Veanne Cox is an actress who has worked on Broadway, off-Broadway, on TV and in films, on streaming series and podcasts and at leading regional theaters. She has been nominated for Tony and Emmy awards, and has received a Special Drama Desk award and an Obie award for Sustained Excellence. On Broadway she has been seen in the world premieres of An American in Paris, Tony Kushner’s Caroline, or Change, Neil Simon’s The Dinner Party, John Guare’s A Free Man of Color and the 1995 revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company. Off-Broadway she was in the world premieres of Craig Wright’s Blind, Nicky Silver's The Altruists, Chuck Mee’s Paradise Park, A.R. Gurney's Labor Day, among many other appearances, Horton Foote’s The Old Friends, and in a concert staging of The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall. Regional theater work includes the world premieres of B.D. Wong’s musical Mr. Holland’s Opus at the Ogunquit Playhouse, and Ken Ludwig’s Murder on the Orient Express at the McCarter Theatre, as well as The Music Man at the Kennedy Center, Noel Coward’s Private Lives at the Guthrie Theatre, The Importance of Being Earnest at La Jolla Playhouse, Moliere’s The Imaginary Invalid at Yale Repertory Theatre, and several plays at the Shakespeare Theatre in Washington DC, including The Comedy of Errors, Twelfth Night, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Beaux’ Stratagem and The Way of World. On television she has been seen on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Indoor Boys, Cady Did, New Amsterdam, NCIS New Orleans, Smash and many others, including Seinfeld and the1997 version of Cinderella. Film work includes Summoning Sylvia, Radium Girls, Hal Hartley’s Henry Fool, Erin Brockovich, and You’ve Got Mail. She appears on the cast albums of the Broadway productions of Company, Caroline, or Change, and An American in Paris. She was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia, studied ballet and danced with The Washington Ballet Company, and makes her home in New York City.
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