Gorgeous Biracial Celebrities With One Black Parent

by jonesie12345 | created - 02 Sep 2015 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

Deceased biracial celebrities listed last

Only included celebrities who have a picture on IMDb

1. Rashida Jones

Actress | Parks and Recreation

Rashida Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer, and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She has an older sister, Kidada Jones, and five half-siblings by her father's other relationships. Her father is African-American and her mother is ...

Mother was actress Peggy Lipton, who was Caucasian with Russian Jewish ancestry; father is legendary African-American music producer Quincy Jones; is the sister of actress Kadida Jones

2. Cynthia Addai-Robinson

Actress | The Accountant

Cynthia Addai-Robinson is an English-born actress. She was born in London; her mother is from Ghana and her father is an United States citizen. She moved to US when she was four, and was raised by her mother in a suburb of Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School in Silver ...

Father is Caucasian of English ancestry; mother is from Ghana

3. Afrojack

Soundtrack | Pitch Perfect

The stars must've been aligned just right when Nick van de Wall (better known as Afrojack) saw his first ray of light. Music was his first love since his early youth. He started playing piano when he was only five. Being a very creative student, Afrojack spent most of his time listening to all ...

Mother is White Dutch; father is Afro-Surinamese (one source said his father is Moroccan); birth name was Nick Van de Wall; born in The Netherlands

4. Freema Agyeman

Actress | Doctor Who

Freema Agyeman was born on March 20, 1979 in London, England as Frema Agyeman. She is an actress, known for Doctor Who (2005), Law & Order: UK (2009) and Sense8 (2015).

Mother is Iranian; father is from Ghana

5. Stephanie 'Stevvi' Alexander

Music_department | Ready Player One

Stephanie 'Stevvi' Alexander is known for her work on Ready Player One (2018), New Year's Eve (2011) and A Wrinkle in Time (2018).

Mother is Caucasian of English, French, and German ancestry; father is African-American; has a son with director/producer Allen Hughes, who is also biracial

6. Andy Allo

Actress | Pitch Perfect 3

Andy Allo is an actress, known for Pitch Perfect 3 (2017), The Hero (2017) and Dear White People (2014).

Mother is Caucasian of German, Irish, Welsh, and English ancestry; father is from Cameroon

7. Amerie

Actress | First Daughter

Introduced to most of the world in 2005 with the smash single "1 Thing," triple-threat actress / dancer / singer-songwriter-producer Ameriie continues to evolve.

Amerie was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, to Mi Suk, a Korean-born artist, and Charles Rogers, an African-American military man. As a ...

Mother is Korean; birth name was Amerie Mi Marie Rogers

8. Eric André

Writer | The Eric Andre Show

Eric André was born as Eric Samuel Andre. He is an actor and writer, known for The Eric Andre Show (2012), The Lion King (2019) and Disenchantment (2018).

Mother is Jewish; father is Haitian

9. Joey Ansah

Actor | The Bourne Ultimatum

Joey Ansah was born in 1982 in Hammersmith, London, England, 2nd in line to an older brother, Ryan, 3 years his senior. He is of mixed ethnicity, with his mother Nicola, originating from Plymouth, Devon, England and his father Kofi, originally from Ghana, west Africa. Joey grew up and spent the ...

Mother is White English; father is from Ghana

10. Apl.de.Ap

Soundtrack | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

Apl.de.Ap was born on November 28, 1974 in the Philippines as Allan Pineda Lindo.

Mother is Filipino; his birth name was Allen Pineda Lindo; born in the Philippines

11. Leila Arcieri

Actress | xXx

Leila Arcieri was born on December 18, 1973 in San Francisco, California, USA as Leila Carmelita Arcieri. She is an actress, known for xXx (2002), Daddy Day Care (2003) and Buffalo Bushido (2009).

Father is Italian

12. Jacob Artist

Actor | Glee

Jacob Artist was born on October 17, 1992 to Darrell and Judith Artist. Artist is African-American and Polish decent. He grew up in New York dancing when he was accepted into Julliard but turned it down to pursue his acting career. In 2012, he was cast as Jake Pukerman in Glee with his singing and ...

Mother is Polish

13. Zawe Ashton

Actress | Velvet Buzzsaw

Zawe was born on 21st July 1984 in Hackney, London, to two teachers, Ugandan Victoria and English Paul, and had her first acting experience at the age of six as a member of the Anna Scher Theatre school in Islington. After leaving the City and Islington College in London - where she was an A ...

