Harvey Fierstein

United States

Harvey Fierstein Bio

Who is Harvey Fierstein

Harvey Fierstein is well known playwright, actor and a gay rights activist from America. He became famous after playing on his self written and self starred play 'Torch Song Trilogy'.

Early Life (Childhood)

He was raised in conservative Judaism family. In his high school, he took lessons of creative writing. He used to perform in drag in small clubs as well.

Interesting Facts

He has a estimated net worth of $2 million. He has also gave voice in a few video games. Actor and director Danny DeVito is his very good friend.

Personal Life

He is homosexual. As being a gay rights activist he mostly penned about gay issues. He had once dated Bruce Bibby and Joe Grabarz.


He received several prestigious awards including Primetime Emmy Awards, Outer Critics Circle Awards, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards and many others.