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Occupation  Actress
Height  1.65 m
Nationality  American, Caymanian
Role  Actress
TV shows  Empire
Name  Grace Gealey
Parents  Cheryl McCoy-Gealey
Years active  2013–present
Partner  Trai Byers

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Born  July 26, 1984 (age 31) (1984-07-26) Butler, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Similar People  Trai Byers, Kaitlin Doubleday, Jussie Smollett, Taraji P Henson, Terrence Howard

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Grace Byers (née Gealey; born July 26, 1984) is an American actress, known for her role as Anika Calhoun in the Fox music-industry primetime soap opera, Empire.


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Early life

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Gealey was born in Butler, Pennsylvania, and raised in the Cayman Islands from infancy. After moving to the United States, she received her bachelor's degree in Theater Arts at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Gealey later attended the University of California, Irvine, where she received her Master’s of Fine Arts in acting.


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Gealey then moved to New York City where she performed Off-Broadway, including in Venus Flytrap: A Femme Noir Mystery, and Rent. In 2013, she performed in the Chicago productions of The Misanthrope and Tartuffe. In 2014, Gealey was cast as Anika Calhoun in the Fox musical prime time drama, Empire opposite Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. The series debuted on January 7, 2015.

Personal life

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Gealey became engaged to her Empire costar Trai Byers in 2015. She and Byers married on Grand Cayman Island on April 14, 2016.

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