1990 to 2010
September 21, 1969 in Pittsburgh
New York, New York, United States
Billy Porter (born September 21, 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a Broadway performer and pop vocalist. He graduated from the Musical Theatre Program at Anderson High School's School of Drama and achieved fame performing on Broadway before going off on a solo career as a singer. He is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University College of Fine Arts with a B.F.A in Drama. He is probably best known for his portrayal of the Teen Angel in the 1994 revival of Grease!. Other plays he has been in include Jesus Christ Superstar, as well as the song cycles Myths and Hymns and Songs for a New World. He is also a vocal coach who worked with Eric West.