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Shareeka Epps

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Birth Name: Shareeka Epps

Born in New York City, NY in 1989, Epps grew up in Brooklyn, where she attended William Alexander 51 Junior High School in Brooklyn's Park Slope neighborhood. Though Epps never studied drama, she was active in music and dance, and performed in school productions of "West Side Story" and "Annie" in her early teens. Recommended to aspiring filmmakers Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden by a drama teacher at her junior high, Epps was asked to audition for their short film, "Gowanus, Brooklyn" (2004) - a 19-minute version of a feature script the pair had written together. Though she was up against a number of other teenagers for the part, Epps landed the lead role of Drey, a wise-beyond-her-years 13-year... Continue Bio >>


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