When Mad Men's Teyonah Parris stopped relaxing her hair
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
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
“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, [...]
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.
From Megan Draper to Miss Blankenship, Don Draper's secretaries have a way of making their mark on Mad Men; the latest, Dawn Chambers, is no exception. As Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce’s first black employee, Dawn's story line is under close surveillance by critics and fans alike, all of whom want ... More »
Teyonah Parris is nothing like Dawn Chambers, the shy, quiet administrative assistant she plays on AMC's "Mad Men."
The most interesting new character in the "Mad Men" world received the shortest amount of screen time in her debut episode, "Tea Leaves," on Sunday: Dawn Chambers (Teyonah Parris). The black woman was hired as Don's secretary in the aftermath...
Check out these JustJared.com exclusive shots of actress Teyonah Parris, taken at the Duane Street Hotel in New York City. Teyonah, who just finished a run on Broadway in the show A Free Man of Color, stars alongside Reese Witherspoon in the film How Do You Know, in theaters now. “I had such a blast working with [...]