Negro actresses of beauty

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1. Greta Onieogou

Actress | Fever Pitch

Greta Onieogou was born on March 14, 1991 in St. Petersburg, Russia as Greta Adah Onieogou. She is an actress, known for Fever Pitch (2005), Miss Sloane (2016) and Heroes Reborn: Dark Matters (2015).

2. Ta-Tanisha

Actress | The Sting

Ta-Tanisha was born on January 15, 1953 in Bronx, New York, USA as Shirley Cummings. She is an actress, known for The Sting (1973), Mission: Impossible (1966) and The Stone Killer (1973). She has been married to Lee Weaver since July 10, 1971. They have one child.

3. Raven Dauda

Actress | Murder at 1600

Raven Dauda is an actress, known for Murder at 1600 (1997), Bulletproof Monk (2003) and Gossip (2000).

4. Cicely Tyson

Actress | The Help

Cicely Tyson was born in Harlem, New York City, where she was raised by her devoutly religious parents, from the Caribbean island of Nevis. Her mother, Theodosia, was a domestic, and her father, William Tyson, was a carpenter and painter. She was discovered by a fashion editor at Ebony magazine and...

5. Nichelle Nichols

Actress | Star Trek

Nichelle Nichols was born Grace Nichols on December 28, 1932 in Robbins, Illinois. She began her show business career at age 16 as a singer with Duke Ellington in a ballet she created for one of his compositions and later sang with his band. After switching to acting, she was twice nominated for ...

6. Pam Grier

Actress | Jackie Brown

Pam Grier was born in Winston-Salem, NC, one of four children of Gwendolyn Sylvia (Samuels), a nurse, and Clarence Ransom Grier Jr., an Air Force mechanic. Pam has been a major African-American star from the early 1970s. Her career started in 1971, when Roger Corman of New World Pictures launched ...

7. Halle Berry

Actress | Catwoman

Halle Berry was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Her father, Jerome Jesse Berry, was African-American, and worked as a hospital attendant. Her mother, Judith Ann (Hawkins), who is Caucasian, has English and German ancestry, and is a retired psychiatric nurse. Halle has an older sister, Heidi Berry. Halle ...

8. Vanessa Williams

Actress | Ugly Betty

Vanessa Lynn Williams was born in Millwood, New York, to Helen L. (Tinch) and Milton Augustine Williams, Jr., both music teachers. Vanessa and her brother grew up in suburban New York in comfortable surroundings. Vanessa sang and danced in school productions and signed her high school yearbook with...

9. Shari Belafonte

Actress | Hotel

Shari Belafonte was born on September 22, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA. She is known for her work on Hotel (1983), Plastic Daydream (2018) and The Player (1992). She has been married to Sam Behrens since December 31, 1989. She was previously married to Robert Harper.

10. Kamaia Fairburn

Actress | Holly Hobbie

Kamaia is most known for her lead role as Piper Parish on Hulu's brand new TV series, Holly Hobbie as well as her co-starring role as Diamond Brooks on Nickelodeon's, Star Falls. She is currently in production filming the lead role on the upcoming Hulu TV series, Endlings. Her work also includes, ...

11. Vanity

Actress | The Last Dragon

Vanity was a glamorous Canadian model and lead singer of the all-girl group "Vanity 6". She specialized in playing sultry female characters often in trouble with the law.

Vanity was born Denise Katrina Matthews in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Helga Senyk and James Levia Matthews. ...

12. Sydney Park

Actress | Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists

A natural and versatile actress, Sydney Park is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood's most sought after young talents.

Sydney can currently be seen starring as "Caitlin Park-Lewis" in the highly-anticipated Freeform spin-off series Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists; her ...

13. Eartha Kitt

Actress | The Emperor's New Groove

An out-of-wedlock child, Eartha Kitt was born in the cotton fields of South Carolina. Kitt's mother was a sharecropper of African-American and Cherokee Native American descent. Her father's identity is unknown. Given away by her mother, she arrived in Harlem at age nine. At 15, she quit high school...

14. Christina Cox

Actress | The Chronicles of Riddick

The youngest of three girls, Christina was born just outside Toronto. She carried a double major of theater and dance at the prestigious Arts York at Unionville High School. She went on to further her training at the Ryerson Theatre School of Toronto, among such alumni as Eric McCormack and David ...

15. Kyal Legend

Actress | Backstage

Kyal Legend is known for her work on Backstage (2016), Utopia Falls (2020) and Reign (2015).

16. Mckenzie Small

Actress | Backstage

McKenzie Small was born on June 20th, 1999 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She is best known for her role as "Scarlett Dunn" on Disney and Family Channel's "Backstage". In spring 2019, she can be seen in the new CW Network "In the Dark" series. Alongside film and television, McKenzie has made a ...

17. Berlinda Tolbert

Actress | Goodfellas

Berlinda Tolbert was born on November 4, 1949 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. She is an actress, known for Goodfellas (1990), Patriot Games (1992) and The Jeffersons (1975). She has been married to Bob Reid since February 14, 1979.

18. Angel Coulby

Actress | Merlin

Angel Coulby is an English actress. She made her television debut in the BBC comedy 'Orrible. She is best known for portraying the character of Queen Guinevere "Gwen" Pendragon in the BBC fantasy series Merlin.

Angel grew up in north London, Finsbury Park, but moved to Edinburgh to attend the Queen ...

19. Reiya Downs

Actress | Degrassi: Next Class

Reiya Downs is an actress, known for Degrassi: Next Class (2016) and Four Brothers (2005).

20. Riele Downs

Actress | The Best Man Holiday

Riele Downs was born on July 8, 2001 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as Riele West Downs. She is an actress, known for The Best Man Holiday (2013), Henry Danger (2014) and The Gabby Douglas Story (2014).

21. Barbara McNair

Actress | If He Hollers, Let Him Go!

Popular African-American vocalist and entertainer Barbara McNair dazzled audiences with her singing prowess and exceptional beauty for well over four decades until her death on February 4, 2007 of throat cancer in Los Angeles. The Chicago-born entertainer and one-time secretary was raised in Racine...



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