Black Actresses

by mtwiggs-94263 | created - 30 Sep 2016 | updated - 30 Sep 2016 | Public

Just a list of as many black actresses as I can find, in no particular order.

1. Tika Sumpter

Actress | Southside with You

Tika Sumpter was born in New York and graduated from Marymount Manhattan College. Sumpter began her career as model, before she landed the role of "Layla Williamson" in ABC's daytime soap opera, One Life to Live (1968) (2005-2010, 2011).

After she left the soap, Sumpter won a recurring role in the ...

2. Aisha Tyler

Actress | Death Sentence

Aisha Tyler, born September 18, 1970, is an American talk-show host, actress, comedian, author, producer, writer, and director. She is known for portraying Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer (2005), voicing Lana Kane in Archer (2009), and portraying Mother Nature in the Santa ...

3. Aisha Hinds

Actress | The Next Three Days

When Aisha Hinds' junior high school tap dance instructor observed that she needed an outlet for expression that surpassed her tap shoes, she was guided to the High School of Performing Arts in New York - where her formal acting training began.

Hinds' numerous television credits include a supporting...

4. N'Bushe Wright

Actress | Blade

Beautiful N'Bushe Wright started out as a dancer, trained at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the Martha Graham School of Dance, but then switched to acting, enrolling at Stella Adler's studio. Within a year, Wright was starring in Anthony Drazan's Zebrahead (1992). That year, she won ...

5. Christine Adams

Actress | Batman Begins

Film and television actress Christine Adams was born in London, United Kingdom.

She starred on several British and American films and television series since early 2000s.

On television, she is known for roles as "Katherine Williams Osgood" on the British miniseries, NY-LON (2004); "Simone Hundin" on ...

6. Karan Kendrick

Actress | The Hate U Give

Karan Kendrick is an actress, known for The Hate U Give (2018), Family (2018) and Hidden Figures (2016).

7. Danièle Watts

Actress | Django Unchained

Danièle Watts is best known for her role in the critically acclaimed Academy Award winning blockbuster hit Django Unchained (2012), acting alongside Oscar nominated Christoph Waltz, Jamie Foxx, and Leonardo DiCaprio as "Coco." On TV, she is known as "Angela Mullen" - love interest to "Shane Botwin"...

8. Kimberly Elise

Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

9. Toccara Jones

Actress | Are We There Yet?

Toccara Jones was born on March 13, 1981 in Dayton, Ohio, USA as Toccara Elaine Jones. She is an actress and producer, known for Are We There Yet? (2010), Married, for Real?! (2014) and Cherry Pop (2017).

10. Letoya Luckett

Actress | Killers

LeToya Nicole Luckett, professionally known as LeToya, is a two-time Grammy Award-winning American R&B singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. She is an original member of the R&B group, Destiny's Child, and has since pursued a successful solo career, topped the U.S. Billboard 200 albums chart and has...

11. Crystal R. Fox

Actress | Driving Miss Daisy

Crystal Fox was born in Tryon, North Carolina, and began her professional acting career in the late 1970s. She is best-known for her role as Police Officer Luann Corbin in the series In the Heat of the Night (1988). She has also appeared in several theatrical productions, including "For Colored ...

12. Vivica A. Fox

Actress | Independence Day

Vivica A. Fox was born in South Bend, Indiana, on July 30, 1964, and is the daughter of Everlyena, a pharmaceutical technician, and William Fox, a private school administrator. She is of Native American and African-American descent and is proud of her heritage. She is a graduate of Arlington High ...

13. Angela Robinson

Actress | The Haves and the Have Nots

Angela Robinson is an actress, known for The Haves and the Have Nots (2013), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999) and Another Bed (2001). She has been married to Scott Whitehurst since September 14, 1996.

14. Antoinette Robertson

Actress | Dear White People

Antoinette Robertson was born as Antoinette Nicole Robertson. She is an actress, known for Dear White People (2017), Zero Hour (2013) and The Haves and the Have Nots (2013).

15. Danielle Deadwyler

Actress | Gifted

Danielle Deadwyler is an actress and producer, known for Gifted (2017), The Leisure Seeker (2017) and Jane and Emma (2018).

16. Porsha Ferguson

Actress | Here I Gold

Growing up in Memphis, TN, Porsha was raised by a single mother. She grew a passion for acting at Wooddale High performing on stage during school events. At an early age, she always knew the stage life was for her. Porsha's resume goes on with training under Thomas Vasiliades at The Juilliard ...

