NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 24:  Actress Tawny Cypress attends the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and "Made In NY" Talks: African American Actors at The New School on February 24, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Tawny Cypress


Tawny Cypress is an actress known primarily for her roles in the TV series Heroes and FOX drama K-Ville. In addition to these, the New Jersey native’s TV background includes roles in Law & Order: Criminal IntentNYPD Blue, Army Wives, All My Children, and the Netflix original series House of Cards. Cypress has also starred on the big screen in the films Autumn in New York, Remains and Brooklyn’s Finest.  (Photo: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)