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Heather Alicia Simms
    Heather Alicia Simms

Ramos Management                                                                        Innovative Artists
212-473-2610                                                                                 212-659-5100

Broadway
Vanya and Sonia and Spike    Cassandra(u/s)                    Golden    Nicky Martin

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom    Dussie Mae                         Royale    Marion McClinton
A Raisin in the Sun                Ruth/Beneatha (u/s)             Royale    Kenny Leon
Gem of the Ocean                  Black Mary  (u/s)                 Kerr         Kenny Leon

Film
Red Hook Summer                 Sis. Shirley                Lead                       Spike Lee
The Nanny Diaries                  Murnel                      Supporting             Berman/Pulcini       
You Belong To Me                 Nikki                         Supporting             Sam Zalutsky
Broken Flowers                       Mona                        Supporting             Jim Jarmusch
Stream                                     Janice Quinn             Supporting             David Jakubovic
Life Support                            Kellie                        Supporting             Nelson George 
Head of State                          Tish                           Supporting             Chris Rock

Television
Ugly Betty                                                      ABC                      Co-Star
Whoopi                                                           NBC                      Guest Lead    
As The World Turns                                       CBS                       Recurring
Third Watch                                                    NBC                      Guest Lead
Homicide: Life on the Street                           NBC                      Guest Lead
Law & Order: Criminal Intent                         NBC                      Day Player  
Law & Order                                                    NBC                      Day Player

Theater
born bad                        Dawta                                  Soho Rep                              Leah Gardiner
Ruined                          Mama Nadi                          Phil. Theater Co.                   Maria Mileaf The Fall of Heaven       Brownie                               Cincinnati Playhouse           M. McClinton
Brother\Sister Plays      Moja/Oba/Nia                     The Public/McCarter      T.Landau/R. O’Hara
Thunder Above,            Marisol                                The O’Neill Ctr.                   Jesse Berger
Deeps Below
August Wilson’s           Tonya/Berniece                    Kennedy Ctr.                   K. Leon/D.Sanders
20th Century
In The Red & Brown Water        Elegua                   The Alliance                    Tina Landau
Pure Confidence                          Caroline                 Denver Center                 Kent Gash
The Exonerated                           Georgia Hayes       NY/Natl.Tour/UK          Bob Balaban
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone      Molly                    Missouri Rep.                 Marion McClinton
Breath, Boom                              Comet                    Playwright's Horizons    M. McClinton  
Spunk                                          Delia/Missie /Girl  Cincinnati Playhse         Ken Roberson
Intimate Apparel                         Esther                     Stamford ThtrWks.        Patricia Floyd
Flyin’ West                                 Fannie May Dove  Stamford ThtrWks.        Catrina Ganey
Insurrection                                Octavia/Katie Lynn The Public Theater        Robert O’Hara
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone     Martha Loomis       TheatreVirginia             Kent Gash

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
2009 Fox Fellowship Extraordinary Potential, Suzie Bass Award-Brother Sister Plays – The Alliance, Denver Post Ovation Award Nominee – Pure Confidence, Audie Award Winner - Upstate

Training
Columbia University, M.F.A. Theater, Tufts University B.A. History/ English, New York Shakespeare Festival

Special skillsVoice-over Artist, Dialects, Writer, Poet, Driver’s License, Valid Passport.

                              Reel available upon request

 
 
 
 
 
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