Renée Elise Goldsberry Poster


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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 2 January 1971Santa Clara County, California, USA
Birth NameRenee Elise Goldsberry
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Renee Goldsberry was born in San Jose, California, and raised in both Houston, Texas, and Detroit, Michigan. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a bachelors degree in acting, and went on to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California, where she received her masters in vocal jazz performance.

She has worked in numerous Broadway plays, including a production of Disney's "The Lion King" in 2003 (as "Nala"). She also appears in the daytime drama One Life to Live (1968) as the determined lawyer Evangeline Williamson.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Christopher S. King (qv's & corrections by A. Nonymous)

Spouse (1)

Alexis Johnson (2002 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (4)

Raised in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan.
Has starred in several Broadway shows including The Color Purple, The Lion King and Rent.
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 38, a son Benjamin Johnson in May 2009. Child's father is her husband, Alexis Johnson.
Won the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for "Hamilton" on June 12, 2016.

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