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Adrienne C. Moore is a critically acclaimed, NAACP Image Award-nominated actress best know for her role as "Black Cindy" on seven seasons of the hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. While she is recognized for her many TV credits including roles on UNBREAKABLE KIMMY SCHMIDT, 30 ROCK, and LAW & ORDER SVU, Moore's impressive career spans film and theater as well. Based in New York, Adrienne has established herself as a staple of the Off-Broadway community. Most recently, Moore starred as "The Lady in Yellow" in the Public Theater's critically acclaimed production (and the 1st New York revival) of Ntozake Shange's landmark play For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf. Moore also has a robust voice over career, having most recently voiced the role of "Etta Candy" in WONDER WOMAN: BLOODLINES. 

A native of Nashville, Tennessee, Adrienne was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a graduate of Northwestern University's Weinberg College '03 and The New School University. A dog owner and passionate advocate for rescue animals, she has worked alongside the ASPCA. Between projects, she spends her time volunteering with the 52nd Street Project Theater and Comfort Zone Camp, the nation's largest bereavement camp for kids and young adults. It was recently announced that she'll be starring in LADY DICKS, a new CBC/NBCUniversal TV series. Production is scheduled to begin this summer in Toronto. 


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