Nolte, Bill 1953–

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NOLTE, Bill 1953


Born June 4, 1953, in Toledo, OH. Education: Graduated from Cincinnati CollegeConservatory of Music. Avocational Interests: Painting watercolors and designing textiles.

Career: Actor. Exhibited at Pittsburgh Watercolor Gallery, 2002.

Member: North East Watercolor Society.

Awards, Honors: Gypsy Robe, 1993, for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat; Gypsy Robe, 2000, for Jane Eyre; Tommy Award.


Stage Appearances:

(Broadway debut) Old Deuteronomy, Cats, 1985.

Me and My Girl, New York City, 1989.

Simon Stride, Jekyll & Hyde, Alley Theatre, Houston, TX, 1990.

Father, Children of Eden, Mill Mountain Theatre, 1991.

Diego Rivera, Frida, American Musical Theater, Art at St. Ann's, New York City, 1991.

Swing and understudy for the roles of Ben, Lieutenant Peter Wright, and Major Holmes, The Secret Garden, St. James Theatre, New York City, 19911993.

Baker, Issachar, and understudy for the roles of Jacob, Potiphar, and Guru, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Minksoff Theatre, New York City, 19931994.

Juan Peron, Evita, Pennsylvania Center Stage, 1994.

Gravedigger, A Christmas Carol, New York City, 1995.

Richard Mason, Jane Eyre, Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1996.

Goliath and ensemble, King David, New Amsterdam Theatre, New York City, 1997.

Colonel Thomas McKean and understudy for the role of Benjamin Franklin, 1776, Roundabout Theatre, New York City, 19971998.

Father, Children of Eden, North Shore Music Theater, 1998.

Richard Mason, Jane Eyre, La Jolla Playhouse, 1999.

Sail Away, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1999.

Lyrics and Lyricists, 92nd St. Y, New York City, 2000.

Fanfare, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center, 2000.

Pirate King, Pirates of Penzance, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, 2000.

Richard Mason, Jane Eyre, Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New York City, 20002001.

Mr. Bumble, Oliver, Helen Hayes Theatre, 2001.

Dick Deadeye, HMS Pinafore, Pittsburgh Public Theatre, 2002.

Policeman and boss, Amour, Music Box Theater, New York City, 2002.

Also appeared in Anyone Can Whistle, Carnegie Hall, New York City; A Swell PartyThe Cole Porter Songbook, Kennedy Center, New York City; as Richard Rodgers soloist, Grand Teton Music Festival; soloist with Orchestra of St. Lukes, Caramoor Festival; man #1, A Tuna Christmas, Cincinnati Playhouse; Herod, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sacramento Music Circus; headwaiter, She Loves Me, Sacramento Music Circus; Beadle Bamford, Sweeney Todd, Goodspeed Opera; Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha, Goodspeed Opera.

Major Tours:

Old Deuteronomy, Cats, U.S. cities, 1984, 19881989.

Franz Liebkind and understudy for the role of Max Bialystock, The Producers, U.S. cities, 20032004.

Film Appearances:

Ensemble and character vocals, Anastasia, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1997.


Albums; with Others:

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Mercury, 1993.

Jekyll and HydeThe Complete Work, Atlantic, 1994.

A Christmas Carol (original Broadway cast recording), Sony, 1995.

Anastasia, Atlantic, 1997.

1776 (new Broadway cast recording), TVT, 1997.

Jane Eyre (original Broadway cast recording), Ed Mirvish Enterprises, 1997.

Grail, The Rock Musical of the Future, Bob Christianson, 1999.

Jane Eyre (original Broadway cast recording), Sony Classical, 2000.

Amour (original Broadway cast recording), ShKBoom Records, 2003.