Joined the cast of the series "Underground"
Nabbed a supporting role in the biographical sports drama "Hands of Stone"
Took on the role of Nicole on the series "True Blood"
Starred in "Tyler Perry's Tempation"
Acted opposite Jim Belushi and Jerry O'Connell on legal drama "The Defenders" (CBS)
Co-starred on final two seasons of "Friday Night Lights" (NBC)
Cast in Denzel Washington's directorial debut "The Great Debaters"
Played Wanda Sykes' niece on Fox series "Wanda at Large"
Starred in ABC movie "Selma, Lord, Selma"
Joined cast of CBS sitcom "Cosby"
Earned critical raves for performance as a young girl who undergoes a loss of innocence in haunting "Eve's Bayou"
Made film acting debut in "Jack"
Featured alongside siblings on short-lived ABC comedy "On Our Own"
Landed recurring role on ABC family sitcom "Full House"
Played recurring role on "Hangin' With Mr. Cooper" (ABC)
Began career as child model
Is of Russian, Polish, and African heritage.
Has appeared in commercials for Pepsi, Cheerios, and Fisher-Price.
Is on the Board of Directors of Artists for a New South Africa, an organization dedicated to combatting HIV/AIDS in Africa.
Is on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Defense Fund.