Bria Samoné Henderson can currently be seen playing Dr. Jordan Allen in David Shore's hit medical drama series "The Good Doctor" for ABC. Previously, she appeared as the radical feminist and Ms. Magazine editor, Margaret Sloan, in the FX for Hulu critically acclaimed limited series "Mrs. America," opposite Cate Blanchett, Niecy Nash, Uzo Aduba, Margo Martindale, Rose Byrne and Sarah Paulson. The series was named one of the best television shows of 2020 by the American Film Institute.
Earlier this year, Henderson was nominated by Niecy Nash for the Women in Film Pathmaker Grant which included a profile in Essence Magazine. She also appeared in the short film "Prepared" and won the award for Outstanding Comedic Actress (Short Film) at the 3rd Annual Micheaux Film Festival. Henderson starred in the National Black Theatre's production of "The First Deep Breath" by Lee Edward Colston II and directed by Malika Oyetimein; and was chosen to be in the NBC Spotlight Diversity Showcase.
She received her MFA in acting from the University of Washington's Professional Actor Training Program and her Bachelor of Arts in drama at Spelman College.