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N'Bushe Wright


Beautiful N'Bushe Wright started out as a dancer, trained at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the Martha Graham School of Dance, but then switched to acting, enrolling at Stella Adler's studio. Within a year, Wright was starring in Anthony Drazan's Zebrahead (1992). That year, she won the recurring role of Claudia, a black civil rights... See full bio »

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Known For

Blade
Blade Karen
(1998)
Fresh
Fresh Nichole
(1994)
Dead Presidents
Dead Presidents Delilah Benson
(1995)
Civil Brand
Civil Brand Nikki Barnes
(2002)

Filmography

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 2015 A Talent for Trouble
Marissa Montez
 2006 Restraining Order
Carla Monroe
 2005 God's Forgotten House
Ebony
 2004 He Say... She Say... But What Does GOD Say? (Video)
Alexandra Knight
 2004 Joy Road
Nia
 2004 Chappelle's Show (TV Series)
Calvin's Girlfriend
- Episode #2.2 (2004) ... Calvin's Girlfriend
 2003 Platinum (TV Series)
Maxine 'Max' Colt
 2002 Widows (TV Mini-Series)
Bella
- Hour Four (2002) ... Bella
- Hour Three (2002) ... Bella
- Hour Two (2002) ... Bella
- Hour One (2002) ... Bella
 2002 Civil Brand
Nikki Barnes
 2001 UC: Undercover (TV Series)
Keisha
- Nobody Rides for Free (2001) ... Keisha
- Honor Among Thieves (2001) ... Keisha
- Amerikaz Most Wanted (2001) ... Keisha
 1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
Brenda
- History of the World (1999) ... Brenda
 1998 Blade
Karen
 1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Young Girl (segment "The Red Shoes")
 1997 Squeeze
Juliana
 1997 Close to Danger (TV Movie)
Detective Maggie Sinclair
 1997 His and Hers
Selena
 1996 Johns
X-Mas Junkie
 1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
Carol
- Deep Cover (1996) ... Carol
- No Greater Love (1996) ... Carol
- Andre's Choice (1996) ... Carol
- Checkmate (1996) ... Carol
 1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
Sylvie Hodges
- Takin' Back the Street (1996) ... Sylvie Hodges
 1995 American Gothic (TV Series)
Cheryl Truelane
- Eye of the Beholder (1995) ... Cheryl Truelane
 1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
Laurette
- POWER: The Eddie Matos Story (1994) ... Laurette
 1994 Fresh
Nichole
 1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
Loretta Kenyatta
- The Night of the Dead Living (1993) ... Loretta Kenyatta (as N'bushe Wright)
 1992-1993 I'll Fly Away (TV Series)
Claudia Bishop
- State (1993) ... Claudia Bishop
- Commencement (1993) ... Claudia Bishop
- What's in a Name? (1993) ... Claudia Bishop
- Small Wishes (1993) ... Claudia Bishop
- Comfort and Joy (1992) ... Claudia Bishop
 1992 Zebrahead
Nikki
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Radio PSA, "Hip-Hop Literacy," Lyrical Knockout Entertainment

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Virgo

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