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Deneen Tyler

Deneen Tyler is a native of New Orleans with over twenty years of film, television and voice over experience. Like many critically acclaimed actresses, Deneen began her acting career in theatre. Armed with an opportunity given by a friend, her first public performance was at the Black Theater Festival. From there she was cast as Rose in a local production of August Wilson's Fences, at LePetit Theatre in New Orleans, La. Thanks to the Louisiana Tax Incentive, Hollywood literally came to the South. Not long thereafter, Deneen was cast in The Skeleton Key, Big Momma's House 2 and Hurricane Season, as well as television series Friday Night Lights and Treme, just to name a few. Her most prominent roles to date include two Oscar nominated films, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Dallas Buyer's Club; and the Oscar winning film, 12 Years a Slave, in which she played the role of Phebe. Deneen is married with one daughter, Devyn, who played the adult Margaret Northup in 12 Years a Slave. - IMDb Mini Biography By: Deneen Tyler


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Born:
Movie/TV Credits:
15
First Appeared:
In the movie Frankenstein 2004-10-09
Latest Project:
Movie Thank You for Your Service 2017-10-27
Known For
Poster of 13 Sins
Poster of Dallas Buyers Club
Poster of The Skeleton Key
Poster of Now You See It...
Filmography
Movie Thank You for Your Service Patty Walker 2017-10-27
Series Scream Queens Shondell Washington 2015-09-22
Movie 99 Homes Baliff 2014-10-09
Movie When the Game Stands Tall Cam's Mom 2014-08-22
Movie Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Woman 2014-06-26
Movie 13 Sins Joyce 2014-04-18
Movie 12 Years a Slave Phebe 2013-10-18
Movie Dallas Buyers Club Denise 2013-09-07
Movie Jeff, Who Lives at Home Woman calling the police 2011-09-13
Movie The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans Pharmacist 2009-09-11
Movie Factory Girl Wanda 2006-12-29
Series Friday Night Lights Jordana Silverio 2006-10-03
Movie The Skeleton Key Desk Nurse 2005-07-29
Movie Now You See It... Ms. McCallister 2005-01-14
Movie Frankenstein Kathleen Burke 2004-10-09