Cynthia Erivo

Born in January 8th, 1987

From Stockwell, London, England, UK

Cynthia Erivo Biography

Cynthia Erivo (born 8 January 1987) is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Grammy Award and a Tony Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. Erivo began acting in a 2011 stage production of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. She gained recognition for starring in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple from 2015 to 2017, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album.

Erivo ventured into films in 2018, playing roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. For her portrayal of American abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet (2019), Erivo received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress; she also wrote and performed the song "Stand Up" on its soundtrack, which garnered her a nomination in the Best Original Song category.

On television, Erivo had her first role in the British series Chewing Gum (2015). She went on to star in the crime drama miniseries The Outsider (2020), and received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of American singer Aretha Franklin in National Geographic's anthology series Genius: Aretha (2021).

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Cynthia Erivo Movies

Wicked Part Two Poster
November 26, 2025
Wicked Poster
November 27, 2024
Luther: The Fallen Sun Poster
February 24, 2023
Drift Poster
February 9, 2024
Pinocchio Poster
September 8, 2022
Needle in a Timestack Poster
October 15, 2021

Cynthia Erivo TV Shows

The Outsider Poster
January 12, 2020
The Daily Show Poster
July 22, 1996
Star Wars: Visions Poster
September 22, 2021
Genius Poster
April 25, 2017
RuPaul's Drag Race Poster
February 2, 2009
Broad City Poster
January 22, 2014

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