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[[Image:harvbun.jpg|frame|Harvey Fierstein as the Easter Bunny.]]
 
[[Image:harvbun.jpg|frame|Harvey Fierstein as the Easter Bunny.]]
 
'''Harvey Fierstein''' (b. 1954) is a character actor and playwright who became famous in the early '80s for his Tony Award winning & semi-autobiographical play, ''Torch Song Trilogy''. As an out gay performer, Fierstein has often played gay (or drag) roles, including [[Robin Williams|Robin Williams']] brother Frank in ''Mrs. Doubtfire'', Homer Simpson's assistant Karl on ''[[The Simpsons]]'', and his Tony-winning role as Edna Turnblad in the [[Broadway]] musical ''Hairspray''.
 
'''Harvey Fierstein''' (b. 1954) is a character actor and playwright who became famous in the early '80s for his Tony Award winning & semi-autobiographical play, ''Torch Song Trilogy''. As an out gay performer, Fierstein has often played gay (or drag) roles, including [[Robin Williams|Robin Williams']] brother Frank in ''Mrs. Doubtfire'', Homer Simpson's assistant Karl on ''[[The Simpsons]]'', and his Tony-winning role as Edna Turnblad in the [[Broadway]] musical ''Hairspray''.
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Other Broadway credits include the 2004 revival of''[[Fiddler on the Roof]]'', a benefit concert of ''[[Hair]]'', and the book for ''La Cage aux Folles''. Television credits include ''[[Family Guy]]'', ''[[Murder, She Wrote]]'', ''[[Miami Vice]]'', and ''Cheers'', and the feature films ''[[Death to Smoochy]]'', ''[[Independence Day (film)|Independence Day]]'', [[Woody Allen|Woody Allen's]] ''Bullets Over Broadway'' and [[The Walt Disney Company|Disney's]] ''Mulan''.
   
 
==Muppet Credits==
 
==Muppet Credits==
In 1996, Fierstein played the [[Easter Bunny]] in the ''[[Sesame Street]]'' special ''[[Elmo Saves Christmas (special)|Elmo Saves Christmas]]''. He also contributed a "Tomato and Onion Salad" recipe for [[Miss Piggy|Miss Piggy's]] 1996 cookbook, ''[[In the Kitchen with Miss Piggy]]''.
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* In 1996, Fierstein played the [[Easter Bunny]] in the ''[[Sesame Street]]'' special ''[[Elmo Saves Christmas (special)|Elmo Saves Christmas]]''. He also contributed a "Tomato and Onion Salad" recipe for [[Miss Piggy|Miss Piggy's]] 1996 cookbook, ''[[In the Kitchen with Miss Piggy]]''.
   
Fierstein was also a guest in [[Season 35 (2004)|Season 35]], where he handed out noses in a musical number, "[[Everything's Coming Up Noses]].".
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* Fierstein was also a guest in [[Season 35 (2004)|Season 35]], where he handed out noses in a musical number, "[[Everything's Coming Up Noses]].".
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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Harvey Fierstein as the Easter Bunny.

Harvey Fierstein (b. 1954) is a character actor and playwright who became famous in the early '80s for his Tony Award winning & semi-autobiographical play, Torch Song Trilogy. As an out gay performer, Fierstein has often played gay (or drag) roles, including Robin Williams' brother Frank in Mrs. Doubtfire, Homer Simpson's assistant Karl on The Simpsons, and his Tony-winning role as Edna Turnblad in the Broadway musical Hairspray.

Other Broadway credits include the 2004 revival ofFiddler on the Roof, a benefit concert of Hair, and the book for La Cage aux Folles. Television credits include Family Guy, Murder, She Wrote, Miami Vice, and Cheers, and the feature films Death to Smoochy, Independence Day, Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway and Disney's Mulan.

Muppet Credits

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