actor and pop singer whose past albums include Billy Porter and At the Corner of Broadway and Soul. Read the latest about the African American star, who has also appeared in theatrical productions of Angels in America, Dreamgirls, Jesus Chris Superstar, Radiant Baby, and Grease!

For the third year, the Pose star delivered an address assessing the nation's queer acceptance.

April 01 2021 3:25 PM

The Democratic National Convention's first night ended with the Pose star and Stephen Stills's rendition of a classic. 

August 18 2020 12:06 AM

Religious homophobes referring to Porter as a “drag queen activist” are petitioning to pull PBS's funding if his Sesame Street episode airs. 

February 06 2020 11:30 AM

The Tony winners belt the Irving Berlin classic "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" surrounded by fabulous dancers in shorts.  

December 02 2019 2:00 PM

The Pose actor will star alongside Camila Cabello in the Sony movie musical.

October 10 2019 6:46 PM Updated

Porter quoted James Baldwin when he made history by winning the award for Best Actor in a Drama Series. 

September 22 2019 11:16 PM

The star of Pose continues to use red carpets to expand notions of gender within fashion. 

May 06 2019 7:18 PM