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||October 19, 1976
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||The Bronx, New York, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Raised in The Bronx, NY
Discovered by a modeling scout while enrolled as a full-time student at Yale
Pursued a career as a fashion model in Paris; later entered into an exclusive contract with Tommy Hilfiger
Made her onscreen debut in the MTV original telefim "Carmen: A Hip Hopera" opposite Beyonce Knowles and Mekhi Phifer
Landed a small part in the comedy "Showtime" opposite Eddie Murphy and Robert De Niro
Delivered breakout role as the understanding girlfriend in "Antwone Fisher," directed by Denzel Washington
Cast in Bille Woodruff's "Honey" as the best friend of an inner-city dancer and choreographer (Jessica Alba)
Cast in "Baadassss!" writer-director-star Mario Van Peebles' depiction of his father Melvin's struggles to film the seminal 1971 "Sweet Sweetback's Baadassss Son"
Played the childhood love interest of 50 Cent in director Jim Sheridan's urban drama "Get Rich Or Die Tryin'"
Co-starred in "Bobby," an ensemble drama centered around the night of Robert F. Kennedy's assassination; film marked Emilio Estevez's directorial debut
Co-starred in "The Hunting Party" with Richard Gere and Terrence Howard
Played Martin Lawrence's love interest in the comedy "Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins"
Cast as Jasmine Trussell, a single mother on NBC's updated version of the 1989 film "Parenthood"
Appeared opposite Kristen Bell and Bradley Cooper in action comedy "Hit and Run"; film written and co-directed by "Parenthood" co-star Dax Shepard