Outspokenly homosexual, Fierstein has successfully smashed previous "gay" stereotypes with his deep, ratchety voice and his engaging "You got a problem with that? In , Fierstein wrote and starred in the stage play Torch Song Trilogy, a bittersweet three-part comedy concerning the homosexual experience in the AIDS era; the play won two Tony Awards and became one of the longest-running Broadway productions in history, toting up 1, performances. Fierstein repeated his stage characterization of Arnold Beckoff for the heavily rewritten and severely shortened movie version of Torch Song Trilogy. The actor's crossover performances in mainstream roles have often been quite successful, notably his appearance as the likable cosmetician brother of Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire He was part of the ensemble in Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway, and had a part in the smash sci-fi action spectacle Independence Day. Fat Cat Burglar says: I'm gonna kill you!
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He often spoke out about gay rights issues. Fierstein was born into a strict Jewish family. He graduated from the Pratt Institute , Brooklyn , with a bachelor of fine arts degree and soon made a career in New York theatre and playwriting.
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