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Megalyn Echikunwoke

Megalyn Echikunwoke

Birthday: 28 May 1983, Spokane, Washington, USA
Height: 169 cm

Megalyn Ann Echikunwoke was born May 28, 1983 in Spokane, Washington. Her father was Nigerian and her mother is of English and Scots-Irish descent. Her last name, "Echikunwoke", means " ...Show more

Megalyn Echikunwoke
We don't want to watch boring characters. We don't want to watch boring characters.
One thing I am really dying to do, while I'm still young and in shape, is an action movie. I would l Show more One thing I am really dying to do, while I'm still young and in shape, is an action movie. I would love to do a Lara Croft type of thing that's really physical and tough. I want to have a gun and do martial arts. I would love to get paid to get into the best shape of my life. Hide
I've been to strip clubs where the dancers have these whole routines that they create just for the w Show more I've been to strip clubs where the dancers have these whole routines that they create just for the wow factor and to say, 'Look how strong and physically fit I am.' Most women couldn't do it, and it's not necessarily sexual. It's just a performance. Hide
Besides finding a great place to stay, it's important for me to find at least one cultural destinati Show more Besides finding a great place to stay, it's important for me to find at least one cultural destination to visit, other than that, I don't like to plan too much. I like to suss out the situation when I get on the ground and then go! Hide
I wouldn't mind spending six months a year having a private jet take me around the world to visit na Show more I wouldn't mind spending six months a year having a private jet take me around the world to visit natural and historical landmarks like the Egyptian pyramids, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Taj Mahal. Hide
I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like th Show more I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like that. I think it's important to portray those kinds of women on film and television. Hide
Once I accidentally left my passport in Nice, France, when I was on my way to Prague. Upon arriving Show more Once I accidentally left my passport in Nice, France, when I was on my way to Prague. Upon arriving in Vienna, after taking an overnight, and being asked to present my travel documents and realizing I forgot them at the hotel, they kicked me off the train and sent me back! Hide
I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like th Show more I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like that. I think it's important to portray those kinds of women on film and television. Especially as a black woman, I think it's important. Hide
I always like an environment where there's lots of women and everyone's different. I always like an environment where there's lots of women and everyone's different.
I tend to play characters that aren't supposed to black or written black. I tend to play characters that aren't supposed to black or written black.
One of my favorite places I've visited is Havana, Cuba. On my way home from Costa Rica, I did a week Show more One of my favorite places I've visited is Havana, Cuba. On my way home from Costa Rica, I did a week in Havana. The colors, the music, the beautiful men and the cars! I love vintage and antique cars and own a couple myself. Hide
Obviously, there's the seedy side of the strip club world and pole dancing. But, pole dancing, as an Show more Obviously, there's the seedy side of the strip club world and pole dancing. But, pole dancing, as an art form, is really beautiful. It's been hyper-sexualized because it's associated with strippers, but if you think about it, just in terms of other kinds of dancing, they're using an instrument to create these amazing dance forms. Hide
As an actor, you are always looking for something fresh and interesting and not ordinary. As an actor, you are always looking for something fresh and interesting and not ordinary.
You don't know why someone is in a certain circumstance and why they chose to be there. Sometimes it Show more You don't know why someone is in a certain circumstance and why they chose to be there. Sometimes it's just about having an experience and learning. I don't think you can begrudge someone that. Hide
I've seen shows on Showtime, and they're very provocative, if you will, but nothing to the point tha Show more I've seen shows on Showtime, and they're very provocative, if you will, but nothing to the point that's over-the-top or gratuitous. Hide
Every actress hopes to play a wide range of characters because not often you don't. Every actress hopes to play a wide range of characters because not often you don't.
Megalyn Echikunwoke's FILMOGRAPHY
as Actor (51)
Megalyn Echikunwoke Megalyn Echikunwoke'S roles
April
April

Tara Price
Tara Price

Cassie Robinson
Cassie Robinson

Mari McCabe, Vixen
Mari McCabe, Vixen

Mari McCabe
Mari McCabe

Nicole Palmer
Nicole Palmer

Penny
Penny

Simone Baptiste
Simone Baptiste

Cassie Robinson
Cassie Robinson

Holly Strickler
Holly Strickler

Rose
Rose

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