Ayanna Berkshire

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Twilight (2008) | Extraordinary Measures (2010)
5' 5½" (1.66m)
Performs ages 30-40
Caucasian | Mixed | African American
Brown (Chin Length)
125 lbs
Mezzo Soprano
Rollerblading | Aerobics | Volleyball | Snowboarding | Yoga | Snow Skiing | Softball | Equestrian | Bowling | Figure Skating  Less
French | Southern | African | Jamaican | South African  Less
Ballet | Ballroom | Club/Freestyle | Swing | Waltz | Tango | Salsa | Modern | Disco | Charleston  Less
Internet | Industrial | Commercial | Theater | Radio | Music Video | Film | Voice Over | Television  Less
Acting | Stunts
US (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (22 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (15 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for One Bird at a TimeOne Bird at a Time (TV Series) Gena (2 episodes, 2018)  Less 2018 2
  • Primary photo for PortlandiaPortlandia (TV Series) Anna / Sarah / Lost Wedding Guest (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 3
  • Primary photo for The LibrariansThe Librarians (TV Series) Dr. Njenga (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Chicago P.D.Chicago P.D. (TV Series) Samantha 'Sammy' Jones (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
    • Reform (Sep 27, 2017) Samantha 'Sammy' Jones  Less
  • Primary photo for American VandalAmerican Vandal (TV Series) Joan McGovern (2 episodes)  Less 2017–  2
  • Primary photo for The Benefits of GusbandryThe Benefits of Gusbandry (TV Series) Budtender (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Exes (Apr 2016) Budtender  Less
  • Primary photo for Significant MotherSignificant Mother (TV Series) Receptionist (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for CastleCastle (TV Series) Interviewer (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 1
    • Veritas (May 5, 2014) Interviewer  Less
  • Primary photo for ParenthoodParenthood (TV Series) Caroline Lee (2 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 2
  • Primary photo for The Record KeeperThe Record Keeper (TV Series) The Counselor (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 1
  • Primary photo for Grey's AnatomyGrey's Anatomy (TV Series) Doctor #1 (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for AwakeAwake (TV Series) Staff Nurse (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for GrimmGrimm (TV Series) Dr. Rose (2 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 2
  • Primary photo for Curb Your EnthusiasmCurb Your Enthusiasm (TV Series) Helpful Woman (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2011 1
  • Primary photo for LeverageLeverage (TV Series) Sarah Pennington (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Listerine - "Bolder - First Impressions" * – CoWorker Matt Miadich/Droptree Productions
  • Google Play "Family Library" * – Mom Priestly & Co./Truen Pence
  • Stouffers "To the Table" * – Dinner Guest Stouffers
  • Between Riverside and Crazy * – The Church Lady Artists Rep Theatre/Andriana Baer
  • An Octoroon * – Grace/Bre're Rabbit Artists Rep Theatre/D. Rodriguez & Lava Alapai
  • The Importance of Being Earnest * – Algernon Artists Repertory Theatre/Michael Mendelson
  • A Civil War Christmas * – Elizabeth Keckley Artists Repertory Theatre/Paul D'Angelo
  • Grand Concourse * – Shelly/Lead Artists Repertory Theatre/Joann Johnson
  • The Understudy * – Roxanne Artists Repertory Theatre/Michael Mendelson
  • Intimate Apparel * – Esther/Lead Artists Repertory Theatre/Michael Mendelson
  • The Scottsboro Boys * – The Lady (u/s) Center Theatre Group/ Susan Stroman
