Profession: Actress and Singer
Why Famous: Best known for her work on the stage, such as in "Ragtime", "A Raisin in the Sun", and "Porgy and Bess".
She has won six Tony Awards and is the only person to have won a Tony in each of the four acting categories.
- 2012-10-06 Former "Private Practice" actress Audra McDonald (42) weds Broadway star Will Swenson (38) in Croton-on-Hudson, New York
- 2014-06-08 Audra McDonald wins a Tony for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar And Grill"