The star of the VH1 movie, The Breaks, Afton Williamson, may be a new face to some but this talented actress has slowly been making a name for herself in the industry.
The 30-year old native of Toledo, Ohio acquits herself well as the persistent recent grad who is determined to break into the music business during the Golden Age of Hip-Hop.
For those unfamiliar with the chocolate beauty, Williamson had recurring roles on A Gifted Man as Autumn and the first season of the hit television series, Nashville as Makena. She is currently starring on the Cinemax network original series, Banshee.
Williamson has also made her share of appearances in several films, including Da Brick, Man on A Ledge and Pariah. She got her start on stage as an understudy to Kerry Washington in the Broadway play Race before succeeding Washington in the role of Susan.