Jun 15, 2022
Adriyan Rae, from this season's finale of Atlanta, visits Friends Like Us!
Adriyan Rae - A triple-threat singer, actress, and model, Adriyan Rae is distinguishing herself as a star on the rise in Hollywood. Within the television sphere, she currently stars as ‘Brittany Pitts’ in Paramount+’s reboot of THE GAME. Additionally, she recently led the cast of SYFY’s series VAGRANT QUEEN, starred in NBC’s CHICAGO FIRE and Hulu’s horror-thriller series LIGHT AS A FEATHER, and has guest starred on various shows including FX’s ATLANTA, BET’s AMERICAN SOUL, and FOX’s musical drama STAR, from the producers of EMPIRE.
On the silver screen, most recently, Rae appears in the indie film WELCOME MATT opposite Tahj Mowry and Deon Cole. Additionally, she has had roles in SUPERFLY with Jennifer Morrison, Trevor Jackson, and Michael Kenneth Williams, and BURNING SANDS alongside Alfre Woodard and Trevante Rhodes.
Born in the small city of Seaford, Delaware, Rae was raised by a single mother who instilled in her the belief that she could accomplish anything she put her heart and mind to. Even at a young age, Rae was held to a high standard and excelled as a student and star athlete. She went on to attend University of the Sciences in Philadelphia where she earned two bachelor’s degrees, one in Physician Assistant Studies and the other in Medical Laboratory Science. Following college, she discovered a passion for performing and since then has worked tirelessly to hone her talents as a singer and actress. She is classically trained in theater and has extensively trained in comedy, improv, and TV/film acting.
Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female ( Amazon Prime, CW Network), TBS's The Last O.G, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Hysterical on FX, The Movie Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf