Megalyn Echikunwoke

Megalyn Ann Echikunwoke is an actress and model.

She was born on May 28, 1983, in Spokane, Washington, but she was raised on a Navajo Native American Reservation in Chinle, Arizona. She is the daughter of a Nigerian-Igbo father and a German/Scots-Irish American mother, which technically makes her African royalty.

Her last name Echikunwoke is Nigerian and it means “leader of men”. She has a brother named Miki and a sister named Misty.

Echikunwoke was a series regular on the sci-fi series The 4400, as the adult version of the mysterious Isabelle Tyler. Echikunwoke left the show in 2007. Echikunwoke has also been seen in the MTV soap opera, Spyder Games, as Cherish Pardee, a coffee house singer and in Like Family as Danika. She also has a recurring role in the first season of 24 as Senator (and future President) David Palmer's daughter, Nicole. In season 7 of CSI: Miami, Echikunwoke joined the cast as the new Medical Examiner, Dr. Tara Price. She appeared on the show for one season.

Echikunwoke landed a recurring role in at least three episodes of TNT's Raising the Bar in June 2009. She played the love interest of attorney Marcus McGrath, played by J. August Richards. In 2011, Echikunwoke played Holly in the fourth season of 90210.

She recently played the sultry April on Showtime's House of Lies.

Her vital statistics are:
Country / Ethnicity: Nigeria
Date of Birth: May 28, 1983
Star Sign: Gemini
Height: 5 ft 6.5 in (169 cm)
Build: Slim
Eye Color: Brown - Light
Hair Color: Black

Twitter: @moreMEGALYN
Website: www.knowledgeisaweapon.org