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Karimah Westbrook


Karimah Westbrook is an American television and film actress. After crashing an audition and snagging a role in the Paramount box office hit Save the Last Dance (2001), she has never looked back. A Chicago native, the youngest of two, Westbrook was inspired by actress Whoopi Goldberg growing up. After falling in love with the theater, she realized... See full bio »

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Known For

The Rum Diary
The Rum Diary Papa Nebo
(2011)
Suburbicon
Suburbicon Mrs. Mayers
(2017)
American Violet
American Violet Claudia Johnson
(2008)
Baadasssss!
Baadasssss! Ginnie
(2003)

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 2018 All American (TV Series) (pre-production)
Grace James
- Episode #1.12 (2018) ... Grace James
- Episode #1.11 (2018) ... Grace James
- Episode #1.9 (2018) ... Grace James
- Episode #1.13 (2018) ... Grace James
- Episode #1.10 (2018) ... Grace James
 2018 Dating & Confused: SVU (Short) (post-production)
Crystal
 2017 Beyond the Badge (TV Series) (post-production)
Melanie Lopez
- Pilot ... Melanie Lopez
  Bolden (completed)
Alice Bolden
 2018 Truth Hall pilot presentaion (TV Movie)
Lashon
 2017 Shameless (TV Series)
Sylvie
- Icarus Fell and Rusty Ate Him (2017) ... Sylvie
 2017 Suburbicon
Mrs. Mayers
 2016 Smokd (Short)
Juror #8
 2016 Truth Hall (TV Movie)
LaShon
 2016/IV Caged (Short)
Karrisa Kline
 2015 Aquarius (TV Series)
Barbara Lee
- The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game (2015) ... Barbara Lee
 2014 Masters of Sex (TV Series)
Delila
- Below the Belt (2014) ... Delila
 2014 The Fosters (TV Series)
Layla's Mother
- Mother (2014) ... Layla's Mother
 2014 Yellow (TV Series)
Maureen
- Blue Ivy (2014) ... Maureen
 2013 Baby Girl (Short)
Yaya
 2012 C'mon Man
Angel
 2011 The Rum Diary
Papa Nebo
 2011 L.A. Noire (Video Game)
Female Pedestrian 1 (voice)
 2010 Look (TV Series)
Paige
- Episode #1.3 (2010) ... Paige
- Episode #1.2 (2010) ... Paige
- Episode #1.1 (2010) ... Paige
 2010 Louis
Alice Bolden
 2010 Mad Men (TV Series)
Sharon
- The Rejected (2010) ... Sharon
 2008 American Violet
Claudia Johnson
 2008 Truth Hall
Lashon
 2007 Studio
Jasmine Jackson
 2006 Best Kept Secret (Short)
Cassandra
 2006 Let's Talk (Short)
Kamilah
 2006 Without a Trace (TV Series)
Missy
- White Balance (2006) ... Missy
 2006 In Justice (TV Series)
Kendra Smith
- Another Country (2006) ... Kendra Smith
 2005 American Fusion
Layla
 2005 The Tenants
Female Partygoer
 2004 Knuckle Sandwich
Nora (as Karima Westbrook)
 2003 10-8: Officers on Duty (TV Series)
Sheila
- Lucy in the Sky (2003) ... Sheila
 2003 Baadasssss!
Ginnie
 2003 Girlfriends (TV Series)
Melanie Childs
- The Wedding (2003) ... Melanie Childs
- Blood Is Thicker Than Liquor (2003) ... Melanie Childs
 2003 Strong Medicine (TV Series)
Sandy
- PMS, Lies and Red Tape (2003) ... Sandy
 2002 MADtv (TV Series)
Sky Jumper
- Episode #8.9 (2002) ... Sky Jumper
- Episode #8.5 (2002) ... Sky Jumper
 2002 Random Acts of Violence
Monique
 2001 Angel: One More Road to Cross (Video)
VIP friend
 2001 The District (TV Series)
Kara
- Foreign Affair (2001) ... Kara
 2001 That's Life (TV Series)
Runner #1
- Larva (2001) ... Runner #1
 2001 Moesha (TV Series)
Shania Levy
- Graduation Day (2001) ... Shania Levy
- All Grown Up (2001) ... Shania Levy
 2001 ER (TV Series)
Sara Morris
- April Showers (2001) ... Sara Morris
 2001 Save the Last Dance
Alyssa
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Joleigha Bass
- Nathan's Hot Dog (2000) ... Joleigha Bass
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Other Works:

Radio PSA, "Hip-Hop Literacy," Lyrical Knockout Entertainment

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Alternate Names:

Karima Westbrook

Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Trivia:

Went to the Academy of Dramatic Arts.

Star Sign:

Libra

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