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Teyonah Parris on Survivor’s Remorse, Mad Men, and Meeting LeBron

Mad Men fans who miss their beloved Dawn — formerly secretary to Don Draper and Lou Avery, currently head of personnel at Sterling Cooper & Pryce — can now get their fix of actress Teyonah Parris, who plays the ever-patient ad-firm foot soldier, in a most unlikely milieu: inside the... More »

Nothing But the Truth: An Interview with Teyonah Parris

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by Stefania Marghitu You may recognize Teyonah Parris for her role on AMC's Mad Men as Dawn Chambers, Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce’s first African-American employee, and subsequently, the series’ first recurring African-American co-star. Show More Summary

Kiernan Shipka & Teyonah Parris Look Mad Stylish at Emmys 2014!

Kiernan Shipka makes her adorable entrance to the 2014 Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Monday (August 25) in Los Angeles. The 14-year-old actress was joined by her Mad Men co-stars Teyonah Parris, Robert Morse and Mason Vale Cotton on the red carpet. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kiernan [...]

Why I’m Thrilled To See More Complex Black Female Characters On TV, No Matter How Messy Some May Be

“It’s not positive images of Black people that we need, but complex ones.” – Teyonah Parris The tense debate about the representation of Black women in entertainment is not new. It has been a hot-button issue since the beginning of

Hot Trailer: ‘Dear White People’

Written and directed by Justin Simien, Dear White People takes a satirical look at race relations in the age of Obama. Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P. Bell, Kyle Gallner, Malcolm Barrett, Brittany Curran,...Show More Summary

Initially Unhappily Nappy: Gorgeous ‘Mad Men’ Actress Teyonah Parris Cried When She Went Natural ‘I Did Not Wanna Walk Outside’

Poor thang! Teyonah Parris Cried When She Went Natural Although she’s been lauded for her envy worth natural locks, “Mad Men” star Teyonah Parris was initially so uncomfortable with her chemical free hair that she didn’t wanna leave...

Party Favors: Taylor Swift or Karlie Kloss? We May Never Know.

Can you tell the difference between Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss? -Bustle Add this rolled ponytail to your arsenal of ponytail tricks. -The Frisky Mad Men actress Teyonah Parris learned to love her natural hair. -HuffPo Style Accessorize like a minimalist, because who … More » Party Favors: Taylor Swift or Karlie Kloss? We May Never Know. Show More Summary

Silver Eyeliner Is the Key to Making Your Eyes Pop

Fix tired eyes in a flash with silver liner - SheFinds Why Teyonah Parris cried over her natural hair - HuffPost Style Proud of yourself for using SPF daily? You're still not putting enough on - Allure Learn the history of nail salons...Show More Summary

'Mad Men': Teyonah Parris on Dawn's Big Episode, Outlasting Don's Other Secretaries

After a big turn in "A Day's Work," the actress tells THR about Dawn's lingering loyalty to Don, becoming the new Joan and her character's "oh, this shouldn't be funny" moment in the break room. read more

Mad Men’s Teyonah Parris on Dawn’s Surprise Promotion, Don vs. Lou, and Doing Improv With Amy Poehler

There were some hard, heartbreaking moments on last night’s Valentine’s Day–set episode of Mad Men. Sally Draper, especially, went through some stuff, but so did office secretaries Dawn and Shirley, who were nearly fired three times between them, merely for being kind. Dawn got dressed down by her new boss,... More »

Starz Casts Quintet In Basketball Comedy ‘Survivor’s Remorse’

Jessie T. Usher (Level Up), Ronreaco Lee (Glory, Let’s Stay Together), Erica Ash (Scary Movie 5, The Real Husbands Of Hollywood), Tichina Arnold (Martin, Everybody Hates Chris) and Teyonah Parris (Mad Men, They Came Together) have signed...Show More Summary

Starz Casts Leads of New Original Series 'Survivor's Remorse'

Half-Hour Comedy to Star Jessie T. Usher, Ronreaco Lee, Erica Ash, Tichina Arnold and Teyonah Parris

'Mad Men' Alum Boards Starz's LeBron James Comedy (Exclusive)

Teyonah Parris will play RonReaco Lee's wife in "Survivor's Remorse." read more

Fear the 'Fro

When Mad Men's Teyonah Parris stopped relaxing her hair

‘Mad Men’ Black Secretary Dawn Talks Race

The Los Angeles Times spoke to the actress playing the newest character on AMC’s Mad Men, secretary Dawn Chambers. Played by Teyonah Parris, Chambers is hired after the fictional 1960s advertising agency Sterling Cooper Draper PryceShow More Summary

Morning Grind: Imposter Syndrome And The National Magazine Awards

  Teyonah Parris speaks out on playing Mad Men's first black employee (The Frisky) How I paid off my student loan in only three and a half years (HuffPo Women) The 'Mommy War' Debate is missing the point (The Stir) How to get over imposter...Show More Summary

Teyonah Parris On Playing “Mad Men”‘s First Black Employee

“I know that this show hasn’t had an African-American in the office and I know that comes with a lot of responsibility as to how I portray this woman, but I can’t think about that. I can only go in and do what I think this woman would do. I try not to think, ‘Oh, [...]

Getting to know 'Mad Men's' Dawn, the office's first black employee

Teyonah Parris talks about joining "Mad Men" as the show's first black employee, her relationship with Peggy and just how stingy Matt Weiner can be with details about the show.

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