Jasika Nicole

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Jasika Nicole
Jasika Nicole by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jasika Nicole at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
BornJasika Nicole Pruitt
1980 (age 33–34)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
Website
www.jasikanicole.com
 
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Jasika Nicole
Jasika Nicole by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Jasika Nicole at the San Diego Comic-Con International in July 2010.
BornJasika Nicole Pruitt
1980 (age 33–34)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active2005–present
Website
www.jasikanicole.com

Jasika Nicole Pruitt (born 1980), known professionally as Jasika Nicole, is an American actress and illustrator from Birmingham, Alabama. She is best known for portraying Astrid Farnsworth in the Fox television series Fringe.[1]

Career[edit]

Nicole studied dance, voice and theatre at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina.[1] She has been open about being a lesbian since she started dating women while she was filming Take the Lead.[2] She was also featured in the 2010 OUT 100 list in Out magazine, and was photographed alongside Bruno Tonioli, Armistead Maupin, and Bill Silva for the issue.[3] She married her long-time partner, Claire on October 5, 2013.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film and Television
YearFilmRoleNotes
2005Law & Order: Criminal IntentGisellaEpisode Scared Crazy
2006Take the LeadEgypt
2007The Mastersons of ManhattanPennyTV movie
2008The Return of Jezebel JamesDora3 episodes (1 uncredited)
2008-2013FringeAstrid Farnsworth98 episodes
2010She's Out of My LeagueWendy
2013ScandalKim2 episode
2013Welcome to Night Vale (Podcast)Intern DanaEpisodes Dana, WALK, and "Cookies".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jasika Nicole Bio". Fox Broadcasting Company. Retrieved 2011-05-15. 
  2. ^ Navarro, Mireya (26 September 2008), "Out in Hollywood: Starring Roles Are Rare", New York Times, retrieved 20 January 2009 
  3. ^ "16th Annual OUT 100", OUT Magazine, 11 November 2010 
  4. ^ http://instagram.com/p/fGJlizllp4/

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