Black Female Actors

by Rogare | created - 14 Aug 2019 | updated - 3 weeks ago | Public

1. Toni Duclottni

Actress | Dolemite Is My Name

Toni Duclottni is a native of Dallas, TX and as of 2018 resides between Los Angeles, CA and Las Vegas, NV. She is an actress, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in addition to being a mother. Her acting career began in 2012 after she moved to Los Angeles, CA to study Meisner with renowned Meisner ...

2. Erica Tazel

Actress | Justified

Erica Tazel is an actress, known for Justified (2010), Roots (2016) and Mafia III (2016).

3. Markita Prescott

Actress | The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Markita Prescott was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York to International photojournalist Margot Jordan and Trinidadian recording artist, Keith "Designer" Prescott. As a child Markita worked on numerous jingles, voice-overs, and television commercials. Her stage debut was Off-Broadway at the UBU ...

4. Tunisha Hubbard

Actress | Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Tunisha Hubbard is known for her work on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013), Killer Under the Bed (2018) and Super Novas (2016).

5. Robinne Lee

Actress | Hitch

Robinne Lee (born July 16, 1974) is an American actress and author. She made her screen debut in the 1997 independent film Hav Plenty, and later has appeared in films National Security (2003), Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Hitch (2005), Seven Pounds (2008), Fifty Shades Darker (2017), and Fifty ...

6. Alisha Bailey

Actress | Doctor Who

Alisha Bailey was born on April 13, 1987 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Chewing Gum (2015) and C.B. Strike (2017).

7. Nadine Marshall

Actress | The Smoking Room

Nadine Marshall was born on September 30, 1972 in Lambeth, London, England as Nadine Panchita Marshall. She is an actress, known for The Smoking Room (2004), A Street Cat Named Bob (2016) and Paddington 2 (2017).

8. Olive Gray

Actress | Half Moon Investigations

Olive Gray was born on December 16, 1994 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Half Moon Investigations (2009), Year Million (2017) and Home from Home (2016).

9. Camilla Beeput

Actress | Mortdecai

Camilla Beeput was born in 1983 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Mortdecai (2015), Writers Retreat (2015) and The Harry Hill Movie (2013).

10. Merle Dandridge

Actress | Half-Life 2

Merle was born in Okinawa, Japan to a mother of Korean and Japanese descent and an African-American father serving in the U.S. Air Force. After graduating high school in Papillion, Nebraska, she attended the Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University in Chicago on a full-ride scholarship and ...

11. KiKi Layne

Actress | If Beale Street Could Talk

KiKi Layne is an actress, known for If Beale Street Could Talk (2018), Native Son (2019) and The Old Guard (2020).

12. Teyonah Parris

Actress | Dear White People

Teyonah Parris is an actress and producer, known for Dear White People (2014), Chi-Raq (2015) and If Beale Street Could Talk (2018).

13. Adriyan Rae

Actress | Vagrant Queen

Adriyan Rae was born on October 7th in Seaford, Delaware. When Adriyan went to college she did so in Philadelphia at the University of the Sciences double majoring in Physician Assistant Studies and Medical Laboratory Science. After finishing both degrees and becoming a certified Medical Laboratory...

14. Pippa Bennett-Warner

Actress | Gangs of London

Pippa Bennett-Warner was born on July 23, 1988 in Banbury, England. She is an actress and producer, known for Gangs of London (2020), Roadkill (2020) and Real (2019).

15. Kemi-Bo Jacobs

Actress | London Has Fallen

Kemi-Bo Jacobs is an actress, known for London Has Fallen (2016), Doctor Who (2005) and Death in Paradise (2011).

16. Rochelle Neil

Terminator: Dark Fate

Rochelle Neil is an actress, known for Terminator: Dark Fate (2019), Das Boot (2018) and Anthem (2019).

17. Michaela Coel

Actress | Chewing Gum

Michaela was born on October 1st 1987 as Michaela Boakye-Collinson to Ghanaian parents and brought up in Tower Hamlets by her mother, a devout member of the Pentecostal church who instilled her religion into Michaela and her sister - something that she would later draw on for her play 'Chewing Gum ...

18. Anika Noni Rose

Actress | The Princess and the Frog

Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose recently finished filming the lead role of the pilot episode Beast Mode (TBS / Macro), which is based on life of legendary boxing trainer Ann Wolfe. Anika is also serving as Co-Executive Producer.

In 2018, Anika starred in the title role of 'Carmen Jones' in John ...

19. Tamara Lawrance

Actress | The Long Song

Tamara Lawrance is an actress, known for The Long Song (2018), The Gurney (2017) and Kindred (2020).

