|Born||October 11, 1956|
|Education||University of Arizona (BA)|
New York University (MFA)
Stephen Spinella (born October 11, 1956) is an American stage, television, and film actor.
Spinella was born in Naples, Italy, to a father who was an American naval airplane mechanic. He grew up in Glendale, Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in drama. He also attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts' Graduate Acting Program, graduating in 1982.
Spinella won consecutive Tony awards for Best Featured Actor and Best Actor in a Play for his performance as Prior Walter in Angels in America: Millennium Approaches (1993) and Angels in America: Perestroika (1994) respectively. He was also nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead.
Spinella is openly gay.