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Audra McDonald


Audra McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany as Audra Ann McDonald. She is an actress, known for Private Practice (2007), Wit (2001) and Annie (1999). She has been married to Will Swenson since October 6, 2012. She was previously married to Peter Donovan. See full bio »
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Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (TV Movie) (post-production)
Billie Holliday
 2013 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Liz Lawrence
- Runnin' with the Devil (2013) ... Liz Lawrence
 2013 It Could Be Worse (TV Mini-Series)
Sharon
- Starring Veronica Bailey (2013) ... Sharon
 2012-2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Chicken
- Figure It Out, Baby Figure It Out (2013) ... Chicken (singing voice)
- Elmo and Zoe's Hat Contest (2012) ... Chicken (singing voice)
- Don't Wake the Baby (2012) ... Chicken (singing voice)
 2013 The Ordained (TV Movie)
Anthea
 2011 Rampart
Sarah
 2009 She Got Problems (Short)
Audra McDonald
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
Ruth Younger
 2007 Great Performances (TV Series)
Jenny Smith
- Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (2007) ... Jenny Smith
 2006-2007 Kidnapped (TV Series)
Jackie Hayes
- Front Page (2007) ... Jackie Hayes
- Number One with a Bullet (2006) ... Jackie Hayes
- Pilot (2006) ... Jackie Hayes
 2006 The Bedford Diaries (TV Series)
Professor Carla Bonatelle / Professor Carla Bonatella
- Risky Business (2006) ... Professor Carla Bonatelle
- Abstinence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (2006) ... Professor Carla Bonatelle
- The Passion of the Beaver (2006) ... Professor Carla Bonatelle
- Love and the Tenth Planet (2006) ... Professor Carla Bonatella
- The Art and Science of Manipulation (2006) ... Professor Carla Bonatelle
 2005 Live from Lincoln Center (TV Series)
Clara
- Passion (2005) ... Clara
 2003 Tea Time with Roy & Sylvia (Short)
Sylvia
 2003 It Runs in the Family
Sarah Langley
 2003 Partners and Crime (TV Movie)
 2001 Wit (TV Movie)
Susie Monahan
 2000 The Last Debate (TV Movie)
Barbara Manning
 1999 Annie (TV Movie)
Grace Farrell
 1999 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Teresa Giardello
- Forgive Us Our Trespasses (1999) ... Teresa Giardello
 1999 Cradle Will Rock
Blitzstein - 'Joe Worker' Singer
 1999 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (TV Movie)
Bessie in her 20s
 1998 The Object of My Affection
Wedding Singer
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CD: "Weill: Rise and Fall of the City of Mahogany". NOTE: Won Grammies for Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording. See more »

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1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Audra Ann McDonald

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on kissing Anthony Quinn in Seven Servants (1996)] He was about 80 years old at the time. He kept telling me to open my mouth more!

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Although born in Germany, she was raised in Fresno, California. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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