Renée Elise Goldsberry is an American actress, singer and songwriter best known for her role as Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway musical Hamilton, she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Her other Broadway credits include Nettie Harris in the original Broadway cast of The Color Purple and Mimi Marquez in Rent. She has played several roles on television, including Geneva Pine in The Good Wife and Evangeline Williamson in One Life to Live, where she received two Emmy Day nominations for Best Supporting Actress in a Series.
|Born||January 2, 1971, San Jose, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater||Carnegie Mellon University (BFA), University of Southern California (MM)|
|Occupation||Actress, singer, songwriter|
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Actress who rose to fame through her role as Evangeline Williamson on the long-running soap opera One Life to Live. She's perhaps best known for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler Church in Broadway's Hamilton. Her other broadway credits include The Color Purple, Rent, and The Lion King.
She earned Master's Degree in vocal jazz performance from the University of Southern California.
She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in 2006 and 2007 for her work in One Life to Live. She won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her role in Hamilton.
She married lawyer Alexis Johnson in 2002. They have a son named Benjamin and in 2014 they adopted a daughter named Brielle.
She has co-starred with Golden Glober winner Julianna Margulies on The Good Wife.
- Alumni of the Cranbrook Educational Community
- Detroit actresses
- Houston actresses
- Former Student of the Thornton Music School
- College of Fine Arts Alumni at Carnegie Mellon University
- Award winner Drama Desk
Latest information about Renee Elise Goldsberry updated on June 14 2021.