Lin-Manuel Miranda is an American actor, writer, composer, and rapper.
He is best known for his Broadway musicals In the Heightsand Hamilton, in which he originated the lead roles of Usnavi and Alexander Hamilton, respectively. He also wrote music and lyrics for Bring It On the Musical. In 2015, Miranda (along with director J.J. Abrams) wrote and performed two songs for the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Miranda is one of the composers and songwriters for Walt Disney Animation Studios' 56th animated feature film, Moana, performing on "We Know the Way" and the end credits version of "You're Welcome" with Jordan Fisher.