Father is White English; mother is from Uganda; maternal grandfather was Ugandan President and Prime Minister Paulo Muwanga; her birth name was Emma Zawedde Ashton-Muwanga

14. Richard Ayoade

Writer | Submarine

Richard Ellef Ayoade was born in Hammersmith, and grew up in Suffolk, in England, the son of a Norwegian mother, Dagny Amalie (Baassuik), and a Nigerian father, Layide Ade Laditi Ayoade. He studied Law at Cambridge university, and followed in the footsteps of British Comedy legends like Monty ...

Mother is Norwegian; father is Nigerian

15. Mel B

Actress | Spice World

Born on May 29, 1975 in Leeds, England, Melanie Brown became a member of Spice Girls in 1994. Their three albums sold more than 40 million copies worldwide and they had nine singles at number 1 in the UK.

"Hot" was her first solo album, released on 9th October 2000. It entered the UK charts at #28. ...

Mother is Caucasian of English ancestry; father is from the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and Nevis; ex-wife of producer/director Stephen Belafonte; has a daughter with actor Eddie Murphy

16. Shauna Baker

Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Canadian born, Shauna Baker was raised by her Dené Grandmother on a reservation in northern Canada. Shauna was extensively involved in business before her entertainment career began. Despite her success in the corporate world, she instinctively knew she was not following her dreams. Shauna started ...

Father is Native American; mother is biracial African-American and Native American; has an identical twin sister, Shannon Baker

17. Shannon Baker

Actress | CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

Shannon Baker is Carrier Dene of the Stellat'en First Nation reservation in northern British Columbia. She has an identical twin sister named Shauna. She resides in Los Angeles, California. Her and her twin sister are collectively known as 'The Baker Twins'. As an actor, model, and spokesperson ...

Father is Native American; mother is biracial African-American and Native American; has an identical twin sister, Shauna Baker

18. Elijah Baker

Actor | Signs of Silence

Hailing from South East London, Elijah first starting acting as a hobby at the age of 14 and began going to Lewisham Youth Theatre at Catford Broadway. Acting remained a hobby for Elijah until a few years later, when members of The Old Vic theatre came to Elijah's Secondary school to hold open ...

19. Ella Balinska

Actress | Charlie's Angels

Actress Ella Balinska, known for her leading roles in Charlie's Angels (2019), Run Sweetheart Run, lives between London and Los Angeles. Balinska trained at the Guildford School of Acting and acquired her combat skills with the Academy of Performance Combat. She previously attended the Arts ...

Father is Polish; mother is Jamaican English chef and former model Lorraine Pascale

20. Charli Baltimore

Soundtrack | Fish Tank

Born to a German father and an African-American mother, Charli was raised mainly by her elder half-sister, Yolanda. After graduating Pierce College and having two daughters, she met the Notorious B.I.G. at a concert in the summer of 1995. He supported her in her rap ambitions, but after his death ...

Father is Caucasian with German and Irish ancestry; mother is African-American; birth name was Tiffany Lane

21. Shirley Bassey

Soundtrack | Moonraker

Shirley Bassey was born in Tiger Bay, Cardiff, Wales, and raised in the nearby working class neighborhood of Splott. Her mother was originally from Yorkshire, and her father was a Nigerian seaman who left the family when she was less than two. She later helped to support her family by working in an...

Mother was White English; father was Nigerian

22. Jennifer Beals

Actress | Flashdance

Jennifer Beals was born in December 1963 in Chicago, Illinois and grew up in the city. With a life-long desire for acting, Beals first appeared in small high school plays and even got an uncredited bit part in My Bodyguard (1980) in 1980. After graduation, she enrolled in college at Yale University...

Mother is Irish

23. Melissa Beck

Self | The Real World

Melissa Dawn Howard was born in Tampa, Florida on February 12, 1977. She attended Brandon Senior High School and then University of South Florida, with a following at Mass Communications. She was cast on MTV's "The Real World: New Orleans", where later in the show she discovered her skill of ...

Mother is Filipino

24. Zazie Beetz

Actress | Atlanta

Zazie Beetz (born c. 1991) is a German-American actress known for the role of Vanessa on Atlanta (2016), as well as for starring in Deadpool 2 (2018), Applesauce (2015), and Still Here.

Born in Berlin, Germany, to a German father and an African-American mother, she was raised in Manhattan (New York ...

