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Taliyah Whitaker: "The Dead Don't Die" Actress | Know Her Better

aisha Published On Mon Jun 22 2020   Modified On Mon Jun 22 2020
Taliyah Whitaker: "The Dead Don't Die" Actress | Know Her Better

Taliyah Whitaker well known for her work in 'The Incredible Jessica James' as Shandra is a film and theater actress. She is also recognized by her other roles in 'The Dead Don't Die' as Olivia, 'See You Yesterday' as Zora, and 'Odd Squad' as Miss O.

Whitaker was born on January 4, 2004, in the United States and has a star sign of Capricorn. She is of Haitian-American nationality. Keep swiping down to know more about Whitaker:

Net Worth: $600 thousand

'See You Yesterday' actress Taliyah Whitaker has earned an estimated net worth of $600 thousand from her career as a film and theater actress. 

Whitaker has also signed three movies for her upcoming project which will increase her wealth in the future. She will be playing the character of Taliyah Stokes in 'Who Framed Tommy Callahan', 'Still Here' as Amber Jekins, and 'Come Find Me' as Sofia.

A picture of Taliyah Whitaker.
A picture of Taliyah Whitaker who is worth $600 thousand.
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Started Her Career At 10

Whitaker started her acting career when she was 10 by making her first debut in a television series 'Orange Is the New Black' as 5 Year Old Suzanne in 2014. 

Then following the same year, she got to play another character of Miss O in 'Odd Squad'. Whitaker has acted in more than ten movies, television series, and short movies. 

Taliyah Whitaker in 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Reggie Walters.
Taliyah Whitaker in 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Reggie Walters.
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She has shown her best work in 'Pimp' as Young Wednesday, 'Roxanne Roxanne' as Young Shante, 'Daykwon' (Short) as Stacy, and others. 

Likewise, Whitaker is also known for her shot roles in 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit' (TV Series) as Tonya McCrae, 'She's Gotta Have It' (TV Series) as Reggie Walters, and 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' (TV Series) as Jeff Campaign Supporter.

Voice Acting

The short movie actress from 'Daykwon' has done voice-over in two television series throughout her career. In 2014, she became the voice of Gina Giant in the series 'Wallykazam!' where Whitaker has voice acted in fifteen episodes till 2015.

Taliyah Whitaker as Gina Giant in the series 'Wallykazam!'.
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Whitaker was also nominated for Image Awards (NAACP) for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program in the series 'Wallykazam!'. Then after three years in 2019, she did voice acting for various characters like Ant/Anna/ Grasshopper in 'The Bug Diaries'. 

The Dead Don't Die

The 'Pimp' actress has acted as Olivia in the movie 'The Dead Don't Die' which became one of her highest-grossed movies. 

The movie is about the peaceful town of Centerville, that faces trouble after fighting against the zombie where the dead starts rising from the grave. It made a profit of $15 million from its worldwide collections with the co-actors The peaceful town of Centerville, Adam Driver, Tom Waits, Chloë Sevigny, and others. 

Taliyah Whitaker as Olivia in 'The Dead Don't Die'.
Taliyah Whitaker as Olivia in 'The Dead Don't Die'.
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No.1 Fan Of Her Mother 

At this age, Whitaker has made several fans through her acting but she is the no.1 fan of her mother. In 2017's Mother's Day, she posted a picture of her mother and shared her feeling by dedicating the post to her. Whitaker said her mother is not only the best mom in the world but she is the GOAT and by GOAT she meant "Greatest of all time". She added by saying her mother is the sweetest of all and without her guidance, Whitaker wouldn't be in the position she has now reached. 

Body Measurement

As Whitaker is still growing, she now stands 4 feet 11 inches tall (125 cm) while weighing around 43 kg (95 lbs). She has black curly hair and eyes.

Social Media Presence

Whitaker was active on Instagram till 2019 but she deleted her account by the end of the year. She had posted numerous pictures of herself with the cast member, friends, and family. Seems like Whitaker has taken a small break from social media and can be back on it anytime.

A picture of Taliyah Whitaker.
A picture of Taliyah Whitaker.
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