Adrienne C. Moore

  • Birth Place: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Began taking piano, dance and vocal lessons at W.O. Smith Music School as a young child growing up in Nashville.
  • After moving to Atlanta during middle school, began performing in local stage productions with the Alliance Theatre and Horizon Theatre Company.
  • Earned a bachelor's degree in psychology and worked in marketing before deciding to move to New York City to pursue a master's degree in acting at the New School.
  • Made her New York stage debut in The 24 Hour Plays at Lucille Lortel Theatre.
  • Nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her breakout role as Black Cindy in Orange Is the New Black in 2014.
  • Starred in a short film titled #HowWeDoIt for the Make it Work  campaign, an initiative that aims to alleviate the daily hardships of working class families.
  • Performed in a Shakespeare in the Park production of The Taming of the Shrew at the Delacorte Theater.
  • Is a mentor to young artists and supports the 52nd Street Project and Naked Angels, initiatives that support performing arts.

Awards

  • 2014, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2017, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 2015, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 2016, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Winner

Relationships

  • Glenda Moore — Mother
  • Wayne Moore — Brother
  • Wayne Moore — Father
  • Annette — Sister

College

  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States (BA in Psychology, 2003); The New School, School for Drama, New York, New York, United States (MFA in Acting, 2009)

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