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Ameenah Kaplan

Actor
Born June 17, 1974 (50 years)
Ameenah Kaplan (born June 17, 1974) is an American actress, musician and choreographer.

Kaplan was born on June 17, 1974 in Denver, Colorado. She was raised in Atlanta, where she graduated from Avondale High School for the Performing Arts, and from New York, where she attended Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and trained in their experimental theater wing. She is a graduate of the Academy of Art University film school.

She has been a drummer since age 12 and was a member of the original American cast of STOMP. She is the west coast drum coach for Blue Man Group. She has played drums and/or percussion with Ty Taylor of Vintage Trouble, Adam Lambert, Alisan Porter, Macy Gray, Rihanna, Taylor Hicks, Lisa Haley and the Zydecats, Drake, Leslie Odom Jr., Scarlett Cherry, and the Twinz. She has performed on Oprah, Conan O’Brien, The Academy Awards, the AMA’s, the Grammy’s, and the Tonight Show.

She is the Resident Director of The Lion King on Broadway. Her current bands are : Sin City (hip-hop) and KULA (rock) and BAST .
Movies & Shows on Plex
  • 18 Wheels of Justice
Known For
  • Broken Silence
  • Pulse: A Stomp Odyssey
  • Ten-Cent Daisy

Filmography

2021
Ten-Cent Daisy · as Orchid
2019
Avengers: Endgame · as Gamora Reader
2018
Avengers: Infinity War · as Gamora's Mother
2014
Love Thy Nature · as Woman Running On Beach
2012
Veep (TV Series) · as Female Butler
2011
Harry's Law (TV Series) · as Forewoman
2011
Mr. Sunshine (TV Series) · as Angie
2010
Law & Order: LA (TV Series) · as Sid Tech
2007
Partners · as Neighbor
2006
Heroes (TV Series) · as Female Airport Police
2006
Hannah Montana (TV Series) · as Mom
2005
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) · as Makena
2005
The Office (US) (TV Series) · as Val Johnson
2005
Medium (TV Series) · as Nurse
2004
Veronica Mars (TV Series) · as Loretta Cancun
2003
Cold Case (TV Series) · as Leticia Castillo
2003
Vacuums · as Cast
2002
2000
Strong Medicine (TV Series) · as Patsy
2000
18 Wheels of Justice (TV Series) · as Olivia
1997
Flushed · as Cast
1995
Broken Silence · as Ashaela
1968
Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (TV Series) · as Cast

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