Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry

  • Birthday: 1971-01-02
  • Place of birth: San Jose, California, USA
  • Also know as: Renee E. Goldsberry

Biography

Renée Elise Goldsberry (born January 2, 1971) is an American actress, singer and songwriter, known for originating the role of Angelica Schuyler in the Broadway musical Hamilton, for which she won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. Her other Broadway credits include Nettie Harris in the original Broadway cast of The Color Purple, Mimi Márquez in Rent, and Nala in The Lion King. She has portrayed many roles on television, including Geneva Pine on The Good Wife, and Evangeline Williamson on One Life to Live, for which she received two Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series nominations.

Filmography

Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway

2008

As Mimi Marquez

Pistol Whipped

2008

As Drea

Every Secret Thing

2014

As Cynthia Barnes

Sisters

2015

As Kim

Truth Be Told

2002

As Rachel

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

2017

As Henrietta Lacks

Waves

2019

As Catharine Williams

Hamilton

2020

As Angelica Schuyler

Hamilton's America

2016

As Self

Voice of Freedom

2021

As Narrator (voice)

Anything's Possible

2022

As Selene

tick, tick... BOOM!

2021

As "Sunday" Legend #3

On Broadway

2019

As Self (archive footage)

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As Self

Albany Road

2024

As Celeste Simmons

Production

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As Executive Producer

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