17. Kwajalyn Brown

Actress | Cobra Kai

Kwajalyn Brown is an American actress of stage, film and television. Her most notable work is as recurring character Sheila, on "Cobra Kai", recurring character Judge Tara Flint on "Drop Dead Diva", and lead character April in "Honey: Rise Up and Dance". Prior to acting, Kwajalyn was a singer who ...

18. Jannette Sepwa

Actress | Hot Pursuit

Jannette Sepwa is known for her work on Hot Pursuit (2015), Spring Breakers (2012) and Free Ride (2013).

19. Christine Horn

Actress | Triple 9

Christine Horn was born in New York and raised in Atlanta. She studied with the Freddie Hendricks Youth Ensemble of Atlanta and attended the American Musical Dramatic Academy in New York City. She is a Broadway/Film Actress, Singer and Producer known for, "Complications" (2014), "Reckless" (2014) ...

20. Tasia Sherel

Actress | The Family Business

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, Tasia Sherel never intended to pursue a career in entertainment, but fate and raw talent intervened. As an only child, Sherel had dreams of becoming a hairstylist and make up artist. However, she found herself at a local community college ...

21. Tasia Grant

Actress | Definitely Divorcing

Tasia's love for acting started at age 7 with the Children's Urban-Arts Ensemble community theatre group. In 2005, Tasia returned to her passion by getting back into class, returning to the stage and beginning work in the film and television industries.

She is known for her performances on stage in ...

22. Jwaundace Candece

Actress | Let's Be Cops

Jwaundace Candece moved to Los Angeles in January 2000 from Atlanta to pursue a career in acting. Because of her athletic abilities, she ended up auditioning with thousands of girls for WOW (Women of Wrestling) TV series that aired in 2000. She booked a role as a good guy but refused unless she ...

23. Keshia Knight Pulliam

Actress | The Cosby Show

Keshia Knight Pulliam was born on April 9, 1979 in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress, known for The Cosby Show (1984), House of Payne (2006) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009). She was previously married to Ed Hartwell.

24. Nia Long

Actress | Big Momma's House

Stunning pop culture icon, Hollywood leading lady and three-time NAACP award winner Nia Long returns to the big screen this fall in the highly anticipated Universal Pictures sequel The Best Man Holiday (in theaters November 15th) where she reunites with original castmates Taye Diggs ("Private ...

25. Andrea Laing

Pitch Perfect 3

Andrea Laing is a Jamaican actress born in the states. She is known for her work on Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), The Inspectors (2015) and Teen Wolf (2011). She began her fascination in the arts, dancing and singing to Madonna and Michael Jackson at an early age. Laing is an avid harmonica player and ...

26. Sommore

Actress | Friday After Next

She is the half sister of Nia Long who played in the first Friday. She and Long share the same father and have never been in the same movie. She attended Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia (where movies like Drumline and Stomp the Yard were filmed). Sommore appeared with Monique in the ...

27. Kron Moore

Actress | Into the Storm

Kron Moore grew up on the west side of Detroit. She has always been interested in the arts, particularly music. She began her performing career in grade school musicals and plays. In her teenage years, she was a member of several R&B/Soul groups before she branched out as an R&B/Pop soloist. She ...

28. Diandra Lyle

Actress | Mission: Mom-Possible

Diandra Lyle is an actress and producer, known for Mission: Mom-Possible (2011), NCIS (2003) and Detroit 1-8-7 (2010).

29. Candice Kimbrough

Banshee

Candice Kimbrough is known for her work on Banshee (2013), Captive (2015) and The Taking of Deborah Logan (2014).

30. Kenesha Bolton

Actress | Hazardous Play

Kenesha Bolton was born and raise in Monroe, LA. Best know for Castle Ridge and Hugs Are Better than......Started her career off doing extra work on the Tyler Perry show and Vampire Diaries. She has two College degrees, one in IT Techincal Support and the other in Criminal Justice. Continue to work...

31. Cocoa Brown

Actress | Ted 2

COCOA BROWN is undeniably one of the most talented performers of this era. The Newport News, Virginia native, born Farah Brown, assails her craft with such passion and soul searching veracity, when she claims the stage the ensuing act is nothing short of a force of nature. COCOA BROWN audaciously ...

