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Deborah Ayorinde Was The Only Perfect Fit For “Them: The Scare”

Deborah Ayorinde film got honored with Best Cinematography award.

After the release of Them: The Scare, many film critics have positively criticized the Nigerian diva Deborah Ayorinde. In the series, she co-starred with Joshua J. Williams as her mother.

After four years in the entertainment industry, Deborah was cast in her first movie, She Believes as Pearl, in 2014.

Recently, in 2024, it was announced that Deborah could be appearing in the Wedding Band: A Love Hate Story in Black and White as a lead female in Lyric Theatre in London.

From her small guest appearance in the shows to having the most effective role in the series, Deborah has already marked her success in the entertainment industry.

Deborah Ayorinde Is A British-Nigerian Actress Raised In The United States

Deborah Olayinka Ayorinde, also known as Deborah Ayorinde, was born on 13 August 1987 in Enfield, London. She was born to Nigerian parents and later moved to San Jose, California, after she turned eight.

In 2021, she shared a picture with her whole family when they went to dinner.

When she was just seven, she got to perform in a drama school in the Forest Gate area of London, marking it her first play.

Moreover, she started participating in several contests and talent shows to sharpen her talent.

She also started involving herself in cheerleading teams, dance teams, choirs, and other training to enhance her inner self.

Then, in May 2009, she graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Arts in Film Production from Howard University’s John H. Johson School of Communication.

“Them: The Scare” Series Became Dawn To Deborah Ayorinde’s Career

After Deborah Ayorinde got her degree in Film, she kicked off her career in the 2010 American sitcom Meet the Browns as Chloe for a special episode named Meet the Consequences.

Since then, she has been invited to make guest appearances in several series, including Necessary Roughness, The Game, Survivor’s Remorse, and many more.

After several guest appearances in 2016, she finally got her recurring role in Season 1 of Luke Cage, portraying Candace Miller.

In The Affair’s third and eighth episodes, she also portrayed Jessa, a very interesting character.

In 2019, Deborah was also cast in season 3 of True Detective, where she portrayed the role of Dana.

Finally, with so many ups and downs in her career, in 2021, Deborah was cast in the leading role in the series, Then as Livia ‘Lucky’ Emory, which also got her career back on track and shaped nicely.

The same year, she was cast in season 2 of Truth Be Told as Rose. Then, in 2022 and 2024, Deborah got her back-to-back leading role in Riches as Nina Richards and again in Them as Detective Dawn Reeves.

Besides her success in television series and shows, she is also doing quite well in movies. She got her first role in the short movie She Believes as Pearl.

She also got to share the movie with one of the renowned comedians, Kevin Hart, in the movie Fatherhood.

Moreover, in 2022, for her role in Them, she was nominated for the Independent Spirit Awards for Best Female Performance in a Scripted Series.

Additional Information

  • Sense and Sensibility is her latest project in film portraying a leading role of Elinor Dashwood.
  • Deborah also has wrote a short film and played herself in the movie and won Paul Robeson Best Actress awrad for it.
Ashish Dahal
Ashish Dahal
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