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Cynthia Erivo (; born 8 January 1987) is an English actress and singer. 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 (2019), 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 (2015). She went on to star in the crime drama miniseries The Outsider (2020), and received a nomination for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her portrayal of American singer Aretha Franklin in National Geographic's anthology series Genius: Aretha (2021). Early life and education Erivo was born to Nigerian parents in Stockwell, South London. Her mother is a nurse. She attended La Retraite Roman Catholic Girls' School. Erivo began a music psychology degree at the University of East London; however, a year into her degree, she applied to, and subsequently trained at, the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Career Career beginnings and theatrical roles (2011–2017) Erivo first appeared in roles on British television programmes such as Chewing Gum and The Tunnel. Her first stage role was in Marine Parade by Simon Stephens at the Brighton Festival. Her first musical role was in John Adams' and June Jordan's I Was Looking at the Ceiling and Then I Saw the Sky at Theatre Royal Stratford East.In 2013, Erivo played the role of Celie Harris in the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple, a role which Whoopi Goldberg had originated onscreen. Erivo had previously portrayed Sister Mary Clarence / Deloris Van Cartier in a UK tour of the stage musical Sister Act, which Goldberg had originated in its film adaptation. She is also featured on the soundtrack to the musical drama film Beyond the Lights, co-writing and performing the song "Fly Before You Fall".Erivo originated the role of Chenice in the West End musical I Can't Sing!, which opened at the London Palladium on 26 March 2014, garnering mixed reviews. The production closed on 10 May, just six weeks and three days after its official opening night. Erivo starred in the European premiere of Dessa Rose at London's Trafalgar Studios from July to August 2014, for which she was nominated as Best Leading Actress in a musical at the 2015 BroadwayWorld UK awards.She made her Broadway debut in the 2015 Broadway revival transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory production of The Color Purple, reprising her role as Celie Harris alongside American actresses Jennifer Hudson as Shug Avery and Danielle Brooks as Sofia. The production began performances at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, from 10 December 2015. Among other awards for her performance, Erivo won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Erivo starred as Cathy alongside Joshua Henry in a one-night benefit concert performance of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years on 12 September 2016. Proceeds from the performance went to the Brady Center, a national gun violence organization. In February 2017, at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, Erivo performed "God Only Knows" alongside John Legend, as a tribute to musicians who had died over the past year.In March 2017, Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple were nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for their performance on NBC's The Today Show in May 2016. In April 2017, it was announced that Erivo and the cast of The Color Purple alongside The Today Show won the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Award in the Outstanding Musical Performance in a Daytime Program category. In November 2017, she appeared on the charity benefit Night of Too Many Stars, hosted by Jon Stewart, where she performed a duet with frequent contributor Jodi DiPiazza of the Andra Day hit "Rise Up" they were accompanied by Questlove and The Roots. Film career (2018–present) Erivo made her film debut in 2018 in the neo-noir thriller film Bad Times at the El Royale. Justin Chang of the Los Angeles Times deemed Erivo's performance "revelatory in the most rewarding sense". That same year, she also starred in the heist thriller film Widows, which marked the first film she had ever shot. In his review of the film for The Atlantic, David Sims highlighted Erivo's "incredible work" in portraying her character's dramatic transformation. In 2019, Erivo produced and starred in the scripted science fiction thriller podcast Carrier, voicing the lead role of Raylene Watts, a long-haul truck driver transporting a trailer with "disturbing, mysterious contents".Erivo portrayed the title role in Harriet, a biographical film about American abolitionist Harriet Tubman. The film began production in October 2018, completed filming in January 2019, and was released on 1 November 2019. Her performance earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama; she also received a second nomination for Best Original Song for a song she co-wrote and performed for the film entitled "Stand Up". In 2020, Erivo garnered nominations for two Academy Awards–one for Best Actress for her portrayal of Tubman and the other for Best Original Song for "Stand Up".In 2020, Erivo starred as investigator Holly Gibney in the HBO miniseries The Outsider, a television adaptation of Stephen King's novel of the same name. That same year, she launched a production company named Edith's Daughter as well as signed a deal with media company MRC to develop television projects through the production company. She appeared in the science fiction film Chaos Walking, based on Patrick Ness' novel The Knife of Never Letting Go, which was released on 5 March 2021. Erivo portrayed singer Aretha Franklin in the third season of the anthology series Genius, which premiered in March 2021. She released two songs titled "The Good" and "Glowing Up" to promote her debut studio album, Ch. 1 Vs. 1, which was released on 7 September 2021. That same month, she joined the jury of the 78th Venice International Film Festival.In July 2022, Erivo performed as part of the BBC Proms, singing tributes to women who have inspired her. Writing in The Times, John Bungey highlighted her performances of the songs "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and "Ain't No Way". That same year, Erivo played The Blue Fairy in Disney's live-action film adaptation of Pinocchio, directed by Robert Zemeckis. In 2023, she appeared in Luther: The Fallen Sun, a film continuation of the crime drama series Luther. Erivo is set to portray Elphaba in a two-part film adaptation of the musical Wicked. She is attached to produce and star in the science f.... 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  • Better Off Undead synopsis, comments

