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Cynthia Nixon

1966-04-09 New York City, New York, USA

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Cynthia Ellen Nixon (born April 9, 1966) is an American actress, activist, and theater director. For her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in the HBO series Sex and the City (1998–2004), she won the 2004 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. She reprised the role in the films Sex and the City (2008) and Sex and the City 2 (2010), as well as the television show And Just Like That... (2021–present). Her other film credits include Amadeus (1984), James White (2015), and playing Emily Dickinson in A Quiet Passion (2016). Nixon made her Broadway debut in the 1980 revival of The Philadelphia Story. Her other Broadway credits include The Real Thing (1983), Hurlyburly (1983), Indiscretions (1995), The Women (2001), and Wit (2012). She won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Rabbit Hole, the 2008 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, the 2009 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for An Inconvenient Truth, and the 2017 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for The Little Foxes. Her other television roles include playing political figures Eleanor Roosevelt , Kade Prenall in NBC Hannibal Warm Springs (2005), Michele Davis in Too Big to Fail (2011), and playing Nancy Reagan in the 2016 television film Killing Reagan. In 2020, she appeared in the Netflix drama Ratched. On March 19, 2018, Nixon announced her campaign for Governor of New York as a challenger to Democratic incumbent Andrew Cuomo. Her platform focused on income inequality, renewable energy, establishing universal health care, stopping mass incarceration in the United States, and protecting undocumented children from deportation. She lost in the Democratic primary to Cuomo on September 13, 2018, with 34% of the vote to his 66%. Nixon was nominated as the gubernatorial candidate for the Working Families Party; the party threw its support to Cuomo after Nixon lost in the Democratic primary. Description above from the Wikipedia article Cynthia Nixon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


And Just Like That… The Documentary Self 2022-02-03
True Colors: LGBTQ+ Our Stories, Our Songs 2022-06-04
Keeping Company with Sondheim Self 2022-05-27
Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens Claudia 2020-12-01
The Lavender Scare Madeleine Tress (voice) 2019-06-07
Stray Dolls Una 2019-04-27
Talvez uma História de Amor Toni 2018-06-14
That's Harassment Patient 2018-01-26
The Parting Glass Mare 2018-06-24
Survivor's Guide to Prison Self 2018-02-23
Great Performers: Horror Show The Ghost Bride 2017-12-07
My Letter to the World: A Journey Through the Life of Emily Dickinson Emily Dickinson (voice) 2017-05-01
The Only Living Boy in New York Judith Webb 2017-07-27
Killing Reagan Nancy Reagan 2016-10-16
The Adderall Diaries Jen Davis 2016-04-15
A Quiet Passion Emily Dickinson 2016-10-07
Stockholm, Pennsylvania Marcy Dargon 2015-01-23
James White Gail White 2015-11-13
5 Flights Up Lily Portman 2014-09-05
The Out List Herself 2013-06-26
Girl Most Likely Cynthia Nixon 2012-09-07
Rampart Barbara 2011-11-23
Too Big to Fail Michele Davis 2011-05-22
Sex and the City 2 Miranda Hobbes 2010-05-26
An Englishman in New York Penny Arcade 2009-04-27
Sex and the City Miranda Hobbes 2008-05-12
The Babysitters Gail Beltran 2008-05-09
Lymelife Melissa Bragg 2008-09-08
One Last Thing... Karen Jameison 2005-09-12
Little Manhattan Leslie 2005-09-26
Timescapes: A Multimedia Portrait of New York, 1609-Today Additional Voices 2005-06-01
Warm Springs Eleanor Roosevelt 2005-04-30
The Shakespeare Sessions 2003-01-01
The Women Mary Haines 2002-06-18
Mark Twain (voice) 2002-01-14
Igby Goes Down Mrs. Piggee 2002-09-13
Papa's Angels Sharon Jenkins 2000-12-03
Advice From a Caterpillar Missy 1999-02-15
The Out-of-Towners Sheena 1999-04-02
Marvin's Room Retirement Home Director 1996-12-18
The 'M' Word 1996-01-01
The Cottonwood Donna 1996-01-01
Live from Broadway: Hello, Dolly! 1995-10-19
Baby's Day Out Gilbertine 1994-07-01
The Pelican Brief Alice Stark 1993-09-17
Addams Family Values Heather 1993-11-19
Through an Open Window Nancy Cooper 1992-03-25
Face of a Stranger Tina Foster 1991-12-29
It's Richard I Love 1990-05-04
The Love She Sought Janet Raft 1990-10-21
Let It Ride Evangeline 1989-08-18
O.C. and Stiggs Michelle 1987-07-10
The Manhattan Project Jenny Anderman 1986-06-13
Amadeus Lorl 1984-09-19
I Am The Cheese Amy Hertz 1983-11-11
My Body, My Child Nancy 1982-04-11
Rascals and Robbers: The Secret Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Alice 1982-02-27
Fifth of July Shirley Talley 1982-10-11
Prince of the City Jeannie 1981-08-19
Tattoo Cindy 1981-10-09
Little Darlings Sunshine 1980-03-21