I had the chance to chat with Renee Elise Goldsberry. What a fun lady!


Renée Elise Goldsberryreceived the Tony Award, Grammy Award, Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel Award for her performance off and on Broadway in the musical phenomenon Hamilton. Since winning the Tony Award, she has appeared in Baz Luhrmann’s "The Get Down" for Netflix and shot the title role for HBO’s "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" opposite Oprah Winfrey. She is currently starring in the Netflix series "Altered Carbon”. Prior to Hamilton, Renee’s appearances on stage include her Outer Critics Circle Award nominated performance opposite Frances McDormand in the play Good People, as well as the original stage version of The Color Purple. She made her Broadway debut in The Lion Kingand was the last “Mimi” in Rent. Her off-Broadway appearances have included several Shakespeare productions for the Public Theater’s New York Shakespeare Festival, where Hamilton originated. Her television appearances include her recurring roles on “The Good Wife,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “The Following.” She was nominated twice for a Daytime Emmy Award for her performance on “One Life to Live.” On film, she appeared most recently in “Sisters” with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, and in “Every Secret Thing” with Diane Lane and Elizabeth Banks.

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