Teyonah Parris

Parris in 2017, pic by Prphotos

Place of Birth: Hopkins, South Carolina, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 22, 1987

Ethnicity: African-American

Teyonah Parris is an American actress. Her roles include the films Dear White People, They Came Together, Five Nights in Maine, Chi-Raq, If Beale Street Could Talk, Point Blank (2019), Charm City Kings, The Photograph (2020), Candyman (2021), They Cloned Tyrone, The Marvels, and Dashing Through the Snow; and the shows Mad Men, Survivor’s Remorse, Empire, and WandaVision.

She is married to James Parris, with whom she has a daughter.

Teyonah’s paternal grandfather was Aaron Green, Sr. (the son of Aaron Green and Rosa). Teyonah’s grandfather Aaron was born in South Carolina.

Teyonah’s paternal grandmother is named Sarah Gaymon.

Source: Obituary of Teyonah’s paternal grandfather, Aaron Green, Sr. – http://obits.newsherald.com

2 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    biggest wig ever

  2. bablah says:

    Her surname is actually Green

    Her grandfather’s obituary:

    Teyonah’s paternal grandfather was Aaron Green, Sr. (son of Aaron Green and Rosa).

    Teyonah’s paternal grandmother is Sarah Gaymon.

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