Jasika Nicole

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Jasika Nicole
Jasika Nicole by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jasika Nicole at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
Born Jasika Nicole Pruitt
1980 (age 34–35)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 2005–present
Spouse(s) Claire Savage (m. 2013)

Jasika Nicole Pruitt (born 1980), known professionally as Jasika Nicole, is an American actress and illustrator from Birmingham, Alabama. She is best known for portraying Astrid Farnsworth in the Fox television series Fringe.[1]


Nicole studied dance, voice and theatre at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.[1] She has been open about being a lesbian since she started dating women while she was filming Take the Lead.[2] She was also featured in the 2010 OUT 100 list in Out magazine, and was photographed alongside Bruno Tonioli, Armistead Maupin, and Bill Silva for the issue.[3] She married her long-time partner, Claire J. Savage, on October 5, 2013.[4]


Film and Television
Year Film Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Gisella Episode Scared Crazy
2006 Take the Lead Egypt
2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan Penny TV movie
2008 The Return of Jezebel James Dora 3 episodes (1 uncredited)
2008-2013 Fringe Astrid Farnsworth 98 episodes
2010 She's Out of My League Wendy
2013 Scandal Kim 3 episodes
2013 Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast) Intern Dana / Mayor Dana Episodes Dana, WALK, Cookies, and Old Oak Doors


  1. ^ a b "Jasika Nicole Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ Navarro, Mireya (26 September 2008), "Out in Hollywood: Starring Roles Are Rare", New York Times, retrieved 20 January 2009 
  3. ^ "16th Annual OUT 100", OUT Magazine, 11 November 2010 
  4. ^ http://instagram.com/p/fGJlizllp4/

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