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Jasika Nicole Biography

Birth Name:
Jasika Nicole Pruitt
Birth Place:
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Actor, illustrator

Fast Facts

  • Studied theater, voice and dance at college in North Carolina before relocating to New York City to pursue an acting career
  • Starred opposite Bronson Pinchot in the title role of the musical Chasing Nicolette, which earned her an Outstanding Leading Actress in a Musical nomination at the Barrymore Awards in 2005
  • Illustrates an autobiographical comic called High Yella Magic on her blog, www
  • sugarbooty
  • blogspot
  • com
  • Comic inspiration comes from writers, cartoonists and graphic novelists such as Alison Bechdel, Phoebe Gloeckner, Jeffrey Brown, Mike Carey and Bill Willingham
  • Drawings are featured by Eco Art Productions (www
  • eek-oh
  • com), which showcases original work by artists and illustrators on its eco-friendly totes and handbags


  • Claire Savage -- Significant Other