Serena Olanthe Reeder (born April 8, 1983) is an American theater, film, and television actor and screenwriter. Reeder was born in Washington, DC. She is best known for her roles in the films The Bucket List, Get Rich or Die Tryin', The Architect, The Brooklyn Heist, and Weapons.
|Born||April 8, 1983 36) (age|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Education||Juilliard School (BFA)|
Early life and education
In 2005, Reeder's first professional role came before she graduated from Juilliard in Get Rich or Die Tryin'. She was cast as 50 Cent's mother by the six time Academy Award nominee Jim Sheridan. This marked her film debut and the first time she worked with two time Academy Award nominee Viola Davis, playing her daughter. The movie was released November 9, 2005.
In the summer of 2005, she was cast in The Architect, directed by Matt Tauber marking the second time she would play the daughter of Viola Davis.
The Tea Party, her directorial debut, was selected for competition, in the short film section of the 2013 Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
|2005||Get Rich or Die Tryin'||Katrina||
|2006||The Architect||Cammie Neely|
|2007||The Bucket List||Rachel|
|2009||May Fly||The Girl||Short film|
|2008||Medium||Ms. Hastings||Episode: "A Cure for What Ails You"|
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