Gloria Reuben is an actress, jazz singer, and social activist with an impressive list of credentials in television, film, theater, and music. Many will remember her from the hit NBC series ER. Her groundbreaking role as HIV+ physician assistant Jeanie Boulet, garnered Reuben two Emmy nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. Since then, she has had multiple starring roles in a variety of other television series and TV movies, including Raising the Bar, Falling Skies, The Blacklist, and the hit USA Network series Mr. Robot.
Reuben’s feature-film credits are equally impressive. She portrayed Elizabeth Keckley alongside Daniel Day-Lewis and Sally Field in the Steven Spielberg film Lincoln; appeared alongside Paul Rudd and Tina Fey in Paul Weitz’s Admission; and starred opposite Samuel L. Jackson in Reasonable Doubt. On stage her portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in David Hare’s play Stuff Happens at the Public Theater in New York garnered her a Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actress.