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Zylan Brooks (frequently credited as S. Zylan Brooks) is an actress best known for her role as Amanda McKay in the crime drama anthology series American Crime.

Biography[]

Hardly anything is known about Brooks' past, including the names of her parents, where she was born, when she was born, where she grew up, where she went to school, and why she wanted to become an actress. What is known is that Brooks got her first on-screen role in 200, when she was cast as Roxxi Maraka in the made-for-TV science fiction movie The Privateers. Brooks got her first major role in 2017, when she was first cast as Assistant District Attorney Amanda McKay for 4 episodes of the crime drama anthology series American Crime. Brooks has also appeared in TV shows and movies such as S.W.A.T., Curb Your Enthusiasm, Lucy in the Sky, End of Sentence, Black-ish, NCIS, American Crime Story, Rizzoli & Isles, NCIS: Los Angeles, House, The Crazy Ones, 9-1-1, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

On Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders[]

Brooks portrayed Janice Duncan, mother of abduction and murder victim Will Duncan, in the Season One episode "Harvested".

Filmography[]

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (2020) - Alice's Lawyer
  • Lucy in the Sky (2019) - Doctor (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • End of Sentence (2019) - Prison Guard
  • A.P. Bio (2019) - Admissions Officer
  • Sydney to the Max (2019) - Maureen
  • S.W.A.T. (2019) - RHD Detective Godfrey (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Those Who Can't (2019) - Dean Reynolds (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Black-ish (2019) - Iris (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • 9-1-1 (2018) - Hospital Staffer (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • The Fosters - 2 episodes (2018) - Monica Davis (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • NCIS (2017) - Catherine Scott (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • American Crime - 4 episodes (2017) - Assistant District Attorney Amanda McKay (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Days of Our Lives (2016) - Nurse
  • His Double Life (2016) - Detective Moore
  • Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders - "Harvested" (2016) TV episode - Janice Duncan
  • American Crime Story (2016) - Lawyer #1 (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Life in Pieces (2015) - Alpha Mom (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street - 2 episodes (2015) - Proctor
  • Rizzoli & Isles (2015) - Detective Kain (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Selfie (2014) - Chantaal (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Mom (2014) - Donna (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • After School (2014) - Mrs. Cannon
  • Love in the Time of Monsters (2014) - Jade
  • Legit (2014) - Nurse
  • Shameless (2014) - Court Clerk
  • The Crazy Ones (2014) - Zen-Phoria Exec (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2013) - Patrice (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • NCIS: Los Angeles (2013) - Bank Manager
  • Monday Mornings (2013) - ER Nurse
  • Animal Practice (2012) - Cousin Jasmine
  • I Married Who? (2012) - Judge (credited as S. Zylan Brooks)
  • Beautiful People (2012) - Mother
  • House (2012) - Adele Brown
  • Harry's Law - 2 episodes (2011) - Kirkland's Clerk
  • Dark Blue (2009) - Watch Commander
  • The Young and the Restless - 4 episodes (2009) - Nurse
  • Without a Trace (2008) - Erin's Neighbour
  • Las Vegas (2008) - Terry
  • Lincoln Heights - 2 episodes (2007) - Yvette
  • Cold Case (2007) - Jade Diaz
  • Side Order of Life (2007) - Member #3
  • Boston Legal - 5 episodes (2005-2006) - Clerk
  • Everybody Hates Chris (2005) - Upset Woman
  • Commander in Chief (2005) - Melissa
  • Down the Barrel (2003) - Cheyanne
  • Becker (2002) - Pregnant Lady #1
  • Providence (2002) - PTA Woman #2
  • Strong Medicine (2001) - Pregnant Woman
  • Dodgeball (2001) - Breeana
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2001) - Dispatcher
  • Jay Jay the Jet Plane (2001) - Mrs. Fadee
  • The Privateers (2000) - Roxxi Maraka

External Links[]

For an up-to-date filmography, see here.

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