Teyonah Parris Biography

Published On Mar 02, 2016
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Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 feet 5 inch
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Teyonah is an established actress in United States. But till now she has not revealed anything about her personal life matters. She is still single and she it is believed that she has not been married yet.

Slim and sexy, Teyonah received her formal education from Lower Richland High School. Later she also joined South Carolina Govenor's School for Arts and Humanities. Teyonah, who dreamed to be an actress since a young age finally, accomplished her acting dream in 2010. She made her acting debut in the TV series The Good Wife where she starred the role of Melinda Gossett. That year she also appeared in the romantic movie, How Do You Know. Her breakthrough role came in 2012 after she began portraying the role of Dawn Chambers in the TV series Mad Men. He net worth is said to be around $2 million.

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Began her acting career

2010

Teyonah, who dreamed to be an actress since a young age finally, accomplished her acting dream in 2010. She made her acting debut in the TV series The Good Wife where she starred the role of Melinda Gossett.

First feature film, How Do You Know

2010

In 2010, she also made her first feature film debut. She appeared in the romantic movie, How Do You Know where she was seen playing the role of Riva. That year she also appeared in the two short movies Empire Corner and Wu is Dead.

Appeared in the television series, Mad Men

2012

Teyonah is an established actress in United States. She has been acting since 2010. Her breakthrough role came in 2012 after she began portraying the role of Dawn Chambers in the TV series Mad Men. She is also known for her role in the TV series, Survivor's Remorse.

Won Black Reel Awards

2015

For starring the role of Colandrea 'Coco' Conners in the movie Dear White People, she got her first nomination in Black Reel Awards. She was also honored with this award that year for Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female.

Won African-American Film Critics Association

2015

Till now she has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and she has also won several of them. In 2015, she got her first nomination in African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) and she was also honored with this award that year for Best Actress.