December 4, 1989
31 years old
5 ft 4½ in | 164 cm tall
34-25-36 in | 86.5-63.5-91.5 cm
50 kg | 110 lbs
Nafessa Williams was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., on December 4, 1989, is an American actress.
Young Nafessa Williams first started performing in Fearless Dreamer Workshop.
She made her big screen debut in drama movie Streets (2011) in role as Nicole Gordon.
She got her television debut in ABC soap opera One Life to Live (2011) in role as Deanna Forbes.
Her breakthrough performance came as Krystal in mystery crime thriller film The Man in 3B (2015).
The Dirty 30 (2014) romantic drama comedy opposite Tatiana Bascope and Linc Hand
Brotherly Love (2015) drama with Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict and Quincy Brown
Restored Me (2016) drama opposite Will Yun Lee and Steven Bauer
Burning Sands (2017) drama with Trevor Jackson, Alfre Woodard and Steve Harris
True to the Game (2017) drama opposite Columbus Short, Andra Fuller and Vivica A. Fox
Black and Blue (2019) action thriller with Naomie Harris, Tyrese Gibson and Frank Grillo
She was nominated for the Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star for her role as Anissa Pierce / Thunder in The CW superhero drama television series Black Lightning (2018-2021).
She had recurring role as Margo Ivey in CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful (2012).
Code Black (2016) CBS medical drama series in role as Dr. Charlotte Piel
Twin Peaks (2017) Showtime mystery horror serial drama series in role as Jade
Attended the Robert E. Lamberton High School.
Studied Criminal Justice at the West Chester University.
Has African-American ancestry.
She worked as an interned in homicide unit of the District Attorney's Office.
She voiced Tiffany Rasberry in video game NBA 2K17 (2016).
Lives in Los Angeles, California, United States.
She dated American model Matthew Noszka.