20. Holly Robinson Peete

Actress | 21 Jump Street

Holly Robinson Peete was born on September 18, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Holly Elizabeth Robinson. She is known for her work on 21 Jump Street (1987), 21 Jump Street (2012) and For Your Love (1998). She has been married to Rodney Peete since June 10, 1995. They have four children.

21. Zainab Johnson

Actress | American Koko

Zainab Johnson was born as Zainab Mufardah Johnson. She is known for her work on American Koko (2017), Avant-Guardians (2017) and Cash Lift (2018).

22. Andy Allo

Actress | Upload

Andy Allo is a Cameroon born singer and actress starring as the lead female, 'Nora', in Amazon Prime's critically acclaimed original series "Upload", opposite Robbie Amell. With the global love and praise from critics and fans, Greg Daniels (The Office)'s series quickly got renewed for Season 2.


23. Wendy Grantham

Actress | The Wire

Wendy Grantham is known for her work on The Wire (2002), Emmett's Mark (2002) and Crooklyn (1994).

24. Denise Hart

Actress | The Wire

Denise Hart is an actress, known for The Wire (2002) and Blackademics Television (2013).

25. Aunjanue Ellis

Actress | Men of Honor

Aunjanue Ellis was born in San Francisco, California. She graduated from the Brown University, and later attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

During her career, Ellis performed on Off-Broadway theater, appeared in many film, and had roles on television. In film, she is best known...

26. Wunmi Mosaku

Actress | Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Wunmi Mosaku was born on July 31, 1986 in Zaria, Nigeria as Oluwunmi Olapeju Mosaku. She is an actress, known for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) and Philomena (2013).

27. Adelayo Adedayo

Actress | Unlocked

Adelayo Adedayo is an actress, known for Unlocked (2017), Some Girls (2012) and Lucky Man (2016).

28. Masali Baduza

Actress | Trackers

Masali Baduza was born in East London, South Africa. She's is based in Cape Town, South Africa. Her father was a journalist and her mother is an executive leader. She majored in Acting for Film at the New York Film Academy campus in Los Angeles. She is bilingual in English and isiXhosa. She makes ...

29. Quinta Brunson

Actress | Broke

Quinta Brunson is a writer, actress and Stand-Up Comedian living in LA. Born and raised in Philadelphia PA, Quinta started studying comedy in Chicago at the Second City. She moved to LA in 2013. Her 2014 viral series "The Girl Who's Never Been on a Nice Date" launched her into viral fame, ...

30. Gabrielle Dennis

Actress | Insecure

Gabrielle Dennis is an actress and comedian best known for her work in television as Janay on the hit series "The Game" (CW & BET) and as Denise Roy on Spike Tv's "Blue Mountain State".

With a background as a trained dancer, actress, and singer that stretches all the way back to age 4 Gabrielle ...

31. Vinessa Antoine

Actress | Haven

Vinessa Antoine was born on July 21, 1983 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Vinessa Lynn Antoine. She is an actress, known for Haven (2010), Being Erica (2009) and General Hospital (1963).

32. Clare-Hope Ashitey

Actress | Children of Men

Clare-Hope Ashitey was born on February 12, 1987 in Enfield, Middlesex, England as Clare-Hope Naa K. Ashitey. She is an actress, known for Children of Men (2006), Beyond the Gates (2005) and Exodus (2007).

33. Jennifer Sears

Actress | Madea's Family Reunion

Jennifer Sears was born on March 21, 1982 in Douglas, Georgia, USA. She is an actress, known for Madea's Family Reunion (2006), F-Boy Free and No More Games (2012).

34. Cyrah Hill

Actress | Lovecraft Country

Cyrah Hill is an actress and producer, known for Lovecraft Country (2020), Greenleaf (2016) and The Grey Matter (2014).

35. Alexa Rachelle Jennings

Actress | Dynasty

Alexa Rachelle Jennings is known for her work on Dynasty (2017), Halt and Catch Fire (2014) and Greenleaf (2016).

36. Breana Cymone

Actress | Good Girls

Breana Cymone is an actress, known for Good Girls (2018), Hap and Leonard (2016) and Survivor's Remorse (2014).

37. Tamara Whatley

Actress | Away

Tamara Whatley is an actress, known for Away (2011), Absolute Evil - Final Exit (2009) and Kettle of Fish (2006).

38. Nicky Buggs

Actress | Playing for Keeps

Nicky Buggs is known for her work on Playing for Keeps (2012), Powers (2015) and The Secret Life of Bees (2008).

39. Brandhyze Stanley

Actress | Blue Bloods

Brandhyze Stanley is an actress and writer, known for Blue Bloods (2010), Tell Me a Story (2018) and Love to the Rescue (2019).

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