Award-nominated actress of both the small and silver screen who first became known as Dawn Chambers in AMC's Mad Men before landing a series regular role in Survivor's Remorse. Her major film roles include Coco Conners in Dear White People and Lysistrata in Spike Lee's Chiraq. She began her work in the Marvel universe as the character Monica Rambeau on the Disney+ show WandaVision in 2021.
She won the title of Ms. Lower Richland High School, notable as the first freshman and African-American to win the honor. She graduated from The Juilliard School.
In 2010, she made her television debut in an episode of CBS' The Good Wife. She also starred in the film If Beale Street Could Talk in 2018.
She was raised in Hopkins, South Carolina as the middle child between brothers.
She played the secretary of Jon Hamm's Don Draper in Mad Men.