    Better Off Undead

    Cynthia Eden

    Detective Jane Hart is just getting used to paranormal life in New Orleans. Monsters are real, and she’s the lucky cop who has to deal with them on a daily basis. Werewolves, vampi...

  • Schwesterherz synopsis, comments


    Andrea Kane & Barbara Ritterbach

    "So spannend, dass man fast vergisst zu atmen." CosmopolitanCentral Park, New York, 17.45 Uhr: "Gefahr" ist das letzte Wort der jungen Frau, über die Victoria Kensington beim Jogge...

  • Deadly Fear synopsis, comments

    Deadly Fear

    Cynthia Eden

    TWO BRILLIANT AGENTS FBI Special Agent Monica Davenport has made a career out of profiling serial killers. But getting inside the twisted minds of the cruel and the sadistic has t...

  • Deadly Lies synopsis, comments

    Deadly Lies

    Cynthia Eden

    She wants to hide the past FBI Special Agent Samantha Kennedy is haunted by memories of the serial killer who abducted her. To keep the darkness at bay, she pretends to be a diff...

  • SEAL Team 12 - Gebrochene Versprechen synopsis, comments

    SEAL Team 12 - Gebrochene Versprechen

    Marliss Melton & Ralf Schmitz

    Der Verräter ist mitten unter ihnen ... DIAAgentin Hannah Geary will Rache! Ein Verräter in den Reihen der Navy hat ihren Partner getötet und sie ins Gefängnis gebracht. Der Schuld...

  • Niemals vergeben, niemals vergessen synopsis, comments

    Niemals vergeben, niemals vergessen

    Mary Burton & Karin Will

    Die perfekte Mischung aus Hochspannung und tiefen GefühlenEin einziger verheerender Augenblick hat Greer Templetons Leben zerstört und das zweier anderer Menschen beendet. Als Jahr...

  • Harlequin Intrigue February 2014 - Bundle 2 of 2 synopsis, comments

    Harlequin Intrigue February 2014 - Bundle 2 of 2

    Cynthia Eden, Lena Diaz & Jenna Ryan

    Harlequin Intrigue brings you three new edgeofyourseat romances for one great price, available now! This Harlequin Intrigue bundle includes Undercover Captor by NEW YORK TIMES best...

  • Wer nie die Wahrheit sagt synopsis, comments

    Wer nie die Wahrheit sagt

    Catherine Coulter

    Eine blutige Spur ... FBIAgent Dillon Savich ist am Boden zerstört: Seine Schwester Lilly ist mit ihrem Auto gegen einen Baum gerast. War es wirklich der zweite Selbstmordversuch ...

  • Blutroter Schnee synopsis, comments

    Blutroter Schnee

    Sharon Sala, Emma Luxx & Rainer Nolden

    Caitlin Doyle Bennett lebt im Luxus. Die Schriftstellerin ist schön, reich und wird von vielen bewundert. Doch ihr Leben ändert sich schlagartig, als sie plötzlich blutverschmierte...

