Persia White

About Persia White

Persia White stars as Lynn, a free spirited, professional student who has been thrust into the working world in the hit comedy series Girlfriends. The series is a production of Grammnet and Happy Camper Production in association with Paramount Television Production Division.

Persia White has amassed an impressive list of feature film credits in a relatively short period of time. She had starring roles in the independent films "Red Letters" opposite Peter Coyote, "Blood Dolls," "The Making," "Frankie D.," "My Perfect Date" and "Mix." White was also seen in the recent independent film "Stalled."

White's extensive television experience includes a starring role on the syndicated teen series "Breaker High." She has guest-starred on episodes of "NYPD Blue," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Brooklyn South," "Clueless," "The Client," "Malcolm & Eddie," "Weird Science," "Dick Clark's Beyond Belief," "Suddenly," "Malibu Shores" and "Angel." White also starred in the made-for-television films "An Urban Legend" with Kirstie Alley, "Operation Sandman" opposite Ron Perlman and "Mindfield" for UPN.

The actress has also distinguished herself on stage and has appeared in regional productions of "Raisin in the Sun," "A Chorus Line," "A Little Night Music," "A Preface to an Alien Garden," "Runaways" and "Bad Seed."

White's family moved around a lot when she was a child, nonetheless, she always found herself involved in local theater, beginning with the Nassau Civic Ballet Company at age three. At eight, she was performing with Miami's Coconut Grove Children's Theater, and as a teen was studying dance, singing and painting. She was voted "most talented senior" in high school and was subsequently awarded two theater scholarships to attend college.

A native of Miami, White has a passion for music and is currently working on her first album with her band "XEO3," which she describes as "aggressive, dark and heavy rock." She also wrote and recorded music for three films in which she starred, "My Perfect Date," "Blood Dolls" and "Stalled."