Cynthia Addai-Robinson- Age, Heritage, Career, Relationship

Black Actresses, British Actresses
Cynthia Addai-Robinson

Cynthia Addai-Robinson doesn’t limit her acting talent to a particular genre. She has starred in the television series “Spartacus” as Naevia, the actress has also played the role of Ramona Garrity in the Starz crime drama series “Power”. She has been praised by fans and critics in most of the roles she has played on TV. Outside the movie world, Cynthia Addai-Robinson keeps a low profile but we have facts about her that will interest you. Here’s everything you need to know about her heritage, career, and relationship.

Cynthia Adda-Robinson: Age and heritage

Cynthia Addai-Robinson was born in London on January 12, 1985, to a Ghanaian mother and American father. When she was four years old, the family moved to the US, however, her parents’ marriage ended so soon and she was raised by her mother in a suburb of Washington, DC. She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, MD, and after attending a summer theater camp at Carnegie Mellon University she developed an interest in acting this prompted her mother to send her to the Tisch School of the Arts where she obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater.

She didn’t end her acting lessons at Tisch, she also trained at Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and in dance forms ballet, jazz, as well as tap. Later in her career, she received special forces-style training by Navy SEALs and New Zealand Special Air Service personnel during the filming of “Spartacus: War of the Damned”.

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She is 34 years old.

Cynthia Addai-Robinson: Career

Cynthia Addai-Robinson started her career in the theater and made so many Off-Broadway appearances before she was cast in her first television role “The Education of Max Bickford” as Susan in 2002. Her next role came after three years as Lillian Beaudriville in the legal drama series “Law & Order: Trial by Jury”. Cynthia continued to make appearances in one or two episodes of TV series she was opportune to get a role, waiting for her big break.

In 2009, she landed the role of Debbie, a nurse in the ABC television series “FlashForward”. The series is an adaptation of the 1999 novel Flashforward by Canadian science fiction writer Robert J. Sawyer. The series revolves around the lives of several people as a mysterious event causes nearly everyone on the planet to simultaneously lose consciousness for two minutes and seventeen seconds. Despite its great storyline, it never returned to ABC after season one.

In 2012, Cynthia’s ultimate big break in Hollywood came when she played the role of Naevia, Lucretia’s personal and loyal slave, the love interest of Crixus on Starz television series “Spartacus”. The series received positive ratings from critics and Cynthia was praised for playing her role so well despite joining in the second season when she replaced Lesley-Ann Brandt. She also played Aja, a powerful witch who came to help Bonnie on “The Vampire Diaries” for two episodes

In 2016, Cynthia Addai-Robinson started playing the role of Nadine Memphis an FBI agent investigating Swagger in “Shooter” a television drama series based on the 2007 film and the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter. It was aired on USA Network until its third season when the network canceled it.

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Since 2016, she has been playing the role of Vicki Glass or Dr. Vicki Glass in the medical drama series “Chicago Med”. Currently stars in “Power” where she is portraying the role of Ramona Garrity, a representative from the DNC whose initial plan was to help Tate become governor but shifted her allegiance after she fell in love with the main character “Ghost” played by Omari Hardwick. She is still young and has so many potentials.

Cynthia Addai-Robinson: Relationship, net worth and other facts

Cynthia keeps a low dating profile although she has not dated so many people in her life. The actress has dated New Zealand actor and co-star Manu Bennett. Bennett is primarily known for portraying characters of Crixus in the TV series “Spartacus”. It can be said that their on-screen romance spilled over in real life. But the relationship lasted but for a while.

The actress is currently dating Thomas Hefferon, an Irish filmmaker and music video director.

Cynthia Addai-Robinson has a net worth of 1 million dollars. She stands at a height of 5 ft 6 inches or 168 meters tall. She revealed that her mother has been her biggest inspiration and the actress cannot go a day without listening to music.

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