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N'Bushe Wright

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Occupation  Actress, Dancer
Name  N'Bushe Wright
Parents  Stanely Wright
Years active  1992-present
TV shows  Widows, Platinum
N'Bushe Wright with a tight-lipped smile while wearing a black see-through blouse, black pants, black heels, black hat, and some jewelry
Born  September 20, 1970 (age 50) (1970-09-20) Brooklyn, New York City, New York, US
Education  Balti School for the Arts
Nominations  NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Movies  Blade, Dead Presidents, Civil Brand, Zebrahead, 3 Strikes

Similar  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.

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

Career

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.


N'Bushe Wright smiling while wearing a gray blouse and earrings

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

References

N'Bushe Wright Wikipedia


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