Christian Borle, an actor you may remember from that song-and-dance eBay commercial, won his first Tony Award Sunday night, for Best Featured Actor In A Play.
Borle, a stage and television actor known for his comedic chops, was recognized for his work as The Black Stache, Captain Hook's younger self, in the Peter Pan prequel, "Peter and the Starcatcher." His British accented performance beat out a roster of nominees who primarily hail from England, including Michael Cumpsty of the Judy Garland biodrama "End of the Rainbow," Tom Edden from "One Man, Two Guvnors" and Andrew Garfield from "Death Of A Salesman," as well as the lone other American, Jeremy Shamos of "Clybourne Park."
Borle kept his acceptance speech short and sweet, singling out only his co-star Kevin Del Aguila, who plays Smee, and the Tony Awards committee for making his mother very happy.
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