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Marc Shaiman

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Birthday
22, 1959
Birthplace
Newark, NJ
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Newark, NJ

About

Award-winning lyricist and performer. He was known for co-writing the Broadway musical version of 'Hairspray' from the John Waters film.

Before Fame

He began his career working as a musical director in theatre and cabaret productions, then worked for Bette Midler as her vocal arranger, musical director, and co-producer.

Trivia

He worked on numerous films, including 'When Harry Met Sally...,' 'The Addams Family,' 'A Few Good Men,' and 'Patch Adams.' He often collaborated with Billy Crystal and Rob Reiner.

Family Life

He was in a long-standing relationship with partner and collaborator Scott Wittman.

Associated With

He co-wrote and co-produced various cuts on Mariah Carey's album "Merry Christmas II You" from 2010.