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Birth NameZazie Olivia Beetz
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

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Zazie Olivia Beetz is an actress. Born in Berlin, Germany, to a German father and an African-American mother, she was raised in Manhattan (New York City) speaking both German and English at home. She performed in community theaters and local stages from a young age. She is known for Atlanta (2016), Deadpool 2 (2018), Applesauce (2015), and Meet Me in a Happy Place (2019).

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Andrew Bobby

Zazie Beetz (born c. 1991) is a German-American actress best known for the role of Vanessa on Atlanta (2016). In 2016, she also appeared in the Netflix anthology series Easy (2016) and, in 2018, as the Marvel Comics character Domino in Deadpool 2 (2018).

Zazie Beetz was born at the Charité in Berlin, Germany. Her German father is a cabinetmaker and her mother is an African-American social worker. Performing in community theaters and local stages since childhood, Zazie found her joy in grade school and grew up acting. She went to kindergarten and elementary school in Berlin, but was raised in uptown Manhattan as well, speaking both German and English with her family at home. One of her first student jobs was at Alexa Einkaufszentrum in a H&M shop. She received training from Muscota New School, the Harlem School of the Arts, and LaGuardia Arts High school. She attended Skidmore College, where she received a bachelor's degree in French.

Beetz resides in Harlem, where she has been working on various New York-based films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: ahmetkozan

Trivia (7)

Born in Berlin, Germany, raised in Manhattan, New York, she spoke German and English at home. Her father is German and her mother is African-American.
In addition to German, her native language, and English, she can speak fluent French after getting a bachelor's degree in French language.
She had a minor role in the 2015 indie film hit James White (2015).
Her father was a cabinetmaker and her mother was a social worker.
In Atlanta (2016), her character and Donald Glover's had a child together.
She performed in community theaters and on local stages from the time she was a child. She trained at Muscota New School, the Harlem School of the Arts, and Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. She earned her bachelor's degree from Skidmore College.
Nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series category for her role as Van in Atlanta (2016), but lost to Alex Borstein from The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017).

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