Jasika Nicole Biography


Birthday: April 10, 1980 (Aries)

Born In: Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Jasika Nicole Pruitt is an American actress and illustrator. She is known for her work in television shows such as ‘Fringe’ and ‘The Good Doctor’. Nicole was born in Birmingham, Alabama, US. Before she made her acting debut, she studied theatre at Catawba College in Salisbury, North Carolina. Her first onscreen appearance was in an episode of the crime drama series ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’. The next year, she had a minor role in the dance drama film ‘Take the Lead’, which was her first appearance on the big screen. She earned popularity for playing Astrid Farnsworth, one of the main roles in the TV series ‘Fringe’. The series aired for five seasons between 2008 and 2013. She also has a supporting role in the medical drama series ‘The Good Doctor’, which started airing in 2017. The reviews have been mostly positive, and it has also earned several awards and nominations.
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Also Known As: Jasika Nicole Pruitt

Age: 44 Years, 44 Year Old Females


Spouse/Ex-: Claire J. Savage (m. 2013)

Born Country: United States

Actresses American Women

Height: 5'2" (157 cm), 5'2" Females

U.S. State: Alabama

City: Birmingham, Alabama

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education: Catawba College

Jasika Nicole’s first role on television was a guest role in an episode of ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent’. Her debut on the big screen was in the 2006 American dance drama film ‘Take the Lead’, which has been directed by Liz Friedlander. The film was a commercial success, earning over twice its budget. It received mostly mixed reviews. In 2007, she appeared in another film ‘Get Faamous’ as well as the TV film ‘The Mastersons of Manhattan’.
In 2008, she gained fame for playing one of the main roles in the science fiction mystery TV series ‘Fringe’. The series was about the fictional “Fringe Division” of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which investigates supernatural mysteries. The show aired till 2013, covering five seasons. It was mostly praised by critics. It earned several awards and nominations, including two Emmy nominations.
In 2010, Jasika Nicole was seen in the romantic comedy film ‘She's Out of My League’, which was directed by Jim Field Smith. The film was a commercial success, earning nearly $50 million on a budget of $20 million. Its critical reception was mixed. Between 2013 and 2016, she was seen in a recurring role in the political thriller ‘Scandal’. The series was met with positive reviews, and it won several awards. During this time, she also appeared in two films, ‘Suicide Kale’ in 2015 and ‘A New York Christmas’ in 2016.
In 2017, she had a recurring role in the period drama series ‘Underground’. It has been met with mostly positive reviews. However, the series was cancelled after airing for two seasons. The same year, she also started to play an important role in the medical drama series ‘The Good Doctor’. It was based on an award-winning South Korean series of the same name. The series has aired for three seasons so far, and has been met with mixed reviews. It has earned several nominations and awards as well.
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Family & Personal Life
Jasika Nicole Pruitt was born on 10th April 1980, in Birmingham, Alabama, US. She attended Catawba College, where she studied theatre.
She is married to Claire Savage.
She has illustrated ‘High Yella Magic’, an autobiographical comic, which can be found on her blog.

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