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Overview (4)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameTonya Latricha Pinkins
Nickname Onixyapimantolama
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tonya Pinkins has won or been nominated for nearly every award there is in the American theater. She is a Fulbright Specialist. As a producer, writer and director she conceived "Truth and Reconciliation of Womyn; Narrative Stories and Songs for the Soul in ten minutes or less." The women involved in this project span the globe in age, culture and ethnicity.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Tonya Pinkins

Spouse (3)

Eric Blair Winter (July 2009 - 2014) ( divorced)
Ron Brawer (10 February 1987 - 20 June 1994) ( divorced) ( 2 children)
Hubert Kelly (July 1984 - 5 January 1987) ( divorced)

Trivia (8)

Won Broadway's 1992 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Musical) for "Jelly's Last Jam." Subsequently, she was twice Tony-nominated as Best Actress (Musical): in 1997 for "Play On!" and in 2004 for "Caroline, or Change."
Won the 2005 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for her performance in "Caroline, or Change" in 2004.
She was nominated for a 1998 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Musical for "Play On!", at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Starring in 'Caroline, or Change' at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, following her Tony-nominated Broadway run. [December 2004]
She was awarded the 2004 Back Stage Garland Award for Outstanding Performance for "Caroline, or Change," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
She was awarded the 2004 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Lead Performance for "Caroline, or Change," at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California.
She was awarded the 1992 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Best Actress in a Musical for "Jelly's Last Jam" on Broadway in New York City.
She was awarded the 1993 New York Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for "Jelly's Last Jam" on Broadway in New York City.

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