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Introduction : Who is Cynthia Blaise
- One half of the now separated celebrity couple, Cynthia Blaise is a Hollywood based dialect coach best known for her work on Bad Teacher (2011), Miami Vice (2006) and Beautiful and Twisted (2015).
- She is also a former member of the Detroit acting community, speech and voice coach at the Wayne State University and University of Illinois.
Young Life & Family Details :
- Cynthia was born in 1958.
- Education : She graduated from the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre.
- She then went on to earn a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Acting from the University of California Irvine.
Keegan Michael Key Cynthia Blaise Marriage :
- Cynthia met Keegan-Michael Key while working together at the Detroit Repertory Theatre.
- They married in December 1998, though she was 14 years his senior.
- The couple were together for 17 years but did not no children together.
- Cynthia reportedly supported her husband financially during the early stages of their marriage.
- They used to live together in Los Feliz in a home that sold from $1.48 million.
- On New Year’s Eve 2015, Key filed for divorce but the couple had been separated since November of that same year. Consequently, they did not attend the 2015 Emmy Awards ceremony together.
Messy Breakup & Divorce :
- While Keagan had already started dating executive producer of ‘Better of Single,’ Elisa Pugliese, Cynthia claimed to be struggling with serious health issues caused by the breakup.
- She was reportedly suffering hair and weight loss, severe depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and even gave up work because of anxiety issues.
- She was said to be taking 5 different medication simultaneously.
- The celebrity couple’s divorce has been a long and public process & Cynthia filed for “spousal support and a fair split of assets and attorney fees.”
Work : Career, Profession & Net Worth
- Cynthia’s earliest works were as a dialect coach was for TV Shows like Tecumseh, Iron Jawed Angels and Bad Apple.
- The movies that she has worked on included The Affair of the Necklace (2001), Daltry Calhoun (2005), Faster (2010), and Black Hat (2015).
- She has been the dialect coach to award-winning actors and actresses such as Penelope Cruz (Bandidas 2005), Chris Hemsworth (Vacation 2015) and Tim Roth (Hardcore Henry 2016).
- Cynthia was the production assistant on the 2009 TV series, Eli Stone, a program set in San Francisco.
Cynthia Blaise Star Trek & Other Onscreen Appearances :
- In 1989, Cynthia played the part of Amanda in Star Trek V: The Final Frontier.
- Later, she also did a minor role as the teacher in the Sci Fi movie, “Timequest,” released in 2000.
- In 2005, she was the voice of the puppet maker in various episodes of the children’s animation series, “Robot Chicken.”
- As well as working behind the scenes, Cynthia has made guest appearances for few of her exe’s TV comedy show, Key & Peele.
- She also played the role of cougar in Key’s 2010 comedy sketch, ‘Meditations of Yoga: Ode to a Cougar.’