Kiersey Clemons

D.O.B: Dec 17, 1993 |  Pensacola, Florida, USA

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An undeniable talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen. On the film front, this year Clemons can be seen co-starring in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising [Universal Pictures, May 2016] as Beth opposite Chloe Grace Moretz, Seth Rogen, and Zac Efron.

Biography

An undeniable talent on the rise, actress and musician Kiersey Clemons has quickly become known for the diverse and captivating characters she has brought to life on screen. On the film front, this year Clemons can be seen co-starring in Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising [Universal Pictures, May 2016] as Beth opposite Chloe Grace Moretz, Seth Rogen, and Zac Efron. Clemons can also be seen appearing on Joe Swanbergs Netflix Anthology series, Easy as the Vegan Cinderella. 2016 has seen Clemons star grow to the next level, filming Sonys Flatliners and Warners Justice League, as well as WBs Flash, Marc Webbs Amazon Studios Only Living Boy In New York and indie feature An La Minute. 2015 was a breakout year for Clemons, hitting the big screen in Dope [Open Road Films] which premiered to critical acclaim at Sundance. Clemons was a scene stealer, Diggy, a tough lesbian high schooler with a colorful imagination who gets caught up in a plan to unload a big stash of drugs. Dope, produced by Forest Whitakers Significant Productions and Pharrell Williams, was released nationwide in June and re-released nationwide in September. The film won the African-American Film Critics Association award for Best Screenplay and was nominated at multiple festivals including Cannes and the Deauville American Film Festival. In 2016 Dope was nominated for three NAACP Image Awards including Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture, and Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture. Aside from her work in film, Clemons is also making her mark in television and can currently be seen recurring as Bianca on the Golden Globe and Emmy award winning Amazon series Transparent. Season 2 was released on December 11, 2015 and was recently nominated at both The Peoples Choice Awards and SAG Awards for Favorite Streaming Series and Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, respectively. Additional recent TV credits include Steven Spielbergs Extant [CBS] alongside Halle Berry, and Foxs New Girl.