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From Broadway and regional theater to television and films, James Naughton has won critical acclaim in dramas, comedies and musicals. He is the winner of two Tony Awards as Best Actor in a Musical in 1997 and 1990, for his portrayal of media-savvy lawyer Billy Flynn in the Broadway hit "Chicago" and for his role as a film-noir era detective in "City of Angels," which also earned him a Drama Desk Award. He won the 1999 MAC Award for Best Male Vocalist for his one-man concert show, "Street of Dreams," and recorded a CD, "It’s About Time." A graduate of Brown University and the Yale School of Drama, Naughton made his Broadway debut in "Long Day’s Journey Into Night," with Robert Ryan and Geraldine Fitzgerald, garnering recognition with Theatre World, New York Drama Critics and Vernon Rice Awards. His other Broadway credits include "Democracy," "Whose Life is it Anyway?" and "I Love My Wife." Naughton directed the Broadway production of "The Price," which was nominated for a Tony Award, and "Our Town" starring Paul Newman, which he also filmed for cable. He has directed extensively in the Berkshires and in Westport, Conn., and has played Off-Broadway and in regional theaters for decades. Naughton’s feature film credits include "Turks and Caicos," "The Devil Wears Prada," "First Wives Club," "Factory Girl," "The Glass Menagerie," with Joanne Woodward, "The Good Mother," "The Paper Chase" and "Cat’s Eye." His television credits include "Planet of the Apes," "Who’s The Boss?," "Brooklyn Bridge," "Making the Grade," "Ally McBeal," "The Cosby Mysteries," "Damages" and "Gossip Girl." Currently, Naughton resides in Connecticut. His birthday is Dec 6.