Bianca Lawson born as Bianca Jasmine Lawson is an American actress who appears in films and television shows. She is best known for her regular roles on the television series Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Goode Behavior, Pretty Little Liars, and Rogue.
BIANCA LAWSON AGE
Lawson is 40 years old in 2019. She was born on March 20, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, United States .
BIANCA LAWSON FAMILY
Bianca is the daughter of actor Richard Lawson and Denise Gordy. Being the daughter of Richard Lawson makes her the stepdaughter of Lawson’s second wife, Tina Knowles, and later the half-sister of singers Beyonce and Solange Knowles. She is the great-granddaughter of Motown founder Berry Gordy through her mother.
BIANCA LAWSON EDUCATION
She attended the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and graduated from Marymount High School, a Catholic school in Los Angeles. He then studied film and psychology at the University of Southern California. Lawson’s parents are both African American and he also has Italian, Native American, Portuguese and Creole ancestry.
HOW BIANCA LAWSON IS RELATED TO BEYONCE
She is Beyoncé’s half-sister thanks to her mother’s marriage to her father, Richard Lawson.
BIANCA LAWSON’S CAREER
Lawson began acting at the age of nine, having appeared in commercials for Barbie and Revlon. In 1993, she was cast in the television series Saved by the Bell: The New Class as a series regular in the Megan Jones series. She has appeared in multiple episodes of the WB sitcoms Sister, Sister as Rhonda Coley and The Steve Harvey Show as Rosalind.
In 1996, she starred in the one-season UPN sitcom Goode Behavior as Bianca Goode, the teenage daughter of the titular family. She appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as vampire slayer Kendra Young in 1997. In 1999, she appeared in The WB’s Dawson’s Creek as rival character Nikki Green.
In 2009, Lawson was cast in the role of Shawna in The Secret Life of the American Teenager. That same year, she was cast in the CW television series The Vampire Diaries, playing the witch Emily Bennett. In December 2009, she was cast as Maya St. Germain in the ABC Family series Pretty Little Liars, based on Sara Shepard’s book series.
She appeared on that show from June 2010 to August 2012. From 2012 she had a recurring role as Ms. Morell in the MTV television series Teen Wolf, based on the original 1985 film. In 2014, Lawson had a recurring role as Eva in Witches of the East End. In 2015, she was cast as a series regular in the Talia Freeman series in the third season of Rogue.
Lawson appeared in two different television miniseries. In 1998, she appeared in The Temptations as Diana Ross (to whom Lawson is related through Ross’s daughter, Rhonda Ross Kendrick); and in 2001 she was cast as Anna Bella Monroe in Anne Rice’s The Feast of All Saints.
Some of Lawson’s film credits to date include Primary Colors (1998), Save the Last Dance (2001), Bones (2001), and Breakin ‘All the Rules (2004). In addition to film and television, Lawson provided his voice for the 2011 video game Star Wars: The Old Republic. In 2016, Lawson was cast in Oprah Winfrey Network’s drama series Queen Sugar, created by Ava DuVernay.
BIANCA LAWSON MOVIES AND TV SHOWS
|Film | Movie|
|2009||The killing of Wendy||Brooke|
|2006||National Lampoon’s Pledge This!||Monique|
|2005||Flip the script||Angelo|
|2004||Break all the rules||Helen Sharp|
|2004||Dead & Breakfast||Kate|
|2003||Jeepers Creepers 2||(uncredited)|
|2001||Save the last dance||Nikki|
|2000||Big monster on campus||Darien Stompanato|
|1998||Twice the fear||Fiancée|
|2016-present||Queen Sugar||Give it to him|
|2015||Chicago P.D.||Kylie rosales|
|2014||House of Secrets||Julie|
|2014||Witches of the East End||Eva / Selina|
|2014||Pretty Little Liars: We Love You to Death||Herself|
|2013||Good morning LA||Herself|
|2012-14||Teen Wolf||Marin Morrell|
|2012||The beauty and the Beast||Lafferty|
|2012||All about Christmas Eve||Small|
|2012||2 Broke Girls||Stacy|
|2011||American horror story||Abby|
|2010-12||Pretty little liars||Maya St. Germain|
|2009-14||The Vampire Diaries||Emily Bennett|
|2009||The secret life of the American teenager||Shawna|
|2009||Sorority War||(uncredited) |
|2006||Living in TV Land||Herself|
|2004||The division||Marilynn Resiser|
|2004||The big house||Angela|
|2002||For people||Asia Portman|
|2001||Strong medicine||Esperanza Maldonaldo|
|2001||Il Late Late Show con Craig Kilborn||Herself|
|2001||The feast of all saints||Anna Bella Monroe|
|1999–2000||Dawson Creek||Nikki Green|
|1998||Pursuits of silk||Renee|
|1998||The Steve Harvey show||Rosalind|
|1998||The temptations||Diana Ross|
|1997–99||Smart guy||Shirley / Tracy|
|1997–98||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Kendra Young|
|1997||The Parent ‘Hood||Gelsomino|
|1996–97||Good behaviour||Bianca Goode|
|1995–96||Sister, sister||Rhonda Coley|
|1995||Me and the boys||Lass|
|1995||In the House||Rachel|
|1995||Saved by the bell: the new class||Megan Jones|
|1994||My so-called life||Third bathroom girl|
|1993–94||Saved by the bell: the new class||Megan Jones|
BIANCA LAWSON QUEEN SUGAR
The TV series OWN Queen Sugar is best known for its diversity both on and behind the camera with a total of 32 female directors at the helm of this series now in its fourth season. As Darla, Lawson plays a strong supporting character for Kofi Siriboe’s character Ralph Angel and for much of his career.
Lawson has shown great versatility as a supporting actress. For Lawson, it’s not about the number on a call sheet, it’s about hugging who that character is and giving him everything. He also chooses to be tactful about the roles he selects.
BIANCA LAWSON SECRETS TO FIGHT AGING
The pressing question fans and almost everyone have about Bianca Lawson is her secret to aging backwards. This is an actor after all, who has played a 17-year-old for the past 17 years. While many expect to hear about a secret fitness regimen or diet that Lawson uses as a remedy to fight aging, his answer is simple, enjoy life and live it with passion. This is her secret to staying young.
“I think part of this is not getting stressed out and using the same products forever. My dad is always busy and always doing something and moving on and living your life that keeps you young. Living a healthy lifestyle, staying out of trouble and keeping things very simple [is what I do] ‘.
‘I’ve seen people who have aged 10 years in a year, they had their passion, their purpose, they were working, they were really active in life and then something happened and they lost that thing. I think that by taking a break and not committing yourself to life, you no longer feel satisfied. ‘
NET WORTH OF BIANCA LAWSON
The actress has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million.