Avery, Shondrella 1971- (Shondrella Akesan, Shondrella)

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Avery, Shondrella 1971- (Shondrella Akesan, Shondrella)


Born April 16, 1971, in Los Angeles, CA; married. Education: California State University Los Angeles, B.F.A.; studied with Second City. Avocational Interests: Sky diving, going to movies, home decorating, and event planning.


Agent—Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, 6500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550, Los Angeles, CA 90048.


Actress. The Groundlings (a comedy troupe), Los Angeles, CA, member.


Film Appearances:

Lawanda, Cyberdom, 1999.

Amazon woman, Trippin', October Films, 1999.

LaFawnduh Lucas, Napoleon Dynamite, Fox Searchlight Pictures, 2004.

Lashindra Davis, Domino, New Line Cinema, 2005.

Kathy—secretary, Deja Vu, Buena Vista, 2006.

Also appeared in Watermelon Heist.

Television Appearances; Series:

Candy, One on One, UPN, 2002-2005.

Candy Taylor, Cuts, UPN, 2005-2006.

Performer, The Chelsea Handler Show, E! Entertainment Television, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Appeared in Catfish and Gumbo, Showtime.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Selma, Community Service, NBC, 2006.

Television Appearances; Specials:

50 Hottest Vegas Moments, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

I Love the 80's 3-D, VH1, 2005.

Girls Behaving Badly: Revenge of the Boys, Oxygen, 2005.

Also appeared in Ain't I Enough, HBO.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Kenda, For Your Love, 1998.

Female security guard, The Jamie Foxx Show, The WB, 2000.

Nurse Fine, One on One, UPN, 2001.

Girls Behaving Badly, Oxygen, 2002.

Etta, "Prescriptions," Strong Medicine, Lifetime, 2003.

Also appeared in Cedric the Entertainer Presents; Martin; Living Single.

Television Work; Series:

Assistant to the producers, One on One, UPN, 2001-2002.


Television Specials:

Wrote Ain't I Enough, HBO.