German-born American actress Zazie Beetz is one of the confirmed names to voice a major character in the upcoming Amazon Prime animated superhero series Invincible.
Previously, she has had roles in TV series like FX's Atlanta and Netflix's Easy, and movies like Geostorm, Deadpool 2, and Joker. Here is what you should know about Zazie Beetz:
Zazie Beetz has been confirmed to voice the character of Amber Bennett in the upcoming Amazon Prime adaptation of Robert Kirkman's eponymous superhero comic book series, Invincible.
Beetz is no stranger to comic book superhero adaptations, having roles in Deadpool 2 and Joker but this will be the first time she will be voicing a comic book character.
Amazon Prime's Invincible will be helmed by voice-work from Steven Yeun and J. K. Simmons.
They are joined by Sandra Oh, Mark Hamill, Seth Rogen, Andrew Rannells, Gillian Jacobs, Zachary Quinto, and Lauren Cohan, among others.
Zazie Beetz made her on-screen debut in 2013 and her feature film debut in 2015's drama James White.
Beetz is one of the select few to have appeared in both Marvel and DC Comics movies. She portrayed the superhero Domino in the 2018 Marvel Comics superhero movie Deadpool 2 and as Sophie Dumond in 2019's Joker based on the DC Comics character.
Besides that, Beetz has appeared in movies like Applesauce, Wolves, Sollers Point, Geostorm, Dead Pigs, High Flying Bird, Lucy in the Sky, Nine Days, and Still Here.
On television, Beetz is best known for her roles as Vanessa "Van" Keefer in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta and as Noelle in the Netflix anthology series Easy.
Zazie Beetz was born Zazie Olivia Beetz on May 25, 1991, in Mitte, Berlin, Germany, to a German father and an African-American mother.
She is 29 years old as of February 2021 and stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 meters).
Zazie Beetz has been in a long-standing relationship with her boyfriend, the That's Not Us, Black Swell, and The Revival actor David Rysdahl, dating back at least six years.
According to some online sources, Zazie Beetz is worth as much as $1.5 million in 2021.