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Overview (1)

Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Antonique is an acclaimed actor and a 2015 Grammy nominated singer and writer. She is most famous for her starring role of Faith Evans in "Notorious" where she received rave reviews and was praised by critics, including Jeffery Lyons who called her "one to watch". .

Antonique is one of the new stars of season 2 of Marvel's Luke Cage which debuted on NETFLIX to amazing reviews. Antonique has a 8 episode arc as Detective Nandi Tyler.

Antonique first garnered attention in her buzz-worthy leading role in "RENT" on Broadway as Mimi Marquez. She became the international poster girl for the show. Antonique played CIA agent Sandra Burns in "Abduction" opposite Taylor Lautner and Alfred Molina, and in "Yelling To The Sky", playing the starring role of Ola O'Hara, opposite Zoe Kravitz, Gabourey Sidibe and Jason Clarke. Antonique recently starred in the TV One romantic comedy Stock Option, which premiered to record ratings for the network and she has a lead role in the NETFLIX film "Deuces". She has also guest starred and recurred on numerous hit TV shows including "Law & Order", HBO's "Bored To Death", the Sidney Lumet directed "100 Centre Street" on A&E and she has a role in the hit 2017 FOX drama series "Shots Fired".

Antonique shocked the world in 2015 with the release of her first body of work, her EP "Love Is Everything", stemming from her successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012 where Smith raised over $50,000 in 30 days from her fans. 'Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo)' is the Grammy nominated, edgy, uptempo, future meets retro, soul pleaser that is rising up the charts!

Antonique is also an accomplished songwriter. Having co-written her Grammy nominated single, she has also written songs for several television shows including Shots Fired, where she co-wrote the show's theme song along with several other original songs featured in the show and composed a piece of the score with great Terrance Blanchard.

Having just completed a 20 city "Act On Climate" tour with the Hip Hop Caucus and also singing for the Pope's climate rally for over 100,000 people on the National Mall in D.C., Antonique is a serious advocate for climate justice and human rights.

Sidney Lumet gave Antonique her first job. She played a teen drug addict. He heralded her as "an amazing actress with a great career ahead of her".

Antonique is following the career path of Barbra Streisand, Diana Ross and Whitney Houston; pursuing a career in film and television while also continuing to make her dream of a Grammy-winning recording career into the most amazing of realities.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Antonique

Trivia (1)

Sidney Lumet gave Antonique her first acting job with the role of a teen drug addict on 100 Centre Street.

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