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Yaani King


New York native Yaani King began her career off-Broadway in "The Alchemist" at The Classic Stage Company. She segued into film and television with "The Prince and Me" with Julia Stiles, and "Sex and the City." After studying at The Actors Centre in London, Ms. King moved to Los Angeles and almost immediately landed a series regular role on the hit ... See full bio »

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 2016 The Magicians (TV Series)
Kira
- The Writing Room (2016) ... Kira
 2015 Blood & Oil (TV Series)
Ada Eze
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Ada Eze
- Rocks and Hard Places (2015) ... Ada Eze
- The Birthday Party (2015) ... Ada Eze (uncredited)
- Hustle and Flow (2015) ... Ada Eze
- The Ripple Effect (2015) ... Ada Eze (uncredited)
 2015 Kraft of Revenge: Mousetrap 2 (Short)
Mousetrapketeer
 2015 NCIS (TV Series)
Leandra Perkins
- Status Update (2015) ... Leandra Perkins
 2012-2014 Roomieloverfriends (TV Series)
Cherisse / Cherrise
- Episode #3.9 (2014) ... Cherisse
- Episode #3.8 (2014) ... Cherisse
- Episode #3.5 (2014) ... Cherisse
- Episode #3.4 (2014) ... Cherisse
- Episode #3.2 (2014) ... Cherrise
 2014 Deliverance Creek (TV Movie)
Kessie
 2014 Extant (TV Series)
Mom
- Extinct (2014) ... Mom
 2014 Yellow (TV Series)
Cherrise
- The Wiz (2014) ... Cherrise
- Light Skin Dudes Be Like... (2014) ... Cherrise
 2014 The Last of Us: Left Behind (Video Game)
Riley Abel (voice)
 2013 Major Crimes (TV Series)
Mrs. Walker
- Risk Assessment (2013) ... Mrs. Walker
 2013 Cavemen
Jasmine
 2013 Mad Men (TV Series)
Phyllis
- The Flood (2013) ... Phyllis (as Ya Ani King)
- Collaborators (2013) ... Phyllis (as Ya Ani King)
 2012 The Number (TV Series short)
- Episode #2.1 (2012)
 2012 Vegas (TV Series)
Estelle Drew
- (Il)Legitimate (2012) ... Estelle Drew
 2012 The Last Fall
Chris
 2012 Milk & Honey (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (2012)
 2012 County (TV Movie)
Angela
 2011 Against the Wall (TV Series)
Tamika
- Second Chances (2011) ... Tamika
 2009-2010 Saving Grace (TV Series)
Neely Lloyd
- I'm Gonna Need a Big Night Light (2010) ... Neely Lloyd (credit only)
- I Need You to Call Earl (2010) ... Neely Lloyd
- You Think I'm Gonna Eat My Gun? (2010) ... Neely Lloyd
- Loose Men in Tight Jeans (2010) ... Neely Lloyd (credit only)
- So Help You God (2010) ... Neely Lloyd (credit only)
 2009 Ghost Whisperer (TV Series)
Anne-Marie Ramsey
- Excessive Forces (2009) ... Anne-Marie Ramsey
 2008 Gospel Hill
Sarah (uncredited)
 2008 For Heaven's Sake
Ashley
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Laurie / Laurie Porter
- Atomic No. 33 (2008) ... Laurie (uncredited)
- End Game (2008) ... Laurie Porter (uncredited)
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Sheila Latham
- Fallen Idols (2007) ... Sheila Latham
 2007 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Tania
- Fear and Loathing (2007) ... Tania
 2007 Campus Ladies (TV Series)
Deborah
- Barri & Joan Rush a Black Sorority (2007) ... Deborah
 2005 God's Forgotten House
Crystal
 2003 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Marcy
- Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little (2003) ... Marcy
 2002 Law & Order (TV Series)
Monique Thomas
- Access Nation (2002) ... Monique Thomas
 2002 The Education of Max Bickford (TV Series)
Student #1
- I Never Schlunged My Father (2002) ... Student #1
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