Birth Name: Jasika Nicole Pruitt
Place of Birth: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Date of Birth: April 10, 1980
Jasika Nicole is an American actress and illustrator. She played Astrid Farnsworth on the series Fringe. Jasika is married to Claire Savage.
On growing up in a mixed-race family in Alabama, she has said:
I was influenced largely by my environment which was almost all white, and anti-black. I understood that my light skin and the fact that I was biracial gave me the point of view that a lot of black girls my age didn’t have, in terms of how others treated us. People would tell me I was pretty, but it was because I have lighter skin. They weren’t saying that to my black cousin.
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