January 3, 1985
36 years old
5 ft 1 in | 155 cm tall
35-24-34 in | 89-61-86 cm
50 kg | 110 pounds
6.5 US | 37 EU
Nicole Beharie was born in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, on January 3, 1985, is an American actress.
Young Nicole Beharie began her professional acting career in 2008.
She made her big screen debut in drama film American Violet (2008) in role as Dee Roberts.
She got her television debut in CBS medical drama series Three Rivers (2009) in episode "Win-loss", in role as Helen Reed.
Her breakthrough performance came as Abbie Mills / Witness in Fox supernatural drama television series Sleepy Hollow (2013-2016).
She landed her Broadway debut in a play "A Free Man of Color" (2010-2011) in role as Margery Jolicoeur, at Vivian Beaumont Theatre.
She won the African-American Film Critics Award for Best Actress for her role as Dee Roberts in drama film American Violet (2008), also was nominated for the Black Reel Awards for Best Actress and a Best Breakthrough Performance.
She won the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Actress and was nominated for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her role as Turquoise in drama film Miss Juneteenth (2020).
The Express: The Ernie Davis Story (2008) sport drama opposite Dennis Quaid, Rob Brown and Chadwick Boseman
Shame (2011) psychological drama with Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan
The Last Fall (2012) drama opposite Lance Gross and Vanessa Bell Calloway
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day (2012) drama with Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal and Pam Grier
42 (2013) biographical sports opposite Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford and Christopher Meloni
Monsters and Men (2018) drama with John David Washington, Anthony Ramos and Kelvin Harrison Jr.
Jacob's Ladder (2019) psychological horror opposite Michael Ealy, Jesse Williams and Karla Souza
She was nominated for two NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Abbie Mills / Witness in Fox supernatural drama television series Sleepy Hollow (2013-2016).
The Good Wife (2011) CBS legal and political drama series in role as Imani Stonehouse
She hosted Afropop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange (2017) in 5 episodes.
Solos (2021) Amazon Studios anthology drama miniseries in role as Nera
Attended Orangeburg Wilkinson High School in South Carolina.
Graduated from South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts & Humanities in 2003.
Studied at Juilliard School in New York City (2003-2007).
She received Shakespeare scholarship.
She sung five songs in soundtrack album for romantic comedy film My Last Day Without You (2013), for which she was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Song.
She dated actor Michael Fassbender (2012-2013).