Felicia Pearson is an American actress, rapper and author. She played Felicia "Snoop" Pearson on The Wire and wrote a 2007 memoir, Grace After Midnight, detailing her troubled childhood and time in prison for second-degree murder.
|Also known as:||Snoop|
|Born:||May 18, 1980, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.|
|Occupation(s):||Actress, author, rapper|
|Website:||Felicia Pearson's Official site|
|IMDb:||Felicia Pearson's IMDb|
About Felicia Pearson
Actress most famous for her role as the character Snoop on the award-winning HBO drama series The Wire. Since appearing on the show, she has landed parts in films like Spike Lee's Chi-Raq as well as in music videos like Rick Ross' "The Boss" and ASAP Ferg's "Shabba." She also began starring on the reality series Love & Hip Hop.
She was born three months premature and was initially not expected to live. She spent much of her childhood in a foster home in East Baltimore. At age 14, she was convicted of second-degree murder and served six years in prison.
She has been a supporter of The Stay Strong Foundation and worked as an anti-violence educator for troubled youths.
Both of her parents had a history of drug abuse and served substantial prison time. She dated Love & Hip Hop: New York star J. Adrienne.
She landed the role of Snoop after a chance meeting with The Wire star Michael K. Williams at a Baltimore club.
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