Cynthia Nixon quiet on NY Governor speculation
08 August 2017 | 3:30 pm
Actress Cynthia Nixon, who stars in 'The Only Living Boy in New York', was tight-lipped when asked about media reports that she is a potential candidate for New York governor.
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