Kiersey Clemons

Kiersey Clemons

Kiersey Clemons is a renowned actress and producer from America. She earned substantial acclaim after her roles in the movies “Dope” and “Flatliners.” She was honored with the Black Reel Awards in 2016 for “Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Female” portraying Cassandra “Diggy” Andrews.

What we know about this person

Full name:

Kiersey Clemons

Date of birth:

December 17, 1993

Zodiac sign:

Sagittarius

Birthplace:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Age:

30

Citizenship:

USA

Marital status:

Unmarried

Height:

5' 6" (1.7 m)

Occupation:

actress, producer

Early life

Born on December 17, 1993, in Los Angeles, Kiersey Nicole Clemons had a childhood marked by frequent relocations due to her father’s military career, finally settling in Southern California. Kiersey, along with her three siblings, received her middle school education in Redondo Beach. During her childhood, she was fond of mimicking renowned personalities and had a keen interest in school theatricals and musical performances.

Career

Pursuing her Hollywood dreams, Kiersey Clemons embarked on her acting journey immediately after her schooling in Redondo Beach, attending numerous auditions and casting calls. At 17, she featured in multiple episodes of the teen musical “Shake It Up,” starring Bella Thorne and Zendaya in lead roles. Subsequently, she portrayed supporting roles in series like “Good Luck Charlie!” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

In 2014, she was part of the ensemble cast of the series “Transparent,” alongside Melora Hardin, Cherry Jones, and Bradley Whitford. Her portrayal of Bianca earned her a nomination for the “Young Actor” award and garnered attention from critics, filmmakers, and producers. In 2015, she landed her first principal role in “Dope,” a critically acclaimed film depicting the lives of teenagers in an underprivileged neighborhood.

That year, she also secured a prominent secondary role in the series “New Girl,” collaborating with actors like Zooey Deschanel, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Clea DuVall, Jake Johnson, and Megan Fox. Kiersey’s filmography also includes movies like “Flatliners” and “Lady and the Tramp.”

Beyond on-screen acting, Kiersey lends her voice to animated series and can be heard in “Scooby-Doo” and “BoJack Horseman.” In 2021, she played Iris West in “Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” sharing the screen with stars like Ezra Miller, Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, and Jesse Eisenberg.

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Kiersey Clemons on Austin and Ally

Kiersey Clemons Movies and TV Shows

  • 2023

    The Flash

    Iris West

  • 2021

    Zack Snyder's Justice League

    Iris West

  • 2020

    Antebellum

    Julia

  • 2017

    Flatliners

    Sophia Manning

  • 2016

    Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

    Beth Gladstone

  • 2015

    Dope

    Cassandra “Diggy” Andrews

  • 2015

    Eye Candy

    Sophia Preston

  • 2011–2018

    New Girl

    KC

  • 2010–2014

    Good Luck Charlie

    Alicia

  • 2000–2015

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (episode “Frame by Frame”)

    Gwen Onetta

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Kiersey Clemons as Iris West in Zack Snyder's Justice League

Talk Shows

  • 2022

    The Jennifer Hudson Show

    Role: Guest

  • 2022

    Made in Hollywood

    Role: Guest

  • 2022

    IMDb on the Scene

    Role: Guest

  • 2020

    The Real

    Role: Guest

  • 2020

    Good Morning America

    Role: Guest

  • 2020

    Conan

    Role: Guest

  • 2020

    Hollywood First Look

    Role: Guest

  • 2018

    The IMDb Show

    Role: Guest

  • 2014

    Hollywood Today

    Role: Guest

  • 2013

    Teens Wanna Know

    Role: Guest

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Kiersey Clemons with her partner Ebony De La Haye

Kiersey Clemons’ personal life and family

Identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community, Kiersey Clemons is in a relationship with Ebony De La Haye. They met during the shooting of “Sweetheart” in 2017, where Ebony served as Kiersey’s stunt double. Throughout the pandemic, she openly shared glimpses of her daily life with her followers on social media platforms.

Kiersey Clemons now

In 2023, Kiersey is immersed in the shooting of the series “Monarch: Legacy of Monsters.” This Matt Shakman-directed and Chris Black-written project is part of the “MonsterVerse” franchise, featuring movies about iconic monsters Godzilla and King Kong. Kiersey is a main cast member alongside Anna Sawai, Wyatt Russell, Kurt Russell, and Joe Tippett.

Published: September 29, 2023
Updated: May 30, 2024
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