INDYA MOORE (Goddess) is a celebrated actor, writer, model
and social activist. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, Moore has appeared
in such publications as Teen Vogue, L'Officiel, GQ and Vogue, as well as worked
in collaborations with such designers as Altuzarra, Louis Vuitton and Calvin
Klein. This year, Moore was selected by Time magazine for their 2019 list of 100
Most Influential People and made history as the first trans person to be on the
cover of Elle magazine.
Moore currently stars in the groundbreaking, Primetime Emmy Award-nominated
FX series Pose. The series debuted in June 2018 and was met with wide acclaim.
Moore stars as Angel, a trans woman searching for love and navigating the world
of the 1980s' ball scene in New York City, ultimately finding strength in her
found family. Vanity Fair touted, "Moore is terrific at communicating Angel's
wariness and want, craving the intimacy and stability...[Angel's storyline] is
handled with sensitivity and nuance, all of it expertly maneuvered by Moore with
rich, subtle emotional clarity." The series was nominated for six Primetime Emmy
Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series. Additionally, the FX drama received
Golden Globe and Critics' Choice Award nominations in the Best Drama Series
categories in addition to receiving a TV Program of the Year AFI Award and
nominations for Gotham and Writers Guild of America awards. Additionally, the
series took home the GLAAD Award for Best Drama Series and a 2019 Peabody Award.
Season 2 premiered in June 2019 and was renewed for a third season, which will
debut next year.
Last year, Moore appeared in the critically acclaimed feature film Saturday
Church, which debuted at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was distributed by
Samuel Goldwyn Films. The New York Times called the film "a disarmingly and
consistently sensitive movie" and Variety described it as "constructive in the
way it invites viewers to consider and discuss issues of intolerance and
Moore currently resides in New York City.