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Nina Arianda (Joan Marcus (c) 2010)

Nina Arianda

Nina Arianda recently won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Play for her portrayal of Vanda in David Ives' Venus in Fur, a role she originated Off-Broadway at Classic Stage Company in 2010. This recognition follows her 2011 nod for her Broadway debut performance as Billie Dawn in Born Yesterday, making her the youngest actress to receive back-to-back nominations in Tony Awards history. In addition to her stage work, Nina has appeared on both film and television in Midnight in Paris, Tower Heist, Win Win, Higher Ground, 30 Rock, and The Good Wife. Nina recently wrapped filming The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby starring Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy. Nina has been honored with awards from the Drama League, an Outer Critics Circle Award, the Actors' Equity Association Clarence Derwent Award, the Theater World Award, Clive Barnes Award, and the Lilly Award.