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Ayanna Berkshire

1977-01-17

Ayanna Berkshire is an American stage and screen actress, a resident artist of Artists Repertory Theatre (Portland, Oregon) and a 2020 recipient of the TCG and Fox Fellowship Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship, recognized for distinguished achievement. She is best known for her role as Cora in the first of the Twilight Saga films. Originally from a remote island chain in Washington State, Ayanna was just three years old when she began performing for audiences as a young dancer and actress. She had her first agent at 13 years old and has been working professionally since the age of 20. Ayanna splits her time between Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles, California.