Deidrie Henry Biography
Deidrie Henry is an actress, known for her recurring role of Aubrey McDonald in the hit series “The Riches.” She has appeared known in “Beyond the Lights,” “Beautiful Boy” and “Beyond the Blackboard.”
Early Life & Education
Deidre Nicole Maria Henry was born on December 22, 1969, in the Bahamas. At the age of 10, she shifted from Barbados to Atlanta, Georgia with her family. She grew up along with her Siblings.
She went to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical university and graduated from there with a degree in Aeronautical Science. After her graduation, she worked as plane mechanical for Eastern Airlines. But she could not find work as a pilot, so she moved back to Atlanta to pursue a career in acting in 1991.
As an actress, she made her acting debut on TV series ‘Savannah’ in 1997. After seven years later, she returned to the small screen and began to appear in a minor role on the medical drama series “ER”. She also gave her outstanding performance in “Beautiful Boy” (2010), “Beyond the Blackboard” (2011), “Beyond the Light”(2014).
From (2007-2008) she made her highly appreciate the recurring role, Aubrey McDonald in television drama shows ‘The Riches’. She most recently in 2015 she has appeared in the TV series “Game of Silence”. She also appeared in TV series including, Strong Medicine (TV Series) (2005), Commander in Chief (TV Series)(2006), Shark (TV Series) (20007) , Brothers & Sisters (TV Series) (2008), Three Rivers (TV Series) (2009) , Bones (TV Series)(2010), Harry’s Law (TV Series)(2011) , Touch (TV Series)(2012), The Good Mother (TV Movie)(2013), Justified (TV Series)(2014) Colony (TV Series) (2015).
In 1998, she has received the Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding Vocalist and Cabaret Debut for her role in What a Day to Daydream. She also has received the Ovation Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play and the NAACP Award for Best Actress for her role in Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman in 2005. In 2012, she received the Featured Performance Award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and the Ovation Award for Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Ruth Younger in Raisin in the Sun.
Besides that, she performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for four seasons, with roles including Rosalind in As You Like It, Ophelia in Hamlet, and Susie in Wit. She was also a celebrity judge for the Center Theatre Group’s August Wilson Monologue Competition in 2016.
Personal Life: Husband, Feet, Net Worth
Deidrie Henry is married to her longtime boyfriend, Douglas Dickerson. This gorgeous Deidrie Henry, 5′ 7″, actress holds American nationality and belongs to black Ethnicity. She is earning her handsome salary fro her TV and movies career which add up her current net worth of $1.8 million.