  • SEAL Team 12 - Bittere Vergangenheit synopsis, comments

    SEAL Team 12 - Bittere Vergangenheit

    Marliss Melton & Ralf Schmitz

    Kann er seine Vergangenheit hinter sich lassen, um sie zu retten? Die junge Penny Price wird von einem unbekannten Anrufer bedroht. Sie ist überzeugt, dass es sich um den Mörder ih...

  • Forever Bound synopsis, comments

    Forever Bound

    Cynthia Eden

    FOREVER BOUND includes the following titles by New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden: BOUND BY BLOOD BOUND IN DARKNESS BOUND IN SIN BOUND BY THE NIGHT Word...

  • Denen man nicht vergibt synopsis, comments

    Denen man nicht vergibt

    Catherine Coulter

    Dies wird seine letzte Beichte sein ... Pater Michael hat unzähligen Sündern die Beichte abgenommen. Doch dies wird seine letzte sein. Der Mann hinter der Trennwand gesteht, dass ...

  • Tief unter die Haut synopsis, comments

    Tief unter die Haut

    Sharon Sala & Emma Luxx

    Clay und Francesca sind glücklich verheiratet. Doch als Clay eines Abends nach Hause kommt, findet er das Haus verlassen vor von Francesca fehlt jede Spur. Zwei Jahre vergehen, in...

  • Im Zeichen der roten Rose synopsis, comments

    Im Zeichen der roten Rose

    Sharon Sala, Emma Luxx & Vera Möbius

    Gabriel Donner’s Leben zerbricht, als seine Eltern bei einem Autounfall sterben. Von da an plagen ihn Albträume, in denen er grausame Morde begeht. Den Opfern legt er dabei jedes M...

  • Riskante Leidenschaft synopsis, comments

    Riskante Leidenschaft

    Lisa Renee Jones & Kerstin Fricke

    Romantisch und spannend, düster und sexy: Lassen Sie sich verführen von den Walker Brüdern und den Romantic Thrillern von BestsellerAutorin Lisa Renee Jones!ROMAN 5: RISKANTE LEIDE...

  • Bound by the Night synopsis, comments

    Bound by the Night

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to get "Bound" with her sexy paranormal romance series.  For the last fifteen years, vampire queen...

  • Harlequin Intrigue July 2017 - Box Set 1 of 2 synopsis, comments

    Harlequin Intrigue July 2017 - Box Set 1 of 2

    Cynthia Eden, Elle James & Elizabeth Heiter

    Harlequin® Intrigue brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful reads packed with edgeofyourseat intrigue and fearless romance.HUNTED Kille...

  • First Love, Last Love synopsis, comments

    First Love, Last Love

    Katie Flynn

    A powerful story of two sisters, and the love that changed their livesIt wasn't a privileged childhood, but it was a happy one. Sybil and Lizzie Cream, brought up in a fisherman's ...

  • Bound by Blood synopsis, comments

    Bound by Blood

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to get "Bound" with her sexy paranormal romance series... It’s an Immortal War… Vampires and werewolves...

  • Wo niemand dich sieht synopsis, comments

    Wo niemand dich sieht

    Catherine Coulter

    Eine idyllische Kleinstadt wird zur tödlichen Falle ... Als er durch einen Bombenanschlag verletzt wird, hat FBIAgent Ford MacDougal einen merkwürdigen Traum: Seine Schwester fähr...

  • In der Hitze der Nacht synopsis, comments

    In der Hitze der Nacht

    Lynn Viehl, Nele Quegwer & Nele Junghanns

    Marc LeClare ist der heißeste Kandidat im Wahlkampf um das Amt des Gouverneurs von Louisiana. Als er bei einem Brand in einem leeren Lagerhaus ums Leben kommt, fällt der Verdacht a...

  • Bound in Sin synopsis, comments

    Bound in Sin

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to get "Bound" with her sexy paranormal romance series.  What’s the price of sin? Human Paige Sloa...

  • Hetzjagd synopsis, comments


    Andrea Kane & Karin Meddekis

    "Du kannst dich nicht vor mir verstecken ..."Mit dieser mysteriösen EMail kehrt für Taylor Halstead ein Albtraum zurück. Vor vielen Jahren wurde sie brutal misshandelt und beinahe ...

