Jasika Nicole Pruitt
April 10, 1980
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
|Alma mater||Catawba College|
Jasika Nicole Pruitt (born April 10, 1980), is an American actress and illustrator from Birmingham, Alabama. She is known for her role as Agent Astrid Farnsworth on the Fox series Fringe. She has guest-starred in Scandal as Kim Munoz. She starred as Carly Lever, the head of pathology, in the ABC medical drama The Good Doctor.
In 2017, she voiced a femme "brown-skinned energetic creative" named Reina, for the Amazon Video animated series Danger & Eggs, who likes to build with her hands, is empowered by the world around her, and is the best friend of one of the protagonists.
Nicole is biracial, and has said that while growing up, there were very few TV characters with whom she could identify. Nicole is a lesbian. She was featured in the 2010 OUT 100 list in Out, and was photographed alongside Bruno Tonioli, Armistead Maupin, and Bill Silva for the issue. She married her long-time partner, Claire J. Savage, on October 5, 2013.
|2006||Take the Lead||Egypt|
|2010||She's Out of My League||Wendy|
|2015||Suicide Kale||Billie Steinberg|
|2016||A New York Christmas||Jasmine Taylor|
|2005||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Gisella||Episode: "Scared Crazy"|
|2007||The Mastersons of Manhattan||Penny||Television film|
|2008||The Return of Jezebel James||Dora||2 episodes|
|2008–2013||Fringe||Astrid Farnsworth||Main cast|
|2013–2016||Scandal||Kim Muñoz||7 episodes|
|2015||Key & Peele||Girlfriend||Episode: "Hollywood Sequel Doctor"|
|2015||Major Crimes||Dolly Bowen||Episode: "Thick as Thieves"|
|2015–2016||Disengaged||Jess||2 episodes; web series|
|2016||Send Me: An Original Web Series||Woman / Lila||4 episodes; web series|
|2017||Hell's Kitchen||Herself||Episode: "Fusion/Confusion"|
|2017||Adventure Time||Frieda (voice)||Episode: "Islands"|
|2017||Justice League Action||Vixen (voice)||2 episodes|
|2017||Danger & Eggs||Reina||3 episodes|
|2017–2020||The Good Doctor||Dr. Carly Lever||Recurring role (seasons 1–2), 6 episodes |
Main role (season 3), 15 episodes
|2019||Station 19||Mila||Episode: "The Dark Night"|
|2020||Trash Truck||Usher||Episode: "Movie Theatre"|
|2005||Law & Order: Criminal Intent||Gisella (voice)||Video game|
|2013–present||Welcome to Night Vale||Dana Cardinal (voice)||Podcast||Recurring, 9 episodes|
|2016–2018||Alice Isn't Dead||Keisha (voice)||Podcast||Main role|
|2018||The Bright Sessions||Myra (voice)||Podcast||Bonus episode|
|2019||Alt-Frequencies||Kaya (voice)||Video game|
- "Jasika Nicole Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Archived from the original on December 16, 2010. Retrieved 2011-05-15.
- Rude, Mey (July 24, 2017). "The Cast and Crew of "Danger & Eggs" Chat About Their Super Weird, Super Queer Kids Show". Autostraddle. Retrieved February 12, 2020.
- Guerrero, Desirée (November 21, 2017). "Wait, You Never Heard of Danger and Eggs?". The Advocate. Retrieved February 12, 2020.
- Lodge, Daniel (July 27, 2017). "SDCC '17: Danger and Eggs represents LGBTQ community both on and off screen". comicsbeat. Retrieved February 12, 2020.
- Ryan, Maureen (March 28, 2017), "Jasika Nicole on 'Underground,' Representation and Rewriting History", Variety, retrieved August 22, 2017
- Navarro, Mireya (26 September 2008), "Out in Hollywood: Starring Roles Are Rare", New York Times, retrieved 20 January 2009
- "16th Annual OUT 100", OUT Magazine, 11 November 2010
- "Instagram". Archived from the original on 2021-12-24. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
- "Actress Jasika Nicole Talks Being Biracial and lesbian in Hollywood". www.advocate.com. 2019-04-10. Retrieved 2020-10-04.
- Network, Real Style. "Jasika Nicole Discusses The Good Doctor, Being An Artist, Designing Her Own Fashion And Facing Racism". Real Style Network. Retrieved 2020-10-04.