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DeWanda Wise

Critically acclaimed artist DeWanda Wise is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, training primarily at the Atlantic Theatre Company Acting School. While training at Tisch, DeWanda began her professional career with roles in many award-winning shorts and independent features including "Spinning into Butter," and "Precious" ... See full bio »

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She's Gotta Have It
She's Gotta Have It Nola Darling
Shots Fired
Shots Fired Shameeka Campbell
Underground Clara
How to Tell You're a Douchebag
How to Tell You're a Douchebag Rochelle Marseilles


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 2017 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series) (announced)
Nola Darling
- Episode #1.1 (2017) ... Nola Darling
- Episode #1.10 ... Nola Darling
- Episode #1.9 ... Nola Darling
- Episode #1.8 ... Nola Darling
- Episode #1.7 ... Nola Darling
 2017 Shots Fired (TV Series) (post-production)
Shameeka Campbell
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Episode #1.8 (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Episode #1.7 (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
 2017 Underground (TV Series)
- Episode #2.1 (2017) ... Clara
 2016 How to Tell You're a Douchebag
Rochelle Marseilles
 2015 Sorta My Thing (TV Mini-Series)
- Moving Day (2015) ... Andrea
- Great Story (2015) ... Andrea
 2015 Knucklehead
 2014 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Tanya Dean
- Blue Bird (2014) ... Tanya Dean
 2012 Frisk (Short)
 2012 Firelight (TV Movie)
Terry Easle
 2011 Black Swan Theory (Short)
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Henny Walker
- What Does the Bee Do? (2011) ... Henny Walker
 2011/II The Pack
 2011 Tokens the Series (TV Series)
Keisha / Karen (2011)
 2011/I A Walk in the Park (Short)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lakeisha Watkins
- Dirty (2011) ... Lakeisha Watkins
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Jenni Salerno
- Breaking Up (2011) ... Jenni Salerno
 2010 Pour aimer, encore (Short)
 2010/I Train (Short)
 2009/I Beyond Words (Short)
 2009 Us: A Love Story (Short)
Scowling Woman
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series)
- 42 (2009) ... Nurse
 2009/II Precious
Miriam (uncredited)
 2008 One Life to Live (TV Series)
- Jumpin' Jehosophat (2008) ... Julianna
 2007 Steam
 2007 African Booty Scratcher (Short)
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Claudia Thompson
 2007 Pariah (Short)
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
- World's Fair (2007) ... Angela
 2006 Who's Calling (Short)
 2006 Super Powers (Short)
Mrs. Elliott
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Attended and graduated from the same high school as her father, Atholton High School, in Columbia Maryland. See more »


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