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Eisa Davis


Eisa Davis is an award-winning actor, writer, and singer-songwriter working on stage and screen. She is known for her roles as Cynthia Driscoll on House of Cards (2015-16), and as Rae, Bubbles' sister on The Wire (2003, 2008). She also played Irma in the acclaimed rock musical Passing Strange (2009), captured on film by Spike Lee. For her ... See full bio »

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House of Cards
House of Cards Cynthia Driscoll
2015-2016
Passing Strange
2009

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Jump to: Actress | Writer | Self
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 2018 First Match (post-production)
Bianca
 2016 Falling Water (TV Series)
Sarah Henry
- Circular Time (2016) ... Sarah Henry
 2016 Blindspot (TV Series)
Alexandra
- Of Whose Uneasy Route (2016) ... Alexandra
- Swift Hardhearted Stone (2016) ... Alexandra
- One Begets Technique (2016) ... Alexandra
- Mans Telepathic Loyal Lookouts (2016) ... Alexandra
 2016 The Family (TV Series)
Julia Beckett
- Of Puppies and Monsters (2016) ... Julia Beckett (as Elisa Davis)
 2015-2016 House of Cards (TV Series)
Cynthia Driscoll
- Chapter 45 (2016) ... Cynthia Driscoll
- Chapter 44 (2016) ... Cynthia Driscoll
- Chapter 43 (2016) ... Cynthia Driscoll
- Chapter 42 (2016) ... Cynthia Driscoll
- Chapter 40 (2016) ... Cynthia Driscoll
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Ellen's Doctor
- A Burden of Blood (2016) ... Ellen's Doctor
 2015 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Jane Smith
- The Long Shot (2015) ... Jane Smith
 2015 American Odyssey (TV Series)
Sheila Linderby
- Bug Out (2015) ... Sheila Linderby
 2015 Gotham (TV Series)
Judith Barthel
- The Scarecrow (2015) ... Judith Barthel
 2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Dr. Allison Sugar
- Dramatics, Your Honor (2014) ... Dr. Allison Sugar
 2014 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit
FBI Explosives Expert
 2013/II The Volunteer
Karen
 2012 Nobody's Nobody's (Short)
 2012/IV The Letter
Therapist
 2012 Smash (TV Series)
Abigail
- The Cost of Art (2012) ... Abigail
- Pilot (2012) ... Abigail
 2011 In the Family
Anne Carter
 2010 Mercy (TV Series)
Producer
- There Is No Room for You on My Ass (2010) ... Producer
 2010 Welcome to the Rileys
Vivian
 2009 Passing Strange
Mother
 2009 Damages (TV Series)
Carla Stenson
- London. Of Course (2009) ... Carla Stenson
 2000-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Attorney Danvers / A.D.A. / Erica Yelin
- Rapture (2009) ... Attorney Danvers
- Fallout (2007) ... Attorney Danvers
- Patriot (2002) ... A.D.A.
- Untitled (2000) ... Erica Yelin
 2009 Great Performances (TV Series)
Mother
- Passing Strange (2009) ... Mother
 2002-2008 The Wire (TV Series)
Bubbles' Sister
- -30- (2008) ... Bubbles' Sister
- Late Editions (2008) ... Bubbles' Sister
- More with Less (2008) ... Bubbles' Sister
- Game Day (2002) ... Bubbles' Sister (uncredited)
 2008 Pretty Bird
Corporate Hotshot #3
 2007/I Happenstance (Short)
Samantha
 2006 The Architect
Linda Freeman
 2005 Confess
Glyness Bennet
 2004 Brass Tacks
Tamara
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Vera Galeano
- Soulless (2003) ... Vera Galeano
 2001-2003 Soul Food (TV Series)
Rose / Tinctures / Eisa Davis
- Life 101 (2003) ... Tinctures
- Stranger Than Fiction (2002) ... Eisa Davis
- Help (2002) ... Rose
- Running as Fast as I Can (2001) ... Rose
 2003 Robot Stories
Helen
 2001 Mourning Glory
Victim
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
Reporter
- Over Easy (1999) ... Reporter
 1997 Box Suite
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Wrote the play "Bulrusher", which was a finalist for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize in Drama.

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Nominated for the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for the play "Bulrusher". See more »

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