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Biography #2 (for Amadeus)

Cynthia Nixon appears in Amadeus as Lorl, the young maid hired by Salieri to spy on the Mozart household. The seventeen-year-old actress flew back and forth between Hunter High School and Czechoslovakia for the filming of Amadeus.

Ms. Nixon's impressive credits include: Little Darlings, Tattoo, and Prince of the City. Following her role in Amadeus she flew to Phoenix for a part in Robert Altman's O.C. and Stiggs. She appeared on Broadway in Tom Stoppard's The Real Thing, directed by Mike Nichols.

Cynthia Nixon was given a Theatre World Award in 1981 for her performance as Blythe Danner's kid sister in The Philadelphia Story, the successful revival of Philip Barry's comedy of manners that re-opened the Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center. She played the title role of Lydie in Lydie Breeze, the John Guare play directed by Louis Malle and co-starring Ben Cross and Josef Sommer. At the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, she played the role of Jenny in A Safe Place.

Her television credits include the lead in It's No Crush...I'm Really in Love, Lanford Wilson's The Fifth of July with Richard Thomas and Swoosie Kurtz (A PBS American Playhouse Special), Robbers and Rascals (CBS Movie of the Week), and My Body, My Child with Vanessa Redgrave, an ABC Movie of the Week.

Ms. Nixon is currently starring as Miranda Hobbes in the award-winning series Sex and the City on HBO.

Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Amadeus" (08-May-2002)