Teyonah Parris Overview

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Born: September 22, 1987

Born in Hopkins, South Carolina, Teyonah Parris has proven her talent from the time she was in high school. Spending her junior and senior years studying at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, Teyonah went on to attend and graduate from The Julliard School. Her first role came in 2010 guest starring on The Good Wife episode "Double Jeopardy" as Melinda Gossett. From there, Teyonah appeared in short films for two years before getting cast as the first starring... See All

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