Da’Vine Joy Randolph is receiving Oscar buzz for his performance in the critically acclaimed film. The remains. The 37-year-old actress got her first Golden Globe nomination for
Da’Vine has had many notable roles over the years leading up to The remains. If the hype continues, Da’Vine is on track for his first Oscar nomination (and possible win). Get to know Da’Vine as we head into awards season.
Da’Vine has earned critical acclaim for ‘The Holdovers’
Da’Vine plays Mary Lamb in Alexander Payne The remains, the cafeteria manager whose son died in the Vietnam War. She stars in the film along Pablo Giamatti and newcomer Dominic Sessa.
Heading into the Golden Globes, Da’Vine has already won the award for Best Supporting Actress from the National Board of Review. In addition to her Golden Globe nomination, Da’Vine is also nominated for a Critics’ Choice Movie Award.
Da’Vine is a Tony nominee
Da’Vine rose to fame in the theater world for her portrayal of Oda Mae Brown in the Broadway production of Ghost in 2012. She received a Tony nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Musical.
Da’Vine has appeared on several hit television shows
Da’Vine has been a series regular on shows like selfie, High Fidelityand The last OG. His notable recurring roles include Poundcake in EmpireDetective Williams in Only murders in the buildingand destiny in The idol.
Da’Vine went to Yale
Da’Vine, originally from Pennsylvania, attended Temple University and graduated with a degree in musical theater. He continued his studies at the Yale School of Drama and graduated in 2011 with a master’s degree.
Da’Vine originally thought he would be an opera singer
He began studying classical vocal performance at Temple University. “He never wanted to be an actor,” he said. USA Today. “I thought right now he would be in Italy: a penthouse, champagne, living the luxurious life of an opera singer.” When she approached an acting teacher to help her perform in Temple’s opera production of Aida, she was kicked out of the opera program. Da’Vine admitted that she “felt lost” after that.