DeWanda Wise

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Critically Acclaimed American Actor and Filmmaker.

Wise made her blockbuster debut this Summer starring as Kayla Watts in "Jurassic World Dominion," followed by the highly anticipated Showtime adaptation of Lisa Taddeo"s NY Times Bestseller "Three Women" coming 2023.

Addition credits include her first leading role in ABC's "Firelight," her breakout role as Nola Darling in the Netflix adaption of "She's Gotta Have It," hit comedy "Someone Great" by Jenn Kaytin Robinson, and playing Swan opposite Kevin Hart in the Sony/Netflix film "Fatherhood" among others.

Select stage credits include Atlantic Theater Company"s"Fireflies," originating the roles of ‘Nina' in Dominique Morisseau's "Sunset Baby," and 'Mercy' in "Flight," directed by Liesl Tommy, David Mamet's "Race," and "In the Continuum."

An Ambassador for NAMI, DeWanda is committed to reducing mental health stigma, and systemic change towards accessible care for all.