VOL.XXI:YOUNG GIFTED & BLACKby twsvisionquest | created - 3 months ago | updated - 4 days ago | Public
Amazing, Beautiful Actresses & Entertainers Who Are Millennial Women of Color
Actress | The Hate U Give
Named for the Zulu and Xhosa word for "power," Amandla was born in Los Angeles, California, to Karen Brailsford, a writer, and Tom Stenberg, a businessman. Her mother is African-American and her father is Danish (and of part Inuit-Greenlandic ancestry).
In the summer and fall of 2010, she shot her ...
Actress | House of Anubis
Anastasia "Tasie" Katya Breezy Dhanraj was born in Brighton, East Sussex, England to Derek Dhanraj and Rebecca Sinnatt.
She has a younger sister named Tasha and is of Indian and English decent.
She is a singer/songwriter and is former member of a dark pop rock band called the "WooWoos". Though she ...
Actress | Star
Brittany O'Grady has been performing professionally since the age of 4. She has TV, commercial, print, theater, dancing, and singing experience. Recent work includes a 2014 guest star appearance on ABC-TV's Trophy Wife and Investigation Discovery's Tabloid.
Brittany has been cast with several ...
5. Jessica Sula
Actress | Split
Jessica Sula (born 3 May 1994) is a British actress known for playing the character Grace Blood in the third generation of the British television series Skins and for her role in the M. Night Shyamalan-directed horror film Split (2016).
Sula was born in Swansea to Trinidadian mother Shurla Blades...
Maisie Richardson-Sellers (born 2 March 1992) is an English actress. She is known for her recurring role as Rebekah Mikaelson / Eva Sinclair on The CW series The Originals, as well as her starring roles as King Saul of Israel's daughter Michal in the ABC Biblical series Of Kings and Prophets and as...
Actress | Dope
An undeniable talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen.
It was recently announced that Clemons will be starring as Iris West in the upcoming Warner Bros film THE FLASH, where she ...
Actress | Charmed
Madeleine Mantock is a British actress. She is known for her television work on the AMC series Into the Badlands and The CW revival of The Tomorrow People, as well as her film work on Edge of Tomorrow. Madeleine attended Arts Educational Schools, London where she obtained her BA in Musical Theater.
Actress | The Leftovers
Jasmin Savoy Brown stars as a lead in the new Shonda Rhimes ABC drama series, 'For The People' with Britt Robertson, Wesam Keesh, and Ben Rappaport. Jasmin also recurred on the Judd Apatow Netflix series 'Love.' She is best known as "Evie Murphy" in the critically acclaimed HBO's drama series 'The ...
12. Naomi Scott
Actress | Power Rangers
Naomi Scott is a multi-talented actor, singer and songwriter. She can next be seen starring as "Jasmine" in Disney's live-action remake of "Aladdin," alongside Will Smith, directed by Guy Ritchie. Disney will release the film in May 2019.
Naomi was born in London, England, to Usha (Joshi) and ...
13. Ruby Modine
Actress | Shameless
From drama to comedy, Ruby Modine has quickly become a rising star in the entertainment industry, landing roles in critically acclaimed films and prolific television series. Modine may be best known for her breakout role on seasons seven and eight of Showtime's long-running hit series "Shameless" ...
15. Adria Arjona
Actress | Pacific Rim: Uprising
Accustomed to airplanes and distant countries since she could recall, Adria Arjona was born in Puerto Rico and raised in Mexico City. Falling asleep in Guatemala and waking up in Argentina was not out of norm for her. She is the daughter of a Puerto Rican mother, Leslie, and a Guatemalan father, ...
25 April 1992
16. Lexie Stevenson
Actress | POV: Points of View
Lexie Stevenson was born in the town of Brunswick - a vibrant, small town in southeastern Maine and home to Bowdoin College and the Maine State Music Theatre.
At the young age of 5, Lexie told her parents that she wanted to be an actress and a singer and they enrolled her in voice and acting lessons...
Young Actress Portrays Neil Winter's Granddaughter on the Young & the Restless
17. Zazie Beetz
Actress | Deadpool 2
Zazie Olivia Beetz is an actress. Born in Berlin, Germany, to a German father and an African-American mother, she was raised in Manhattan (New York City) speaking both German and English at home. She performed in community theaters and local stages from a young age. She is known for Atlanta (2016), ...
1 June 1991
18. Lex Scott Davis
Actress | Superfly
Alexis "Lex Scott" Davis was born February 26, 1991. She is an actress from Baltimore, Maryland and has been dancing and acting since she was 3 years old. Davis attended Drexel University as a Dance Physical Therapy major before she moved to New York City in 2013. She continued her studies at the ...
21. Jordyn Woods
Self | Life of Kylie
Has been best friends with Kylie Jenner since both were in the 8th Grade.
Model for Khloe Kardashisian Fashion Line
22. Natalie Becker
Actress | Strike Back
Natalie Bridgette Becker is a South African actress (of Cape Coloured descent) born in George, Western Cape province and raised in Cape Town. Considered one of her country's top actresses, Natalie started her career as an announcer on Good Hope FM, a regional radio station affiliated with the South...
23. Stormi Maya
Actress | 2050
Stormi Maya is a professional actress based in Nyc. She started her career by performing in theater and then transitioned to film and television . She is also a filmmaker and writer that produces independent films . Stormi Maya is playing the role of Yennifer Clemente on Spike Lee's Netflix show, ...
29. Alexandra Shipp
Actress | X-Men: Apocalypse
Alexandra Shipp is best known for her role as the iconic mohawked super heroine 'Storm' in Twentieth Century Fox's X-Men: Apocalypse (2016), directed by Bryan Singer. Shipp plays a younger version of 'Storm' (originally played by Halle Berry). Determined to make the mutant character her own, she ...
30. Aisha Dee
Actress | The Bold Type
Aisha Dee was born to a biracial family in Gold Coast, Australia. Her career began in 2008 when she got the role of Desi Biggins during Season 3 of "The Saddle Club". She is best friends with her former "Saddle Club" co-stars Victoria Campbell, Lauren Dixon, Ariel Kaplan, Connor Jessup, and Marny ...