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Ali Stroker

Short Biography

Ali Stroker is known as an American actress and singer. She is most famous for being the first actress with a wheelchair disability to be nominated for and to win a Tony Award.

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Ali Stroker was born on June 16, 1987, in Ridgewood, New Jersey. After graduating and moving on from Tisch, Stroker featured on 12 episodes of the ability contest, The Glee Project. She ended up second and won a guest role on Fox's Glee. She at that point was a repeat star in the Kyra Sedgwick ABC series, Ten Days in the Valley. She also guest featured on Fox's Lethal Weapon and CBS' Instinct.

Career as an American Actress

The inspirational performer Ali Stroker impacted the world forever as the first actress in a wheelchair to appear on Broadway when she started the role of 'Anna' in Deaf West's acclaimed 2015 remake of Spring Awakening. She proceeded with her unique career featuring as 'Ado Annie' in a production of Oklahoma at St. Ann's Warehouse under the leadership of Daniel Fish.

The Broadway star made history on June 9, 2019, Tony Awards when she brought home the trophy for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical for her depiction of Ado Annie in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!.

The Glee alumna turned into the only individual who uses a wheelchair to be assigned for and win a Tony Award.

Relationships & Dating

Ali Stroker met Dani Shay when the two ladies were candidates for The Glee Project in 2012. Shay has said that, by a basic touch of destiny, both of them were situated at a similar lunch table during the tryout procedure. They started to talk, hit it off, and found that there was a sparkle. It wasn't some time before they were romantically involved. Shay wrote a tune called "The One" declaring their relationship.

After her relationship with Shay, Stroker moved on and is now dating David Perlow, an actor, and director. She and Perlow are directors of ATTENTIONTheatre, an association which intends to enable disabled actors The association's statement of purpose reads, "ATTENTIONTheatre will create as many opportunities as we can for artists with disabilities to tell stories of all sorts. We will do so with no agenda to inspire, or to promote these artists as heroes among us." The company wants to represent all people as they all are, human beings striving toward desire and identity. Ali is a great leader for the company because of her amazing accomplishments.


Quick Facts
Birth Date: 16 Jun, 1987
Age: 32 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Ridgewood
residence: New York City
Education: New York University Tisch School of the Arts
Gender: Female
Description: American actress
Net Worth 2020: 1 million
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Last Modified: Jun 29 2020
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