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Cynthia Erivo (born January 8, 1987) is an English actress, singer & songwriter. She is a professionally Broadway-trained comedian as she made her acting debut in the 2011 production of "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg". She also is a recipient of a Daytime Emmy Award, a Grammy Award and a Tony Award, which makes her a possible future EGOT winner.

Erivo received her first Oscar nomination for her critically acclaimed role in "Harriet" in 2019, she also recorded the hit song "Stand Up". She will play Elphaba in Jon M. Chu's upcoming Wicked movie adaptation, she will be sharing the screen with Ariana who will play Glinda in the two-parts movie. She is also friends with Grande.

Discography[]

  • Cynthia Erivo & Oliver Tompsett Sing Scott Alan (2016)
  • Harriet: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (2019)
  • She Is Risen Vol. 2 (2020)
  • Ch 1. Vs. 1 (2021)

Acting Credits[]

Filmography (Television)[]

  • Chewing Gum (2015)
  • Mr Selfridge (2016)
  • The Tunnel (2016)
  • Broad City (2017)
  • The Boss Baby: Back In Business (2018)
  • Sunny Day (2019)
  • American Idol (2020)
  • The Outsider (2020)
  • Genius: Aretha Franklin (2021)
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (2021)
  • Strictly Come Dancing (2021)
  • Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock (2022)
  • Roar (2022)

Filmography (Film)[]

  • Widows (2018)
  • Bad Times at the El Royale (2018)
  • Harriet (2019)
  • Chaos Walking (2021)
  • Needle in a Timestack (2021)
  • Pinocchio (2022)
  • Luther (2023)
  • Wicked (2024-2025)

Theatre[]

  • The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (2011)
  • Sister Act (2011-2012)
  • Lift (2013)
  • The Color Purple (2013)
  • I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical (2014)
  • Dessa Rose (2014)
  • How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2015)
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream (2015)
  • The Color Purple (2015-2017)
  • The Last Five Years (2016)

Relationship with Ariana[]

  • Ariana and Cynthia met for the first time virtually in 2021 when director Jon M. Chu announced they will both be the main roles in Wicked.
  • They met in the Universal Studios UK Headquarters in London for the filming of Wicked in June 2021.
  • They both shared many photos together while working and rehearsing for Wicked.
  • Ariana sent some flowers to Cynthia telling her how excited she was to work with her, so did Cynthia.
  • Ariana And Cynthia both went to see the Wicked Musical in broadway in March 2022.
  • Cynthia watched the 2023 Grammy Awards with Ariana.
  • Cynthia attended the 58th Super Bowl with Ariana and Victoria Monét.
  • Cynthia presented 'Best Original Song' and 'Best Original Score' at the 2024 Oscars with Ariana.

Gallery[]

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