DeWanda Wise
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DeWanda Wise

DeWanda Wise is an American actress. She has played the lead role as "Nola Darling" in Spike Lee's 2017 Netflix series (10-episodes) She's Gotta Have It- a contemporary update of his 1986 film. DeWanda was born in Jessup, Maryland and raised in Woodlawn, Laurel and Baltimore. She began acting her sophomore year of at Atholton High School when her high school theatre director, Nathan Rosen offered her a part in a production en lieu of detention. In 2006, she graduated from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts with a bachelor's in fine arts in drama and urban studies. During her undergraduate years she worked as a resident assistant and a stocker at Trader Joe's.

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Character : Terry Easle

How To Tell You're A Douchebag

Character : Rochelle Marseilles

Someone Great

Character : Erin Kennedy



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Character : Charlotte

The Weekend

Character : Margo Johnson


Character : Lizzie aka Swan

Jurassic World Dominion

Character : Kayla Watts

The Harder They Fall

Character : Eleanor Love

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The Mentalist

Character : Tanya Dean

Shots Fired

Character : Shameeka Campbell

She's Gotta Have It

Character : Nola Darling

The Twilight Zone

Character : Alexa Brandt

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

Character : Lakeisha Watkins

Three Women

Character : Sloane


Character : Deputy Grady