Who is the blonde girl in Hairspray?

Velma Von Tussle Every story needs a baddie, and Velma, the skinny blonde racist who produces “The Corny Collins Show,” is “Hairspray’s.” Linda Hart originated the part that Michelle Pfeiffer played in the movie, but it’s tough to think of better casting than Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth, who play Velma on NBC.

Who plays Tracy Turnblad?

Nicole Blonsky
Nicole Blonsky (born November 9, 1988) is an American actress, singer, dancer, and internet personality who is known for her breakthrough role as Tracy Turnblad in the film Hairspray (2007), for which she won two Critics’ Choice Awards and received nominations for a Golden Globe Award and a SAG Award.

How would you describe Tracy Turnblad?

Tracy Edna Turnblad is a self-described “pleasantly plump” teenager with a big heart, and the main protagonist of Hairspray. She dreams of being a dancing star on her favorite program, The Corny Collins Show, leading to conflict with her agoraphobic mother, Edna.

Who are the main characters in Hairspray?

The cast also featured Matthew Morrison as Link, Laura Bell Bundy as Amber, Kerry Butler as Penny, Linda Hart as Velma, Mary Bond Davis as Motormouth Maybelle, Corey Reynolds as Seaweed, Jackie Hoffman as Matron, Dick Latessa as Wilbur, and Clarke Thorell as Corny Collins. Kamilah Marshall, Shayna Steele, and Judine Richard played the Dynamites.

Who are the actors in Hairspray?

Hairspray: Directed by Adam Shankman. With John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes. Pleasantly plump teenager Tracy Turnblad teaches 1962 Baltimore a thing or two about integration after landing a spot on a local TV dance show.

Who plays Tracy in the new Hairspray?

The Fisher production benefits from a confident cast that treats “Hairspray” like it’s a brand new work. Niki Metcalf leads the way as a brash, brassy and irrepressible Tracy, but she has help from all sides.

Who was the original cast of Hairspray?

The original cast of Hairspray starred Marissa Jaret Winokur, Harvey Fierstein, Matthew Morrison, Kerry Butler, Laura Bell Bundy, Corey Reynolds and more! In our new series, ‘Where Are They Now?’ we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite original Broadway casts, and catching up with their careers! Next up, the original cast of Hairspray!