Teyonah Parris: Wiki, Bio, Husband, Actress, Career, Nationality, Age

Teyonah Parris: Wiki, Bio, Husband, Actress, Career, Nationality, Age, and details: Teyonnah is an American actress. She began her career playing in the AMC drama series Mad Men (2012–2015) and starring in the 2014 independent film Dear White People. Parris has won two Black Reel Awards and received nominations at Screen Actors Guild Awards and NAACP Image Awards.


Teyonah Parris Early Life

Parris was born and raised in Hopkins, South Carolina. She was accepted into South Carolina’s Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities where she finished 11th and 12th grade, before attending and graduating from the Julliard School. She made her television debut in 2010, with a guest-starring role on The Good Wife. In 2012, she was cast in a recurring role as Dawn Chambers in the AMC drama series, Mad Men. She played the first major African American character on Mad Men.

Teyonah Parris Career

In 2014, Parris had her breakthrough role in the independent film Dear White People. Later in that year, Parris began starring in the Starz comedy series, Survivor’s remorse. In 2015, Parris went to star in the satirical drama film Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee. She received her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion nomination for this film.

In early 2018, Parris was cast in a leading role on the CBS drama pilot Murder. Also that year, she co-starred in If Beale Street Could Talk, a drama film written and directed by Barry Jenkins. She played the lead role of Kaneisha in the 2018 Off-Broadway production of Slave Plays at the New York Theater Workshop.

Teyonah Parris Personal Life

On her love life matters, she is seen as a person who hates drama and loves her privacy. She has managed to keep her marriage/dating life low-key and leaving many with a lot of unanswered questions. In case there is any news regarding this matter, we shall update it here as soon as possible.


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Full NameTeyonah Parris
Age33 Years

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