‘Greenleaf’, OWN: Meet the Season 2 Cast

Merle Dandridge as Grace "Gigi" Greenleaf"

Merle Dandridge has acted in a number of television shows, like "The Night Shift", "Sons of Anarchy", "Starcrossed", "Criminal Minds", "24", "Rosewood", "Suits", "NCIS: Los Angeles", and "The Newsroom". On Broadway, she has acted in "Jesus Christ Superstar", "Spamalot", and "Rent". Dandridge was born in Japan to an African American US Serviceman and a mother of Korean descent. She attended Roosevelt University in Chicago, and along with the aforementioned projects, is known for her award-winning work in video games like "Half Life 2", and "The Last of Us". (Getty)

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