Birth Name: Audra Ann McDonald
Birth Date: July 3, 1970
Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Mother's name: Anna McDonald
Father's name: Stanley McDonald
Sister: Alison McDonald
Education: She attended the Juilliard School of Music (in 1993)
Biography and Career:
Audra McDonald was born on July 3, 1970 in Berlin, Germany. She is an actress and singer.
Audra McDonald was brought up in Fresno, California. She is the eldest daughter. She started learning acting at very young age. She completed her graduation at Roosevelt School of the Arts. She started acting with Dan Pessano and Good Company Players. She learnt classic music as an undergraduate under Ellen Faull at the Juilliard School. She completed her graduation in music in 1993.
the role of Lizzie in the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2007 revival of 110 in the Shade, directed by Lonny Price at Studio 54. Right through her career she has sustained ties to her classical training and collection. She performs with musical troupes like New York Philharmonic and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. The two songs she sang at the Houston Grand Opera in March 2006 was Francis Poulenc's La Voix Humaine and the world premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's Send (who are you? I love you). She acted with Patti LuPone in the Los Angeles Opera production of Kurt Weill's opera Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny directed by John Doyle on 10th February 2007.
Apart from acting and taking part in musical concerts she has acted in television. She appeared in television series like Homicide: Life on the Street (1999), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2000), Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (1999), the short-lived Mister Sterling (2003), The Bedford Diaries (2006), and Kidnapped (2006-2007), and in the 1999 television remake of Annie as Daddy Warbucks' secretary Miss Farrell.
Why do we like Audra McDonald?
We like Audra McDonald because she is very talented actress and singer.
Why is Audra McDonald Famous?
She is famous because she is the youngest actress who has won the Tony Awards 4 times and the Grammy Awards twice.
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