Emayatzy Corinealdi


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Emayatzy Corinealdi was born on January 14, 1980 in Fort Knox, Kentucky, USA as Emayatzy Evett Corinealdi. She is known for her work on Middle of Nowhere (2012), The Invitation (2015) and Roots (2016). See full bio »

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2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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(2012)
(2015)
Roots Belle
(2016)
Hand of God Tessie Graham
(2014-2017)

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 2017-2019 Ballers (TV Series)
Candace / Candance Brewer
- Players Only (2019) ... Candace
- Who Wants a Lollipop (2019) ... Candace
- Edutainment (2019) ... Candace
- Crumbs (2019) ... Candace
- Municipal (2019) ... Candace
 2019/I Beats
Vanessa Robinson
 2019 The Red Line (TV Series)
Tia Young
- One Day We May Be More Than a Body (2019) ... Tia Young
- We Need Glory for a While (2019) ... Tia Young
 2018 Jay Z: Family Feud ft. Beyoncé (Video short)
Emayatzy
 2017 The Get (TV Movie)
Noelle
 2014-2017 Hand of God (TV Series)
Tessie Graham
- He Must Be (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- What a Man Can Be (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- The Last Thing Left (2017) ... Tessie Graham (credit only)
- When You Pull the Trigger (2017) ... Tessie Graham
- What Do You Hear (2017) ... Tessie Graham
 2016 Roots (TV Mini-Series)
Belle
- Part 4 (2016) ... Belle
- Part 2 (2016) ... Belle
 2015 Rosewood (TV Series)
Gigi Gaston
- Fashionistas and Fasciitis (2015) ... Gigi Gaston
 2015 Miles Ahead
Frances Taylor
 2015/I The Invitation
Kira
 2014/I Addicted
Brina
 2014 In The Morning
Cadence
 2014 Teacher in a Box (Short)
Mrs. Tandon
 2014 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Ellen Samsen
- The Edge of Winter (2014) ... Ellen Samsen
 2013/I Lu (Short)
Martha
 2013/VIII The Door (Short)
V
 2012 The Silent Treatment (Short)
Loretta
 2012 Middle of Nowhere
Ruby
 2011 Gun Hill (TV Movie)
Janelle Evans
 2010 It Looks Just Like You (Short)
 2010 Romantically Challenged (TV Series)
Tiffany
- Rebecca's One Night Stand (2010) ... Tiffany
 2009 The Chase (Short)
Trisha
 2009/II After the Storm (Short)
Patrice
 2009 Think Twice (Short)
Najah
 2008 Wednesday Again
Roberta
 2008 The Nanny Express (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 2008 Natural Beauty (Short)
Virginia
 2007 Demons (TV Movie)
Girl
 2007 Katrina (TV Movie)
Katrina
 2007 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8787 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8675 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8674 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
- Episode #1.8614 (2007) ... Nurse Susan Mehta
 2007 Cordially Invited
Grace Ingrahm
 2007 Akira's Hip Hop Shop (Short)
Daphne
 2006 Finding the Boom-Bap (Short)
Beauty
 2005 Beauty Shop
Client of Ida (uncredited)
 2004 Vampz (Video)
Eve
 2004 A Taste of Us (Short)
Audrey Thomas
 2003 Pretty Lady
Azizi
 2000 Mortality (Short)
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Other Works:

Played the girlfriend of actor J.D.Williams from "The Wire" in a music video for Tupac Shakur called "Ghetto Gospel" in 2005. It was directed by Nzinga Stewart.

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Her breakthrough role was as Ruby in Ava DuVernay's drama Middle of Nowhere (2012). However, she originally auditioned for the role of Ruby's sister, but at her audition she was asked to read for the main part instead. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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