May 30, 1984 (39)
DeWanda Wise is an American actress. She starred in Spike Lee‘s Netflix comedy-drama series She’s Gotta Have It (2017–19), a contemporary adaptation of his 1986 film.
In 2017, she had a leading role in the Netflix comedy-drama series She’s Gotta Have It, which was canceled after two seasons in 2019. In 2018, she was cast in Disney’s Captain Marvel, but left the project due scheduling conflicts with her Netflix series. That year, she appeared in the comedy film The Weekend directed by Stella Meghie. In 2019, she starred with Gina Rodriguez and Brittany Snow in the romantic comedy film Someone Great for Netflix, where she and a pantsless Rodriguez sung and danced to Lizzo‘s “Truth Hurts”, ultimately making the song more popular and a #1 hit on the Billboard Hot 100. She later appeared opposite Kevin Hart and Alfre Woodard in the comedy-drama Fatherhood (2021), and will co-star in the sequel Jurassic World Dominion.