Lana Young was born in Bermuda to a Black Bermudian father and Northern Irish mother. After a decade in the corporate world she took a detour and earned her M.A. in Acting from the Arts Educational School London. Some of her career work includes the recurring roles of Dr. Mary Osder in Fox's hospital drama The Resident, as Inez Trujillo in Ambitions (OWN), Dr. Lopes in Tell Me a Story (CBS All Access), Mrs. Douglas in The Vampire Diaries (CW), Dr. Jacinta Butler in Greenleaf (OWN) and Gloria Ruiz in The Inspectors (CBS); guest-star roles include Detective Michele Hodiak in Gone (NBC), Linda in Kevin Can Wait (CBS), Debbie in The Act (HULU) opposite Patricia Arquette and most recently Dr. Highland in WandaVision (Disney+) opposite Teyonah Parris, Dr. Jantzen in Lisey's Story (Apple Tv+) opposite Julianne Moore and Clive Owen and BULL. Lana has been honored to work with some of the greats. Christopher Plummer and Ewan McGregor in the Oscar- winning film Beginners, playing Gloria opposite Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams in the boxing drama Southpaw and playing opposite Emily Blunt and Justin Theroux in the feature film The Girl on the Train. She most recently shot a leading role in Tyler Perry's passion project, A Jazzman's Blues and has received a nomination for Most Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture. She lives in New York City with her cats Monkey and Lennon, who do tricks.
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