Nija Okoro


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Nija Okoro is a Bronx, NY native. She is an actress of the stage and screen. Her love of acting began when her mother enrolled her in the Harlem School of the Arts as an inventive way to busy her and keep her off the streets. To further her studies Nija decided she would attend the elite LaGuardia HS of the Performing Arts (the "Fame" school). ... See full bio »

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(2020)
Insecure Nessa
(2017)
The Deuce Nadine
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  A Doll's House (pre-production)
Olivia Krogstad
  ReBroken (filming)
Lydia
 2021 Confined
Jenna
 2021 Cinema Toast (TV Series)
Tanya
- Attack of the Karens (2021) ... Tanya (voice)
 2021/I Howl
Kalysa
 2021 The Stay
Nora
 2021 9-1-1: Lone Star (TV Series)
Dana
- Difficult Conversations (2021) ... Dana
 2020 The Black Emperor of Broadway
Florence Gilpin
 2019 Animal Kingdom (TV Series)
Tacara
- Ambo (2019) ... Tacara
- Know Thy Enemy (2019) ... Tacara
 2018 The Deuce (TV Series)
Nadine
- Inside the Pretend (2018) ... Nadine
 2017 StartUp (TV Series)
Alma
- Bleeding Edge (2017) ... Alma
- Early Adopters (2017) ... Alma
- Disruption (2017) ... Alma
 2017 Insecure (TV Series)
Nessa
- Hella Perspective (2017) ... Nessa
- Hella Shook (2017) ... Nessa
 2017 Insecure: Due North (TV Mini Series)
Nessa
- 201 (2017) ... Nessa
 2016 From Hollywood to Rose
Melody
 2016 Future You (TV Series)
Grant's Girlfriend
- Life Decisions (2016) ... Grant's Girlfriend
 2015 Support: Web Series (TV Mini Series)
Ashley
 2015 10 Things Gay Guys Are Tired of Hearing (TV Mini Series)
Nija
 2015 10 Things Black Girls Are Tired of Hearing (Video short)
Black Girl
 2014 Bitter Balloon Boy (TV Series)
Maya (2014)
 2013 Monday Mornings (TV Series)
Aisha Ali
- Family Ties (2013) ... Aisha Ali
- Pilot (2013) ... Aisha Ali
 2013 Southland (TV Series)
Lisa
- Heroes (2013) ... Lisa
 2012 The F-List (TV Series)
Jane
- Once Upon a Time (2012) ... Jane
 2011 Hail Mary (TV Movie)
 2009 Giver Taker Heartbreaker
Charlotte
 2009 Medium (TV Series)
Bank Teller
- New Terrain (2009) ... Bank Teller
 2009 ER (TV Series)
Kendra Robinson
- A Long, Strange Trip (2009) ... Kendra Robinson
 2008 Love? Pain (Short)
Wife

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Play: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom - playing Dussie Mae; at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles.

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