Bianca Lawson Biography
Sun Sign: Pisces
Also Known As: Bianca Jasmine Lawson
Born in: Los Angeles, California, United States
Famous as: Actress
father: Richard Lawson
mother: Denise Gordy
siblings: Beyoncé and Solange Knowles (step-sisters), Marvin Gaye III (half-brother)
U.S. State: California
City: Los Angeles
education: Marymount High School, University of Southern California
Bianca Jasmine Lawson is an American film and television actress. She is best recognized for her regular roles in the drama series ‘Queen Sugar’, ‘Goode Behavior’, ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class’, ‘Rogue’ and ‘Pretty Little Liars’. She is also known for playing recurring roles in the TV series ‘Sister, Sister’, ‘The Steve Harvey Show’, ‘The Vampire Diaries’, ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’, ‘Witches of East End’, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’, ‘Dawson's Creek’ and ‘Teen Wolf’. Lawson has done various acting projects on the big screen as well. Her famous movies roles were in ‘Primary Colors’, ‘Save the Last Dance’, ‘Bones’, ‘Breakin' All the Rules’ and ‘Dead & Breakfast’. She has also appeared in a number of direct-to-videos and has even served as a voice actress in her entertainment career. The American star is known for providing additional voices in the video game ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’. Apart from been respected because of her acting skills, Lawson is equally adored due to her youthful looks in Hollywood.
- Bianca Lawson started acting at the age of nine by appearing in advertisements for Barbie and Revlon. She was then cast in the 1993 drama series ‘Saved by the Bell: The New Class’. After this, she co-hosted ‘What'z Up?’ Then she played the role of Rhonda Coley in the series ‘Sister, Sister’. In 1996, the actress appeared in the drama ‘Goode Behavior’. A year later, she got featured in the series ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’. Lawson then did the TV miniseries ‘The Temptations’ in 1998. That year, she also acted in the movie ‘Primary Colors’.
- A year later, in 1999, she was cast as Nikki Green in the series ‘Dawson's Creek’. From 2001 to 2009, the American star did a number of small screen as well as big screen projects including movies ‘Save the Last Dance’, ‘Bones’, ‘Breakin' All the Rules’, ‘Dead & Breakfast’ and ‘Broken’ and dramas including ‘Strong Medicine,’ ‘The Feast of All Saints’, ‘For the People’, ‘Haunted’, ‘The Big House’, ‘Living in TV Land’ and ‘The Cleaner’.
- Lawson then played roles in the series ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ and ‘The Vampire Diaries’ in 2009. The following year, she played the role of Maya St. Germain in the drama series ‘Pretty Little Liars’. After this, she had a recurring role in ‘Teen Wolf’. In 2014, Lawson was cast in the drama ‘Witches of East End’. A year later, she was offered a main role in the series ‘Rogue’. Then in 2016, she joined the cast of ‘Queen Sugar’ as a series regular.
- Bianca Lawson was born as Bianca Jasmine Lawson on March 20, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA, to Denise Gordy and Richard Lawson. She has a half-brother named Marvin Gaye III as well as step-sisters Beyoncé and Solange Knowles. Lawson attended Marymount High School and later on studied film and psychology from University of Southern California. She also attended Stella Adler Studio of Acting.
Bianca Lawson Movies
1. Star Wars: The Old Republic (2011)
(Action, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure)
2. Primary Colors (1998)
3. Save the Last Dance (2001)
(Music, Romance, Drama)
4. Dead & Breakfast (2004)
(Fantasy, Horror, Comedy, Musical)
5. Broken (2006)
6. Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
7. Bones (2001)
8. Pledge This! (2006)
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