Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo, also known more simply as Cynthia Erivo; is a British singer, actress and composer.
Who is Cynthia Erivo
She was born in Stockwell, a London neighborhood on January 8, 1987. She studied acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art which allowed her to become a great theater actress.
After studying acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, Cynthia decides to start with the world of theater, and then later move on to cinema.
He takes the opportunity to enter the theatrical world with the original production of the musical Sister Act in London, replacing Patina Miller in main role. His career continues with the production of The Color Purple in London, playing the role of Celie thus obtains the candidacy to the Evening Standard Award in 2013.
Two years later he will reinterpret the same character in the same musical, but on Broadway. Thus in the 2015 Celie gives her the Tony Award, the Theater World Award, the Drama Desk Award and theOuter Critics Circle Award to Best Actress in a Musical. He also receives his first prize for singing performance with the Grammy Award to the best album of a theatrical musical.
Following the great theatrical success, Cynthia decides to try success also on the big screen, and she succeeds.
Success in cinema comes in 2019 with the film Harriet where she plays Harriet Tubman, which is worth her well four nominations in 2020. Two toOscar, for Best Actress and Best Song, as she was the one who wrote the songs in the movie Harriet. The nomination of best actress comes to both Golden Globe that al SAG awards.
We see her on the red carpet of the 78th edition of the international film art exhibition in Venice, with a splendid silver dress by Versace.
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