Annie Ilonzeh

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Annie Ilonzeh
Born Annette Ngosi Ilonzeh[1]
(1983-08-23) August 23, 1983 (age 30)
Grapevine, Texas, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2007–present

Annette Ngosi "Annie" Ilonzeh (born August 23, 1983) is an American actress. She is known for her role as Maya Ward on General Hospital and Kate Prince in the short-lived ABC reboot of Charlie's Angels.

Life and career[edit]

Annie Ngozi Ilonzeh was born in Grapevine, Texas, in 1983 to a Nigerian father and a caucasian American mother .[2] She was a student at the University of Texas at Arlington.[3] In 2007 she made a TV debut in an episode of CBS series How I Met Your Mother. She had bit roles in movies He's Just Not That Into You, Miss March and Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief.[4]

In 2009-10, she appeared in three episodes of Melrose Place, and in 2010 she starred in two episodes of Entourage. From 2010 to 2011, she played the role Maya Ward on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.

In January 2011, Ilonzeh was announced as one of the "Angels" on the reboot of the television series Charlie's Angels, until the series was canceled in November 2011.[5]

In March 2012, it was announced that Ilonzeh would be on the upcoming pilot Arrow on The CW.[6]

In September 2013, it was announced that Ilonzeh would guest star as Beth in the second season of Beauty & the Beast on The CW.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2009 He's Just Not That into You Hot Girl
Miss March Beautiful Girl #2
Not Necessary Whitley Short film
2010 Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Aphrodite Girl
Frenemies Shop Girl
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2007 How I Met Your Mother Becky "The Yips" (season 3: episode 10)
2008 Do Not Disturb "Pilot" (season 1: episode 1)
2009–2010 Melrose Place Natasha "Nightingale" (season 1: episode 2)
"Sepulveda" (season 1: episode 17)
"Wilshire" (season 1: episode 18)
2010–2011 General Hospital Maya Ward 79 episodes
Entourage Rachel "Stunted" (season 7: episode 1)
"Dramedy" (season 7: episode 3)
"Out with a Bang" (season 8: episode 2)
2011 The Game Anthea "A Very Special Episode" (season 4: episode 9)
Charlie's Angels Kate Prince Main cast
2012–2013 Arrow Joanna De La Vega Recurring role
Switched at Birth Lana Recurring role
2013 Diary of a Champion Ciara Tryce Web series; 2 episodes
Drop Dead Diva Nicole Recurring role (season 5)
Beauty & the Beast Beth Bowman "Reunion" (season 2, episode 5)
”Operation Fake Date” (season 2, episode 21)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Texas Births, 1926-1995, Annette Ngosi Ilonzeh
  2. ^ "Annie Ilonzeh Bio". Soapoperadigest.com. Retrieved February 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Annie Ilonzeh bio". Generalhospital.about.com. August 23, 1983. Retrieved February 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ Filmography by type for Annie Ilonzeh
  5. ^ "First Charlie's Angel cast". Celebla.com. January 21, 2011. 
  6. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (March 13, 2012). "'Arrow': CW superhero drama adds 'Charlie's Angels' star Annie Ilonzeh". Digital Spy. Retrieved March 27, 2012. 
  7. ^ Ross, Robyn (September 5, 2013). "Beauty and the Beast Scoop: Who Are Cat and Vincent's New Threats?". TV Guide. Retrieved September 6, 2013. 

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