Danielle Deadwyler (The Haves and the Have Nots) celebrates her birthday milestone. Learn more about her here--->>
Danielle Deadwyler is celebrating her 40th birthday today!
Deadwyler was born on May 3, 1982, in Atlanta, Georgia, and raised in Southwest Atlanta. She graduated from Spelman College before receiving a Master's of Arts in American Studies from Columbia University.
Deadwyler began her career appearing on stage productions. She received positive reviews for leading performance in Alliance Theatre’s The C.A. Lyons Project. She made her film debut playing the leading role in the 2012 drama A Cross to Bear directed by Travon Potts.
In 2015, Deadwyler had a guest-starring role in the second season of the BET drama series, Being Mary Jane. Later that year, she joined the cast of Tyler Perry’s primetime soap opera, The Haves and the Have Nots playing LaQuita "Quita" Maxwell. She left the soap during Season 4. In 2020, Deadwyler was cast in a series regular role on the Paramount Network drama series, Paradise Lost, the series not was renewed for a second season. Also that year, she was cast in a recurring role in the HBO Max miniseries Station Eleven, and had a recurring role in Starz drama series P-Valley.
She received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance. Please help us wish her a happy birthday!