Yaani King

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Yaani King
Born (1981-08-10) August 10, 1981 (age 33)
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

Yaani King (born Brooklyn, New York, August 10, 1981) is an American actress of West Indian/Guyanese descent.

She played Amanda, one of Julia Stiles best friends in Paramount Pictures The Prince & Me. She also appeared in In The Cut as one of Meg Ryan's students. Yaani frequently guest stars on TV series. Her television credits include CSI, Sex and The City, Criminal Minds and Law & Order.

In April 2007, she began filming the role of Anthony Mackie's sister in Bolden!, which also stars Academy Award nominee Jackie Earle Haley. The film was executive produced by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis.

In February 2008, she was added to the regular cast of the television series Saving Grace opposite Holly Hunter.

In February 2014, she mo-capped Riley's character in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us DLC Left Behind.


Year Title Role Notes
2002 The Education of Max Bickford Student #1 Episode: I Never Schlunged My Father
2002 Law & Order Monique Thomas Episode: "Access Nation"
2003 Sex and the City Marcy Episode: Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little
2003 In the Cut Frannie's student
2004 The Prince and Me Amanda
2005 God's Forgotten House Crystal 1 Episode
2007 Campus Ladies Deborah Episode: "Barri & Joan Rush a Black Sorority"
2007 Criminal Minds Deborah Lewis Episode: Fear & Loathing
2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Sheila Latham Episode: Fallen Idols
2008 For Heaven's Sake Ashley
2008 Gospel Hill Sarah
2008 Numb3rs Laurie Porter 2 Episode
2008 Bolden! Cora Bolden
2009 Ghost Whisperer Anne-Marie Ramsey Episode: Excessive Forces
2010 Saving Grace Neely Lloyd
2012 RoomieLoverFriends Cherisse
2014 Deliverance Creek Cassie
2014 The Last of Us: Left Behind Riley Able DLC: Left Behind

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