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Harvey Fierstein Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Harvey Fierstein Quick Info
Height 6 ft 1 in
Weight 107 kg
Date of Birth June 6, 1954
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Dark Brown

Harvey Fierstein is an American actor and playwright known for his work in the play Torch Song Trilogy and Hairspray. Aside from that, some of his prominent film credits include Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day.

Born Name

Harvey Forbes Fierstein

Nick Name

Harvey

Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture that was taken in October 2018
Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture that was taken in October 2018 (Harvey Fierstein / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Harvey attended The High School of Art and Design from 1965–1969.

In 1969, he enrolled at Pratt Institute, from where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1973.

Occupation

Actor, Playwright

Family

  • Father – Irving Fierstein (Handkerchief Manufacturer)
  • Mother – Jacqueline Harriet Gilbert (School Librarian)
  • Siblings – Ronald K. Fierstein (Brother)

Manager

Harvey is represented by Creative Artists Agency and Innovative Artists.

Net Worth

Harvey Forbes Fierstein’s net worth was $4 Million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Build

Large

Height

6 ft 1 in or 185.5 cm

Weight

107 kg or 236 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Harvey has dated –

  1. Ted Casablanca (1987-1992)

Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture that was taken with singer LeAnn Rimes in March 2020
Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture that was taken with singer LeAnn Rimes in March 2020 (Harvey Fierstein / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

White

Harvey has Ashkenazi Jewish ancestry.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Gay

Distinctive Features

  • He sports a beard.
  • Gruff yet smooth voice

Religion

Atheism

Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture with his dogs in April 2021
Harvey Fierstein as seen in a picture with his dogs in April 2021 (Harvey Fierstein / Instagram)

Harvey Fierstein Facts

  1. He was brought up in Conservative Judaism. However, as an adult, Harvey chose to become an atheist.
  2. Harvey’s last name is pronounced as “fire-steen”.
  3. During his younger years, Harvey was a soprano in a professional boys’ choir.
  4. Shortly after completing his studies, Harvey began working as one of the founding members of The Gallery Players of Park Slope.
  5. He has many pet dogs named Lola, Davis, and Charlie.
  6. Some of Harvey’s most notably known work as a voice actor was that of the character Yao in Mulan and Mulan II.
  7. In 1994, he became the first gay actor to portray an openly gay character in the sitcom Daddy’s Girls.
  8. Harvey’s gravelly voice is due to a vestibular fold in his vocal cords that has overdeveloped with time.
  9. He and actor and director Danny DeVito are close friends.
  10. On April 11, 2016, Harvey was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Live Theatre at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
  11. One of the earliest posts that Harvey uploaded to his Instagram account was on October 20, 2016.
  12. As an actor, he made his professional debut in the play Torch Song Trilogy in 1982.
  13. From the start of his acting career till September 2021, Harvey had been nominated for 7 Tony Awards of which he won 4.

Featured Image By Harvey Fierstein / Instagram

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