|Born:||February 6, 1988|
Anna Diop (born February 6, 1988; age 30) is a Senegalese-born American actress who plays Nicole Carter in 24: Legacy. Nicole is the wife of Eric Carter. Diop's casting was announced on February 16, 2016.
Biography and careerEdit
Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal, but she moved to United States when she was 6.
in 2006, Diop was working on her first television role in a show Everybody Hates Chris in a recurring basis. Afterwards, She guest starred in shows Lincoln Heights (with Michael O'Neill, DaJuan Johnson and Kofi Elam) and Whitney. In 2012, she appeared in Southland, which also features Michael Cudlitz, Regina King, Lou Diamond Phillips, C. Thomas Howell, Jamie McShane and Gary J. Wayton.
In 2015, Diop had a series regular role in the short-lived CW supernatural series The Messengers (with Riley Smith and Navid Negahban). She later appeared in the ABC thriller Quantico. She will later been seen in the OWN show Greenleaf, which stars Merle Dandridge.
Role on 24 Edit
Diop played the role of Nicole Carter in the spin-off mini-series 24: Legacy. Nicole is a nurse and the wife of lead character Eric Carter. Diop's casting was announced on February 2016. According to Diop, what drew her to the show was "the character and the pilot". She describes Nicole as a "strong, brave woman".
Selected filmography Edit
- The Keeping Hours (2017)
- Message from the King (2016)
- The Moment (2013)
- Greenleaf (2016)
- The Messengers (2015)
- Southland (2012)
- Whitney (2011)
- Everybody Hates Chris (2006-2008)
- Lincoln Heights (2007)
- ↑ Andreeva, Nellie (February 16, 2016). ’24: Legacy’ Casts Anna Diop In Co-Starring Role. Deadline.
- ↑ Ahern, Sarah (January 19, 2017). Anna Diop Previews Her ‘Strong, Brave’ Character in Fox’s ‘24: Legacy’. Variety.