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Tyra Hughes


Tyra Hughes is a phenomenal American award winning actress, writer, poet, comedian, to name a few. She has a rare, vital, and important theatrical voice. With her strongly seasoned acting skills and remarkable resemblance to Eartha Kitt, Tyra made history in 2015 as Dillard University's first alum in the entire 80 year history of Dillard's theater... See full bio »
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Historic Firsts for People of Color at 2017 Emmys

Riz Ahmed, Donald Glover, and Lena Waithe broke barriers in three key categories on a night of historic firsts as the 2017 Emmys Awards.

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2017 Emmys: Photos We Love

See our favorite photos from the 2017 Emmys, from history-making wins to celebrations backstage and the party scene.

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Known For

Ray
Ray Costume and Wardrobe Department
(2004)
Drumline
Drumline Costume and Wardrobe Department
(2002)
Stranded in Existence
Stranded in Existence Nicholas's Mother
(2013)
Cordially Invited
Cordially Invited Aretha Jackson
(2007)

Filmography

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 2013 Dumpwater Divas (Video short)
Ms. Annie
 2013 Stranded in Existence
Nicholas's Mother (as Tyra Briscoe)
 2011-2012 Treme (TV Series)
- I Thought I Heard Buddy Bolden Say (2012) ... (as Tyra Brisco)
- Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (2011) ... (as Tyra Brisco)
 2010 Just Jamaal (Short)
Grandmamma
 2010 Nobody Smiling
Mom
 2009 Sunny Day (Short)
Paula
 2008 Chocolate News (TV Series)
Anita
- Episode #1.3 (2008) ... Anita
 2007 Cordially Invited
Aretha Jackson
 2007 Deserving Design (TV Series)
Tyra
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Flora
- The Ten Percenter (2006) ... Flora
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 2004/I Ray (seamstress)
 2002 Drumline (seamstress - as Tyra Hughes Brisco) / (wardrobe - as Tyra Hughes Brisco)
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 2008 Work Out (TV Series)
Herself
- In the Mud (2008) ... Herself
- Sky-Lab 2.0 (2008) ... Herself (as Tyra Brisco)
- Work Out 3: The Warm Up (2008) ... Herself (as Tyra Brisco)

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Alternate Names:

Tyra Hughes Brisco | Tyra Brisco | Tyra Briscoe
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