5 Things You Didn't Know About Me
- I love monkeys and dogs
- I'm a gamer and love Xbox
- I've been known to cary hot sauce in my purse (for dining out)
- I'm a health freak, vegan & exercise all the time
- I do voices & sing in the voice I created for my dog....yeah
Persia White- Actress, Musician, Producer, Artist.
Star of the hit TV comedy series GIRLFRIENDS on the CW for 8 seasons. Currently a recurring character on the CW’s The Vampire Diaries. Persia just wrapped the feature film Wichita, expected in theaters winter 2014.
In 2011 Persia won Best Actor In A Feature Film at the American Black Film for her work in the comedy feature DYSFUNCTIONAL FRIENDS. Currently she can be seen in the feature films BLACK NOVEMBER with Micky Rourke, Kim Basinger, and Vivica Fox. MAFIA with Ving Rhames, and MARRIAGE CHRONICLES. Persia co-produced, composed music for, and starred in the short film REVELATION, written and directed by partner, Joseph Morgan star of the new CW hit series The Originals.
Persia produced her debut album, MECCA, now available on iTunes. MECCA is a compilation of Persia’s solo and collaborative work with recording artist such as Tricky (of massive attack) and poet/musician Saul Williams. Persia is currently working on her second album. Persia has worked with great musical artists such as Gary Wallis of Pink Floyd, Dominique Miller of Sting, Jerome Dillon of Nine Inch Nails, and Big Bio of Outcast. Persia has written soundtrack music for five Independent films, as well as the TV show “Girlfriends.
Outside of Music . Persia
As a teenage White’s extensive television experience includes a series regular on the syndicated teen series Breaker High with co-star Ryan Gosling, and guest starring roles on, Angel, NYPD Blue, Brooklyn South , Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and many more.
Persia starred in the made-for-TV movies Operation Sandman, opposite Ron Perlman, and Suddenly opposite Kirstie Alley. In 2008 Spoken Word opposite Ruben Blades, and Kuno Becker, and directed by Victor Nunez. She has appeared in various Independent films including, Red Letters, opposite Peter Coyote.
Persia is also an environmental, human, and animal welfare advocate. She served on the Board of Directors of The Humane Society Of The United States for six years. Persia has been a trusted environmental and animal welfare spokesperson for over ten years and in 2005 was honored as Humanitarian of the year by PETA. Co-producer of the award-
winning documentary “EARTHLINGS” narrated by Joaquin Phoenix.