Father is White German; mother is African-American

25. Lou Bega

Soundtrack | Iron Man Three

Lou Bega was born on April 13, 1975 in Monacco Bauiera as David Lou Bega.

Mother is Italian; father is Ugandan; born in Munich, Germany

26. Michael Evans Behling

Actor | All American

Michael Evans Behling is an American actor. He was born March 5, 1996 in Columbus, Ohio and grew up in Columbus, Indiana. He grew up participating in a variety of sports. Eventually he went on to run track at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana. After two years at Indiana State ...

Mother is Caucasian

27. Gina Belafonte

Actress | BlacKkKlansman

Gina Belafonte was born on September 8, 1961 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress and producer, known for BlacKkKlansman (2018), The Commish (1991) and Operation Splitsville (1998). She is married to Scott McCray. They have one child.

Mother is Russian Jewish; father is iconic actor Harry Belafonte who is Afro-Jamaican, Sephardi Jewish, and Scots-Irish; is the half-sister of actress Shari Belafonte

28. Coby Bell

Actor | Burn Notice

Coby Bell was born on May 11, 1975 in Orange County, California, USA as Coby Scott Bell. He is an actor and producer, known for Burn Notice (2007), Third Watch (1999) and The Gifted (2017). He has been married to Aviss Pinkney-Bell since June 9, 2001. They have four children.

Mother is Caucasian

29. Tony Bellew

Actor | Creed

Tony "Bomber" Bellew, so-called because of his aggressive power punching, is an English professional boxer and a former 3-time ABA Heavyweight Champion. Born in Liverpool, England in 1982, the Merseysider enjoyed a 40-7 amateur career before turning professional in October 2007. He trains out of ...

Father is White English; mother is biracial Black and Caucasian

30. Troian Bellisario

Actress | Pretty Little Liars

Troian Bellisario, daughter of producers Donald P. Bellisario and Deborah Pratt, made her film debut at the age of 3 in Last Rites (1988). She made several TV and movie appearances in her teens (most of the TV appearances were in shows produced by her father) before attending the University of ...

Father is screenwriter and television producer Donald Bellisario, who is Italian and Serbian; mother is African-American actress, writer, and producer Deborah Pratt; married to actor Patrick Adams

31. Kingsley Ben-Adir

Actor | King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

Kingsley Ben-Adir is an actor, known for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017), Trespass Against Us (2016) and World War Z (2013).

Mother is White English; father is Moroccan

32. 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 ...

Mother is Caucasian, of English and German ancestry; formerly married to baseball player David Justice, singer Eric Benet, and actor Olivier Martinez

33. Pauline Black

Actress | Funny Man

Pauline Black was born on October 23, 1953 in Braintree, Essex, England. She is an actress, known for Funny Man (1994), Hearts and Minds (1995) and Two Thousand Acres of Sky (2001). She has been married to Terry Button since 1980.

Mother was White Jewish; father was Nigerian; was adopted by White parents; was born and raised in London, England

34. Corbin Bleu

Actor | High School Musical 3: Senior Year

Cobin Bleu was born Corbin Bleu Reivers on February 21, 1989 in Brooklyn, New York City, to Martha (Callari) and David Reivers, an actor. His mother is of Italian descent and his father is Jamaican.

Corbin began appearing in television commercials at the age two, for products such as Life cereal, ...

Mother is Italian; father is actor/producer David Reivers, who is Jamaican

35. Virginie Besson-Silla

Producer | Lucy

Virginie Besson-Silla is known for her work on Lucy (2014), Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017) and Revolver (2005). She has been married to Luc Besson since August 28, 2004. They have three children.

Father is from Senegal, mother is White French; married to director/producer/writer Luc Besson

36. Margot Bingham

Actress | Boardwalk Empire

Critically heralded actress and singer/songwriter Pittsburgh native Margot Bingham most known for capturing hearts as sultry jazz chanteuse on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," then went onto capturing criminals as a hard-driving detective in the ABC series "The Family," executive produced by Jenna Bans ("...

Mother is Ashkenazi Jewish; father is Afro-Jamaican

37. Alisha Boe

Actress | 13 Reasons Why

Alisha Ilhaan Bo (born March 6, 1997), known professionally as Alisha Boe, is a Norwegian and American actress. She is known for portraying Jessica Davis in the Netflix original series 13 Reasons Why.

Boe was born in Oslo, Norway, to a Somali father and a Norwegian mother, from Trondheim. She and ...

