Boyd Gaines



  • Birth Name: Boyd Payne Gaines
  • Birth Place: Atlanta, GA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/11/1953, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Boyd Gaines Fast Facts:
  • Because his family traveled so much, he estimates that he went to 12 different grade schools and middle schools.
  • Credits a high-school English teacher with sparking his interest in theater.
  • Has narrated more than 50 audio books.
  • With his 2007 Tony nod for Journey's End, he became the first performer to be nominated in all four categories for which actors qualify.
  • In his acceptance speech for his first Tony (The Heidi Chronicles), he thanked Victor Garber "for not taking this part."
  • Nickname is Bird.
  • Boyd Gaines Relationships:
  • Ida Gaines - Mother
  • James Gaines - Father
  • Leslie Victoria Gaines - Daughter
  • Kathleen McNenny - Wife
  • Boyd Gaines Awards:
  • 1989 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Play) - Winner
  • 2000 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Musical) - Winner
  • 2007 Tony: Actor (Play) - Nominee
  • 1994 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner
  • 2008 Tony: Actor (Featured Role--Musical) - Winner
  • College:
  • Attended the Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts, Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA; The Juilliard School, New York, NY

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