Cynthia Erivo

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Cynthia Erivo was born on January 8, 1987 in Stockwell, London, England as Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo. She is an actress and producer, known for Bad Times at the El Royale (2018), Harriet (2019) and Widows (2018). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 49 nominations. See more awards »

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(2018)
Harriet Harriet / Minty
(2019)
Widows Belle
(2018)
(2021)

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  Carrier (pre-production)
Raylene
  Wicked (pre-production)
Elphaba
  Roar (TV Series) (filming)
 2022 Luther (filming)
 2022/I Pinocchio (post-production)
Blue Fairy
 2021 Needle in a Timestack
Janine Mikkelsen
 2021 Genius (TV Series)
Aretha Franklin
- Aretha: No One Sleeps (2021) ... Aretha Franklin
- Aretha: Chain of Fools (2021) ... Aretha Franklin
- Aretha: Amazing Grace (2021) ... Aretha Franklin
- Aretha: Young, Gifted and Black (2021) ... Aretha Franklin
- Aretha: Unforgettable (2021) ... Aretha Franklin
 2021 Chaos Walking
Hildy
 2020 Hank the Cowdog (Podcast Series)
Madame Moonshine
- Part 5: Lost in the Dark Unchanted Forest (2020) ... Madame Moonshine
- Part 4: Lost in the Unchanted Dark Forest (2020) ... Madame Moonshine
- Part 3: Lost in the Dark Unchanted Forest (2020) ... Madame Moonshine
 2020 The Outsider (TV Series)
Holly Gibney
- Must/Can't (2020) ... Holly Gibney
- Tigers and Bears (2020) ... Holly Gibney
- Foxhead (2020) ... Holly Gibney
- In the Pines, in the Pines (2020) ... Holly Gibney
- The One About the Yiddish Vampire (2020) ... Holly Gibney
 2019 The Two Princes (Podcast Series)
Queen Malkia of the Midlands
- Lost and Found (2019) ... Queen Malkia of the Midlands
- Holding Out for a Hero (2019) ... Queen Malkia of the Midlands
- The Woman of the Wolves (2019) ... Queen Malkia of the Midlands
- How to Ruin a Royal Wedding (2019) ... Queen Malkia of the Midlands
- Once Upon a Time (2019) ... Queen Malkia of the Midlands
 2019/I Harriet
Harriet / Minty
 2019 Carrier (Podcast Series)
Raylene Watts
- Hammer Down (2019) ... Raylene Watts (voice)
- Breakdown (2019) ... Raylene Watts (voice)
- Road Blocks (2019) ... Raylene Watts (voice)
- Ground Pressure (2019) ... Raylene Watts (voice)
- Bolt Seal (2019) ... Raylene Watts (voice)
 2017-2019 Broad City (TV Series)
Lisa
- Make the Space (2019) ... Lisa
- Bedbugs (2017) ... Lisa
 2018 The Boss Baby: Back in Business (TV Series)
Turtleneck Superstar CEO Baby
- As the Diaper Changes (2018) ... Turtleneck Superstar CEO Baby (voice)
 2018 Bad Times at the El Royale
Darlene Sweet
 2018 Widows
Belle
 2016 The Tunnel (TV Series)
Mel
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... Mel
 2016 Mr Selfridge (TV Series)
Alberta Hunter
- Episode #4.2 (2016) ... Alberta Hunter
- Episode #4.1 (2016) ... Alberta Hunter (as Cynthia Ervio)
 2015 Chewing Gum (TV Series)
Magdalene
- Tolled Road (2015) ... Magdalene
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Alternate Names:

Cynthia Ervio

Height:

5' 0½" (1.54 m)

Parents:

Erivo, Edith
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Personal Quote:

I try and be present in all the moments that are new to me. Someone asked me how I do it when there's like events and parties and I said I tried to make connections with people. I find it easier when I can try and make individual connections with people. So it might be really loud, but if I can actually look someone in the eye and say, "Hey, how are you? What's going on?" I can see you. It makes ... See more »

Trivia:

English actress, singer & songwriter. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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