Megalyn Echikunwoke is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Tara Price in CSI: Miami, Isabelle Tyler in The 4400 and as Mari McCabe / Vixen in the Arrowverse.
Date of Birth: May 28, 1983
Marital Status: In a Relationship
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Movies Acted: Funny Valentines, Great Lengths, Who Do You Love?. etc
Echikunwoke was born in Spokane, Washington to an Igbo Nigerian father and an English, Irish and German mother. She was a series regular on the sci-fi series The 4400, as the adult version of the mysterious Isabelle Tyler. Echikunwoke left the show in 2007. Echikunwoke has also been seen in the MTV soap opera, Spyder Games, as Cherish Pardee, a coffee house singer and in Like Family as Danika. She also has a recurring role in the first season of 24 as David Palmer’s daughter, Nicole. In season 7 of CSI: Miami, Echikunwoke joined the cast as the new Medical Examiner, Dr. Tara Price. She appeared on the show for one season.
She then appeared on FOX’s That 70’s Show as Hyde’s half sister, Angie Barnett.
Echikunwoke landed a recurring role in at least three episodes of TNT’s Raising the Bar in June 2009. She played the love interest of attorney Marcus McGrath, played by J. August Richards. In 2011, Echikunwoke played Holly in the fourth season of 90210.
She played April on Showtime’s House of Lies and Riley Parker in the legal drama Made in Jersey on CBS. In 2014, she co-starred in the drama series Mind Games on ABC.
She also appeared on the CW’s Arrow as the DC Comics superhero Vixen for an episode, as well as providing her voice for the character in a short animated series. Due to prior commitments, she was unavailable to play the character in Legends of Tomorrow, resulting in the introduction of a new Vixen played by Maisie Richardson-Sellers who is the time-displaced grandmother of Echikunwoke’s character.