Zee James

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KMR (T-ATL) Gravity Hill (T-ATL) KMR (S-ATL) DDO (C-LA
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SAG-AFTRA

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LOS ANGELES/SO CAL/PACIFIC
ATLANTA/SOUTHEAST
NASHVILLE AREA

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Actress/Producer/Content Creator

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Zee James is a Screen Actors Guild Award Winning Actress and professional stuntwoman. 

 

Recently, Zee appeared in the categories The Physics of Taekwondo” and Taekwondo” during this 36th and 37th seasons of JEOPARDY!.  Zee can be seen in season 2 of Selena: The Series, playing the role of Julia on Netflix.

 

Zees recent credits include CBSs The Neighborhood, Amazons 6th Season of Bosch (opposite Lance Reddick and Amy Aquino) and NBCs Good Girls (opposite Christina Hendricks and Matthew Lillard). Zee could also be seen on the FX series Snowfall and playing the role of Monique on the Netflix series Dear White People (opposite Nia Long). 

 

Her first recurring role was as Adult Tonya” in the TV comedy series Everybody Hates Chris in which Zee was commended for her comedic timing” and appealing demeanor.” Her one-time part soon evolved into a recurring role.

 

Originally from Tupelo, Mississippi, Zee moved to Los Angeles with $500 in her pocket and a dream in her heart. Her passion for stunts grew out of a love for athletics and martial arts. A college track star and competitor in Taekwondo, Zee met actor and martial artist, Michael Jai White while training and through him was introduced to a Hollywood stunt coordinator who went on to hire Zee for her first stunt job. As a stunt performer, Zees work is featured in Greys Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal, Lucifer, S.W.A.T., Why Women Kill and American Horror Story…to name a few.

 

In 2018, Zee won a SAG award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in Marvels Black Panther, opposite Chadwick Boseman. She was first nominated in 2017 in the same category for Marvels Captain America: Civil War. Her stunts can be seen in hit films such as Straight Outta Compton (in which Zee also acted) and the critically acclaimed Dolemite starring Eddie Murphy.

 

Besides acting, Zee create projects alongside her partner Brett Schneider who is an 8 time Emmy Winning Producer, whom also is a Director and Writer. They currently have about ten IP’s they are shopping and looking to bring to a tv and theatre near you. Zee and Brett are also avid travelers and content creators and are the faces behind the luxury travel brand @voyagers_escape, where they help take the hard work out planning a trip for you. Website coming soon with a lot of helpful tips and itineraries. You can find Zee on social media under @iamzeejames on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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Gender, Ability & Identity Notes

NIGERIAN AMERICAN

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INFLUENCER - INSTAGRAM
MULTI-HYPHENATE

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SEEKING REPRESENTATION-TV/FILM

Bio

Zee James is a Screen Actors Guild Award Winning Actress and professional stuntwoman. 

 

Recently, Zee appeared in the categories The Physics of Taekwondo” and Taekwondo” during this 36th and 37th seasons of JEOPARDY!.  Zee can be seen in season 2 of Selena: The Series, playing the role of Julia on Netflix.

 

Zees recent credits include CBSs The Neighborhood, Amazons 6th Season of Bosch (opposite Lance Reddick and Amy Aquino) and NBCs Good Girls (opposite Christina Hendricks and Matthew Lillard). Zee could also be seen on the FX series Snowfall and playing the role of Monique on the Netflix series Dear White People (opposite Nia Long). 

 

Her first recurring role was as Adult Tonya” in the TV comedy series Everybody Hates Chris in which Zee was commended for her comedic timing” and appealing demeanor.” Her one-time part soon evolved into a recurring role.

 

Originally from Tupelo, Mississippi, Zee moved to Los Angeles with $500 in her pocket and a dream in her heart. Her passion for stunts grew out of a love for athletics and martial arts. A college track star and competitor in Taekwondo, Zee met actor and martial artist, Michael Jai White while training and through him was introduced to a Hollywood stunt coordinator who went on to hire Zee for her first stunt job. As a stunt performer, Zees work is featured in Greys Anatomy, How To Get Away With Murder, Scandal, Lucifer, S.W.A.T., Why Women Kill and American Horror Story…to name a few.

 

In 2018, Zee won a SAG award for Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in Marvels Black Panther, opposite Chadwick Boseman. She was first nominated in 2017 in the same category for Marvels Captain America: Civil War. Her stunts can be seen in hit films such as Straight Outta Compton (in which Zee also acted) and the critically acclaimed Dolemite starring Eddie Murphy.

 

Besides acting, Zee create projects alongside her partner Brett Schneider who is an 8 time Emmy Winning Producer, whom also is a Director and Writer. They currently have about ten IP’s they are shopping and looking to bring to a tv and theatre near you. Zee and Brett are also avid travelers and content creators and are the faces behind the luxury travel brand @voyagers_escape, where they help take the hard work out planning a trip for you. Website coming soon with a lot of helpful tips and itineraries. You can find Zee on social media under @iamzeejames on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

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