Dee Hoty (born August 16, 1952) is an American musical theatre actress. Over the course of her career, she has appeared in numerous high-profile Broadway productions and earned multiple Tony nominations for her performances.
A native of Lakewood, Ohio, Hoty grew up in Cleveland, where she was active in her church choir. During high school at Lakewood, she discovered musical theatre and made it her college major at Otterbein College.
Hoty moved to New York in June 1977 and began to pursue a professional acting career. Her Broadway appearances include Shakespeare's Cabaret, The Five O'Clock Girl (Cora Wainwright), Me and My Girl (Jaqueline Carstone), City of Angels, The Will Rogers Follies (Betty Blake), The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public, Footloose (Vi), and Mamma Mia! (Donna). Of these appearances, she received Tony nominations for Footloose!, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and The Will Rogers Follies.
In addition to stage acting, Hoty has appeared in several film and television productions including As the World Turns, Guiding Light, Models Inc., St. Elsewhere, The Equalizer, Spenser: For Hire, Ryan's Hope, Capital, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Untold West, and Harry and Walter Go to NY.
- ^ Parson, Joanna. Dee Hoty, Actors Life. Retrieved August 15, 2007
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Dee Hoty - "I'm Leavin' Texas" (The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public)
Dee Hoty sings "I'm Leavin' Texas" from the musical THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE GOES PUBLIC written by Carol Hall. From IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE, created...
Could I Leave You? - Follies - Dee Hoty
Dee Hoty sings "Could I Leave You?" from Stephen Sondheim's "Follies." Excerpt from the highly recommended 1999 DVD "My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies...
Accompanying Dee Hoty at the Friars Club
Paul Chamlin accompanies Dee Hoty during a salute to Marty Richards at the Friars Club on Sept. 15, 2003.
"9 to 5: The Musical" now at Wharton Center
LCCTV got to sit down with Dee Hoty and Mamie Parris of the upcoming musical comedy 9 to 5: The Musical headed to Wharton this December. Find out more about ...
Follies 1998 - Paper Mill Highlights
Highlights from the 1998 Paper Mill Playhouse production of Stephen Sondheim's Follies, starring Donna McKechnie and Dee Hoty Full show up for trade at www.o...
Ah, But Underneath
Naughton, James & Dee Hoty — The Tennis Song
Naughton, James & Dee Hoty — The Tennis Song City Of Angels Original Broadway Cast Recording Columbia.
9 to 5 the musical 9 TO 5 National Tour
9 to 5 national tour ~ Dee Hoty, Diana DeGarmo, and Mamie Parris I love this cast and video!! I am so lucky I got to see them live!! =D Full show up for trad...
Leading Actress in a Musical- 1994 Tony Nominees
Alan Alda presents the 1994 Tony to Leading Actress in a Musical. Nominees include: Susan Egan, Dee Hoty, Judy Kuhn, and Donna Murphy.
"Who Will Love You Now?" from the Stephen Cole Jeffrey Saver musical Dodsworth
Dee Hoty and Hal Linden.
Sun Star Courier
Sun, 05 May 2013 06:05:17 -0700
Lakewood native Dee Hoty believes being the youngest of four children may have helped push her into a theater career. “I was the little ham that went with the eggs,” she said. She discovered musical theater at Lakewood High School and her career path ...
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:50:32 -0700
From the moment she walks into the spotlight of the Second Stage theater, you can feel the savage glee that Lakewood native and three-time Tony-nominated actress Dee Hoty brings to the role of financial guru Eve Walker, her plum of a part in "Rich Girl ...
Cleveland Jewish News
Wed, 01 May 2013 10:35:21 -0700
Eve (Dee Hoty) is a successful financial guru and popular television talking head (her character is loosely based on Suze Ormon) who heads a multi-million-dollar foundation devoted to educating children. Eve is grooming her daughter Claudine ( Crystal ...
Tue, 07 May 2013 14:21:09 -0700
I recommended seeing the sure-fire audience pleaser which runs until May 19. For the entire review of the production which featured Dee Hoty and Liz Larsen, two Tony Award-nominated actresses, and was directed by CPH's Artistic Director, Michael Bloom, ...
Wed, 08 May 2013 18:53:07 -0700
Love-Loss-and-What-I-Wore-Returns-to-. The international hit play Love, Loss, and What I Wore will return by popular demand to Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement June 4-16. The all-star cast features Dee Hoty (Mamma Mia ...
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