Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo is an English actress, singer, and songwriter. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a Grammy Award and a Tony Award, in addition to nominations for two Academy Awards and a Primetime Emmy Award. Erivo began acting in a 2011 stage production of The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. She gained recognition for starring in the Broadway revival of The Color Purple from 2015 to 2017, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. Erivo ventured into films in 2018, playing roles in the heist film Widows and the thriller Bad Times at the El Royale. For her portrayal of American abolitionist Harriet Tubman in the biopic Harriet, Erivo received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress; she also wrote and performed the song "Stand Up" on its soundtrack, which garnered her a nomination in the Best Original Song category. On television, Erivo had her first role in the British series Chewing Gum.

Read more in the app

Sundance Review: Cynthia Erivo & Alia Shawkat In Anthony Chen’s ‘Drift’

‘Drift’ Review: A Consistently Terrific Cynthia Erivo Anchors This Stereotype-Defying Refugee Story

Cynthia Erivo on Making the Gritty, Emotionally Devastating Sundance Refugee Drama ‘Drift’

Sundance Title ‘Drift’: Director Anthony Chen, ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Producers, Star Cynthia Erivo on Building the ‘Global Village’ Behind the Film

Michelle Yeoh Is ‘Looking Forward’ to Filming ‘Wicked’ With Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo: ‘Those Two Are So Adorable’

‘Wicked’ Movie Casts Ethan Slater Opposite Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo (EXCLUSIVE)

Cynthia Erivo to star in Renée Zellweger-produced thriller series Raising Wild for Apple

Cynthia Erivo To Star In/EP & Renée Zellweger To EP Thriller Series ‘Raising Wild’ In The Works At Apple

Here’s What Idina Menzel Told Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo About ‘Wicked’

Idina Menzel Reveals What She Told Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo Share Behind-the-Scenes Look at 'Wicked' Movie Rehearsals

Ariana Grande & Cynthia Erivo Take A Break From Rehearsing ‘Wicked’ To Pose For Mirror Selfie Together: Photo

Ariana Grande and Cynthia Erivo's Rare Behind-the-Scenes Photo Is Wicked Good

Cynthia Erivo, Justin Theroux, & Gemma Chan Attend Louis Vuitton X British Vogue Dinner in London

Cynthia Erivo Shares Sweet Selfie With Ariana Grande From ‘Somewhere in Oz’

Ab-flashing Cynthia Erivo dazzles at star-studded Louis Vuitton show for Paris Fashion Week

Cynthia Erivo Got Real About Coming Out As Queer, And Why She Didn't Have The "Language" To Do So Earlier In Her Life

Cynthia Erivo on Identifying as Queer Later in Life: “We Assume Every Queer Person Knows It From the Beginning”

Cynthia Erivo Joins Kelly Clarkson for Powerful ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ Duet

Cynthia Erivo Explains Why She Came Out as Queer Later in Life