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)
Website www.jasikanicole.com

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]

Career[edit]

Nicole studied theatre, dance, voice and studio art at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.[1] She's studying the production of graphic novels as she creates her own series, called "High Yella Magic".

Personal life[edit]

Nicole is an out lesbian woman, having 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]

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Take the Lead Egypt
2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan Penny Television film
2010 She's Out of My League Wendy
2014 Checked Out Television film
TV series
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Gisella Episode: Scared Crazy
2008 The Return of Jezebel James Dora / Unseen Dora Episodes: Pilot, Sarah Takes a Bullet and Paragraph Two, Section Three
2008-2013 Fringe Astrid Farnsworth/Alternate Astrid Farnsworth Main role (98 episodes)
2013-2015 Scandal Kim Recurring role (6 episodes)
Other media
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Gisella (voice) Video Game
2013-2015 Welcome to Night Vale Dana Cardinal (voice) Podcast. Episodes: Dana, WALK, Cookies, Old Oak Doors and Voicemail

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jasika Nicole Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 2011-05-15. [dead link]
  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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