|Born||September 5, 1988|
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.
Raver-Lampman was born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia. Her mother is a professor at Old Dominion University, 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. She then attended Marymount Manhattan College in New York where she graduated with a BA in Theater in 2012.
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. She has also performed on Broadway in Jekyll & Hyde and A Night with Janis Joplin. In 2014, she was in the national touring production of Wicked as a standby for the role of Elphaba. 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. In 2017, she returned to Hamilton in a starring role, playing Angelica Schuyler in the first national tour of the production.
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.
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