Tony Awards Rewind! The Surprising Stars You May Have Forgotten Won Broadway's Biggest Honor
ScarJo pulled away from the 2010 Tonys with the best featured actress in a play prize for her rendition of Catherine in Arthur Miller's classic, A View from the Bridge.
VIOLA DAVIS & DENZEL WASHINGTON
2016's Tonys host Corden was once a winner himself: The knighted Briton scored best leading actor in a play in 2012 after his performance in One Man, Two Guvnors.
The Divine Miss M won her first Tony in 2017 for her role in Hello, Dolly!
AL PACINO & DIANA ROSS
Metclaf may have lost the Oscar in 2018 for Lady Bird, but she took home the Tony in 2017 for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play for her part in A Doll's House, Part 2.
Feud: Bette and Joan star Lange earned the best leading actress in a play prize in 2016 for her harrowing performance in the Eugene O'Neill classic Long Day's Journey Into Night.
These boots were made for winning! Lauper won best original score for composing her new musical, Kinky Boots, in 2013.
The Pitch Perfect star gave a pitch perfect performance in Dear Evan Hansen, taking home the best actor trophy in 2017.
Redmayne had his rivals seeing green when he won the featured actor Tony for his role in the play Red in 2010.
RALPH FIENNES & GLENN CLOSE
To win or not to win? Fiennes answered that question with his powerful staging of Hamlet in 1995, and earned a best leading actor prize while he was at it. He shared the stage that year with Close, who took home her third career Tony — this time for her leading role in the musical Sunset Boulevard.
She sent in the clowns, and won a Tony! Oscar-winner Zeta-Jones put her big-screen pipes to the test in the 2010 revival of A Little Night Music and walked away with the leading lady prize.
Lithgow knew the Sweet Smell of Success in 2002 when he won the 2002 best leading actor in a musical prize.
Sex and the City star Nixon fell into the Rabbit Hole in 2006 — and came away a Tony winner. She also won in 2017 for her role in The Little Foxes.
Kline won twice in his career — once for best actor in a musical for 1981's The Pirates of Penzance and another time for best actor in a play for 2017's Present Laughter.
Before Schreiber was dodging bullets and collecting debts in Ray Donovan, he was just a simple real estate con man in Glengarry Glen Ross. For that, he earned the 2005 best featured actor in a play prize.
Forever the Queen, Mirren wowed The Audience with her best lead actress-winning performance in 2015.
Walter White became a Tony winner in 2014, when Cranston took it All the Way with his best actor-winning performance — the same part that earned him a 2016 Oscar nomination.
Finally, Proof that Parker was Broadway's best leading actress in a play 2001.
Crudup scored the best featured actor prize for his role in the play The Coast of Utopia in 2007.
COURTNEY B. VANCE
The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story star Vance was one Lucky Guy when he won the Tony for best featured actor in 2013.
Comedian Short lived up to his name in 1999's Little Me — and won a Tony for best leading actor in a musical.
MARCIA GAY HARDEN
Oscar winner Harden took no mercy on the competition with her 2009 best lead actress in a play win for God of Carnage.