Phillipa Soo (/?f?l?p?/; born May 31, 1990) is an American actress and singer. She is best known for originating the role of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton in the Broadway musical Hamilton, An American Musical, a performance for which she was nominated for the 2016 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical.
Phillipa Soo: Moana. Phillipa Soo was born on May 31, 1990 in Libertyville, Illinois, USA as Phillipa Anne Soo. She is an actress, known for Moana (2016), ...
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Soo, known to friends as Pippa, had been acting since childhood in suburban Chicago. At 11 she had an agent and scored some work in commercials; she studied dance and improv and acted in high school productions, before landing a coveted spot at Juilliard, one of the nation's leading performing arts schools.Mar 8, 2017
Soo was born to a Chinese-American father and a European-American mother. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Soo spoke about her upbringing: "In terms of my own experience, my dad is first-generation, so his parents were from China, and my mom was born and raised in southern Illinois, and she was involved in the arts. My dad's a doctor. I was very much always encouraged [to pursue an acting career], but the mentality of 'get your education' was still there."
Soo also appeared on Broadway as Rebecca in The Parisian Woman, an original play by Beau Willimon. The production began preview performances at the Hudson Theatre on November 7, 2017, and opened on November 30 for a limited run through March 11, 2018.
In 2013 she was cast in a small recurring role in the NBC television series Smash as the character Lexi. She appeared in five episodes in the second season before the show's cancellation. She had a small supporting role as Nia in the 2014 television pilot Dangerous Liaisons, but it did not get picked up to series. In 2016, Soo voiced various characters in the Disney film Moana.
In 2018 it was announced that Soo had been cast in the CBS series The Code.
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