Michael Crawford

English actor and singer

Michael Patrick Smith, CBE (born 19 January 1942), known by the professional stage name of Michael Crawford, is an English actor, comedian and singer. He is known for his role as the title role in The Phantom of the Opera.

Michael Crawford

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Crawford in Sydney in 2012
Michael Patrick Smith

(1942-01-19) 19 January 1942 (age 78)
Sheerness, Kent, England
  • actor
  • tenor
  • comedian
  • stuntman
  • voice actor
Years active1955–present
Gabrielle Lewis
(m. 1965; div. 1975)
WebsiteOfficial website

Since 1987, he has been the leader of the Sick Children's Trust as well and acted as a public face for the British social cause organization.[1]


  1. "Michael Crawford to Host Afternoon Tea in Cambridge for Sick Children's Trust". BroadwayWorld.com. 6 September 2015. Retrieved 28 March 2018.