- Kiersey Nicole Clemons
December 17, 1993 (age 28)
Kiersey Nicole Clemons (born December 17, 1993) is an American actress and singer. Clemons is best known for portraying Cassandra "Diggy" Andrews in the acclaimed 2015 comedy-drama film Dope. Her other notable roles include Transparent, Extant, and Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising. Clemons is cast as Iris West in the DC Extended Universe.
Life and career
Clemons' father is African American and her mother is European American.
Early in her career, Clemons co-starred in the Disney Channel series Austin & Ally as Kira Starr. She also appeared in the Disney Channel original film Cloud 9. Clemons guest starred in the crime-drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2014, she appeared in Trey Songz's music video for "SmartPhones", in which she played his love interest who catches him in the act of cheating via phone call.
Since 2014, Clemons has played Bianca in the comedy series Transparent. She also had a starring role on the MTV original series Eye Candy as Sophia. The series only aired for one season. She guest starred in a 2015 episode of New Girl as Winston's love interest, KC. Clemons appeared in Lady Gaga's music video for "Til It Happens to You", and in DJ Snake's music video for "Middle" alongside Josh Hutcherson.
In 2016, Clemons played Beth in the comedy film Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and played a grad student who fell in love with a vegan activist woman and tried unsuccessfully to adopt her interests but built a healthy relationship nonetheless in the Netflix original series Easy. Clemons was cast as Iris West in the action film The Flash, but the project was delayed due to the departure of director Rick Famuyiwa. She is still slated to appear in the Justice League film as the same character.
In 2017, Clemons co-starred with Ellen Page in the remake of Flatliners. Clemons also stars opposite Nick Offerman in musical drama Hearts Beat Loud.