Jeremy Pope: 6th Actor in Tony History Nominated in 2 Categories the Same Year

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“On April 30, 2019, actor Jeremy Pope became the sixth person in Tony history to be nominated for performance twice in the same year.

Pope was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Play for his turn at Pharus in Choir Boy and for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his turn as Temptations’ Eddie Kendricks in Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations. What’s more, Choir Boy marked his Broadway debut.

Amanda Plummer was the first to achieve this distinction in 1982, when she was nominated as Best Actress in a Play for A Taste of Honey and Best Featured Actress in a Play for Agnes of God. She won for Agnes of God…”

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