32. Tasha Smith

Actress | The Whole Ten Yards

Tasha Smith was born on February 28, 1971 in Camden, New Jersey, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Why Did I Get Married? (2007) and Couples Retreat (2009). She was previously married to Keith Douglas.

33. Crystle Stewart

Actress | Good Deeds

Crystle Stewart was born on September 20, 1981 in Houston, Texas, USA as Crystle Danae Stewart. She is an actress, known for Good Deeds (2012), Acrimony (2018) and For Better or Worse (2011). She has been married to Max Sebrechts since August 9, 2014.

34. Kiki Haynes

Actress | For Better or Worse

Kiki Haynes was born as Kianya Haynes. She is an actress and producer, known for For Better or Worse (2011), Lost Souls Café (2017) and My First Love (2015).

35. Yvette Nicole Brown

Actress | Community

Yvette Nicole Brown was born on August 12, 1971 in East Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She is an actress, known for Community (2009), Repo Men (2010) and Pound Puppies (2010).

36. Kym Whitley

Actress | Rango

Kym Whitley was born on June 7, 1961 in Shaker Heights, Ohio, USA as Kym Elizabeth Whitley. She is an actress and director, known for Rango (2011) and Fist Fight (2017).

37. Rhyon Nicole Brown

Actress | Girl from Compton

As a bona fide star on the rise, Rhyon Nicole Brown is becoming well known in the entertainment industry as a triple threat; bringing complex, powerful characters to life on screen while also writing, recording, and performing her own original music. After a stellar performance as Maya throughout ...

38. Logan Browning

Actress | Bratz

Logan Browning was born on June 9, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Logan Laurice Browning. She is an actress, known for Bratz (2007), Dear White People (2017) and Powers (2015).

39. Cindy L. Jefferson

Actress | For Better or Worse

Cindy Jefferson was born February 9, 1963 in Harlem, NY. In 8th grade, while attending The Lenox School, Cindy decided she wanted to be an actress. Discouraged by her mother, she didn't start pursuing her dreams until after starting a family and later divorcing. The demands of single parenting took...

40. Wadette Bradford

Actress | Project Almanac

Wadette Bradford was born on July 24th at John Andrews Hospital in Tuskegee, Alabama. She is the daughter of Wade Bradford, a World War II Veteran admitted into the first class of veterinary medicine at Tuskegee Institute and Donna Bradford, a neurodiagnostic technologist. As a teen in high school ...

41. Cynthia E. Jenkins

Actress | Too Many Cooks

Cynthia E. Jenkins is a Newnan, Georgia native who started acting after fulfilling a "bucket list" item. Jenkins' first role was on Tyler Perry's "For Better or Worse" as salon patron Samantha in Season 3 episode 10: The Kiss. The next year she portrayed Linda Cook in the award -winning television ...

42. Rachelle Neal

Producer | Nostalgia

Rachelle Neal is known for her work on Nostalgia (2018), No More Mr Nice Guy (2018) and The Eugenist (2013).

43. Onira Tares

Actress | Ant-Man

Onira Tares was born on May 21, 1981 in Santa Clara County, California, USA as Onira Tares Satterwhite. She is an actress and producer, known for Ant-Man (2015), Project Almanac (2015) and Sully (2016). She has been married to Neko Parham since April 19, 2014.

44. Phylicia Rashad

Actress | The Cosby Show

Phylicia Rashad was born in Houston, Texas, to African-American parents, Vivian Elizabeth (Ayers), a poet and art director, and Andrew Arthur Allen, an orthodontist. As a child, Phylicia, her older brother Andrew (called Tex), and younger sister, dancer and actress Debbie Allen, lived in Mexico. ...

45. Shay Mack

Actress | The Hate U Give

Classically trained Shay Mack has been acting and directing in the Metro Atlanta area since 2005, after graduating from Spelman College receiving a BA in Theater. Shay started her entertainment career as a director, directing several stage plays and independent films. Her training has involved ...

46. Kimberly Elise

Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA as Kimberly Elise Trammel. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), The Manchurian Candidate (2004) and John Q (2002). She was previously married to Maurice Oldham.

47. Tamara Taylor

Actress | Serenity

Tamara Taylor's career took off when she landed a series regular role on Fox's Party of Five (1994). Since then she has appeared in Steven Bochco's City of Angels (2000), Hidden Hills (2002), Lost (2004), Numb3rs (2005), CSI: Miami (2002), NCIS (2003), and Fox's hit Bones (2005). She also had a ...

