N'Bushe Wright

N'Bushe Wright

  • Highest Rated: 87% Fresh (1994)
  • Lowest Rated: 0% 3 Strikes (2000)
  • Birthday: Sep 20, 1970
  • Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
  • Beautiful N'Bushe Wright started out as a dancer, trained at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the Martha Graham School of Dance, but then switched to acting, enrolling at Stella Adler's studio. Within a year, Wright was starring in Anthony Drazan's Zebrahead (1992). That year, she won 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 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 Black Panther in the Hughes Brothers Dead Presidents (1995). A native of New York City, she is the daughter of jazzman Suleiman-Marim and a Board of Education psychologist. Wright attended the Manhattan High School for the Performing Arts.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Joy Road Nia 2011
No Score Yet Restraining Order Carla Monroe 2006
No Score Yet He Say, She Say, But What Does God Say? Actor 2005
16% Civil Brand Nikki Barnes $0.2M 2003
No Score Yet Widows Actor 2002
0% 3 Strikes Juanita 2000
54% Blade Karen 1998
No Score Yet His & Hers Robber #2 1997
44% Dead Presidents Delilah Benson 1995
87% Fresh Nicole 1994
75% Zebrahead Nikki 1992

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet UC: Undercover
2001-2002
Keisha
  • 2001
No Score Yet New York Undercover
1994-1998
Carol Thomas Carol
  • 1996
91% Homicide: Life on the Street
1993-1999
Loretta Kenyatta
  • 1993

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