Mother is Norwegian; father is Somali

38. Lisa Bonet

Actress | Angel Heart

Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles; in L.A., she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother ...

Mother was Ashkenazi Jewish of Polish and Russian ancestry; mother of actress Zoe Kravitz; ex-wife of actor/singer Lenny Kravitz, who is also biracial; currently married to actor Jason Momoa

39. Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

Actor | American Horror Story

Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (pronounced "beau-yer") is most recognizable for his portrayal of ambitious producer Jay in the Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated Lifetime series UNREAL, which will return for its third season February 26. That same day, Bowyer-Chapman will launch and host an episodic ...

Mother is White British; father is Jamaican

40. Hannah Bronfman

Actress | Grand Street

Hannah Bronfman was born on October 26, 1987 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Grand Street (2014), American Milkshake (2013) and Most Expensivest (2017).

Father is Ashkenazi Jewish billionaire (!) Edgar Bronfman Jr, who is the former CEO of the Seagram Corporation, which his family founded; also the former CEO of Warner Music Group; mother is African-American actress Sherri Brewer, who appeared in the original Shaft movie

41. Downtown Julie Brown

Actress | Spy Hard

Downtown Julie Brown was born on August 27, 1963 in Cardiff, Wales. She is an actress and producer, known for Spy Hard (1996), B*A*P*S (1997) and Fist of the North Star (1995). She has been married to Martin Schuermann since April 4, 2001. They have one child.

Mother was Caucasian of English ancestry; father was Jamaican

42. Jasmin Savoy Brown

Actress | The Leftovers

Jasmin Savoy Brown stars as a lead in the new Shonda Rhimes ABC drama series, 'For The People' with Britt Robertson, Wesam Keesh, and Ben Rappaport. Jasmin also recurred on the Judd Apatow Netflix series 'Love.' She is best known as "Evie Murphy" in the critically acclaimed HBO's drama series 'The ...

Mother is Caucasian

43. Kane Brown

Actor | Jongleurs Live!

Kane Brown was born as Kane Allen Brown. He is an actor and composer, known for Jongleurs Live! (2012), Marshmello & Kane Brown: One Thing Right (2019) and Khalid & Kane Brown: Saturday Nights (Remix) (2019). He has been married to Katelyn Jae since October 13, 2018.

Mother is Caucasian

44. Kathryne Dora Brown

Actress | Poison Ivy II

Kathryne Dora Brown was born on February 10, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for Poison Ivy II (1996), Private Practice (2007) and The Reading Room (2005).

Mother is Caucasian actress Tyne Daly; father is African-American actor Georg Stanford Brown

45. Logan Browning

Actress | The Perfection

Logan Browning was born on June 9, 1989 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Logan Laurice Browning. She is an actress, known for The Perfection (2018), Bratz (2007) and Dear White People (2017).

Mother is Caucasian

46. Amanda Brugel

Actress | The Handmaid's Tale

Amanda Brugel was born on March 24, 1978 in Pointe Claire, Québec, Canada as Amanda Ellen Baker. She is an actress, known for The Handmaid's Tale (2017), Kim's Convenience (2016) and Workin' Moms (2017). She has been married to Marcel Lewis since March 7, 2008.

Mother is Caucasian of English ancestry; father is African-American

47. Cindy Bruna

Actress | Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

Cindy Bruna is a French fashion model. Her father is Italian and her mother from the Congo. She first began to gain success in 2013 modeling on the runway for brands like Vivienne Westwood and Zuhair Murad. She also became the first model of color to walk exclusively for Calvin Klein in 2012.

Father is Italian; mother is from the Congo; grew up in France

48. Kylie Bunbury

Actress | When They See Us

Bunbury was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, to Kristi Novak and Alex Bunbury, a footballer. Her father is Guyanese-Canadian, and her mother is American, of Polish and Swedish descent. She spent her childhood in Europe (England for two years, and seven years on the island of Madeira, Portugal) ...

Mother is Caucasian with Swedish, Polish, English, and German ancestry; father is Afro-Guyanese

49. Troy Byer

Writer | Love Don't Cost a Thing

Troy began her on-camera career at the age of four as one of the original cast members on the PBS hit show, Sesame Street. In addition to being a veteran actress, director and screenwriter, Troy holds a doctorate degree in clinical psychology, she is a best-selling published author and she is the ...

Father was Ashkenazi Jewish

50. Grace Byers

Actress | Empire

Grace Byers (born Grace Lillis Gealey) was born in the Cayman Islands, and moved to America to attend the University of South Florida in Tampa, where she received a B.A. in Theater Arts. During her time at USF, acting afforded her the opportunity to communicate viscerally; a desire that came from ...

