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Cynthia Erivo

Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-Winning Actress, Singer & Songwriter

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Cynthia Erivo could most recently be seen in Steve McQueen’s Widows opposite Viola Davis. She was also the female lead of the Fox feature Bad Times At The El Royale, directed by Drew Goddard, starring opposite Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth. Cynthia’s performances in both films have been unanimously praised as total standouts. She will next be seen in Harriet, taking on the role of legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman for director Kasi Lemmons and Focus Features. Cynthia recently shot Doug Liman’s Lionsgate feature, Chaos Walking, opposite Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Prior to making her feature debut, Cynthia won a Tony, Emmy and Grammy for her revelatory and star-making turn as “Celie” in the hit Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. She’s currently shooting a lead role in HBO’s The Outsider opposite Ben Mendelsohn.

Cynthia Erivo could most recently be seen in Steve McQueen’s Widows opposite Viola Davis. She was also the female lead of the Fox feature Bad Times At The El Royale, directed by Drew Goddard, starring opposite Jeff Bridges and Chris Hemsworth. Cynthia’s performances in both films have been unanimously praised as total standouts. She will next be seen in Harriet, taking on the role of legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman for director Kasi Lemmons and Focus Features. Cynthia recently shot Doug Liman’s Lionsgate feature, Chaos Walking, opposite Tom Holland and Daisy Ridley. Prior to making her feature debut, Cynthia won a Tony, Emmy and Grammy for her revelatory and star-making turn as “Celie” in the hit Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. She’s currently shooting a lead role in HBO’s The Outsider opposite Ben Mendelsohn.

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