Emayatzy Corinealdi


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Emayatzy Corinealdi was born on January 14, 1980 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA. She is known for Middle of Nowhere (2012), The Invitation (2015) and Roots (2016). See full bio »

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Middle of Nowhere
Wed, Aug 10 8:00 PM PDT on BHER (182)
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2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
(2015)
Roots Belle
(2016)
Hand of God Tessie Graham
(2014-2017)

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  At That Age (TV Series) (pre-production)
- Pilot
 2022 Reasonable Doubt (TV Series)
Jax Stewart
- Can't Knock The Hustle (2022) ... Jax Stewart
- N**** What, N**** Who ... Jax Stewart
- Renegade ... Jax Stewart
- So Ambitious ... Jax Stewart
- Guilty Until Proven Innocent ... Jax Stewart
 2020 Evil (TV Series)
Sonia Kamanzi
- Justice x 2 (2020) ... Sonia Kamanzi
 2017-2019 Ballers (TV Series)
Candace / Candance Brewer
- Players Only (2019) ... Candace
- Who Wants a Lollipop (2019) ... Candace
- Edutainment (2019) ... Candace
- Crumbs (2019) ... Candace
- Municipal (2019) ... Candace
 2019/I Beats
Vanessa Robinson
 2019 The Red Line (TV Series)
Tia Young
- One Day We May Be More Than a Body (2019) ... Tia Young
- We Need Glory for a While (2019) ... Tia Young
 2017 The Get (TV Movie)
Noelle
 2017 Jay Z: Family Feud feat. Beyoncé (Music Video short)
Emayatzy
 2014-2017 Hand of God (TV Series)
Tessie Graham
- He Must Be (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- What a Man Can Be (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- The Last Thing Left (2017) ... Tessie Graham (credit only)
- When You Pull the Trigger (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- What Do You Hear (2017) ... Tessie Graham
 2016 Roots (TV Mini Series)
Belle
- Part 4 (2016) ... Belle
- Part 2 (2016) ... Belle
 2015 Rosewood (TV Series)
Gigi Gaston
- Fashionistas and Fasciitis (2015) ... Gigi Gaston
 2015 Miles Ahead
Frances Taylor
 2015/I The Invitation
Kira
 2014/I Addicted
Brina
 2014/II In the Morning
Cadence
 2014 Gun Hill (TV Movie)
Janelle Evans
 2014 Teacher in a Box (Short)
Mrs Tandon
 2014 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Ellen Samsen
- The Edge of Winter (2014) ... Ellen Samsen
 2013/I Lu (Short)
Martha
 2013/VIII The Door (Short)
V
 2012 The Silent Treatment (Short)
Loretta
 2012 Middle of Nowhere
Ruby
 2010 It Looks Just Like You (Short)
 2010 Romantically Challenged (TV Series)
Tiffany
- Rebecca's One Night Stand (2010) ... Tiffany
 2009 The Chase (Short)
Trisha
 2009/II After the Storm (Short)
Patrice
 2009 Think Twice (Short)
Najah
 2008 Wednesday Again
Roberta
 2008 The Nanny Express (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 2008 Natural Beauty (Short)
Virginia
 2007 Demons (TV Movie)
Girl
 2007 Katrina (TV Movie)
Katrina
 2007 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8787 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8675 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8674 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8614 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
 2007 Cordially Invited
Grace Ingrahm
 2007 Akira's Hip Hop Shop (Short)
Daphne
 2006 Finding the Boom-Bap (Short)
Beauty
 2005 Beauty Shop
Client of Ida (uncredited)
 2004 Vampz (Video)
Eve
 2004 A Taste of Us (Short)
Audrey Thomas
 2003 Pretty Lady
Azizi
 2000 Mortality (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played the girlfriend of actor J.D.Williams from "The Wire" in a music video for Tupac Shakur called "Ghetto Gospel" in 2005. It was directed by Nzinga Stewart.

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)

Parents:

Hilton, Rosemarie | Corinealdi, Edward
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