Biography

Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and LGBT rights activist whose career has spanned over four decades. Her debut solo album She's So Unusual (1983), was an instant commercial success. The album was the first debut female album to chart four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100—"Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Time After Time", "She Bop", and "All Through the Night," earning Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with her second record, True Colors (1986), which included the number one hit of the same name and "Change of Heart," which peaked at number 3 and earned Lauper two nominations at the 29th Grammy Awards in 1987. Since 1989, Lauper has released nine studio albums to varying critical acclaim; and has participated in several other projects. Her most recent album, the Grammy-nominated Memphis Blues, became Billboard's most successful blues album of the year, remaining at number one on the "Billboard" blues charts for 13 consecutive weeks. In 2011, Lauper released an autobiography detailing her battle with child abuse and depression; which became New York Times Best Seller. In 2013, Lauper completed writing both the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which led it to the 2013 Tony Awards with 13 nominations, and won six awards including Best Musical. The musical also won Best Score making Lauper the first woman to win the composing category solo. In 2013, she became the first artist to top the dance charts with a Broadway single in over 25 years. Over the course of her career, Lauper has released over 40 singles and (as of 2011) has sold more than 80 million albums, 20 million singles, and 1 million DVDs. She has won Grammy, Emmy, Tony, MTV VMA awards, Billboard and AMA. In 1999 VH1 ranked Lauper No. 58 of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Lauper is also one of only twenty artists to achieve "GET" status by winning competitive Grammy, Emmy and Tony awards.

Cynthia Ann Stephanie "Cyndi" Lauper is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and LGBT rights activist whose career has spanned over four decades. Her debut solo album She's So Unusual (1983), was an instant commercial success. The album was the first debut female album to chart four top-five hits on the Billboard Hot 100—"Girls Just Want to Have Fun", "Time After Time", "She Bop", and "All Through the Night," earning Lauper the Best New Artist award at the 27th Grammy Awards in 1985. Her success continued with her second record, True Colors (1986), which included the number one hit of the same name and "Change of Heart," which peaked at number 3 and earned Lauper two nominations at the 29th Grammy Awards in 1987. Since 1989, Lauper has released nine studio albums to varying critical acclaim; and has participated in several other projects. Her most recent album, the Grammy-nominated Memphis Blues, became Billboard's most successful blues album of the year, remaining at number one on the "Billboard" blues charts for 13 consecutive weeks. In 2011, Lauper released an autobiography detailing her battle with child abuse and depression; which became New York Times Best Seller. In 2013, Lauper completed writing both the music and lyrics for the Broadway musical Kinky Boots, which led it to the 2013 Tony Awards with 13 nominations, and won six awards including Best Musical. The musical also won Best Score making Lauper the first woman to win the composing category solo. In 2013, she became the first artist to top the dance charts with a Broadway single in over 25 years. Over the course of her career, Lauper has released over 40 singles and (as of 2011) has sold more than 80 million albums, 20 million singles, and 1 million DVDs. She has won Grammy, Emmy, Tony, MTV VMA awards, Billboard and AMA. In 1999 VH1 ranked Lauper No. 58 of the 100 Greatest Women of Rock & Roll. Lauper is also one of only twenty artists to achieve "GET" status by winning competitive Grammy, Emmy and Tony awards.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 46

Birthday 1953-06-22

Place of Birth Ozone Park, Queens, New York City, New York, USA

Official Site http://cyndilauper.com/

Also Known As

  • Cindy Lauper
  • Синди Лопер

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2015 Cyndi Lauper: Front and Center Presents
2014 Henry & Me as Nurse Cyndi (voice)
2013 Cyndi Lauper - Front And Center Live as Herself
2011 Cyndi Lauper: To Memphis With Love as Singer
2010 Prince : Welcome 2 America - MSG New York
2009 100 Most Shocking Music Moments(5 episodes)
2009 Here and There as Rose
2007 Gossip Girl(1 episode) as Herself
2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Herself
2006 30 Rock(1 episode)
2006 Davina(1 episode)
2006 From the Big Apple to the Big Easy: The Concert for New Orleans as Herself
2005 The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie as Herself
2005 Bones(2 episodes) as Avalon Harmonia
2005 Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List(1 episode)
2005 Lipstick & Dynamite, Piss & Vinegar: The First Ladies of Wrestling as Herself (archive footage)
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2004 Cyndi Lauper: Live... At Last as Herself
2003 The Ellen DeGeneres Show(1 episode)
2003 Australian Idol(1 episode)
2003 Canadian Idol(2 episodes)
2002 VH1: Divas Las Vegas as Herself
2002 V Graham Norton(1 episode)
2000 The Opportunists as Sally Mahon
1999 Where Are They Now?(1 episode)
1999 The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn(1 episode)
1997 The View(3 episodes)
1995 The Harald Schmidt Show(1 episode)
1994 Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle as Picnic Guest (uncredited)
1994 Intimate Portrait(1 episode)
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(1 episode)
1993 Life With Mikey as Geena Briganti
1992 Mad About You(4 episodes)
1991 Off and Running as Cyd Morse
1990 Mother Goose Rock 'N Rhyme as Mary (Had a Little Lamb)
1990 Roger Waters - The Wall - Live In Berlin as Vocals
1989 The Simpsons(1 episode)
1988 This Morning(1 episode)
1988 Vibes as Sylvia Pickel
1987 Cyndi Lauper Live in Paris as Singer
1986 The Life and Times of Captain Lou Albano as Herself
1985 WWE WrestleMania as Herself
1985 Wrestling's Bloopers, Bleeps and Bodyslams! as Herself
1984 WWE The Brawl to End it All as Herself
1952 Today(1 episode)

Production

2004 Cyndi Lauper: Live... At LastExecutive Producer

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