Kat Graham

Kat Graham

Kat Graham is an actress, singer, dancer and producer. Working across a variety of genres in film, television and music, she is one of the most accomplished and versatile young talents working today. Graham was recently seen in Netflixʼs #1 Holiday film “Operation Christmas Drop” with Alexander Ludwig. The film follows a congressional aid played by Graham, on a mission to shut down the Christmas Drop mission. Operation Christmas Drop is a real-life air force mission that started in 1952 that serves as training for the U.S. Air Force. It has since become the longest-running U.S. Department of Defense mission in full operation, and the longest-running humanitarian airlift in the world. Graham was recently seen in the RZA directed film “Cut Throat City” as Demyra, scheduled for an August 21st release. Starring Ethan Hawke, Wesley Snipes, Terrence Howard, and Eiza Gonzalez, the film tells the story of a heist set in New Orleansʼ lower ninth ward after Hurricane Katrina. She will also be seen in Mark Aminʼs period drama opposite Dayo Okeniyi, Bruce Dern and James Cromwell following the true tale of Shields Green, a runaway slave who helped spark the civil war, as well as the 70s period crime thriller “The Poison Rose” opposite Morgan Freeman and John Travolta. Previously she starred in Netflixʼs “How It Ends” as Samantha opposite Forest Whitaker and Theo James. Graham made history lending her voice to Nickelodeonʼs animated television show, “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” as the first African-American April OʼNeil. Graham can also be seen as the lead in Netflixʼs 2018 film “The Holiday Calendar” with Quincy Brown. Graham starred as Jada Pinkett in the highly anticipated Tupac Shakur biopic “All Eyez on Me,” released by Lionsgate. She also starred in Lionsgateʼs “Whereʼs the Money?” a comedy about a guy who must pledge a fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money, both released in 2017. Born in Switzerland, Graham speaks four languages – English, Spanish, French and Hebrew, and in 2013, she became a high-profile supporter of the UNHCR. In December 2020, Graham was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNHCR, only the 33rd in the world to hold the esteemed title. She is also a council member for GLAAD and worked with The Water Project helping fund wells for clean water to be built for villages and schools throughout Africa. In addition, Graham is a council member for GLAAD, as well as a supporter of The Water Project and Empower 54. Her PSA short film for Black Lives Matter landed her an Emmy nomination for best PSA short.