Yaya DaCosta

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Born: 11/15/1982 in New York City, New York, USA

Filmography

Actor (23)

Chicago Med 2015 - 2017 (TV Show)

Actor

Chicago Fire 2015 - 2016 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Nice Guys 2016 (Movie)

Tally (Actor)

Bolden 2015 (Movie)

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The Simpsons 2015 (Tv Show)

Voice

And So it Goes 2014 (Movie)

Kennedy (Actor)

The Shanghai Hotel 2014 (Movie)

Kendra (Actor)

Unforgettable 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Big Words 2013 (Movie)

Annie (Actor)

Mother of George 2013 (Movie)

Sade Bakare (Actor)

Stand Off 2013 (Movie)

Sophie (Actor)

House 2011 - 2012 (Tv Show)

Actor

In Time 2011 (Movie)

Greta (Actor)

Mercy 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

The Kids Are All Right 2010 (Movie)

Tanya (Actor)

Tron: Legacy 2010 (Movie)

Siren #3 (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ugly Betty 2009 (Tv Show)

Actor

Honeydripper 2007 (Movie)

China Doll (Actor)

Take the Lead 2006 (Movie)

LaRhette (Actor)

America's Next Top Model 2004 - 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Racing For Time (TV Show)

Actor

Whitney (TV Show)

Actor

EDUCATION

LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts

Brown University

Milestones

2015

Became series regular as an ER nurse April Sexton on "Chicago Med"

2015

Was top-billed as Whitney Houston in Angela Bassett's biopic "Whitney"

2013

Landed supporting role as David Oyelowo's  militant girlfriend in "The Butler"

2010

Cast as Mark Ruffalo's girlfriend in "The Kids Are All Right"

2008

Made Broadway debut in "The First Breeze of Summer"

2007

Played the ailing daughter of club owner Danny Glover in John Sayles' "Honeydripper

2006

Scored first feature film appearance in the dance movie "Take the Lead"

2005

Made professional acting debut on an episode of "Eve"

2003

Was runner-up on Season 3 of "America's Next Top Model"

Bonus Trivia

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Appeared in music videos for Jay-Z and Raphael Saadiq, among others.

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Nominated for a 2011 Black Reel Award for Breakthrough Performance in "The Kids Are All Right."

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Left "All My Children" after four months to join the cast of "The First Breeze of Summer" on Broadway.

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