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Neisha Folkes played Marcy during Season 3 of 24. Aside from being an actress, she is also a dance instructor.

Biography and career Edit

Neisha Folkes was born in New York City. She studied at the High School of Performing Arts, and then at The Juilliard School, where she completed a Bachelor's degree in Theatre. Through her career, Folkes has performed in several Broadway shows, as well as multiple award shows including the Oscars.

Folkes first credited film appearance was as a principal dancer on the 1980 film Fame (with Paul McCrane). After that, she has appeared in films like Malcolm X (with Albert Hall), Speed (with Dennis Hopper), Showgirls, Norbit, and Little Fockers.

Folkes is a former member of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She is now the owner and artistic director of TripleTalent Musical Theater, which she started in 2006.

24 credits Edit

Selected filmography Edit

  • Little Fockers (2010)
  • Love Your Customers (2007)
  • Norbit (2007)
  • Glitter (2001)
  • Showgirls (1995)
  • Speed (1994)
  • Malcolm X (1992)
  • Fame (1980)

Television appearances

  • 24 (2004)
  • Sister, Sister (1995)
  • Red Shoe Diaries (1994)

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