Sonja Percy in NCIS: NEW ORLEANS
Birthday: August 28
In addition to her role on NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, Shalita Grant has a recurring role in the upcoming public television mini-series, "Mercy Street."
This year, Grant made her Broadway debut playing Cassandra in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Featured Actress in a Play and a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut.
Her off- Broadway credits include originating the role of Cassandra in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at Lincoln Center, "The Philanderer" (The Pearl Theatre Company), "Measure for Measure," "The Winter’s Tale" and "Merchant of Venice" (The Public Theater). Also, she has done regional theatre at The McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, N.J. and Huntington Theatre Company in Boston, among others.
Grant’s additional television credits include guest roles on "The Good Wife" and "Battle Creek," on the Network, "Bones" and "Melissa & Joey." Her film credits include "Empire Corner," "Invisible" and "Rehearsing A Dream," which received an Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary.
She is a graduate of the Julliard School and is affiliated with the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. Currently, she resides in New Orleans. Her birthday is Aug. 28. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @shalitagrant.