Birth Name: Audra Ann McDonald
Place of Birth: West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
Date of Birth: July 3, 1970
Audra McDonald is an American actress and singer. She is a six-time Tony award winner. Audra was born in West Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany, to American parents. She is married to actor Will Swenson.
Audra’s paternal grandparents were Stanley J. McDonald (the son of Jessie McDonald and Ruth Lindsay) and Evelyn Smith.
Source: Audra’s paternal grandfather, Stanley J. McDonald, on the 1930 U.S. Census – familysearch.org