Megalyn Echikunwoke in 2016.
|Born||(1983-05-28) May 28, 1983
Spokane, Washington, U.S.
Megalyn Echikunwoke (/ˈmɛɡəlɪn ɛˌtʃɪkənˈwoʊki/; born May 28, 1983) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Tara Price in CSI: Miami, Isabelle Tyler in The 4400 and Mari McCabe/Vixen in the Arrowverse.
Life and career
Echikunwoke was born in Spokane, Washington to an Igbo Nigerian father and a Navajo Indian mother. She was a series regular on the sci-fi series The 4400, as the adult version of the mysterious Isabelle Tyler. Echikunwoke left the show in 2007. Echikunwoke has also been seen in the MTV soap opera, Spyder Games, as Cherish Pardee, a coffee house singer and in Like Family as Danika. She also has a recurring role in the first season of 24 as David Palmer‘s daughter, Nicole. In season 7 of CSI: Miami, Echikunwoke joined the cast as the new Medical Examiner, Dr. Tara Price. She appeared on the show for one season.
Echikunwoke landed a recurring role in at least three episodes of TNT‘s Raising the Bar in June 2009. She played the love interest of attorney Marcus McGrath, played by J. August Richards. In 2011, Echikunwoke played Holly in the fourth season of 90210.
In 2007, Echikunwoke, Justin Long, Olivia Wilde, and Kal Penn campaigned for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama. This included a winter tour of college campuses and bars in Iowa, known as the All-Actor All-Iowa All-Star Voter Education Tour, to register new college-age voters prior to the 2008 election.
|2004||Great Lengths||Elena||Short film|
|2006||Camjackers||Sista Strada Cast|
|2008||Who Do You Love?||Ivy Mills|
|2011||Damsels in Distress||Rose|
|2011||Free Hugs||Megan||Short film|
|2013||Good Day to Die Hard, AA Good Day to Die Hard||Pretty Reporter|
|2014||Night Swim||Eve||Short film|
|2015||Meddler, TheThe Meddler||Elise|
|2017||Actor Prepares, AnAn Actor Prepares||Clementine||Pre-production|
|1998||Creature||Elizabeth Gibson||TV miniseries|
|1998||Steve Harvey Show, TheThe Steve Harvey Show||Allison Hightower||“Uncle Steve”|
|2000||Malibu, CA||Randy||“Three Dudes and a Baby”|
|2001||Spyder Games||Cherish Pardee||Regular role|
|2001–02||24||Nicole Palmer||Recurring role|
|2002||Sheena||Janel||“Coming to Africa”|
|2002||For the People||Claudia Gibson||TV series|
|2002||What I Like About You||Karen||“The Parrot Trap”|
|2002||B.S.||Shannon Cross||TV film|
|2003||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Vaughne||“The Killer in Me“|
|2003–04||Like Family||Danika Ward||Main role|
|2004||Veronica Mars||Rain||“Drinking the Kool-Aid“|
|2004–05||That ’70s Show||Angie Barnett||Recurring role|
|2006||Supernatural||Cassie Robinson||“Route 666”|
|2006–07||4400, TheThe 4400||Isabelle Tyler||Main role|
|2008||Game, TheThe Game||Cheyenne||“Take These Vows and Shove ‘Em!”|
|2008–09||CSI: Miami||Dr. Tara Price||Main role|
|2009||Raising the Bar||Amelia Mkali||“Hair Apparent”, “Rules of Engagement”, “The Curious Case of Kellerman’s Button”|
|2009||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Nicole Gleason||“Anchor”|
|2011–12||90210||Holly Strickler||Recurring role|
|2012||House of Lies||April||Recurring role|
|2012||Beautiful People||Monica||TV film|
|2012||Made in Jersey||Riley Parker||Main role|
|2014||American Dad!||Angie (voice)||“Introducing the Naughty Stewardess”|
|2014||Mind Games||Megan Shane||Main role|
|2015||Following, TheThe Following||Penny||“Evermore”, “Demons”, “The Edge”, “A Simple Trade”|
|2016||Arrow||Mari McCabe / Vixen||“Taken”|
|2016||Damien||Simone Baptiste||Main role|
|2015–present||Vixen||Mari McCabe / Vixen||Animated series|