Broadway award-winning actress & television star Lauren Ridloff – Keynote at Black History Month Celebration

Don’t miss this year’s Black History Month celebration presented by the University of Pacific with Keynote Speaker – Broadway award winning actress and television star, Lauren Ridloff. She will present a lecture at the Faye Spanos Concert Hall on Fri-2/21 at 7 pm.  Located at 3601 Pacific Avenue in Stockton.  The lecture is free and open to the public.

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Lauren Ridloff stars as Makkari in the upcoming Marvel film, The Eternals, opposite Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Kumali Nanjani. She will be the first deaf superhero of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Ridloff is also a series regular on one of TV’s most popular shows, The Walking Dead. She was nominated for a Tony Award last spring for Lead Actress in a Play for her Broadway debut in Children of a Lesser God. She was called a “sensational find” by Ben Brantley of the NY times and credited with a “blistering, knockout debut” by the Times’ Jesse Green. She recently guest starred on NBC’s New Amsterdam and The CW’s Legacies. Ridloff has supporting roles in the upcoming indies The Magnificent Meyersons and Sound of Metal, after appearing in Todd Haynes’ Palme D’Or-nominated Cannes film, Wonderstruck.