Beetz at the 2017 Peabody Awards
|Born||(1991-06-01) June 1, 1991
|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||LaGuardia Arts High school
Skidmore College (B.A.)
Zazie Beetz (born June 1, 1991) is a German-American actress best known for the role of Vanessa on Atlanta. In 2016, she also appeared in the Netflix anthology series Easy. Beetz has been cast as the Marvel Comics character Neena Thurman / Domino in Deadpool 2.
Beetz was born in Berlin, Germany on Saturday, June 1, 1991. Her German father is a cabinetmaker and her mother is an African-American social worker. She holds dual German and U.S. citizenship. Performing in community theaters and local stages since childhood, Zazie found her joy in grade school and grew up acting as a girl. Zazie was raised in uptown Manhattan, speaking both German and English with her family at home. She received training from Muscota New School, the Harlem School of the Arts and LaGuardia Arts High school. She attended Skidmore College where she received a bachelor’s degree in French.
|2013||The Crocotta||The Crocotta||Short|
|2016–present||Atlanta||Vanessa “Van” Keefer||6 episodes|
|2016||Margot vs. Lily||Allie||TV miniseries|
|2016||MBFF: Man’s Best Friend Forever||Ivana||Short|
|2018||Deadpool 2||Neena Thurman / Domino||Post-production|
|2019||High Flying Bird||Post-production|