48. Cicely Tyson

Actress | The Help

Cicely Tyson was born in Harlem, New York City, where she was raised by her devoutly religious parents, from the Caribbean island of Nevis. Her mother, Theodosia, was a domestic, and her father, William Tyson, was a carpenter and painter. She was discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine and...

49. Tiffany Evans

Actress | Diary of a Mad Black Woman

Tiffany Evans was born on August 4, 1992 in Bronx, New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), Brother's Grim and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999). She has been married to Lorenzo Henderson since December 25, 2010. They have two children.

50. Pam Grier

Actress | Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...

51. Chandra Currelley-Young

Actress | Madea Gets a Job

Chandra Currelley-Young is an actress, known for Madea Gets a Job (2013), Tyler Perry's a Madea Family Funeral (2019) and Making Moves (2017).

52. Jackée Harry

Actress | 227

Jackée Harry was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and reared from the age of nine in Harlem, New York, by her mother, Flossie. At the tender age of fourteen, Jackée landed the lead role of the King in her school's production of The King and I. Upon graduation from New York City's High School ...

53. Tamela J. Mann

Actress | Madea Goes to Jail

Tamela J. Mann was born on June 9, 1966 in Limestone County, Texas, USA as Tamela Jean Johnson. She is an actress and producer, known for Madea Goes to Jail (2009), Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005) and Meet the Browns (2008). She has been married to David Mann since June 9, 1988. They have four ...

54. Erykah Badu

Actress | The Cider House Rules

Erykah Badu was born on February 26, 1971 in Dallas, Texas, USA as Erica Abi Wright.

55. Crystal Porter Bazemore

Actress | Sound

CRYSTAL PORTER-BAZEMORE, Actress, Writer, Author. Bazemore is from Atlanta, GA. She is a graduate of Hampton University with BA in English Arts. Her credits include studio and indie award-winning films; TV credits; regional and national voice campaigns; and regional and touring theatre companies. ...

56. Nicky Buggs

Actress | Playing for Keeps

Nicky Buggs is known for her work on Playing for Keeps (2012), Powers (2015) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008).

57. Alexis J. Smith

Actress | The C-Word

Alexis J. Smith is an actress and producer, known for The C-Word (2017), Anacostia (2009) and Bobby Jones Gospel (1980).

59. Loretta Devine

Actress | Crash

Loretta Devine was born August 21, 1949 in Houston, Texas, to Eunice O'Neal (née Toliver), a beautician, and James Devine, who worked as a laborer. Loretta grew up in the Acres Home area of Houston and later enrolled at the University of Houston, where she earned a a Bachelor of Arts in Speech and ...

60. Cassi Davis

Actress | House of Payne

Cassi Davis was born on July 31, 1964 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, USA. She is an actress, known for House of Payne (2006), Madea's Big Happy Family (2011) and Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016).

61. Shannon Kane

Actress | Brooklyn's Finest

Shannon Kane is an actress, known for Brooklyn's Finest (2009), The Collection (2012) and Blood and Bone (2009).

62. Natalie Desselle Reid

Actress | B*A*P*S

Natalie Desselle Reid is from Alexandria, Louisiana. She graduated from Peabody Magnet High School and attended Grambling State University for 2 1/2 years. The acting bug bit her after a starring role in Grambling's production of "Bubbling Brown Sugar." After several productions as a thespian, she ...

63. Eve

Actress | Barbershop

Eve was born on November 10, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Eve Jihan Jeffers. She is an actress, known for Barbershop (2002), xXx (2002) and Whip It (2009). She has been married to Maximillion Cooper since June 14, 2014.

64. Teyana Taylor

Actress | Kanye West: Fade

Teyana Taylor is an actress, known for Kanye West: Fade (2016), Hit the Floor (2013) and Honey: Rise Up and Dance (2018). She has been married to Iman Shumpert since 2016. They have one child.

65. Lauren London

Actress | ATL

Lauren London first appeared in the film, ATL, opposite actor and recording artist, Tip "TI" Harris. Due to London's breakout success in ATL, she received an offer to star in the film, This Christmas, with Loretta Devine, Idris Elba and Regina King. Her next film role was in the teen romantic ...

