Awards & Winners

Marga Gomez

Date of Birth 19-June-1960
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America, Puerto Rico, Cuba
Also know as Marga Gómez
Profession Comedian, Actor, Playwright
Marga Gomez is a Puerto Rican/Cuban-American comedian, playwright, and humorist. She is openly lesbian. Gomez got her start in the gay comedy clubs of San Francisco in the mid-1980s, including the Valencia Rose Cabaret founded by Ron Lanza and Hank Wilson. She tours nationally in concert, at universities, nightclubs, cruiseships, and political events. She has appeared on HBO's Comic Relief, Showtime's Latino Laugh Festival, Comedy Central's Out There and the PBS series In The Life. Marga's comedy recording, Hung Like a Fly, is available on Uproar Records. She is profiled in the 2003 award winning documentary Laughing Matters along with Kate Clinton, Suzanne Westenhoefer and Karen Williams. Gomez won a GLAAD award for Off-Off Broadway theater in 2004 and is the author/performer of numerous theater pieces: Los Big Names, A Line Around The Block, Memory Tricks, Marga Gomez is Pretty, Witty & Gay jaywalker, The Twelve Days of Cochina Marga Gomez’s Intimate Details "Long Island Iced Latina" "Not Getting Any Younger" Her seventh solo performance, Los Big Names, was presented by Woolly Mammoth Theatre at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC in 2004 and opened Off Broadway at the 47th Street Theater in April 2006 receiving nominations for the Drama Desk Award and New York Outer Critics Circle Award. The work was inspired by the lives of her entertainer parents Willy Chevalier and Margo the Exotic.

Awards by Marga Gomez

Check all the awards nominated and won by Marga Gomez.


Nominations 2006 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance Los Big Names
Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance Los Big Names


GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway
Honored for : Marga Gomez's Intimate Details

Nominations 2004 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding New York Theater: Off-Off Broadway Marga Gomez's Intimate Details


Nominations 1996 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
ALMA Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Variety or Music Series/Special Latino Laugh Festival