  • Race * – Susan Artists Repertory Theater/Tamara Fisch
  • Back Bog Beast Bait * – Gris Gris defunkt theatre/Sean Doran
  • Fuente Ovejuna * – Pascuala Theatro Milagro/Daniel Jacquez
  • Tales of Canterbury * – Ensemble Ensemble Loupan/Shue Hawkins
  • Bang! Curtain. End of Show * – Kenric defunkt theatre/Emily Stone
  • Midsummer Nights Dream * – Cobweb Tigres Heart Shakespeare Theater/ Gray Eubanks
  • The Investigation of the Murder in El Salvador * – Lady Aitkin defunkt theatre/ James Moore
  • Pure Gold Baby * – Sophie Seers Network/Sherry Okamura
  • A Lesson Before Dying * – Vivian Passinart Theater/ Jerry Foster
  • MURAD * – Lead Tyee Productions
  • NIKE * – Host Kennedy Communications
  • The Secrets of Making Money on the Internet * – Supporting Tyee Productions
  • Office Depot * – Host Kennedy Communications
  • The Benefits of Gusbandry "Exes" * – Budtender Alicia J. Rose/The Benefits of Gusbandry LLC.
  • One Bird At A Time * – Gena Darcy Miller
  • The Record Keeper * – The Counselor Big Puddle Films/ Jason Satterlund 2014
  • Untitled Sci-Fi * – Sam Mighty Pharoah Films/Barry Levy
  • Boundary Springs * – Dikeledi Boundary Springs Prods./Curtis David Sackett
  • My Abandonment * – Dr. Berkshire Bron Studios/Debra Granik
  • Lean on Pete * – Officer Lean on Pete LLC./Andrew Haigh
  • The Record Keeper * – The Counselor Big Puddle Films/Jason Satterlund
  • Twilight * – Cora Summit Entertainment/ Catherine Hardwicke
  • Wendy and Lucy * – Pound Employee Field Guide Films/Kelly Reichardt
  • Extraordinary Measures * – Wendy Temple CBS Films/ Tom Vaughn
  • Making Toast With You * – Brodie/Lead Sonjo Films / Breven Warren
  • Thomas and the Train Master * – Cindy Mathas Phil Bransom Prods.
  • Bucksville * – Dr. Athena White Chel White/ Running Deer Films
  • Going To The Chapel * – Gemma Lyon Films/ Devon Lyon
  • Punk Love * – Officer Lawson's Girl Swizel Pix Productions/ Nick Lyon
  • Thumb Sucker * – Hotel Employee Sony Classics/Mike Mills
  • Say Uncle * – Mom #2 Best Little Boy Productions/ Peter Paige
  • The Heater * – Jill Lenard Polluted Pictures/Todd Freeman
  • The Dust Factory * – Hope Bahr Productions/ Eric Small
  • The Skin Horse * – Detective Goodman Haymaker Films/ Karen Gooman
  • The Good Lot * – Maya Bouncing Light Ent./Brian T. Wright
  • The Hunted * – Bus Stop Mom Paramount Pictures/William Friedkin
  • Men of Honor * – Harlem Jazz Club Dancer Fox Productions/ George Tillman
  • Chicago PD * – Samantha "Sammy" Jones NBC/Eric LaSalle
  • Portlandia s.8 * – Anna IFC/Bill Benz
  • The Librarians "And the Steal of Fortune" * – Dr. Njenga / Co-Star TNT/Eric LaSalle
  • Portlandia "Portland Secedes" * – Sarah/Co-Star IFC/Bill Benz
  • Portlandia "Friend Replacement" * – Wedding Guest IFC/Jonathan Krisel
  • Signficant Mother "Who's Your Daddy" * – Receptionist The CW/John Putch & Tripp Reed
  • Castle "Veritas" * – Interviewer NBC/Rob Bowman
  • Parenthood "Election Day" * – Caroline Lee NBC/Lawrence Trilling
  • Parenthood "The M Word" 5.06 * – Caroline Lee NBC/ James Ponsoldt
  • Grey's Anatomy "Remember The Time" 9.02 * – Surgeon #1 ABC/Tony Phelan
  • Awake "That's Not My Penguin" 1.05 * – Staff Nurse NBC/Scott Winant
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 8.1 * – Helpful Woman HBO/David Steinberg
  • Grimm "Bears Will Be Bears" 1.02 * – Dr. Rose Reoccurring Guest Star NBC / Hazy Mills Prods / Norberto Barba
  • Grimm (Pilot) * – Dr. Rose Reoccurring Guest Star NBC / Hazy Mills Prods/ Marc Buckland
  • Leverage "The Three Days of the Hunter Job" 2.05 * – Sarah Pennington - Guest Star TNT/ Mark Roskins
  • American Food Fight: Portland Style * – Host Food Network

