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Two-time Tony Award Winning Broadway and Film Actor

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Naughton graduated from Brown University and Yale Drama School. His acting career began when he appeared in a series of Broadway dramas and musicals. He has since become an accomplished actor in both starring and supporting film and television roles.

His largest fame and first love has been the legitimate theater. He won the Theatre World Award for his performance in Long Day's Journey Into Night in 1971. He went on to star with Genevive Bujold in Antigone which was later made into a film in 1974. He starred in the musical I Love My Wife in 1977 and in the drama Whose Life is it Anyway? opposite Mary Tyler Moore in 1980. He won his first Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 1990 for City of Angels. In 1997 he won a second Tony Award with his portrayal of lawyer Billy Flynn in the musical Chicago.

He created the lead role of Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany, in the highly acclaimed drama Democracy in 2004.

His films include The Paper Chase and The First Wives Club. In 2006, he appeared in the movie The Devil Wears Prada, opposite Meryl Streep. In 2006, he played the part of Edie Sedgwick's father, Fuzzy Sedgwick in Factory Girl.

On television, he starred in Faraday & Company with Dan Daily and Sharon Gless (19731974). He also starred with Ron Harper in the 1974 television series cult-classic Planet of the Apes, a spin-off of the original movie. He starred in Making the Grade and Trauma Center in the early 1980s. He starred in the short lived series Raising Miranda in 1988. He co-starred with Bill Cosby in The Cosby Mysteries in 1995. He has also done numerous guest-star roles on television, including several different villains on Law & Order produced by his Brown University classmate, Jeffrey L. Hayes.

He appeared with Sharon Gless twenty years later, this time as her husband in Cagney and Lacey: the Return (1993) and Cagney and Lacey:Together Again (1995). More recently, he appeared on Damages with Glenn Close. He has appeared in television commercials promoting the drugs Cialis, Nexium and Nasalcrom. Mr. Naughton has also been the official voice of Audi in the U.S. since 2007. His voice can be heard in their national TV and Radio spots. He is also a frequent narrator on PBS television's Nature series.

He has directed several plays in New York, including the 2002 revival of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, starring his close personal friend Paul Newman, which was filmed for cable TV in 2003. He also appears in cabarets in New York City, including Manhattan Theater Club and Caroline's Comedy Club.

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James Naughton Biography

Naughton graduated from Brown University and Yale Drama School. His acting career began when he appeared in a series of Broadway dramas and musicals. He has since become an accomplished actor in both starring and supporting film and television roles.

His largest fame and first love has been the legitimate theater. He won the Theatre World Award for his performance in Long Day's Journey Into Night in 1971. He went on to star with Genevive Bujold in Antigone which was later made into a film in 1974. He starred in the musical I Love My Wife in 1977 and in the drama Whose Life is it Anyway? opposite Mary Tyler Moore in 1980. He won his first Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical in 1990 for City of Angels. In 1997 he won a second Tony Award with his portrayal of lawyer Billy Flynn in the musical Chicago.

He created the lead role of Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany, in the highly acclaimed drama Democracy in 2004.

His films include The Paper Chase and The First Wives Club. In 2006, he appeared in the movie The Devil Wears Prada, opposite Meryl Streep. In 2006, he played the part of Edie Sedgwick's father, Fuzzy Sedgwick in Factory Girl.

On television, he starred in Faraday & Company with Dan Daily and Sharon Gless (19731974). He also starred with Ron Harper in the 1974 television series cult-classic Planet of the Apes, a spin-off of the original movie. He starred in Making the Grade and Trauma Center in the early 1980s. He starred in the short lived series Raising Miranda in 1988. He co-starred with Bill Cosby in The Cosby Mysteries in 1995. He has also done numerous guest-star roles on television, including several different villains on Law & Order produced by his Brown University classmate, Jeffrey L. Hayes.

He appeared with Sharon Gless twenty years later, this time as her husband in Cagney and Lacey: the Return (1993) and Cagney and Lacey:Together Again (1995). More recently, he appeared on Damages with Glenn Close. He has appeared in television commercials promoting the drugs Cialis, Nexium and Nasalcrom. Mr. Naughton has also been the official voice of Audi in the U.S. since 2007. His voice can be heard in their national TV and Radio spots. He is also a frequent narrator on PBS television's Nature series.

He has directed several plays in New York, including the 2002 revival of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, starring his close personal friend Paul Newman, which was filmed for cable TV in 2003. He also appears in cabarets in New York City, including Manhattan Theater Club and Caroline's Comedy Club.

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  • How to book James Naughton?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like James Naughton for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for James Naughton, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for James Naughton or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book James Naughton?

    Booking fees for James Naughton, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire James Naughton, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for James Naughton?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like James Naughton for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book James Naughton for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent James Naughton or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for James Naughton or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

James Naughton is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book James Naughton for your event is available upon request. James Naughton generally travels from New York, NY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Marc Blucas, Paul Newman, Matt L. Jones, Frankie Muniz and Michael McDonald / actor. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling James Naughton for an upcoming event.

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