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Sara Ramirez
Biography
Tony Award winner Sara Ramirez appeared for over a decade as Dr. Callie Torres on the television drama Grey's Anatomy. After performing the most prominent songs in the series' special musical event episode in 2011, she released her own EP on iTunes later that year.

Currently, she is the voice of Queen Miranda on the animated series Sofia the First and has guest-starred on the television series NYPD Blue, Law & Order: SVU, Third Watch and Spin City. Recently, Ramirez co-hosted Ted Talks Live NYC on PBS.

Ramirez starred in the Broadway production of Monty Python’s Spamalot as Lady of the Lake, for which she earned both a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical and an Outer Critics Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical. She made her Broadway debut starring in Paul Simon's The Capeman. Later, she starred on Broadway in The Gershwins' Fascinating Rhythm and A Class Act, and off-Broadway in The Vagina Monologues.

Ramirez has executive produced three films: Loserville, the virtual reality film experience Out of Exile: Daniel’s Story and The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, a documentary by David France about transgender LGBTQ civil rights pioneers Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson that recently premiered on Netflix.

She was honored in May 2017 by the city of Los Angeles as an activist and artist working to advance equality as part of Los Angeles Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Heritage Month. In 2015 Ramirez was awarded the Ally for Equality Award by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In addition to her role as a member of the True Colors Fund's board of directors, additional organizations she supports include the Bisexual Organizing Project, ACLU, NDLON (National Day Laborer Organizing Network), Mujerez De Maiz, The Task Force, and The Los Angeles/San Diego/New York/San Francisco LGBT Centers. In November 2017, she was awarded the Trailblazer Award by the LGBT Center of New York City.

Ramirez graduated from the Juilliard Drama School. Currently, she divides her time between Los Angeles and New York. Her birthday is August 31. Follow her on Twitter @SaraRamirez and on Instagram @therealsararamirez.