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • * Ayanna Berkshire
    Resident Artist- Artists Repertory Theatre

    Twilight Saga:Twilight (Supporting) Catherine Hardwicke/Summit Ent.
    The Record Keeper (Supporting) Jason Satterlund/Big Puddle Film
    Boundary Springs (Lead) Curtis Sackett/Boundary Prods.
    The Sound (Supporting) Barry Levy/Big Heist Films
    Lean on Pete (Supporting) Andrew Haight/Lean on Pete, LLC.
    Extraordinary Measures (Supporting) Tom Vaughn/CBS Films
    Wendy and Lucy (Supporting) Kelly Reichardt/Field Guide flms
    Bucksville (Feature) Chel White/Running Dear Films
    Going To the Chapel (Principal) Devon Lyon/Catalan Productions
    Train Master II (Supporting) Phil Bransom/Phil Bransom Prods.
    Thumbsucker (Feature) Mike Mills/Sony Classics
    Say Uncle (Supporting) Peter Paige/Best Little Boy Prd
    Punk Love (Feature) Nick Lyon/Swizel Pix Productions
    The Dust Factory (Supporting) Eric Small/ Bahr Productions
    (More Feature and Short Film credits available upon request)

    Portlandia (Reoccurring Co-Star) Jonathan Krisel/IFC
    Significant Mother (Guest Star) John Putch/Alloy Ent. CW
    Parenthood (Reoccurring Co-Star) Lawrence Trillinig/NBC
    Castle (Co-Star) Rob Bowman/ABC
    Grimm (Reoccurring Guest Star) Marc Buckland/NBC
    Leverage (Guest Star) Mark Roskins/TNT
    Grey's Anatomy (Co-Star) Tony Phelan/ABC
    Awake (Co-Star) Scott Winant/NBC
    Curb Your Enthusiasm (Co-Star) David Steinberg/HBO
    American Food Fight (Host) Food Network

    (More TV/Industrial/Commercial available upon request)
    Google Play "Family Library" MOM Truen Pence/Priestly & Co.
    Listerine "Bolder:First Impressions" COWORKER Matt Miadich/Droptree

    The Benefits of Gusbandry (Budtender) Alicia J. Rose
    One Bird At A Time (Gena) Darcy Miller

    Importance/Being Earnest (Algernon) Artists Rep/Michael Mendleson
    A Civil War Christmas '17 (Mrs. Keckley) Artists Rep/Paul Angelo
    Grand Concourse'16 (Shelley) Artists Rep/Johann Johnson
    The Understudy (Roxanne) Artists Rep/Michael Mendleson
    Intimate Apparel (Esther) Artists Rep/Michael Mendleson
    The Scottsboro Boys (The Lady u/s) Center Theatre Group/ Susan Stroman
    Race (Susan) Artists Rep/Tamara Fisch
    Back Bog Beast Bait (Grigri) defunkt theatre/ Sean Doran
    Fuente Ovejuna (Pascuala) Miracle Theatre/Daniel Jacquez
    Pure Gold Baby (Sophie) Seers Network/Sherry Okamura
    Tales Of Canterbury (Ensemble) Ensemble Loupan/ Shue Hawkins
    Lesson Before Dying (Vivian) Passinart theatre/ Jerry Foster
    Bang!Curtain.End of Show (Kenric) defunkt Theatre/ Emily Stone
    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Cobweb) Tigres Heart Theatre/ Gray Eubanks
    The Investigation/ Murder (Lady Aitkins) defunkt theatre/ James Moore

    Scene Study and Technique James Eckhouse (Birch Is Artists)
    Cold Read/Script Approach Lindsay Frame (AMAW)
    On Camera /Scene Study John Walcutt
    Advanced Meisner Technique Jana Hamblin (Act Now!)
    Advanced on camera Scene Study Neal A. Corl
    Tao Soup Kelmanworks Intensive Scott Kelman (Brooklyn Bay)
    Bare-Hand Puppetry Otherhand Productions
    Paul Warner Workshop Intensive Paul Warner
    Advanced Meisner Techniques Laurel Smith (Actors Avenue)
    Anne Bogart's Viewpoints Emily Stone
    Le Coq Physical Performance Sean Eastman

    Special Skills: Voice Acting, Fluent French, French Dialect/Parisian
    Accent, Dance training 18 yrs; Professional Salsa, Tango, Afro-Cuban,
    Modern, Swing, African Ballet, Hip-Hop, Pole, Singing (Mezzo Soprano),
    Horseback riding (Western), Water sports: Paddle Board, Kayak, Sailing (Small Craft), Stage combat, Sword Play, Firearms (Rifle & Pistol), Cry on Command, Yoga, Snowboarding,Rollerblading, Work well with babies and children.
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).
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