PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh native Billy Porter has been cast to play the Fairy Godmother in the new “Cinderella” remake.

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He graduated from CAPA and Carnegie Mellon and is a Tony Award-winning performer and style icon.

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He recently won an Emmy for “outstanding lead actor in a drama” for his work on the FX series “Pose.”

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Porter has won several awards in his career including a Tony Award in 2013 for Best Actor in a Musical for his role in “Kinky Boots.”