DeWanda Wise


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In television, film, theater, writing, and producing, DeWanda Wise has established herself as one of the industry's most exciting talents. In the Netflix adaption of "She's Gotta Have It," created by Spike Lee, Wise appears as the iconic 'Nola Darling.' Based on Lee's 1986 film of the same name, the series explores the story of one woman (Wise) ... See full bio »

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(2022)
The Harder They Fall Eleanor Love
(2021)
Fatherhood Swan
(2021)
Someone Great Erin Kennedy
(2019)

Filmography

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  Three Women (TV Series) (filming)
Sloane
- Episode #1.10 ... Sloane
- Episode #1.9 ... Sloane
- Episode #1.8 ... Sloane
- Episode #1.7 ... Sloane
- Episode #1.6 ... Sloane
 2022/I Proxy (Short) (completed)
Lisa
 2022 Jurassic World Dominion
Kayla Watts
 2021 Invasion (TV Series)
Deputy Grady
- Last Day (2021) ... Deputy Grady
 2021 The Harder They Fall
Eleanor Love
 2021/I Fatherhood
Swan
 2017-2019 She's Gotta Have It (TV Series)
Nola Darling
- #IAmYourMirror (2019) ... Nola Darling
- #OnTheComeUpTheComeDown&TheCome'Round (2019) ... Nola Darling
- #OhJudoKnow? (2019) ... Nola Darling
- #WhenYourChickensComeHometoRoost (2019) ... Nola Darling
- #SuperFunkyCaliFragiSexy (2019) ... Nola Darling
 2019 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Alexa Brandt
- Six Degrees of Freedom (2019) ... Alexa Brandt
 2019 Someone Great
Erin Kennedy
 2018/IV The Weekend
Margo Johnson
 2017 Shots Fired (TV Series)
Shameeka Campbell
- Hour Ten: Last Dance (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Hour Nine: Come to Jesus (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Hour Eight: Rock Bottom (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Hour Seven: Content of Their Character (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
- Hour Six: The Fire This Time (2017) ... Shameeka Campbell
 2017 Underground (TV Series)
Clara
- 28 (2017) ... Clara
- Whiteface (2017) ... Clara
- Ache (2017) ... Clara
- Things Unsaid (2017) ... Clara
- Contraband (2017) ... Clara
 2016 How to Tell You're a Douchebag
Rochelle Marseilles
 2015 Sorta My Thing (TV Mini Series)
Andrea
- Moving Day (2015) ... Andrea
- Great Story (2015) ... Andrea
 2015 Knucklehead
Charlotte
 2014 The Mentalist (TV Series)
Tanya Dean
- Blue Bird (2014) ... Tanya Dean
 2012 Frisk (Short)
G
 2012 Firelight (TV Movie)
Terry Easle
 2011 Black Swan Theory (Short)
 2011 Boardwalk Empire (TV Series)
Henny Walker
- What Does the Bee Do? (2011) ... Henny Walker
 2011/II Smoking Nonsmoking
Reporter
 2011 Tokens the Series (TV Series)
Keisha / Karen (2011)
 2011/I A Walk in the Park (Short)
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Lakeisha Watkins
- Dirty (2011) ... Lakeisha Watkins
 2011 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Jenni Salerno
- Breaking Up (2011) ... Jenni Salerno
 2010 Pour aimer, encore (Short)
Syl
 2010/I Train (Short)
 2009/I Beyond Words (Short)
Paige
 2009 Us: A Love Story (Short)
Scowling Woman
 2009 The Unusuals (TV Series)
Nurse
- 42 (2009) ... Nurse
 2009/II Precious
Miriam (uncredited)
 2008 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Julianna
- Jumpin' Jehosophat (2008) ... Julianna
 2007 Steam
Lynn
 2007 African Booty Scratcher (Short)
Isatu
 2007/II Soul Mates
Psyche
 2007 Spinning Into Butter
Claudia Thompson
 2007 Pariah (Short)
Mika
 2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Angela
- World's Fair (2007) ... Angela
 2006 Who's Calling (Short)
Val
 2006 Super Powers (Short)
Mrs. Elliott
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Height:

5' 6" (1.68 m)

Spouse:

Alano Miller
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Graduated with honors from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with a dual degree in Drama and Metropolitan Social and Cultural Analysis. See more »

Trademark:

Honey hazel eyes

Nickname:

Deda See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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