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Shaw (foreground) at the premiere of Step Up 2 The Streets
October 4, 1978 |
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Occupation||Actress, dancer, singer|
Telisha Shaw (born October 4, 1978) is an American actress, dancer, and singer. She is best known for dancing with such artists as Janet Jackson, Christina Aguilera, and Green Day, as well as her roles on Weeds and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and starring in Dirty opposite Cuba Gooding, Jr. She starred as Felicia in Buena Vista Pictures' Step Up 2 The Streets, out February 2008.
She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville as a dance major. After finishing at the University of Tennessee, she moved to Los Angeles, California, to become a professional dancer and to concentrate on her acting career.
Shaw made her film debut in the crime thriller Dirty as the young, drug-addicted girlfriend of Cuba Gooding, Jr. She then landed guest appearances on Weeds, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Campus Ladies, and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. Shaw next appeared in Step Up 2 the Streets released in February 2008.
|2005||It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia||Janell|
|2006||Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip||Telisha|
|2008||Step Up 2 the Streets||Felicia|