Cynthia Nixon (Cynthia Nixon): filmography and the personal life of the actress (photo)
Today the heroine of our narrative will beAmerican theater and film actress Cynthia Nixon. For most viewers, she is known for her role as lawyer Miranda Hobbs in the popular television series HBO, entitled "Sex and the City." We suggest you get to know the actress better by getting acquainted with the details of her career and personal life.
Cynthia Nixon: Biography
The future Hollywood celebrity appeared onlight on April 9, 1966 in the American metropolis of New York. Her mother - Anna Knoll - was an actress, and Papa - Walter Nixon - worked as a journalist on the radio. When she was still quite a girl, her parents decided to divorce, and Anna's gay, energetic and life-loving daughter took up her daughter's upbringing. When Cynthia was thirteen, the mother confessed to her that she was sick. She has breast cancer. However, she reported this news as if between the case, without giving it much importance.
In Cynthia, from the youngest years was seen an actortalent. She began to play on the stage since she was 12 years old. When the girl was fifteen, she became a laureate of her first theater prize. And three years later she was talked about only as a "Broadway miracle", as the young actress at that time played the main roles in two musicals on Broadway. However, Cynthia Nixon, whose biography was very difficult, not only did not quit high school (as most girls would have done in her position), but decided to continue her studies in college. Her career in the theater was not bad, she played in such productions as "Angels in America", "Last Night of the Absurd", "Reckless Step" and "Philadelphia Story".
Cynthia Nixon: the first steps in the movie
The debut of the actress in the cinema took place in 1981. It was a painting called Little Enchantresses, where she was given the role of a heroine named Sunshine. Cynthia enjoyed shooting so much that she decided to do everything in order to become a movie actress in the future. In 1981, she was again offered a role in the film "Prince of the City" directed by Cindy Lumet. The next few years, Cynthia was shot in several other films, including "My Child, My Body," "Fifth July," and others. Film career of young Nixon gradually went up the hill, and in 1984 she took part in the filming of the historical drama "Amadeus" directed by Milos Forman. The film was a great success at the box office and brought popularity to all actors involved in it.
Continuation of a career in film
The first success of Cynthia Nixon on the big screencan be called the 1986 film "The Manhattan Project", where she brilliantly played the role of Jenny Anderman. Two years later, she again appeared before the audience, taking part in the filming of the historical film "Murder of Mary Fagan." In the same year, she co-starred in another film called "Tanner 88", playing the role of Alex Tanner. Then followed another successful work of Cynthia in the light comedy directed by Joe Pitka "Download at full speed!".
As for television, in the late 80's Nixon got only small roles in the series. The most notable were such projects with her participation as "She wrote the murder" and "Equalizer."
In the last decade of the 20th century, Cynthiaactively starred in television series. So, she took part in such projects as "First Aid", "Law and Order", "Detective Nash Bridges", "Touching the Angel", "Beyond the Possible" and others.
In addition, Cynthia often appeared on a largescreen. She performed several secondary roles in such films as "The Values of the Adams Family", "The Pelican Affair", "Together at the Open Window" and "Monty." In 1994, director Patrick Reed Johnson suggested Nixon play one of the main characters in the comedy adventure film "Baby for a walk".
In 1995, she brilliantly worked in the drama "NewsNew York ". The following year, Cynthia had the good fortune to be on the same set with a star cast. It's about the family drama Marvin's Room directed by Jerry Sachs. Two more successful works of the actress in the movie can be called such films in 1999 as "Priyazhie" and "Caterpillar Council".
In the late 90's, Cynthia Nixon's popularity instantlysoared to an unprecedented height, and all thanks to the performance of one of the main roles in one of the most popular TV series of all time "Sex and the City". The actress got a character named Miranda Hobbs. The series itself tells about the life and adventures of four unlike each other, but invariably charming girlfriends.
In parallel with the shooting in "Sex in the Bigcity "(1998-2004) Cynthia appeared on the big screen. For this period there are such films with her participation, as "Papochkin angels", "Sex and matrix", "Tanner vs. Tanner".
Then followed the shooting in the pictures "LittleManhattan (2005), Nanny (2007), The Luxurious Life (2008), The Englishman in New York (2009). Also in 2008 and 2010, Cynthia took part in the work on the continuation of the series "Sex and the City", which was decided to be transferred to large screens. Both films were enthusiastically received by the audience and had a huge success at the box office both in the United States and in other countries, including Russia.
As for the latest works, in 2014, the rental of a painting called "Hannibal", where Nixon plays one of the main roles, is expected.
Cynthia Nixon: photo, personal life
For 15 years, the actress has been in a relationship withthe Englishman David Moses. However, in 2003 they broke up. Cynthia gave birth to Moses two children - her daughter Samantha (1996) and the son of Charles (born in 2002).
Since 2004, Cynthia has beenone of the activists of the educational movement Christine Marinoni. They met during a picket campaign protesting against a reduction in the funding of budget schools. In July 2009, Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni announced to the press about their engagement. Three years later they married in New York.
The actress is a very courageous woman, andshe is very zealously guarding her private life. So, the information that Cynthia Nixon is ill (she also had breast cancer diagnosed), leaked to the press only when the Hollywood star was already on the mend. Her diagnosis was made in 2006. Fortunately, thanks to timely diagnosis, Cynthia managed to defeat a terrible disease.