Nicole Beharie made her acting debut in 2008 in the movie American Violet as the lead character Dee Roberts. This was followed by films such as The Express, My Last Day Without You and Shame, where she dated co-star Michael Fassbender.
On the small screen, Beharie appeared on The Good Wife and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2013, she was also cast in the FOX TV series Sleepy Hollow as Abbie Mills.
Beharie studied at South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities in Greenville, SC before entering Juilliard Drama School in NYC.
-She has Nigerian and Jamaican roots.
-She received the prestigious Robin Williams Scholarship at The Juilliard School.
2013 Sleepy Hollow (TV series)
2012 The Mirror Between Us (short)
2012 Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day
2012 The Last Fall
2012 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV series)
2012 Apartment 4E
2011 The Good Wife (TV series)
2011 My Last Day Without You
2010 Sins of the Mother (TV movie)
2008 The Express
2008 American Violet
"Moving around all the time, you just have to keep yourself entertained. And I was kind of a bully, even though I'm tiny, 5' 2". As a child, I'd boss other kids around and dress my little brother up, just putting on shows, singing and dressing up."