|Date of Birth:||1 , January-12|
|Age:||18 years old|
|Birth Nation:||United Kingdom|
|Height:||5 Feet 6 Inch|
|Birth Name||Cynthia Addai-Robinson|
|Special Title||Texas Rising|
|Boyfriend||Manu Bennett (2011 to 2013)|
|Education||Tisch School of Arts|
|Awards||Women's Image Network Award|
|Online Presence||Twitter, Instagram|
|TV Show||Arrow, The Vampire Diares|
Cynthia Addai-Robinson is an American actress known for her roles as Naevia in the Television series Spartacus, and also for her recurring role on the CW TV series Arrow as Amanda Waller.
Cynthia was born in London, England on January 12, 1985. Her father was an American citizen whereas her mother was from Ghana. At the age of four, she moved to Washington with her mother and was raised there. She holds British nationality and is of mixed ethnicity (English and Ghanaian).
She attended Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland. She then attended Tisch School of the Arts and graduated from there with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre. She took training from Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute in several dance forms like ballet, jazz, and tap.
Cynthia got her first role on television in 2002 in an episode of The Education of Max Bickford. She then appeared in other TV shows such as Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, CSI: Miami, Numb3rs, Dirt, Life, and CSI: NY.
Cynthia's first recurring role was in FlashForward in 2009. She appeared in six episodes of the show as Debbie. She co-starred alongside Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Courtney B. Vance, Christine Woods, Jack Davenport, Peyton List, and Zachary Knighton. The same year, she made an appearance in Mississippi Damned as Milena.
Cynthia made her big screen debut from Colombiana. In the film, she played the role of Alicia Restrepo, the mother of Zoe Saldana. From 2012 to 2013, she played the role of Naevia in Spartacus: Vengeance and also in the third season of Spartacus: War of the Damned, also starring alongside Liam McIntyre, Manu Bennett, Dustin Clare, Dan Feuerriegel, Pana Hema, Ditch Davey, Gwendoline Taylor, and Ayse Tezel.
In 2013, she also appeared in The Vampire Diaries as Aja, a powerful witch who came to help Bonnie. She appeared in the show for two episodes alongside Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven R. McQueen, Sara Canning, Kat Graham, Candice King, Zach Roerig, Kayla Ewell, Michael Trevino, and Matt Davis.
She then participated in the movie Star Trek Into Darkness. Cynthia was cast in the CW hit show Arrow as the recurring character Amanda Waller in September 2013. She appeared in 15 episodes and co-starred alongside Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Colin Donnell, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, and Manu Bennett.
She played the main character as Emily D. West in 2015 miniseries Texas Rising in January 2015. She starred alongside Bill Paxton, Olivier Martinez, Crispin Glover, Darby Hinton, Rob Morrow, Geoffrey Blake, Jeff Fahey, and Johnathan Schaech. For her performance in the series, she was nominated for a Women’s Image Network Award for Best Actress in a drama series.
In 2016, she appeared in Chicago Med as Dr. Vicki Glass in a recurring role in four episodes. The same year, she starred in The Accountant where she played the role of Marybeth Medina alongside Ben Affleck and J.K Simmons.
From early 2016 to present, Cynthia has been starring in Shooter as Nadine Memphis. She played the role of Emily Rios, the female lead.
Cynthia's height is 5 feet 6 inches and has black hair and black eyes. Cynthia is currently single. Previously, she was in a relationship with Manu Bennett, an actor from a New Zeland who is best known for his role in Spartacus. The couple dated for almost three years from 2011 to 2013 and separated. Besides this, there is no information about her relationship, affairs, marriage, husband, and divorce.
Although her salary is not revealed, her net worth is estimated in millions. In 2016, she starred in The Accountant which was made on a budget of $44 million and collected $155.2 million at the box office. Cynthia is active on social media. She has 29.7k followers on Twitter and 22.9k followers on Instagram.
Cynthia Addai-Robinson facts on timeline
Born in London
Cynthia was born on January 12, 1985, in London. Cynthia holds British nationality and white ethnicity. Her mother was from Ghana and father was an American citizen.
Starred in The education of Max Bickford
After appearing in several Off-Broadway plays, Cynthia appeared in an episode of The Education of Max Bickford in 2002.
Appeared in Law & Order
Cynthia appeared in Law & Order: Trial by Jury as Lillian Beaudrivile. The same year she appeared in Cynthia appeared in Law & Order: Criminal Intent as Jeanette.
In 2007, Cynthia appeared in Dash 4 Cash as Meredith, in A.M.P. E.D as Paige Moscavell, in CSI: Miami as Courtney Rinella, in Dirt as Woman/ Michelle, Entourage as Amanda’s Assistant, in Life as Stephanie.
Reccurring role in FlashForward
Cynthia's first recurring role was in FlashForward. She co-starred in six episodes alongside Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Courtney B. Vance, Christine Woods, Jack Davenport, Peyton List.
Appeared in Colombiana
In 2011, Cynthia made her big screen debut from Colombiana. She played the role, Alicia Restrepo, the mother of Zoe Saldana (played by Amandla Stenberg).
Guest starred in The Vampire Diaries
Cynthia made an appearance in The Vampire Diaries as a powerful witch Aja who came to help Bonnie. She co-starred alongside Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Sara Canning, Candice King.
Played the lead role in Texas Rising
In 2015, Cynthia played the lead role of Emily D. West in Texas Rising.
Appeared in Chicago Med
In 2016, Cynthia starred in Chicago Med for four episodes as Dr. Vicki Glass. The same year she got the role of Nadine Memphis in Shooter. She is starring in Shooter from 2016 to present.
Dated actor Manu Bennett
Cynthia was in a relationship with New Zealand actor Manu Bennett who is known for his role in Spartacus. The couple dated for three years before splitting in 2013.
Cynthia has not revealed the exact amount of her salary. However, her net worth can be assumed to be in seven digits.