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Zazie Beetz was born on 25th May 1991 in Berlin, Germany where she was raised by her German father and African-American mother. She stayed in Berlin until her elementary education was completed before moving with her parents to Washington Heights in New York.
Zazie’s most notable roles in the small screens include the FX comedy-drama Atlanta (2016-2018), and Netflix series Easy (2016-2017). She also briefly appeared in Stranger Things Season 2 for a single episode.
Zazie Beetz is a German-American actress.
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Likewise, she’s made her mark in the big screens through the disaster film Geostorm (2017), Marvel superhero film Deadpool 2 (2018), and the DC psychological thriller Joker (2019).
Zazie Beetz is dating her boyfriend David Rysdahl since 2015
Zazie Beetz is dating her actor boyfriend David Rysdahl.
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Zazie Beetz and David Rhysdahl are reportedly in a relationship since 2015. The couple often shares pictures together on social media. Both of them appear extremely supportive of each other as they usually attend social events together.
The first picture Zazie shared with her partner was in August 2016. She captioned the post, “Me and bb boy”. This was the beginning of their dating rumors getting fueled all over the media.
Zazie Beetz and David Rysdahl are extremely supportive of each other.
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Meanwhile, David Rysdahl who initially wanted to become a doctor landed the role of Laertes in ‘Hamlet’, describing this moment as the best in his entire life. The actor is best known for That’s Not Us (2015), Black Swell (2016) and The Revival (2017).
Although they’ve been together for a relatively long time, it remains to be seen when this adorable couple decides to go the extra mile in their relationship and turn themselves husband and wife. The fans, meanwhile, are eager for this duo to get married judging by the Instagram comment section underneath their posts.
The actress is a feminist and activist
Zazie Beetz often takes to social media to address women’s rights, black culture, and climate change.
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A well-known cat person Zazie is a strong advocate for women’s rights, black culture and climate change. She is quite vocal when it comes to discussions concerning such topics. Beetz often takes to social media to voice her opinion.
Speaking to Donald Glover back in 2017, she said – “I’ve begun feeling that my responsibility is to the Earth. Our generation’s war is climate change, so I’ve really been modifying how I eat and what I eat.”
Zazie starred as ‘Van’ in ‘Atlanta’ (2016-2018)
Zazie Beetz portrayed the character of Vanessa ‘Van’ Keifer in ‘Atlanta’.
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Zazie Beetz played the role of Vanessa Keifer, better known as simply Van in FX series Atlanta (2016-2018). A former teacher, Van is an on/off girlfriend of Earn (Donald Glover) with whom she shares a daughter named Lottie.
Zazie’s portrayal of Van is a sort of a feminist who is frank and quite realistic. She featured a total of 10 episodes in the series.
One of Zazie’s major roles arrived in ‘Deadpool 2’ (2018)
Beetz made her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut with the role of Domino in Deadpool 2 (2018) starring Ryan Reynolds. Her character is a mercenary with the incredible ability to manipulate luck in her favor. Domino carries a sibling type of relationship with Deadpool where the exchange of banter is back and forth.
When Zazie got the role, she worked out every day to get herself fit enough to perfectly depict the character. She also refused to shave her armpit to display her support to the changing perception of the public. She believes it’s “not something that is gross or shameful”.
Beetz played the character of ‘Sophie Dumond’ in ‘Joker’ (2019)
Zazie Beetz starred alongside Joaquin Phoenix (Arthur Fleck/Joker) and Robert de Niro (Murray Franklin) in the critically acclaimed DC movie Joker (2019).
The actress portrayed the character of Sophie Dumond, a single mother who is a neighbor of Arthur. Although her screen time is brief, the actress managed to captivate the audience with her beautiful performance. Meanwhile, Phoenix’s performance as Joker was so breathtaking, it drew comparisons to the legendary Oscar winner Heath Ledger.