Sharon Pierre-Louis

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Sharon Pierre-Louis
Born
OccupationActress
Years active2008–present

Sharon Pierre-Louis is an American actress. She is best known for her guest star recurring role on Freeform's Switched at Birth and her series regular role as Nisha Randall in The Lying Game.[1]

Life and career[edit]

Pierre-Louis was born and raised in south Florida to Haitian parents. Her parents had immigrated to the United States during the 1980s and she was their first child born in the United States.[2] She has five other siblings, three of which were born in Haiti, also including an older brother who is Deaf.[2] She became interested in acting during her sixth grade year later attending a performing arts middle/high school.[2]

Her first major acting role was in Little Miss CEO (2008), which was a television pilot that was not picked up to series. In 2008, she had a recurring guest star role as Stacy Kingston, a lesbian character in the ABC Family drama Lincoln Heights. In 2009, she guest starred in an episode of CSI: Miami, had a small singing role in the film Fame and appeared in the short film Eckford.

In 2011, she was cast as Nisha Randall on the ABC Family series The Lying Game.[1]

In 2012, she was cast as Little Jody in the Quentin Tarrantino film Django Unchained.[3]

In 2014 she was cast as Iris Watkins on the ABC Family series Switched at Birth in which she uses American Sign Language on the show.

Pierre-Louis is also a trained opera singer, fluent in Haitian Creole and American Sign Language.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Eckford Elizabeth Eckford Short film
2009 Fame Broadway Girl
2012 Django Unchained Little Jody

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Little Miss CEO Courtney Unsold TV pilot
2008 Lincoln Heights Stacy Kingston 3 episodes
2009 CSI: Miami Marie Gaudreau Episode: "Count Me Out"
2011 The Lying Game Nisha Randall Series regular (5 episodes)
2013 Suburgatory Daisy Episode: "Body Talk"
2014–2017 Switched at Birth Iris Watkins Recurring role

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b King, Michelle (2011). "Exclusive Interview: Sharon Pierre-Louis". Seventeen. Retrieved September 23, 2011.
  2. ^ a b c d Kat. "Actress Sharon Pierre-Louis On Mean Girl Acting Roles And The Hollywood Life". Kreyolicious.com. Retrieved March 8, 2015.
  3. ^ Oliver, Rochelle (December 28, 2012). "Django Unchained: Sharon Pierre-Louis plays a slave in a scene with Jamie Foxx". Haiti.com. Retrieved March 8, 2015.

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