Teyonah Parris

American actress

Teyonah Parris (born September 22, 1987) is an American actress. She began her career playing a recurring role as Dawn Chambers in the AMC drama series, Mad Men (2012–15). She played the first major African American character on Mad Men.[1]

Teyonah Parris
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Parris at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con
Born (1987-09-22) September 22, 1987 (age 34)
EducationJuilliard School (BFA)
OccupationActress
Years active2010–present

In 2015, Parris starred in the satirical drama movie Chi-Raq directed by Spike Lee.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Mad Men: Teyonah Parris Becomes First African American In Mad Men Office". Black Enterprise. Retrieved 25 February 2015.

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