Father is Caucasian; mother is Afro-Caymanian; married to actor Trai Byers

51. Catherine A. Callahan

Actress | Billions

Catherine Ann Callahan is an Actress, Writer and Filmmaker known for Billions (2016-2018) , The Blacklist (2017) and LI Divas (2014-2018) After graduating from Cornell University, she soon began her career in New York City and has been seen in several National Commercials and Television Series. ...

Father is Irish

52. Georgina Campbell

Actress | Murdered by My Boyfriend

Georgina Campbell is an actress, known for Murdered by My Boyfriend (2014), Black Mirror (2011) and Broadchurch (2013).

Mother is Caucasian; father is Jamaican

53. Jake Cannavale

Actor | Nurse Jackie

Jake Cannavale was born on May 1, 1995 in Manhattan, New York, USA as Jacob Lumet Cannavale. He is an actor and writer, known for Nurse Jackie (2009), Romance & Cigarettes (2005) and The Mandalorian (2019).

Mother is actress Jenny Lumet, daughter of Jewish director Sidney Lumet and granddaughter of African-American actress Lena Horne; father is actor Bobby Cannavale, who is Italian and Cuban

54. Blu Cantrell

Soundtrack | Bad Company

Blu Cantrell was born on October 1, 1976 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Tiffany Cobb. She is an actress, known for Bad Company (2002), Drumline (2002) and Serving Sara (2002).

Mother is Caucasian; father is Cape Verdean and African-American; birth name was Tiffany Cobb

55. Irene Cara

Actress | Fame

Ms. Cara is one of a select group of talented performers who have successfully made the transition from Theater to Television, then to Records, and then to Feature films. She is a veteran artist whose career began in childhood and has span over two decades. Honored by the entertainment industry, ...

Mother is French and Cuban; father is African-American and Puerto Rican

56. John Carew

Actor | Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

John Alieu Carew was a professional footballer between 1997 and 2012. He played 91 times for the Norwegian national team and scored 24 times. Carew was especially known for his physical attributes and his ability. During his spell in England, Carew became a cult hero for Aston Villa Football Club, ...

Mother is Norwegian; Father is African from Gambia

57. Mariah Carey

Actress | Precious

Mariah was born on March 27, 1970 in Huntington, Long Island, New York to Patricia Carey (born: Patricia Hickey), an opera singer and vocal coach & Alfred Roy Carey, an aeronautical engineer. Her mother is of Irish descent, and her father was of African & Venezuelan descent. Mariah attended ...

Mother is Caucasian of Irish ancestry; father was African-American and either Afro-Cuban or Afro-Venezuelan (Mariah says she is unsure which); formerly married to music executive Tommy Mottola and actor/singer Nick Cannon

58. Justin Chu Cary

Actor | Blindspotting

Justin Chu Cary was born in Oakland, California. He was raised in Berkeley, California. The oldest son of an African American father and a Chinese American mother.

With an early pull to visual arts, Cary won a statewide visual art competition in 4th and 6th grade, and has never really looked back. ...

Mother is Chinese; father is African-American

59. Matt Cedeño

Actor | Power

Matt Cedeño was born on November 14, 1973 in Moses Lake, Washington, USA. He is an actor, known for Power (2014), Z Nation (2014) and Devious Maids (2013). He has been married to Erica Franco since July 31, 2009. They have one child.

Mother is Caucasian of English and Irish ancestry; father is Afro-Cuban

60. Carmen Chaplin

Actress | All About the Benjamins

Carmen Chaplin was born on July 27, 1977 in London, England. She is an actress and producer, known for All About the Benjamins (2002), Sabrina (1995) and The Innovators (2014).

Father is Caucasian actor Michael Chaplin; mother is from Trinidad; is the granddaughter of iconic actor and producer Charlie Chaplin and the great-granddaughter of Eugene O'Neill, a Nobel prize-winning playwright; sister of Dolores Chaplin

61. Dolores Chaplin

Actress | Die Fälscher

Dolores Chaplin is an actress and producer, known for The Counterfeiters (2007), The Ice Rink (1998) and Until the End of the World (1991).

