University of Alabama
Found breakthrough role as survivor Sasha on "The Walking Dead"
Landed recurring role on "Army Wives"
Landed recurring role as secretary Courtney Wells on "The Good Wife"
Made television debut on "Law and Order: Criminal Intent"
She originally auditioned for the role of Michonne, which went to actress Danai Gurira. But the producers wanted her to be a part of the show, and created the role of Sasha, which did not appear in the graphic novel by Robert Kirkman.