Tony and Emmy Award-winning Cynthia Nixon is a critically acclaimed and highly sought-after actress. Born on 9th April 1966 in New York City to a radio journalist Walter E. Nixon and an actress Elizabeth Knoll, Cynthia Nixon is an American activist and actress who made a memorable debut inLittle Darlingsin 1980. She also boasts of Broadway credits which include “indiscretions,” “The Heidi Chronicles,” “The women,” and “Angels of America.” Throughout her career, Cynthia Nixon has won several awards and winnings including a Tony Award, Theater World Award, and a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award. Although mostly unknown for the better part of her 20 years acting career, she became well-known after hitting big time with her sharply intelligent character, Miranda Hobbes on “Sex and the City.” Though the show has been off the air since 2004, her role still resonates with the ambitions of most women. Today, Cynthia Nixon is herself a role model for the same audience. In the years after “Sex and the City” went off the air, Cynthia Nixon was involved in politics going as far as running for New York Governor’s seat challenging the incumbent governor Andre Cuomo in 2018.
Cynthia Nixon on legalizing recreational marijuana
As part of her campaign for the New York governor’s seat, Cynthia Nixon announced her bid to legalize the use of marijuana in an attempt to reduce racial prejudice in the state’s judicial system. She highlights that racial injustice of recreational use of marijuana was high in New York. In a homemade video, she mentioned that over 80% of New Yorkers arrested in connection to cannabis use were either Latino or black, despite having almost equal rates of marijuana use between the people of color and the white community.