Billy Porter is an award-winning actor, singer, director, composer, and playwright. He won the Emmy for ‘Lead Actor’ for his appearance in FX’s drama Pose, which was also his third Emmy nomination.

A Hollywood Walk of Fame inductee, Porter has numerous theatre credits, including the role of “Lola” in the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which he originated in 2013 and for which he won the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards, as well as the Grammy for best musical theatre album.

Porter won his second Tony in 2022 for “Best Musical” as a producer on A Strange Loop. Recently, Porter appeared in the third season of FX’s Pose, Amazon’s Cinderella re-make,-make as the Fab G, alongside Camila Cabello and Idina Menzel. Porter also recently appeared in the Paramount Players comedy “Like a Boss,” alongside -Tiffany Haddish, Rose Byrne and Salma Hayek, and Baz Luhrman’s “The Get Down,”

Under the direction of Barry Levinson, Porter starred in The Humbling, alongside Al Pacino and Greta Gerwig. His most recent work includes the second season of CBS All Access’ The Twilight Zone, Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Apocalypse, and his narration for HBO Max’s Equal.

Porter can be heard in Disney+’s animated series, “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder.” He will star in Our Son alongside Luke Evans and direct a teen comedy from Gabrielle Union’s company To Be Real,  as well as an episode of Fox’s anthology series Accused.

His directorial debut Anything’s Possible, a coming-of-age film written by Ximena García Lecuona, is being released on July 22nd on Amazon Prime Video.

Porter released his first literary project, Unprotected, in October 2021, which was published by Abrams Press. As a recording artist, Porter most recently released his single “Children” under his new record deal with Island Records (UK) and Republic Records (US).