Billy Porter (born September 21, 1969) is an American actor, singer and writer. He is the recipient of numerous accolades, including two Tony Awards, a Grammy Award, and a Primetime Emmy Award, and has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards.
Porter became world renowned for his role as Pray Tell in the hit HBO series Pose (2018). Since then he has featured and appeared in numerous Tv shows, movies, and musicals, such as Cinderella (2021).
“If I can’t see it in the rehearsal room, what makes you think I’ma trust you to deliver on the stage!”― Billy Porter, Unprotected: A Memoir
“Do you want to be a star, or do you want to be an artist? Being a star for fame’s sake is ego-driven. Being an artist requires stripping away ego and grounding oneself in service.”― Billy Porter, Unprotected: A Memoir
Watch this clip of a talk Billy Porter and Ryan Murphy gave:
Pray Tell (Archive Footage)
Audrey II (Voice)
– Return to Murder House (2018) … (S08E06) … Behold Chablis
– Boy Wonder (2018) … (S08E05) … Behold Chablis
– Could It Be… Satan? (2018) … (S08E04) … Behold Chablis
Ensemble And Character Vocals (Voice)
Shiniqua, Angel’s Friend