Adrienne C Moore – Twin Sister and Voice Over Artist
adrienne c moore is an American actress, singer and voice over artist who has made a name for herself on television and film. She is best known for her role as Cindy “Black Cindy” Hayes on Netflix’s acclaimed series Orange Is the New Black, but she’s been acting for much longer than that.
She began her professional career in front of an audience in Off-Broadway productions, and then on television with small parts in Blue Bloods and 30 Rock before her breakout role as Cindy in Orange Is the New Black. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Northwestern University in 2003, where she studied psychology, history and religion.
After graduating from college, she moved back to Atlanta and worked as a marketing professional while pursuing her acting career. It wasn’t long before she was offered a role in the TV show Blue Bloods.
While starring on the series, she learned a great deal about the craft of acting and the importance of a strong performance. Her performances earned her several awards, including the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.
Despite being a successful actor, she has never lost her passion for theatre. She’s performed in numerous shows throughout her career, including Daniel Beaty’s Tearing Down The Walls and Kirsten Greenidge’s Milk Like Sugar.
For her role as Angel Unaware, she was nominated for the Audelco Award for Best Performance by an Actress. She’s also done work for La Jolla Playhouse and Playwrights Horizons, among others.
She has a deep understanding of the theater’s role in social justice. She has worked as a volunteer for organizations such as the 52nd Street Project and Naked Angels, where she helps run a youth program.
When she’s not on set or in front of the camera, she enjoys running, cooking and spending time with her family. She loves her twin sister and brother and says they are the source of her strength.
Adrienne Moore was born in Nashville, Tennessee and grew up there along with her sister and brother. She is an American citizen and belongs to the Christian faith.
Her parents, Wayne and Glenda Moore, introduced her to the theater at an early age. Their home video camera was the launching point for her training, which she continued to expand upon as she honed her skills in theater and singing.
From there, she moved on to The New School for Drama in New York City and acted alongside Ron Leibman, Christopher Shinn, Robert LuPone, Paul Rudd and Pippin Parker. She also toured and studied abroad in Germany, Ireland and Italy.
In the past few years, she’s appeared in a number of films, most recently as the lead in the biopic The Lennon Report, which follows the events that led up to John Lennon’s murder. In addition, she’s lent her vocal talents to the Doug Unplugs and Curious George animated series, among others.