Brian Stokes Mitchell

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He is a powerful baritone singer and had won Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 2000 for his performance in Kiss Me Kate.
Mitchell was born in Seattle, Washington and has 3 other siblings. He was the son of George Mitchell, who was an electronic engineer, and Lillian Mitchell, who was a school administrator. He grew up in several military bases overseas. As a teenager he lived in San Diego, California where he began acting in school musicals. He has been married to actress Allyson Tucker since 1994 and has a son named Ellington.
Mitchell has been in many shows some of them were Ragtime, Kiss Me, Kate, Carnival! He has also had a number of television appearances. He was in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Frasier, The Prince of Egypt, and guest starred in Ugly Betty. He is also known for doing voice-overs in animation. On June 5, 2005 Mitchell appeared in Rodgers and Hammerstein concert version of South Pacific at Carnegie Hall.
Mitchell has been nominated for 4 Tonies and won 1. He was nominated for Best Actor in a Musical for Man of La Mancha, Best Actor in a Play for King Hedley II, Best Actor in a Musical for Kiss Me Kate, and Ragtime. He released a solo CD on June 6, 2006. In 2011 Mitchell came back to Broadway after a 7 years absence do to concerts and film appearances.
At Encores he has starred in “Do, Re, Mi” and “Carnival” and this last season starred in “Kismet.” In 1998 he joined Helen…