Cynthia Nixon has been a critically acclaimed and sought-after actor since the age of twelve when she made her film debut in “Little Darlings.” Two years later she made her Broadway debut at 14 in the “Philadelphia Story,” winning a Theatre world Award for Promising New Comer. Ms. Nixon subsequently made Broadway history at age 18 with roles in two hit shows that ran simultaneously. She has won two Emmys, a Grammy and a Tony for Best Actress and recently appeared in Lisa Loomer’s Off-Broadway play “Distracted”, playing a mother of a child grappling with ADD.
For six seasons, Ms. Nixon co-starred in HBO’s celebrated series, “Sex and the City.” She reprised her role as Miranda for the feature film “Sex and the City: The Movie” and “Sex and the City 2.”
She has appeared in many feature films including opposite Alec Baldwin and Timothy Hutton in “Lymelife.” She plays performance artist Penny Arcade in “An Englishman in New York,” a film about Quentin Crisp that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.
She is a breast cancer survivor and an advocate for New York’s public schools, which her children attend. She resides in Manhattan with her wife, Christine Marinoni, and their two children, Samantha and Charlie.