Father is Caucasian actor Michael Chaplin; mother is from Trinidad; is the granddaughter of iconic actor and producer Charlie Chaplin and the great-granddaughter of Eugene O'Neill, a Nobel prize-winning playwright; sister of Carmen Chaplin

62. Craig Charles

Actor | Red Dwarf

Craig Charles was born on July 11, 1964 in Liverpool, England. He is an actor, known for Red Dwarf (1988), Can't Smeg Won't Smeg (1998) and Red Dwarf: Smeg Ups (1994). He has been married to Jackie Fleming since August 9, 1999. They have two children. He was previously married to Cathy Tyson.

Mother is Irish; father is from Guyana; ex-husband of actress Cathy Tyson, who is also biracial

63. Neneh Cherry

Soundtrack | The Long Kiss Goodnight

Neneh Cherry was born on March 10, 1964 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Neneh Mariann Karlsson. She has been married to Cameron McVey since 1990. They have two children. She was previously married to Bruce Smith.

Mother is Swedish; father is African from Sierra Leone; birth name was Neneh Mariann Karlsson; half-sister of Eagle Eye Cherry and stepdaughter of musician Don Cherry who raised her and whose name she took

64. Eagle Eye Cherry

Soundtrack | Y tu mamá también

Eagle Eye Cherry was born on May 7, 1969 in Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden as Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry.

Mother is Swedish; father was African-American jazz musician Don Cherry; half-brother of singer Neneh Cherry

65. Ewart Chin

Actor | Lockhart: Unleashing the Talisman

Ewart Chin was born on the Island of Jamaica. He started studying Goju-Ryu Japanese Karate at a very early age. Finding the style too rigid and hard, he decided to pursue a softer style and started practicing Hung-Gar Kung Fu with a Master from KwangTung province, China who was a friend of his ...

Is Chinese and Jamaican

66. Marcus Chong

Actor | The Matrix

Marcus Chong began as a child actor in Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Frankie Warner where he met Alex Haley. He then went on to work on Little House on the Prairie (1974), starring [nm0001446. As a young adult, he appeared on Broadway in "Stand Up Tragedy", and won a Theater World Award. In...

Mother is Chinese; father was African-American sports reporter Martin Wyatt; birth name was Marcus Wyatt; was adopted by his uncle, Tommy Chong of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong; he is first cousin and adopted brother of actress Rae Dawn Chong

67. Rae Dawn Chong

Actress | Commando

Rae Dawn Chong was born February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada. After a few film and television spots, Rae Dawn earned a Genie for her performance in Jean-Jacques Annaud's prehistoric-drama Quest for Fire (1981). She played the young, Ivaka prisoner, Ika. Other notables roles include Harpo's ...

Father is Tommy Chong of the comedy duo Cheech and Chong; mother is African-American. Tommy Chong is Chinese, Scots-Irish, and French; Rae Dawn is first cousin of actor Marcus Chong, who is also her adopted brother

68. Chipo Chung

Actress | Sunshine

Chipo Chung was born in 1977 in Tanzania. She is an actress, known for Sunshine (2007), In the Loop (2009) and Proof (2005).

Father is Chinese; mother is from Zimbabwe

69. Jessica Clark

Actress | Pocket Listing

Jessica Clark was born in 1985 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Pocket Listing (2015), True Blood (2008) and Chemistry (2011). She was previously married to Lacey Stone.

Is Nigerian, Indian, English, and Irish

70. Kiersey Clemons

Actress | Dope

A talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen.

It had been announced that Clemons would be playing Iris West in the Warner Bros film The Flash alongside Ezra Miller, but the project has...

Mother is Caucasian

71. Pat Cleveland

Actress | Portfolio

Pat Cleveland was born on June 23, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Portfolio (1983), Rio Babilônia (1982) and Carol Alt's Living Room (2018). She has been married to Paul van Ravenstein since 1982. They have two children. She was previously married to Martin...

Father was Swedish; mother was African-American; often described as the first Black supermodel

72. Ashley Cole

Producer | Dead Man Running

Ashley Cole (born 20 December 1980) is an English professional footballer who plays as a left back for Championship club Derby County. Cole is considered by many critics and fellow professional players as one of the best defenders of his generation, and by some, for the better part of his career, ...

Mother is White English; father is from Barbados

73. Chloe Coleman

Actress | Big Little Lies

Chloe Coleman is an American child actor based in Los Angeles, California. Of Eastern European, English & African descent, Chloe's an inexhaustible force of athletic ability, contagiously good spirits, and a perceptive mind. Recently making Hollywood Reporter's Top 30 actors under the age of 18, ...

