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Yolonda Ross

Yolonda Ross (Writer, director, producer) is a two-time Film Independent Spirit Award nominee and a Gotham Award winner for her leading roles in HBO’s STRANGER INSIDE and John Sayles’s GO FORS SISTERS. Her previous work includes 24, ANTWONE FISHER, LiILA & EVE, WHITNEY, and PHIL SPECTOR, but it was her recurring work on HBO’s TREME as a documentary filmmaker that led to her directorial debut which she also stars in, BREAKING NIGHT, currently running on VH1 Classics. She’s a member of NY’s Labyrinth Theater Company. Yolonda is currently recurring as Ms. Green, on the Baz Luhrmann Netflix series, THE GET DOWN and Claudia on HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER. Recently cast as Jada (series regular) on the Lena Waithe Showtime series, THE CHI, her next release will be Lily Amirpour’s THE BAD BATCH alongside Jason Momoa and Keanu Reeves.

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