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February 6, 1988
Mame-Anna Diop (born February 6, 1988) is a Senegalese-American actress and model. Since 2018, she has portrayed Koriand'r / Starfire on the DC Universe / HBO Max series Titans. Diop was also a series regular on The CW supernatural mystery The Messengers (2015) and the Fox thriller 24: Legacy (2017). In film, she appeared in Us (2019) and headlined Nanny (2022).
Diop was born in Senegal and moved to the United States at the age of six. She moved to New York at the age of 16 to pursue a career in acting and modeling. In 2006, she made her television debut in a recurring role on Everybody Hates Chris. In the following years, she guest starred on Lincoln Heights, Whitney, and Touch. Diop had a role in the 2013 film The Moment. In 2015, Diop starred as Rose Arvale in the short-lived supernatural drama series The Messengers. Later that year, she appeared in the thriller series Quantico and was cast in a recurring role on Oprah's drama series Greenleaf. In 2017, Diop was a series regular in the series 24: Legacy. In the DC Universe superhero series Titans (2018–), Diop plays the extraterrestrial princess and heroine Starfire. After her casting, Diop was faced with backlash from comic book fans, who were upset that she was playing Starfire, forcing her to disable her Instagram comment section due to racist comments. In 2018, Diop was cast in the horror film Us directed by Jordan Peele.
On October 16, 2022, Diop was given the Spotlight Award at the Newport Beach Film Festival.
|2011||Second Date Roxy||Layla Tase||Short|
|While Expecting Cassius||Angela||Short|
|2016||Message from the King||Becca|
|2017||The Keeping Hours||Kate|
|2021||Something About Her||Anna||Feature Amazon Studios|
|2006-08||Everybody Hates Chris||Diedra||Recurring Cast: Season 2-3|
|2007||Lincoln Heights||Sharon||Episode: "Suspicion"|
|2011||Whitney||Waitress||Episode: "First Date"|
|2013||Touch||Lila James||Episode: "Perfect Storm"|
|2015||The Messengers||Rose Arvale||Main Cast|
|Quantico||Mia||Episode: "Found" & "Over"|
|2016||Greenleaf||Isabel||Recurring Cast: Season 1|
|2016-17||24: Legacy||Nicole Carter||Main Cast|
|2018||Bosch||Desriee Zealy||Recurring Cast: Season 4|
|2018–||Titans||Koriand'r / Kory Anders||Main Cast|
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