Amirah Vann

TV Actress

Birthday July 2, 1978

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace New York City, NY

Age 45 years old

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Actress best known for her role as Ernestine in the WGN series Underground. She had previously guest starred in notable series such as Amazon's Mozart in the Jungle and HBO's Girls.

Before Fame

She was a background dancer at an event featuring Tracy Morgan for her debut as a performer at any level. She studied acting at Fordham University before heading to the graduate program at NYU Tisch.


On stage, she worked with The Continuum Company and traveled to Italy to perform in A Midsummer Night's Dream. She performed off-Broadway in Laughing Pictures, Trouble in Mind, The Mountaintop and other productions.

Family Life

She is from Far Rockaway, New York.

Associated With

She stars alongside Jurnee Smollett-Bell in Underground.