Gisela Adisa

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Gisela Adisa is an American actress born of Caribbean and West African immigrants. She played Sandra in the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic award winner, 'Nanny', which premiered at Sundance '22. She also played the lead in the award winning film, 'Shield'. Upcoming projects include working with Mario Van Peebles on the Starz Network hit, 'Power ... See full bio »

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FBI Lisa Jones
Jigsaw Leighanne
Nanny Sandra


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 2022 Jigsaw (TV Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.7 (2022) ... Leighanne
 2022 Power Book III: Raising Kanan (TV Series)
- The More Things Change (2022) ... Deborah
 2022 Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (TV Series)
- Chapter Six: Scars (2022) ... Lawyer
 2022/II Luther (Short)
Luther's Mom
 2022 FBI (TV Series)
Lisa Jones
- Scar Tissue (2022) ... Lisa Jones
 2022 Nanny
 2020 Upcode (TV Series)
 2019 Shield (Short)
 2018 Younger (TV Series)
- #LizaToo (2018) ... Anchor
 2016 Ride by Night (Short)
 2016 Royal Pains (TV Series)
News Anchor
- Palpating the Orbital Rim (2016) ... News Anchor
 2013 Chasing Taste
Binge Eaters Anonymous Meeting Attendee
 2010 Past East Tremont (Short)
 2008 Jamerican (Short)
Allison McGrill
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 2019 Shield (Short)
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 2020 Emergency Call (TV Series documentary)
- Headset Heroes (2020)

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Gisela's introduction to L.A. was a feature in Colman Domingo's "Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole", opposite Dulé Hill at the Geffen Playhouse. She earned an Ovation Award nomination for best featured actress for her portrayal of Eartha Kitt.

She made her Broadway debut in 2014 playing legendary Shirelles frontwoman Shirley Owens in 'Beautiful' and toured as a Deloris Van Cartier standby in the ... See more »

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