Renée Elise Goldsberry

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Goldsberry had a notable acting career even before Hamilton. She appeared in many television shows including Ally McBeal, One Life to Live, and The Good Wife and starred in Broadway productions of The Lion King, The Color Purple, and Rent. After originating the role of Angelica Schuyler, and winning the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, Goldsberry's fame continued to grow. She played the title role in HBO's film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and also starred in the movies The House with a Clock on Its Walls and A24's Waves.