Mother is Caucasian with Slovakian, Czech, and English ancestry; father is African-American

74. Cleopatra Coleman

Actress | In the Shadow of the Moon

Cleopatra Coleman comes from a family of creatives. Born to a costume designer, entrepreneur and belly dance teaching mother from Jamaica, and a musician, writer and director father of Scottish descent, Cleo got the performing bug at the age of four when she demanded her parents take her to ballet ...

Father is Scottish; mother is Jamaican

75. 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 ...

Mother is White English; father is Afro-Guyanese

76. 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 ...

Canadian of Caucasian and Jamaican ancestry; married to former NFL player and reality TV star Grant Mattos

77. Sarah-Jane Crawford

Actress | The Hatton Garden Job

Sarah-Jane Crawford was born on July 15, 1983 in Cambridge, England. She is an actress, known for The Hatton Garden Job (2017), Fedz (2013) and It's a Lot (2013).

Mother is White British; father is African with Nigerian and Benin/Togo ancestry

78. Lenora Crichlow

Actress | Fast Girls

Lenora Crichlow was born on January 4, 1985 in Westminster, London, England as Lenora Isabella Crichlow. She is an actress, known for Fast Girls (2012), Sugar Rush (2005) and Being Human (2008).

Mother is White British

79. Karla Crome

Actress | Under the Dome

Karla Crome was born on June 22, 1989 in London, England. She is an actress and writer, known for Under the Dome (2013), Misfits (2009) and National Theatre Live: Amadeus (2017).

Father is Irish; mother is Afro-Jamaican

80. Rachel Crow

Actress | Deidra & Laney Rob a Train

Rachel Crow was born as Rachel Kelly Crow. She is an actress, known for Deidra & Laney Rob a Train (2017), Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh (2016) and Rio 2 (2014).

Caucasian and African-American; adopted by White parents

81. Tawny Cypress

Actress | Brooklyn's Finest

Among her studies, Tawny Cypress has done stints at Boston University; Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey; and Mason Gross at Rutgers University. She is also a former student of Barbara Marchant and The William Esper Studio in New York City.

Mother is Hungarian and German

82. Merle Dandridge

Actress | Half-Life 2

Merle was born in Okinawa, Japan to a mother of Korean and Japanese descent and an African-American father serving in the U.S. Air Force. After graduating high school in Papillion, Nebraska, she attended the Theatre Conservatory at Roosevelt University in Chicago on a full-ride scholarship and ...

Mother is Japanese and Korean

83. Danger Mouse

Soundtrack | Gold

Danger Mouse was born on July 29, 1977 in White Plains, New York, USA as Brian Joseph Burton.

Mother is Caucasian; father is African-American

84. Craig David

Soundtrack | About Time

Craig David was born on May 5, 1981 in Southampton, Hampshire, England as Craig Ashley David.

Mother is English Ashkenazi Jewish; father is Afro-Grenadian

85. Jaye Davidson

Actor | The Crying Game

Jaye was born in Riverside, California in 1968 the son of a Ghanaian father and English mother. The family left for England when Jaye was 2 and a half. Jaye left school at 16 and had been alternately unemployed and doing odd jobs (running for a production company, working in a factory) ever since. ...

Mother is Caucasian of English ancestry; father is from Ghana

86. Charles Michael Davis

Actor | The Originals

Charles Michael Davis is an American actor, director, model and photographer from Dayton, Ohio.. He was born on December 1st, 1984 to an African American father and Filipino mother. Charles got his start with the talent agency Actors, Models, and Talent for Christ (AMTC). As an actor, he is best ...

Mother is Filipino

87. Rosario Dawson

Actress | Rent

This stunning and resourceful actress has been primarily a film player thus far. Only recently has she been opening herself up more to doing television (the series Gemini Division (2008), which she executive-produced), and animated voice-overs. Dawson's powerhouse talent stands out the most in edgy...

Father is Irish; mother is Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican

88. El DeBarge

Soundtrack | Short Circuit

El DeBarge was born on June 4, 1961 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA as Eldra DeBarge. He is married to Monique DeBarge. They have one child. He was previously married to Tracey Ferguson.

Father was Caucasian of French and English ancestry; El had 9 siblings; has 12 children

89. Kristinia DeBarge

Actress | School Dance

Kristinia DeBarge knew she wanted to be a singer at the age of three. She grew up listening to strong female vocalists like Mariah Carey, Christina Aguilera, and Alicia Keys. She credits DeBarge, Mariah Carey, Prince and Aaliyah as her musical inspiration. As a young girl, DeBarge had big dreams of...

