The daughter of a Nigerian father and a Caucasian mother, Megalyn Echikunwoke was born in Spokane, Washington on May 28, 1983. After the death of her father, her mother raised Megalyn and her three brothers on a Navajo Indian reservation in Chinle, Arizona.
She enrolled at a summer theater camp at the age of 14. During her high school years her family moved to Los Angeles. After numerous auditions Megalyn landed a role in the tv miniseries "Creature." Other movie roles include "Funny Valentine," "Boarding School" and "Great Lengths."
Megalynís tv guest appearances include "The Steve Harvey Show," "Malibu, CA," "What I Like About You," "Boston Public," "ER," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer," "Veronica Mars" and "Supernatural." She had recurring roles in "24" as Nicole Palmer and "That 70's Show" and she was a series regular in "Spyder Games," the Lifetime series "For The People" and the WB series "Like Family." Megalyn currently stars in the third season of the USA network's
"The 4400" as the newly grown up Isabelle.
Megalyn's film credits include the following:
- Camjackers (2006)
- Great Lengths (2004)
- Boarding School (2002)(Tv Movie)
- Funny Valentines (1999)(Tv Movie)
- Creature (1998)(Tv Miniseries)
Check out the following sites for additional information about Megalyn:
Megalyn Echikunwoke@Internet Movie Database
Megalyn Echikunwoke@USA Network
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