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Tanya Wright


Tanya recurs in the role of "Deputy Kenya Jones" on the HBO series True Blood; she will next appear in Why Stop Now, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Academy-Award winner Melissa Leo. Prior to True Blood, Tanya gained momentum on the small screen by commanding attention with her chameleon-like ability to "absorb" roles. After a summer participating in ... See full bio »
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 2013-2014 Orange Is the New Black (TV Series)
Crystal
- Little Mustachioed Shit (2014) ... Crystal
- Fucksgiving (2013) ... Crystal
- Lesbian Request Denied (2013) ... Crystal
 2013 The Carrie Diaries (TV Series)
- Express Yourself (2013)
 2012 Why Stop Now?
Lisa
 2011 Aide-de-Camp (Short)
Anna
 2010 Butterfly Rising
Rose
 2007 Standoff (TV Series)
Diana Marsh
- Lie to Me (2007) ... Diana Marsh
 2007 ER (TV Series)
Megan Strand
- Sea Change (2007) ... Megan Strand
 2006 Windfall (TV Series)
Dr. Bailey
- Urgent Care (2006) ... Dr. Bailey
 2005 Ralph & Stanley (Short)
Dr. Reynolds
 2004 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Lily's Mother
- Touched by an Idol (2004) ... Lily's Mother
 2003-2004 The Handler (TV Series)
Marcy
- The Big Fall (2004) ... Marcy
- Wedding Party (2004) ... Marcy
- Acts of Congress (2004) ... Marcy
- Bleak House (2004) ... Marcy
 2000-2001 The District (TV Series)
Annette Haywood / Laura Clayson
- Running Towards Fire (2001) ... Annette Haywood
- Imperfect Victims (2000) ... Laura Clayson
 1999 Moesha (TV Series)
Andrea
- Fired Up (1999) ... Andrea
- Good Vibrations? (1999) ... Andrea
 1999 Mutiny (TV Movie)
 1998 Mama Flora's Family (TV Movie)
Ernestine
 1998 Police Academy: The Series (TV Series)
Cassandra
- Lend Me Your Neck (1998) ... Cassandra (uncredited)
- Cadet of the Year (1998) ... Cassandra (uncredited)
- Mr. I.Q. (1998) ... Cassandra (uncredited)
- A Horse of Course (1998) ... Cassandra (uncredited)
 1996 The Jamie Foxx Show (TV Series)
Casey Coles
- Burned Twice by the Same Flame (1996) ... Casey Coles
 1996 Buddies (TV Series)
Phyllis Brooks
- Marry Me... Sort Of (1996) ... Phyllis Brooks
- Famous Last Words (1996) ... Phyllis Brooks
- Regarding Henry (1996) ... Phyllis Brooks
- A Room with a Pyew (1996) ... Phyllis Brooks
- Lights, Camera, Yuck! (1996) ... Phyllis Brooks
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Toya
- The Odd Couples (1996) ... Toya
 1995 Family Matters (TV Series)
India
 1995 Living Single (TV Series)
Tanya
- If the Crew Fits (1995) ... Tanya
 1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series)
Assistant
- Intervention (1994) ... Assistant
 1991 Parker Lewis Can't Lose (TV Series)
Girlfriend
- Boy Meets Girl (1991) ... Girlfriend
 1986 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Tanya Simpson / Tanya
- Man Talk (1986) ... Tanya Simpson
- The Card Game (1986) ... Tanya
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