Anna Diop

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Anna Diop
Born (1988-02-06) February 6, 1988 (age 30)
Dakar, Senegal
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present

Anna Diop (born February 6, 1988) is a Senegalese-American actress.

Biography[edit]

Diop was born in Senegal, but moved to United States when she was six.[1] In 2006, she made her television debut, appearing on Everybody Hates Chris. In the following years, she guest starred on Lincoln Heights, Whitney, and Touch. In film, Diop had a role opposite Jennifer Jason Leigh in The Moment (2013).[2] In 2015, Diop starred as Rose Arvale in the short-lived The CW supernatural drama series, The Messengers.[3] Later that year, she appeared in the ABC thriller series Quantico and was cast in a recurring role on the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, Greenleaf.[4] In 2016, Diop was cast as a series regular in the Fox series 24: Legacy opposite Corey Hawkins and Miranda Otto.[5][6] In 2017, Diop was cast as the alien superheroine Koriand'r/Starfire in DC's live action Titans series for their digital service, premiering in 2018.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2006-2008 Everybody Hates Chris Diedra Recurring role, 4 episodes
2007 Lincoln Heights Sharon Episode: "Suspicion"
2011 Second Date Roxy Layla Tase Short film
Whitney Waitress Episode: "First Date"
2012 Southland Girl Episode: "Wednesday"
2013 Touch Lila James Episode: "Perfect Storm"
The Moment Hawa Film
While Expecting Cassius Angela Short film
Mingle Jennie TV film
Double Negative Laila Short film
2015 The Messengers Rose Arvale Series regular, 13 Episodes
Quantico Mia Episodes: "Found" and "Over"
2016 Greenleaf Isabel Recurring role, 9 episodes
Message from the King Becca Film
2017 24: Legacy Nicole Carter Main role
The Keeping Hours Kate Film
2018 Titans Koriand'r / Starfire Main role
2019 Us Post-production
TBA Something About Her Anna Post-production

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anna Diop Talks The Messengers". Essence. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  2. ^ "The Moment". 20 June 2014. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  3. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (4 August 2014). "Anna Diop & Craig Frank Will Be Among Angels of the Apoca - Shadow and Act". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  4. ^ Erik Pedersen. "Barry Rothbart Collars 'Downward Dog' Gig; Anna Diop Joins OWN Drama Greenleaf". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  5. ^ Nellie Andreeva. "24: Legacy Casts Anna Diop As Series Regular". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  6. ^ Tambay A. Obenson (17 February 2016). "Anna Diop Joins Corey Hawkins in 24 Reboot". Shadow and Act. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  7. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "Titans: Anna Diop Cast As Starfire In Live-Action Series For DC Digital Service". Deadline Hollywood.

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