66. Yakini Horn

Actress | Homeland

Yakini Horn is an actress, known for Homeland (2011), Bloated Minds (2014) and Madea's Big Happy Family (2011).

67. Dequina Moore

Actress | Ghost Town

Dequina Moore is an actress, known for Ghost Town (2008), Rachel Getting Married (2008) and Camp (2003).

68. Shellita Boxie

Stunts | Girls Trip

Shellita Boxie is known for her work on Girls Trip (2017), Captain America: Civil War (2016) and The Walking Dead (2010).

69. Cheryl Pepsii Riley

Actress | Why Did I Get Married?

Before Cheryl Pepsii Riley got her start in the music industry, she was a regular woman working the typical 9-5. She was an LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) working with handicapped children. She received her nursing license from Clara Barton High School. While working, Cheryl was in a local group ...

70. Kerry Washington

Actress | Scandal

Kerry Washington was born on January 31, 1977 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Kerry Marisa Washington. She is an actress and producer, known for Scandal (2012), Django Unchained (2012) and Save the Last Dance (2001). She has been married to Nnamdi Asomugha since June 24, 2013. They ...

71. Jurnee Smollett-Bell

Actress | Underground

Jurnee Smollett-Bell was born on October 1, 1986 in New York City, New York, USA as Jurnee Diana Smollett. She is an actress, known for her role as "Jess Merriweather" on the Emmy Award-winning TV series, Friday Night Lights (2006). She is also known for her roles in The Great Debaters (2007), ...

72. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Ugly Betty

Vanessa Lynn Williams was born in Millwood, New York, to Helen L. (Tinch) and Milton Augustine Williams, Jr., both music teachers. Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with...

73. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Candyman

Born and raised in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, New York, Vanessa Williams became a member of the New York City Opera's Children's Chorus at age 11. Vanessa then signed with a talent manager and booked her first audition, a commercial for Frito Lay. Her pattern for success clearly ...

74. Ella Joyce

Actress | Set It Off

Ella Joyce was born on June 12, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Cherron Hoye. She is an actress and producer, known for Set It Off (1996), Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) and Bubba Ho-Tep (2002). She is married to Dan Martin.

75. S. Epatha Merkerson

Actress | Law & Order

A native of Michigan, S. Epatha Merkerson earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Wayne State University. In 1978, she moved to New York City to apply her craft on stage. Although best known since 1993 as the smart and shrewd Lieutenant Anita Van Buren on the long-running TV crime drama Law &...

76. Brandy Norwood

Actress | I Still Know What You Did Last Summer

Brandy Norwood was born on February 11, 1979 in McComb, Mississippi, USA as Brandy Rayana Norwood. She is known for her work on I Still Know What You Did Last Summer (1998), Moesha (1996) and Osmosis Jones (2001).

77. Candice Coke

Actress | La La Land

Hails from New York, where she studied Educational Theater at NYU while on a scholarship for spring board diving. She started her career dancing for icons like Michael Jackson, Prince, and many others in the States and internationally. Eventually she made the transition to Los Angeles where she has...

78. Angela Bassett

Actress | Strange Days

Captivating, gifted, and sensational, Angela Bassett's presence has been felt in theaters, stages, and television screens throughout the world. Angela Evelyn Bassett was born on August 16, 1958 in New York City, to Betty Jane (Gilbert), a social worker, and Daniel Benjamin Bassett, a preacher's son...

79. Zendaya

Actress | Spider-Man: Homecoming

Zendaya (which means "to give thanks" in the language of Shona) is an American actress and singer born in Oakland, California. She began her career appearing as a child model working for Macy's, Mervyns and Old Navy. She was a backup dancer before gaining prominence for her role as Rocky Blue on ...

80. Naturi Naughton

Actress | Power

Naturi Naughton is an American Singer and Actress best known for her performance as "Lil Kim" in Fox Searchlight's hit film "Notorious", and her role in MGM's remake of the classic film "Fame". Naughton has starred in various other projects such as: Lottery Ticket, The Playboy Club, Mad Men and The...

81. Janet Jackson

Soundtrack | Poetic Justice

Janet Damita Jo Jackson was born on May 16, 1966 in Gary, Indiana, to Katherine Jackson (née Katherine Esther Scruse) and Joe Jackson, a musician. She is the youngest of ten children. After her birth, her brothers formed a band later called The Jackson 5. She lived at home with her sisters, while ...

