Condola Rashad

Condola Rashad

Currently seen weekly on Showtime’s hit drama Billions alongside Paul Giamatti and Damian Lewis, in 2016 Condola Rashad co-starred in Joshua Marston’s Complete Unknown opposite Michael Shannon and Rachel Weisz, and with George Clooney and Julia Roberts in Money Monster, directed by Jodie Foster.

A veteran stage performer, Rashad made a sensational debut off-Broadway at the Manhattan Theatre Club playing a young girl in a brothel in Lynn Nottage’s 2009 Pulitzer Prize winning play Ruined. She was nominated for Tony Awards for her roles in Lydia Diamond’s Stick Fly and the late Horton Foote’s The Trip to Bountiful opposite Cicely Tyson. In 2013, Rashad played Juliet to critical acclaim on Broadway, opposite Orlando Bloom’s Romeo. In 2017, she returned to the Broadway stage in Lucas Hnath's play A Doll’s House, Part 2, in which she co-starred opposite Emmy-Award winner Laurie Metcalf, Academy-Award winner Chris Cooper, and Tony-Award winner Jayne Houdyshell.

On television, Rashad had a recurring role on NBC’s Smash and starred in the Lifetime remake of Steel Magnolias, opposite Queen Latifah. Rashad’s film and TV credits include 30 Beats, opposite Justin Kirk and Lee Pace, Sex and The City 2, Law And Order: Criminal Intent, Georgetown, and The Good Wife. A graduate of California Institute of the Arts, Condola currently resides in New York.

In May 2017 Rashad was nominated for the Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Doll's House, Part 2 and was lauded by The New York Times: "...stunningly subtle and controlled performance" and The New Yorker: "Condola Rashad is perfect in every way".

Awards

  • (Nom) - Distinguished Performance - Drama League Award (2018)
  • (Nom) - Best Actress in a Play - Tony Award (2018)
  • (Nom) - Best Featured Actress in a Play - Tony Award (2017)
  • (Nom) - Best Featured Actress in a Play - Tony Award (2013)
  • (Nom) - Distinguished Performance - Drama League Award (2013)
  • (Nom) - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play - Drama Desk Award (2013)
  • (Nom) - Best Featured Actress in a Play - Tony Award (2012)
  • (Nom) - Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play - Drama Desk Award (2009)
  • (Nom) - Distinguished Performance - Drama League Award (2009)
  • (Won) - Best Debut Performance - Theatre World Award (2009)