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Also Known As: Shondrella Akesan, Shondrella Died:
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Birth Place: Watts, California, USA Profession: actor

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Shondrella Avery was an accomplished actress, noted for her comedic timing in her roles for television shows. In 1999, she made her feature film debut in the cult favorite "Trippin," with Donald Faison and Guy Torry. In 2003, she played John Amos' niece in the feature the "Watermelon Heist." She wrote and performed her own one woman show, "Ain't I Enough?" for HBO where she tells the story of what it is like growing up in her unique and enormous family. Avery's acting career began with roles on several shows, including "The Jamie Foxx Show" (1995-2001), "For Your Love" (WB, 1997-2002) and "Strong Medicine" (Lifetime, 1999-2005). She also appeared in "Girls Behaving Badly" (2002-04). Following that project, she acted on the silver screen, including roles in the comedy "Napoleon Dynamite" (2004) with Jon Heder and the Keira Knightley action picture "Domino" (2005). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Cuts" (2004-06). Avery focused on film in more recent years, appearing in "Deja Vu" (2006) with Denzel Washington, the dramatic adaptation "The Secret Life of Bees" (2008) with Queen Latifah and the romantic comedy "Our Family Wedding" (2010) with Forest...

Shondrella Avery was an accomplished actress, noted for her comedic timing in her roles for television shows. In 1999, she made her feature film debut in the cult favorite "Trippin," with Donald Faison and Guy Torry. In 2003, she played John Amos' niece in the feature the "Watermelon Heist." She wrote and performed her own one woman show, "Ain't I Enough?" for HBO where she tells the story of what it is like growing up in her unique and enormous family. Avery's acting career began with roles on several shows, including "The Jamie Foxx Show" (1995-2001), "For Your Love" (WB, 1997-2002) and "Strong Medicine" (Lifetime, 1999-2005). She also appeared in "Girls Behaving Badly" (2002-04). Following that project, she acted on the silver screen, including roles in the comedy "Napoleon Dynamite" (2004) with Jon Heder and the Keira Knightley action picture "Domino" (2005). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Cuts" (2004-06). Avery focused on film in more recent years, appearing in "Deja Vu" (2006) with Denzel Washington, the dramatic adaptation "The Secret Life of Bees" (2008) with Queen Latifah and the romantic comedy "Our Family Wedding" (2010) with Forest Whitaker. She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "Eleventh Hour" (CBS, 2008-09). Avery most recently acted in the action film "End of Watch" (2012) with Jake Gyllenhaal.

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 End of Watch (2012)
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 Deja Vu (2006)
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 Domino (2005) Lashandra
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 Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Lafawnduh
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Wrote and performed her own one woman show, "Ain't I Enough?" for HBO where she tells the story of what it is like growing up in her unique and enormous family
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Tony Scott's "Domino."
1999:
Made her feature film debut in the cult favorite "Trippin," with Donald Faison and Guy Torry
2002:
Starred for five seasons on the hidden camera show "Girls Behaving Badly" (Oxygen)
2002:
Cast in the recurring role of Candy on the UPN sitcom "One on One"
2003:
Played John Amos' niece in the feature the "Watermelon Heist"
2004:
Had a memorable role as LaFawnduh in the independent feature film "Napoleon Dynamite"
2005:
Reprised her role as Candy in the UPN spin-off "Cuts"
2005:
Cast opposite Keira Knightley and Mickey Rourke in Tony Scott's "Domino"
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Education

Los Angeles County High School for the Arts: Los Angeles , California -
Cal State L.A: Los Angeles , California -

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