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"Edwina Findley"
Edwina Findley
Gender Female
Birthday N/A
First Episode 1.01
Role(s) Actress
Portrays Kelly
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Edwina Findley is an American actress. In 2014 she began starring as one of lead characters in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, If Loving You Is Wrong. Findley is also known for her recurring roles in the HBO television dramas The Wire and Treme, and for performance in the 2012 independent film Middle of Nowhere.

Life and career

Findley was born in Washington, D.C. and attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in New York.[1] She began her acting career in theatre. In 2003, she made her television debut in the recurring role of critically acclaimed HBO drama series, The Wire. She later guest-starred on Law & Order, Law & Order: Trial by Jury, Conviction, New Amsterdam, and had a recurring role in the ABC daytime soap opera, One Life to Live in 2005. In 2011, she also appeared in the recurring role of ABC series, Brothers & Sisters. In 2012, Findley married Kelvin Dickerson.[2] She is close friend and former roommate of actress Viola Davis.

Findley had a recurring role of Davina Lambreaux in the HBO drama series, Treme, from 2010 to 2013. She co-starred opposite Emayatzy Corinealdi and Lorraine Toussaint in the 2012 critically acclaimed independent film Middle of Nowhere written and directed by Ava DuVernay.[3] She also appeared in Sympathetic Details (2008), Red Tails (2012) and Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013).

In 2014, Findley was cast as lead in the independent film Free in Deed, and as Kevin Hart's character wife Get Hard, a comedy film directed by Etan Cohen.[4][5][6] In same year, she was cast as one of leads in the Oprah Winfrey Network series If Loving You Is Wrong alongside Zulay Henao, Heather Hemmens, April Parker Jones and Amanda Clayton.[7][8]

Filmography

Film
Year Film Role Notes
2005 Angel Charlene Television film
2008 Sympathetic Details Mona
2012 Red Tails CeCe Uncredited
Middle of Nowhere Rosie Nominated - Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble
2013 Insidious: Chapter 2 Nurse Hillary
2015 Free in Deed Melva Neddy
Get Hard Rita Lewis
All the Children Are Insane Genevieve Burdon
Television - Live Action
Year Film Role Notes
2003-2004 The Wire Tosha Mitchell Recurring role, 4 episodes
2005 N.Y.-70 Reggie 3's Widow TV pilot
Law & Order: Trial by Jury Kim Evans Episode: "The Line"
One Life to Live Nurse Messner Recurring role, 6 episodes
2006 Conviction Tina Brock Episode: "Denial"
Law & Order Ali Hargis Episode: "Public Service Homicide"
2008 New Amsterdam Tara Brown Episode: "Keep the Change"
Blue Blood Rory's Girlfriend TV pilot
2009 Law & Order Detective Jasmine Burton Episode: "Anchors Away"
2010-2013 Treme Davina Lambreaux Recurring role, 19 episodes
2011 Brothers & Sisters Jill Recurring role, 4 episodes
2014 Veep Dee Episode: "Alicia"
2014–present If Loving You Is Wrong Kelly Series regular

References

  1. About Edwina
  2. Edwina Findley and Kelvin Dickerson
  3. ‘Treme’ & ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Actress Edwina Findley, “It’s been an amazing year!”
  4. Isaiah Washington & Mo'Nique To Star In Indie 'We Are Family', David Harewood Toplines 'Free In Deed'
  5. Edwina Findley Cast In 'Get Hard'; Olivia Luccardi Joins Untitled Gerardo Naranjo Pic
  6. Edwina Findley Joins Cast of Kevin Hart/Will Ferrell Comedy 'Get Hard'|Shadow and Act
  7. OWN Sets Cast For New Tyler Perry Drama Series 'If Loving You Is Wrong'
  8. OWN Announces Cast for New Drama Series 'If Loving You is Wrong' From Tyler Perry|Shadow and Act

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