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Shailyn Pierre-Dixon

Shailyn Pierre-Dixon is best known for her role as 'Young Aminata' in the 2015 award-winning mini-series The Book of Negroes, an adaptation of Lawrence Hill's highly acclaimed novel of the same title. Shailyn's powerful performance won her a Canadian Screen Award for Best Supporting Actress, as well as a Golden Maple Award nomination for Newcomer ... See full bio »

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Known For

(2016)
The Book of Negroes Young Aminata
(2015)
Between Frances
(2015-2016)
Departure Jada Collins
(2022)

Filmography

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 2022 Departure (TV Series)
Jada Collins
- What Lies Beneath (2022) ... Jada Collins
- Shot Across The Bow (2022) ... Jada Collins
- Stowaway (2022) ... Jada Collins
- Dead in the Water (2022) ... Jada Collins
- The Tempest (2022) ... Jada Collins
 2022 Pretty Hard Cases (TV Series)
Shanika Shepherd
- Pigeon Party (2022) ... Shanika Shepherd
- Life Jacket (2022) ... Shanika Shepherd
- Rubber Lining (2022) ... Shanika Shepherd
- Dog Treats (2022) ... Shanika Shepherd
 2016 Share the Screen (Video short)
Young Woman
 2016 Suicide Squad
Zoe
 2015-2016 Between (TV Series)
Frances
- Don't Look Back (2016) ... Frances
- Horatio Rising (2016) ... Frances
- Extraction (2016) ... Frances
- Hope (2016) ... Frances
- Us vs. Them (2016) ... Frances
 2016 Jean of the Joneses
Mary Jones
 2015 The Book of Negroes (TV Mini Series)
Young Aminata
- Episode #1.6 (2015) ... Young Aminata
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... Young Aminata
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... Young Aminata
 2013 The Best Man Holiday
Kelly (as Shai Pierre-Dixon)
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 2020 Being Black in Canada (TV Special)
Self - Actor, The Book of Negroes
 2016 Inside Between (After Show) (TV Series)
Self
- Episode #1.6 (2016) ... Self
- Episode #1.4 (2016) ... Self
- Episode #1.0 (2016) ... Self
 2016 2016 Canadian Screen Awards (TV Special)
Self
 2014 Katie Chats (TV Series)
Self
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