Lin-Manuel Miranda Overview

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Born: January 16, 1980

Lin-Manuel Miranda is much more than just an actor. Born and raised in New York City, he is also a rapper, lyricist, and composer. Miranda attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he wrote and directed several musicals and acted in many of the productions. In his sophomore year, Miranda wrote his first draft of the musical In the Heights, which was accepted and performed by Wesleyan’s theater company, The Second Stage. Three years later, Miranda worked with director Tommy Kail to write... See All

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