Audra McDonald is a Hollywood actress whose screen career started in the mid-1990s. During this period, she had roles in the films Seven Servants, The Object of My Affection, and Cradle Will Rock. In the 2000s, she starred as Susie Monahan on the television film Wit. This got her a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress. She next appeared as Jackie Brock on the serial drama Mister Sterling, followed by her role as Professor Carla Bonatelle on The Bedford Diaries. From 2007 to 2013, she rose to fame for playing Dr. Naomi Bennett on Private Practice. At the same time, she got another Primetime nomination for her performance on the TV film A Raisin in the Sun. She currently stars as Liz Lawrence on the CBS series The Good Fight.