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Rutina Wesley


Rutina Wesley is known for the character Tara Thorton, on the gritty Southern vampire drama, True Blood (2008). She was born in the city most renowned for glitz and glamour, Las Vegas, Nevada and was exposed to the arts at a very early age; in fact entertainment runs through her veins. Her father, Ivery Wheeler, is a noted tap dancer while her ... See full bio »

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 2013 The Championship Rounds (Short) (completed)
Tina
 2014 Last Weekend
Nora Finley-Perkins
 2014 13 Sins
Shelby
 2012 California Winter
Marcy Sanchez
 2009-2012 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Yvette
- Frapp Attack (2012) ... Yvette (voice)
- Ladies' Night (2009) ... Yvette (voice)
 2011 Top 100 Number Ones (TV Movie)
 2011 Bandwagon: The Series (TV Series)
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- It's Your One Shot (2011) ... Auditioner
 2008 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Sarah / Jenny Calandro
- Magic Show (2008) ... Sarah / Jenny Calandro
 2007 How She Move
Raya Green
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Other Works:

: Played Terri Scholes in "The Vertical Hour" play by David Hare on Broadway (Music Box Theater, New York City, New York, USA).

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2 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm in a comic book now. That was cool. That's something that I'm still sorta reeling about, 'cause I read comics as a kid. Someone drew me, and actually did a pretty good job! See more »

Trivia:

Received her high school diploma from the Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Performing and Visual Arts (Class of 1997) in Las Vegas, Nevada. See more »

Trademark:

Has the best chin-quiver in show business

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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