  • SEAL Team 12 - Aus dem Dunkel synopsis, comments

    SEAL Team 12 - Aus dem Dunkel

    Marliss Melton, Isabell Bauer & Timothy Stahl

    Eine dunkle Verschwörung gefährdet ihre Liebe und ihr Leben ... Helen Renault traut ihren Augen kaum, als ihr totgeglaubter Ehemann Gabe plötzlich vor ihrer Tür steht. Der Navy SEA...

  • Bound in Darkness synopsis, comments

    Bound in Darkness

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to get "Bound" with her sexy paranormal romance series... Hunter… When it comes to killing vampires, we...

  • Angsttage synopsis, comments


    Andrea Kane & Karin Meddekis

    Du sollst für meine Morde büßen. Und dann werde ich dein Leben nehmen ... Eigentlich hatte Sally Montgomery einen romantischen Wochenendtrip geplant. Doch die Reise verwandelt sic...

  • Marked by the Vampire synopsis, comments

    Marked by the Vampire

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden invites readers to enter a dark paranormal world… Vampires exist. So do werewolves. The creatures that you fear in the ...

  • First Taste of Darkness synopsis, comments

    First Taste of Darkness

    Cynthia Eden

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s sexy romance, FIRST TASTE OF DARKNESS, will take you to the dark edge of desire… It was supposed to be a onenight sta...

  • Hunted synopsis, comments


    Cynthia Eden

    The chase is on in New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s latest installment in the Killer Instinct series!Josh Duvane’s SEAL training not only hardened his body, but als...

  • The Girl Next Door synopsis, comments

    The Girl Next Door

    Cynthia Eden

    He pledged to protect his neighbor, in New York Times bestselling author Cynthia Eden’s Shadow Agents: Guts and Glory miniseriesWhen Gabrielle Harper’s gutsy investi...

  • The Wolf Within synopsis, comments

    The Wolf Within

    Cynthia Eden

    FBI Special Agent Duncan McGuire spends his days–and his nights–tracking reallife monsters. Most humans aren’t aware of the vampires and werewolves that walk among them. They don’t...

  • SEAL Team 12 - Im letzten Augenblick synopsis, comments

    SEAL Team 12 - Im letzten Augenblick

    Marliss Melton & Ralf Schmitz

    Niemand will ihr glauben. Nur er kann ihr jetzt noch helfen. Als Ellie Stuarts drei kleine Söhne von Unbekannten entführt werden, bricht eine Welt für sie zusammen. Allein die Hoff...

  • Dunkelziffer synopsis, comments


    Andrea Kane & Barbara Ritterbach

    Zwischen Gefahr und Ekstase ...Julia Talbot macht sich Sorgen um einen ihrer Schüler: Brian Stratford scheint unter großem Druck zu stehen. Die engagierte Lehrerin führt dies auf F...

  • Wenn keiner dir glaubt synopsis, comments

    Wenn keiner dir glaubt

    Catherine Coulter

    Wenn Dein Stalker sich an Dir rächen will für etwas, das Du nie getan hat ... Becca erhält Morddrohungen. Der Anrufer will Rache dafür, dass sie Sex mit ihrem Chef hatte dem Gou...

  • Spiel mit dem Feuer synopsis, comments

    Spiel mit dem Feuer

    Lynn Viehl & Nele Junghanns

    Teresa Vincent arbeitet im Morddezernat von New Orleans. Als in der Stadt immer wieder verheerende Brände gelegt werden und Menschen in den Flammen umkommen, nimmt sie die Ermittlu...

  • Vergeben, nicht vergessen synopsis, comments

    Vergeben, nicht vergessen

    Catherine Coulter & Inez Meyer

    Wenn Hilfe zur tödlichen Gefahr wird ...Richter Ramsey Hunt sucht nach einer Schießerei in seinem Gerichtssaal Zuflucht in der Einsamkeit der Berge. Dort findet er ein schwerverlet...

  • Wie ein stummer Schrei synopsis, comments

    Wie ein stummer Schrei

    Sharon Sala, Emma Luxx & Ralph Sander

    Ermittler Trey Bonney steht vor einem Rätsel: Ein Kinderskelett wurde entdeckt eingemauert in die Wand eines alten Hauses. Doch wer ist das Kind, das siebzehn Jahre lang keiner ve...