List of Audra McDonald Movies

Team Anfotimes 23 Jan 2024 12:10 pm
Here is a list of all movies by American actress Audra McDonald.

Audra Ann McDonald, born on July 3, 1970, is an esteemed American actress and singer renowned for her exceptional contributions to the Broadway stage, as well as her versatility in various musical genres. With an illustrious career, McDonald holds a record-breaking six Tony Awards, the most performance wins by any actor, and the unique distinction of winning in all four acting categories. Primarily celebrated for her work on Broadway, McDonald has left an indelible mark with performances in musicals, operas, and dramas like "A Moon for the Misbegotten," "110 in the Shade," "Carousel," "Ragtime," "Master Class," and "Porgy and Bess." Her remarkable vocal talent as a classical soprano has been showcased in staged operas with institutions like the Houston Grand Opera and the Los Angeles Opera, as well as in concerts with prestigious symphony orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic and New York Philharmonic.

McDonald's extensive repertoire extends beyond the stage, as she collaborates closely with composer Michael John LaChiusa. Notably, her recording of Kurt Weill's "Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny" (2008) with the Los Angeles Opera earned her Grammy Awards for Best Classical Album and Best Opera Recording.

In addition to her achievements in theater and music, McDonald has made notable contributions to television. She portrayed Dr. Naomi Bennett in the ABC series "Private Practice" from 2007 to 2011 and played significant roles in "The Good Wife" and its spinoff series "The Good Fight." Her television work has garnered Emmy nominations, winning Outstanding Special Class Program in 2015 for hosting "Live from Lincoln Center."

On the big screen, McDonald has showcased her acting prowess in films such as "Ricki and the Flash" (2015), where she portrayed Maureen, "Beauty and the Beast" (2017), where she played Madame de Garderobe, and "Respect" (2021), in which she portrayed Barbara Siggers Franklin.

Recognized for her achievements, McDonald received the National Medal of Arts in 2016 from President Barack Obama and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2017. Her dynamic career, spanning Broadway, classical music, television, and film, exemplifies her exceptional talent and enduring impact on the world of performing arts.



Audra McDonald All Movies List

Year Film Role
1996 Seven Servants Opera Singer
1998 The Object of My Affection Wedding Singer
1999 Cradle Will Rock Blitzstein – "Joe Worker" Singer
2003 It Runs in the Family Sarah Langley
2004 The Best Thief in the World Ruth
2011 Rampart Sarah
2015 Ricki and the Flash Maureen
2017 Beauty and the Beast Madame de Garderobe
2017 Hello Again Sally (The Actress)
2021 Respect Barbara Siggers Franklin
2023 Down Low Patty
Rustin Ella Baker
Origin Miss Hale


Year Title Role
1999 Annie Grace Farrell
Homicide: Life on the Street Teresa Giardello
Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years Young Bessie Delany
2000 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Audrey Jackson
The Last Debate Barbara Manning
2001 Wit Susie Monahan
2003 Mister Sterling Jackie Brock
Partners and Crime Unknown
Tea Time with Roy & Sylvia Sylvia
2005 Passion: Live From Lincoln Center Clara
2006 The Bedford Diaries Professor Carla Bonatelle
2006–07 Kidnapped Jackie Hayes
2007–13 Private Practice Dr. Naomi Bennett
2007 Great Performances Jenny Smith
2008 A Raisin in the Sun Ruth Younger
2009 Grey's Anatomy Dr. Naomi Bennett
She Got Problems Herself
2012–13 Sesame Street Chicken
2013 The Good Wife Liz Lawrence
The Sound of Music Live! Mother Abbess
Audra McDonald: Go Back Home Self
It Could Be Worse Sharon
The Ordained Anthea
2014 Submissions Only Tracy Mintzner
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Lucy Barker
2015 Doc McStuffins Itty Bitty Bess
2016 Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill Billie Holiday
2018 RuPaul's Drag Race Herself (guest judge)
2018–19 BoJack Horseman Mother Superior
2018–22 The Good Fight Liz Lawrence-Reddick
2020 American Experience Additional voices
Central Park Ashley
Vampirina Medusa
2021 The Bite Rachel Boutella
74th Tony Awards Herself (host)
2022 The Gilded Age Dorothy Scott
2023 Great Performances Narrator




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