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Actress, Dancer

N'Bushe Wright

Stanely Wright

Years active

TV shows
N'Bushe Wright with a tight-lipped smile while wearing a black see-through blouse, black pants, black heels, black hat, and some jewelry

September 20, 1970 (age 53) (

Balti School for the Arts

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special


Sanaa Lathan, Stephen Norrington, Stephen Dorff

Blade 1998 interview with n bushe wright

N'Bushe Wright (pronounced nuh-BOO-shay; born September 20, 1970) is an American actress and dancer. She is known mainly for her role as Dr. Karen Jenson in the 1998 feature film Blade.


N'Bushe Wright smiling near the buffet while wearing a blue lace dress and black heels


Within a year of attending Stella Adler's Studio, Wright was starring in Anthony Drazan's Zebrahead (1992). She received positive reviews for her moving portrayal of the drug-addicted older sister of the title protagonist in Boaz Yakin's Fresh (1994). The following year, Wright played an idealistic member of the Black Panther Party in the Hughes Brothers' feature film Dead Presidents (1995). Wright played Dr. Karen Jenson in Blade (1998).

N'Bushe Wright with a tight-lipped smile and curly hair while wearing a black printed top, necklace, and earrings

In 1992, Wright played the recurring role of Claudia, a black civil rights activist fighting for equal opportunities in education in the acclaimed but short-lived NBC television drama I'll Fly Away. She has made guest appearances on several other television series, including New York Undercover, Homicide: Life on the Street, Chappelle's Show and Third Watch.

Wright also recorded a public service announcement for Deejay Ra's Hip-Hop Literacy campaign.

Personal life

A native of Brooklyn, she is the daughter of jazz musician Stanley Wright a.k.a. Suleiman-Marim Wright (1949–2011). Her mother is a psychologist with the New York City Board of Education.

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N'Bushe Wright kneeling on the floor while wearing a black sleeveless mini dress, black boots, necklace, and earrings


N'Bushe Wright Wikipedia

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