Cynthia Erivo


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Cynthia Erivo is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Daytime Emmy Award, a Grammy Award, and a Tony Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, a Primetime Emmy Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards. Erivo began acting in a 2011 stage ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 14 wins & 56 nominations. See more awards »

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

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  Carrier (pre-production)
Raylene
 2025 Wicked: Part Two (pre-production)
Elphaba
 2024 Wicked (pre-production)
Elphaba
 2023 Drift (filming)
Jacqueline
 2022/I Luther (post-production)
 2022/I Pinocchio (completed)
Blue Fairy
 2022 Roar (TV Series)
Ambia
 2022 Fraggle Rock (TV Series)
The Archivist
- The Glow (2022) ... The Archivist (voice)
 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 short)
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)
 2019 Anthem: Homunculus (Podcast Series)
Joan
- If You Were Born (2019) ... Joan
- Joan the Baptist (2019) ... Joan
- Let's Hear the Needle Drop (2019) ... Joan
 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 »

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Born Cynthia Onyedinmanasu Chinasaokwu Erivo in London to Nigerian parents. See more »

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