Television actress who played Emily Bennett on The Vampire Diaries and Rosalind on The Steve Harvey Show. She also portrayed Maya St. Germain on the series Pretty Little Liars from 2010 to 2012.
She attended the University of Southern California, where she studied film and psychology.
She played Ms. Morrell on the series Teen Wolf.
Her parents, Richard Lawson and Denise Gordy, also had careers as actors. In 2015, her father married Tina Knowles, making Beyoncé and Solange Knowles her step-sisters.
Her great uncle, Berry Gordy, was one of the founders of Motown music.