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Overview (3)

Born in Santa 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 (8 December 2002 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (4)

Raised in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan.
Has starred in several Broadway shows including The Color Purple, The Lion King and Rent.
Has two children with her husband Alexis Johnson - a son Benjamin Johnson (b. May 5, 2009) and a daughter Brielle Johnson (b. February 15, 2013). They adopted Brielle from Africa in 2014.
Won the Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for "Hamilton" on June 12, 2016.

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