82. Oprah Winfrey

Producer | The Oprah Winfrey Show

Oprah Winfrey was born Orpah Gail Winfrey in Kosciusko, Mississippi, to Vernita Lee, a former maid, and Vernon Winfrey, a coal miner, barber, and city councilman.

While Winfrey has been cited as the richest African-American of the 20th century, she does not come from a rich, or even middle class, ...

83. Diamond White

Actress | The Lion Guard

Diamond White is an actress, known for The Lion Guard (2016), Boo! A Madea Halloween (2016) and Transformers: Rescue Bots (2011).

84. Paige Nicollette

Casting_department | A Bad Moms Christmas

Paige Nicollette is known for her work on A Bad Moms Christmas (2017) and Almost Christmas (2016).

85. Tamyra Gray

Soundtrack | Rachel Getting Married

Tamyra Gray was born on July 26, 1979 in Takoma Park, Maryland, USA as Tamyra Monica Gray. She has been married to Sam Watters since September 2, 2006. They have one child.

86. Storm Bell

Actress | Sleepy Hollow

Storm Bell is an actress, known for Sleepy Hollow (2013) and Fatal Attraction (2013).

87. Treasure White

Actress | Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word

Treasure White is an actress, known for Johnny Frank Garrett's Last Word (2016) and Remember Sunday (2013).

88. Zoe Saldana

Actress | Avatar

Zoe Saldana was born on June 19, 1978 in Passaic, New Jersey, to Asalia Nazario and Aridio Saldaña. Her father was Dominican and her mother is Puerto Rican. She was raised in Queens, New York. When she was 10 years old, she and her family moved to the Dominican Republic, where they would live for ...

89. Uzo Aduba

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Aduba began earning recognition for her work in 2003, with a performance in "Translations of Xhosa" at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts that won her a Helen Hayes Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Play. Her Broadway debut was in 2007 as Toby in "Coram Boy". She was...

90. Danielle Brooks

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Danielle Brooks was born on September 17, 1989 in Augusta, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Angry Birds (2016) and Clemency.

91. Adrienne C. Moore

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Adrienne C. Moore is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015) and Homeland (2011).

92. Vicky Jeudy

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Vicky Jeudy is best known for her breakout role on the American comedy-drama hit series, Orange Is the New Black as Janae Watson, a former high school track star, who after one wrong turn becomes an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary.

Vicky got her start in the entertainment world competing in beauty ...

93. Samira Wiley

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Samira Wiley was born as Samira Denise Wiley. She is an actress and producer, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), The Handmaid's Tale (2017) and The Sitter (2011). She has been married to Lauren Morelli since March 25, 2017.

94. Marsha Stephanie Blake

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

Marsha Stephanie Blake is an actress, known for Orange Is the New Black (2013), A Gifted Man (2011) and Chicago P.D. (2014).

95. Mugga

Actress | The First Purge

Mugga is an actress, known for The First Purge (2018), Precious (2009) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

96. Jennifer Brito

Actress | Orange Is the New Black

New York native Jennifer Brito is an Emmy award winning actress. Jennifer was born and raised in the Bronx. At the age of 13 she decided to pursue her dream of becoming an actress. She majored in Theatre/Fine Arts where she learned the fundamentals of Acting. She has also trained at award winning ...

97. Amelia Fowler

Actress | Compliance

Amelia Fowler is an actress, known for Compliance (2012), Monica Z (2013) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).

98. Natalie Carter

Actress | The Adjustment Bureau

Natalie Carter Actress & Neo-Ethnic Soul/Jazz Vocalist performs Jazz, Blues, Gospel and Brazilian Jazz Internationally and Nationally. Studied at Carnegie-Mellon University obtaining her B.F.A in Drama. A versatile performer, Ms. Carter-Prince has been seen on International stages featured as ...

99. Ito Aghayere

Actress | Logan Lucky

Ito Aghayere is a Nigerian, Canadian, American born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as Itohan Aghayere. She is an actress, known for Logan Lucky (2017), Blacklist (2017), and Elementary (2016). She graduated from Duke University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, and received her Master of ...

100. Darlene Dues

Actress | '79 Parts

Darlene Dues is an actress, known for '79 Parts (2016), Jumbo John (2017) and Orange Is the New Black (2013).



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