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Diop in 2016
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Mame-Anna Diop

(1988-02-06) February 6, 1988 (age 35)
Occupation Actress
Years active 2006–present
Known for Titans

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).

Biography

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.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2011 Second Date Roxy Layla Tase Short
2013 The Moment Hawa
While Expecting Cassius Angela Short
Mingle Jennie TV Movie
Double Negative Laila Short
2016 Message from the King Becca
2017 The Keeping Hours Kate
2019 Us Rayne Thomas/Eartha
2021 Something About Her Anna Feature Amazon Studios
2022 Nanny Aisha

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2006-08 Everybody Hates Chris Diedra Recurring Cast: Season 2-3
2007 Lincoln Heights Sharon Episode: "Suspicion"
2011 Whitney Waitress Episode: "First Date"
2012 Southland Girl Episode: "Wednesday"
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

See also

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