D.J. 'Shangela' Pierce

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D.J. 'Shangela' Pierce was born as Darius Jeremy Pierce. He is an actor and producer, known for A Star Is Born (2018), Terriers (2010) and Community (2009). See full bio »

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Known For

A Star Is Born Drag Bar Emcee
Terriers Mikaela
Community Miss Urbana Champaign
The X-Files Annabelle


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 2020 Station 19 (TV Series)
Ruby Red Slippers
- We Are Family (2020) ... Ruby Red Slippers
 2020 Lovecraft Country (TV Series)
Lena Horne
- Strange Case (2020) ... Lena Horne
 2020 Katy Keene (TV Series)
Deveraux / Devereaux
- Chapter Thirteen: Come Together (2020) ... Deveraux
- Chapter Seven: Kiss of the Spider Woman (2020) ... Devereaux (uncredited)
- Chapter Six: Mama Said (2020) ... Deveraux
 2019 But She's My Best Friend (TV Mini-Series)
- The Great Escape (2019) ... Date
 2019 11th Annual Shorty Awards (Video)
 2019 Broad City (TV Series)
- Lost and Found (2019) ... Waitress
 2018 How May We Hate You? (TV Movie)
Trivia Announcer
 2018 Super Drags (TV Series)
Donizete / Scarlet
- Seja Quem Você É (2018) ... Donizete / Scarlet
- Numa Só Voz (2018) ... Donizete / Scarlet
- A Cura Gay (2018) ... Donizete / Scarlet
- Imagem é Tudo (2018) ... Donizete / Scarlet
- Hora do Lipsync (2018) ... Donizete / Scarlet
 2018 A Star Is Born
Drag Bar Emcee (as D.J. Shangela Pierce)
 2017 Melania Trump Makes America Gay Again (Video short)
 2016 Shangela: Man Candy (Video short)
 2016 Vanity Fair: 103 Years of Drag Queen Fashion (Video short)
Shangela (as D.J. Pierce)
 2016 Hurricane Bianca
 2016 The X-Files (TV Series)
- Mulder & Scully Meet the Were-Monster (2016) ... Annabelle
 2015 Kiss Me, Kill Me
 2015 Lavalantula (TV Movie)
Neils Elman (uncredited)
 2015 You're Gay... Now What? (Video short)
Store Clerk
 2015 Shangela: Uptown Fish (Video short)
 2014 Bones (TV Series)
Kimmy Moore
- The Drama in the Queen (2014) ... Kimmy Moore
 2013 The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series)
Steve Caplan
- Episode #1.6693 (2013) ... Steve Caplan
 2013 Cinderoncé (Short)
The Fairy Dragmother (as D.J. Pierce)
 2013 R.I.P.D.
Drag Queen Avatar (uncredited)
 2013 Farah Goes Bang
Bettina (as D.J. Pierce)
 2013 Kenya Moore: Gone with the Wind Fabulous (Short)
Porsha Williams
 2012 Glee (TV Series)
Drag Queen
- Thanksgiving (2012) ... Drag Queen
 2012 2 Broke Girls (TV Series)
- And the Hold-Up (2012) ... Hallelujah (as D.J. Pierce)
 2012 The Soup (TV Series)
Shangela Laquifa / Shangela Laquifa Wadley / Lady Mary Crawley
- Episode #9.33 (2012) ... Shangela Laquifa (as D.J. Pierce)
- Episode #9.32 (2012) ... Shangela Laquifa (as D.J. Pierce)
- Episode #9.7 (2012) ... Shangela Laquifa Wadley / Lady Mary Crawley (uncredited)
 2012 The Mentalist (TV Series)
- Ruby Slippers (2012) ... Shangela (as D.J. Pierce)
 2011 A Mann's World (TV Movie)
Snip (as D.J. Pierce)
 2011 Spring/Fall (TV Movie)
Dion (as D.J. Pierce)
 2011 Community (TV Series)
Miss Urbana Champaign
- Advanced Gay (2011) ... Miss Urbana Champaign
 2011 Detroit 1-8-7 (TV Series)
Drag Performer
- Legacy/Drag City (2011) ... Drag Performer
 2010 Terriers (TV Series)
- Pimp Daddy (2010) ... Mikaela
 2009 The Panty Man (Short)
Young Poet (as D.J. Pierce)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Released his first single and music video for "Call Me Laquifa." See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | See more »

Official Sites:

Cameo | Facebook | See more »

Alternate Names:

D.J. Shangela Pierce | D.J. Pierce | DJ 'Shangela' Pierce | Shangela | Shangela Laquifa Wadley

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Personal Quote:

Halleloo! See more »


His introduction to drag was almost accidental. When he was choreographing a dance for friends for a show, one of them fell sick at the last minute and he was asked to fill in. See more »


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