There’s no doubt that the Amazon Prime series Harlem, with its exciting and entertaining storyline, has created a stir shortly after its release back in December 2021. The Harlem cast members, from Meagan Good to Shoniqua Shandai, have definitely gained wider prominence with their outstanding performances in the series. If you want to get to know the cast of Harlem better, keep scrolling!
Meagan Good is a 41-year-old actress who plays the role of Camille in Harlem. After becoming famous for her role in the movie Eve’s Bayou, she played the role of Nina in the Nickelodeon sitcom Cousin Skeeter. She catapulted her career even higher with her roles in the films Stomp the Yard, Roll Bounce and Deliver Us from Eva. In the following years, Good landed the lead role in the TV series Deception and appeared in numerous other films from Saw V to Shazam!
Until June 2022, Good was married to DeVon Franklin, a Columbia Pictures executive and Seventh-day Adventist preacher.
28-year-old aspiring actress Jerrie Johnson, who plays the role of Tye in Harlem. The actress debuted in 2020 with the TV series Good Trouble. In 2021, he starred in the film Mother’s Milk. In 2022, she joined the Harlem cast and gained considerable recognition for her role in the series. And according to reports, she’s the first cast member to officially book the job.
As it’s known, Johnson plays a lesbian woman who creates a queer dating app in the series. According to reports, the actress is part of the LGBTQ community and Tracy Oliver, the creator of Harlem, felt that the role of Tye should definitely be played by a queer actor. As for Johnson’s personal life, her Instagram account reveals that she has someone special in her life.
Grace Byers is a 38-year-old actress who is in Harlem cast with her role as Quinn. Byers made her first appearance on the small screen with her role in the musical drama series Empire. After that, she starred in the superhero series The Gifted. The aspiring actress has appeared in three feature films so far: Bent, The Blackening and The Retirement Plan, which is currently in post-production. She is also cast in the upcoming TV series Phoenix.
Byers has been married to fellow Empire cast member Trai Byers since 2016. The couple is currently expecting their first child.
Shoniqua Shandai is a 33-year-old actress and singer who plays Angie in the Amazon Prime series. The actress has made appearances in several TV series such as Geisting, I Am the Night and The Guest Book. Among the movies she’s starred in are Miss Arizona, Bodied and Waiting for Bob. As mentioned earlier, Shandai is also interested in music in addition to acting. She recently released a debut single titled Something About You.
It seems that the aspiring actress prefers to keep her personal life under wraps. Therefore, we don’t have much information about her current relationship status.
The 35-year-old actor Tyler Lepley plays the role of Ian in Harlem. The actor is best known for his role as Benjamin “Benny” Young in the Tyler Perry-produced prime-time soap opera The Haves and the Have Nots. Before joining the cast of Harlem, Lepley starred in the Starz series P-Valley. Among the films in which the actor participated are Baggage Claim, Hollywood Chaos and Sake Bomb.
Lepley is in a relationship with fellow P-Valley cast member Miracle Watts. The couple recently had a son together.
Robert Ri’chard is a 39-year-old actor who is also in the Harlem cast with his role as Shawn. He once worked with Meagan Good in the TV series Cousin Skeeter. The actor is best known for his role in the sitcom One on One and The Rich and the Ruthless. He’s previously appeared in numerous TV series and has had recurring roles in series such as The Vampire Diaries, Meet the Browns and Empire. Among the various films in which the actor has participated are Bolden, Alone and A Beautiful Soul.
Ri’chard has been in a relationship with Meg Ellspermann for some time.