Emmy Raver-Lampman

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Emmy Raver-Lampman
Born (1988-09-05) September 5, 1988 (age 30)[1][2]
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present
Notable credit(s)

Emmy Raver-Lampman is an American actress and singer. She started her career in musical theatre, and has performed in various Broadway and national touring productions, including Hair, Jekyll & Hyde, Wicked and Hamilton. In 2019, Raver-Lampman began portraying Allison Hargreeves in the Netflix series The Umbrella Academy.[2]

Early life[edit]

Raver-Lampman was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia.[3] Her mother is a professor at Old Dominion University,[2] and she is an only child. She attended a performing arts high school, Governor's School for the Arts, as well as Maury High in Norfolk.[4] She then attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York where she graduated with a BA in Theater in 2012.[5]

Career[edit]

Raver-Lampman began her career in musical theatre. She auditioned for Children of Eden while she was at college, and won a leading role. This led to a role for a touring (later Broadway) production of Hair and she received her Equity card.[4] She has also performed on Broadway in Jekyll & Hyde and A Night with Janis Joplin.[6] In 2014, she was in the national touring production of Wicked as a standby for the role of Elphaba.[4][7] In 2015, she was a member of the original ensemble cast of Hamilton on Broadway. She left the Hamilton ensemble to star in the SpongeBob SquarePants musical in Chicago.[3] In 2017, she returned to Hamilton in a starring role, playing Angelica Schuyler in the first national tour of the production.[3]

She had small roles in a few television productions, such as A Million Little Things. She landed her first major television role in 2017, portraying Allison Hargreeves in The Umbrella Academy, which was released on Netflix in February 2019.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ emmyraver (September 5, 2018). "II MAKING. WISHES. II". Instagram.
  2. ^ a b c Bonko, Larry (February 24, 2019). "Norfolk native Emmy Raver-Lampman makes the jump from "Hamilton" to Netflix". The Virginian-Pilot.
  3. ^ a b c d Gelt, Jessica (August 10, 2017). "From chorus girl to leading lady: Emmy Raver-Lampman, the Cinderella of 'Hamilton'". Los Angeles Times.
  4. ^ a b c Yiorgo (Apr 23, 2014). "Something 'Wicked' is coming – Norfolk native has standby role for Elphaba in stage production of 'Wicked'". The Flagship.
  5. ^ "Getting to know the cast of HAMILTON: Emmy Raver-Lampman and Ruben J. Carbajal". SHN Magazine. June 15, 2017.
  6. ^ "Emmy Raver-Lampman Broadway and Theatre Credits". Broadway World.
  7. ^ Trapunski, Charles (February 23, 2019). "INTERVIEW: The Umbrella Academy's Emmy Raver-Lampman". BriefTake.
  8. ^ Otterson, Joe (November 30, 2017). "'Umbrella Academy' Netflix Series Rounds Out Cast With 'Game of Thrones' Alum, 'Hamilton' Star". Variety. Retrieved February 18, 2019.

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