From Carrie Pipperidge to Billie Holiday: Celebrating Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald

Photo Features   From Carrie Pipperidge to Billie Holiday: Celebrating Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald
 
The actor, who made history with her Tony win for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, celebrates her birthday July 3.
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Audra McDonald, who won her sixth Tony Award in 2014 for her leading performance in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, celebrates her birthday July 3. She previously won Tony Awards for Carousel, Master Class, Ragtime, The Gershwins’ Porgy, and Bess, and A Raisin in the Sun.

In addition to her six Tonys, McDonald has won two Grammy Awards, an Emmy Award, and several other accolades. Some of her movie and TV roles include Madame Garderobe in the live-action Beauty and the Beast and Mother Abbess in The Sound of Music Live!. In 2017 she was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame. She recently appeared in the film adaptation of the musical Hello Again.

Flip through the photos of her career highlights below:

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