Nicole Beharie is an American actress. Her critically acclaimed film debut was in the film American Violet(2008) alongside Alfre Woodard, Tim Blake Nelson and Will Patton. Beharie also played Ernie Davis' girlfriend in the movie The Express(2008). Her upcoming projects include My Last Day Without You (2011)and Steve McQueen's Shame (2011) opposite Michael Fassbender.
Beharie developed a passion for acting and performing as a child. Sheattended South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanitiesin Greenville, SC. She was the first student from the Governor's schoolto be accepted into Juilliard Drama School in NYC. She made her feature film debut in the 2008 film American Violet,whereshe played the leading role. Also in the same year she played SarahWard in the American sports film, The Express opposite actor Rob Brown.
In the Lifetime movie, Sins of the Mother (2010), Beharie portrayedShay Hunter, a struggling university student who goes on a journey tomend her fractured relationship with her mother Nona played by JillScott. In 2011, she performed five original songs as a singer-songwriteropposite German actor Ken Duken in the romantic comedy My Last DayWithout You. In the Russell Leigh Sharman film adaptation of his playApartment 4E, Beharie played Piper, a troubled young woman who neverleaves her apartment. Beharie played Marianne in the Steve McQueen filmShame, about a 30-something sex addict played by Michael Fassbender,his myriad of sexual escapades, and what happens when his waywardyounger sister (Carey Mulligan) moves in with him. Wesley Morris of TheBoston Globe praised her performance, calling her "a marvel of naturaltransparency".
In 2013, Beharie starred as Rachel Robinson, wife of Jackie Robinson(played by Chadwick Boseman), in the historical baseball feature 42. The same year, she began portraying Abbie Mills on the Fox fantasyseries Sleepy Hollow, which is based on the 1820 short story "TheLegend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving. .
|1||The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards||2015||as Herself - Presenter|
|2||The Arsenio Hall Show||2013||as Herself - Guest|
|3||42||2013||as Rachel Robinson|
|4||45th NAACP Image Awards||2014||as Herself|
|5||American Violet||2008||as Dee Roberts|
|6||Apartment 4E||2012||as Piper|
|7||Fox Fall Preview||2013||as Herself|
|8||My Last Day Without You||2011||as Leticia|
|10||Sins of the Mother||2010||as Shay|
|11||The Express||2008||as Sarah Ward|
|12||The Express: Making of The Express||2009||as Herself|
|13||The Last Fall||2012||as Faith Davis|
|14||The Mirror Between Us||2012||as Zora|
|15||Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day||2012||as Beth Hutchins|
|16||Bones||2005||as Abbie Mills|
|17||Good Day L.A.||1993||as Herself|
|18||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||1999||as Tracy Harrison|
|19||Sleepy Hollow||2013||as Abbie Mills|
|20||Tavis Smiley||2004||as Herself|
|21||The Good Wife||2009||as Imani Stonehouse|
|22||The MoNique Show||2009||as Herself|