Jasika Nicole

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Jasika Nicole
Jasika Nicole 2012.jpg
Jasika Nicole at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2012.
Born Jasika Nicole Pruitt
1980 (age 35–36)
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 known for her role as Agent Astrid Farnsworth on the Fox series Fringe.


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".

She is currently the voice of Dana Cardinal on the podcast Welcome to Night Vale. She also plays Keisha, the protagonist and narrator on Alice Isn't Dead, a podcast by WTNV co-writer Joseph Fink.

Personal life[edit]

Nicole is openly a lesbian.[2] She was 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]


Year Title Role Notes
2006 Take the Lead Egypt
2010 She's Out of My League Wendy
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Gisella Episode: Scared Crazy
2007 The Mastersons of Manhattan Penny Television film
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)
2014 Checked Out Television film
2015 Key and Peele Girlfriend Episode: "Hollywood Sequel Doctor"
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
2015–present Disengaged Jess Super Deluxe web series. Episodes "Marriage for All", "Food and Wine", "Bachelorette"
2016 Alice Isn't Dead Keisha (voice) Podcast narrator.


  1. ^ "Jasika Nicole Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Archived from the original on December 16, 2010. 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. ^ "Instagram". Instagram. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 

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