Mother is Mexican; father is singer James DeBarge, who is biracial and the first husband of singer Janet Jackson; is the niece of singer El DeBarge

90. Ariana DeBose

Actress | West Side Story

Ariana DeBose is an actress, known for West Side Story (2020), The Prom (2020) and Seaside (2018).

Mother is Caucasian with English, Scottish, and French ancestry; father is African-American, Puerto Rican, and Italian

91. Aisha Dee

Actress | The Bold Type

Aisha Dee was born to a biracial family in Gold Coast, Australia. Her career began in 2008 when she got the role of Desi Biggins during Season 3 of "The Saddle Club". She is best friends with her former "Saddle Club" co-stars Victoria Campbell, Lauren Dixon, Ariel Kaplan, Connor Jessup, and Marny ...

92. Vin Diesel

Actor | Guardians of the Galaxy

Vin Diesel was born Mark Sinclair in Alameda County, California, along with his fraternal twin brother, Paul Vincent. He was raised by his astrologer/psychologist mother, Delora Sherleen (Sinclair), and adoptive father, Irving H. Vincent, an acting instructor and theatre manager, in an artists' ...

Mother is Caucasian of English, German, and Scottish ancestry

93. Daveed Diggs

Actor | Blindspotting

Daveed Daniele Diggs is an actor, singer, producer, writer and rapper. He is the vocalist of the experimental hip hop group Clipping. Diggs originated the role of, and won a Grammy and Tony for, the Marquis de Lafayette/Thomas Jefferson in the 2015 musical Hamilton by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Mother is Ashkenazi Jewish; father is African-American

94. Frank Dillane

Actor | In the Heart of the Sea

Frank trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (R.A.D.A.), graduating in 2013.

As a child he played Christopher Henderson in 'Welcome to Sarajevo' (Channel 4/Miramax/Dragon Pictures) directed by Michael Winterbottom. Aged sixteen Frank played Tom Riddle in 'Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince...

Father is White English actor Stephen Dillane; mother is Black English actress Naomi Wirthner

95. Alesha Dixon

Soundtrack | Catwoman

Alesha Dixon was born on October 7, 1978 in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England as Alesha Anjanette Dixon. She has been married to Azuka Ononye since 2017. They have two children. She was previously married to MC Harvey.

Mother is White English; father is Jamaican

96. Fefe Dobson

Soundtrack | It's a Boy Girl Thing

Fefe Dobson was born on February 28, 1985 in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada as Feilica Lynn Dobson. She is an actress, known for It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006), Raising Helen (2004) and Home Again (2012).

Mother is Caucasian with English, Irish, Scottish, and Dutch ancestry; father is Afro-Jamaican

97. Drake

Actor | Degrassi: The Next Generation

Aubrey Drake Graham was born in Toronto, Ontario, the son of Dennis Graham, an African-American musician born in Memphis, Tennessee, and Sandi (Sher) Graham, a Canadian Jewish educator. As a young man, Drake appeared in several commercials, for such retailers as Sears and GMC. In 2001, Drake rose ...

Mother is Ashkenazi Jewish of Latvian and Russian ancestry; birth name was Aubrey Graham

98. Colton Dunn

Actor | Key and Peele

Colton Dunn was born on June 30, 1977 in Normal, Illinois, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for Key and Peele (2012), Superstore (2015) and Hatchet II (2010).

Mother is Caucasian

99. Sheila E.

Music_department | Man of Steel

Daughter of musician Pete Escovedo, Sheila E. became one of the top female musicians during the 1980s due to her fierce drumming style and her Latin rhythms. A former protégé of Prince, Sheila became a drummer in his band before branching off into solo musical projects. In addition to being ...

Father is Mexican musician Pete Escovedo; mother is Creole from Louisiana; biological aunt of actress/entreprenauer Nicole Richie, whose biological father is Sheila's brother, Peter Escovedo

100. Dina Eastwood

Actress | True Crime

Dina Ruiz was born in 1965. She graduated from Mission San Jose High School in Fremont, California, anchored Newsline for Ohlone College Television, then majored in Radio/TV at San Francisco State University, graduating in 1988. Two years later, she was hired as a reporter and eventually a news ...

Mother is Caucasian; father is African-American, Japanese, and Hawaiian; is the ex-wife of actor/director Clint Eastwood



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