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N’Bushe Wright Biography
N’Bushe Wright is an American actress and dancer. Wright attended and trained as a dancer at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the Martha Graham School of Dance. Wright is known mainly for her role as Dr. Karen Jenson in the 1998 feature film Blade
N’Bushe Wright Age
Born on September 20, 1970, She is 48 years of age as of 2018.
N’Bushe Wright Height
Her exact Measurements are still Under Investigation We will Update When Information Is Available.
N’Bushe Wright Career
Within a year of attending Stella Adler’s Studio, She was starring in Anthony Drazan’s Zebrahead (1992).She received positive reviews for her moving portrayal of the addicted older sister of the title protagonist in Boaz Yakin’s recent (1994).
The following year, Wright compete associate degree idealistic member of the militant Party within the Hughes Brothers’ motion-picture show Dead Presidents (1995).
She played Dr. Karen Jenson in Blade (1998).In 1992, The player competes for the revenant role of Claudia, a black civil rights activist fighting for equal opportunities in education within the acclaimed however passing NBC tv drama i am going to Fly Away.
Wright has created guest appearances on many alternative tv series, including New York Undercover, Homicide: Life on the Street, Chappelle’s Show and Third Watch. Wright conjointly recorded a public service announcement for Deejay Ra’s Hip-Hop skill campaign
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N’Bushe Wright Networth
Wright is an American actress and dancer who has a net worth of $1 million. N’Bushe Wright was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York in September 1970. She is best known for starring as Dr. Karen Jenson in the movie Blade in 1998. Wright studied at the High School for the Performing Arts. She has had recurring roles in the TV series I’ll Fly Away as Claudia Bishop from 1992 to 1993, New York Undercover as Carol in 1996, UC: Undercover as Keisha in 2001, and Windows as Bella in 2002. N’Bushe Wright has also appeared in several other movies including Civil Brand, 3 Strikes, Dead Presidents, Fresh, and Zebrahead. In 2003 she was nominated for an Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for Widows. Her latest appearance was in the film A Talent for Trouble in 2015.
N’Bushe Wright Blade
In Blade, She plays The Role Of Karen.Blade is a 1998 American superhero film directed by Stephen Norrington and written by David S. Goyer based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The film stars Wesley Snipes in the title role with Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson and N’Bushe Wright in supporting roles. In the film, Blade is a Dhampir, a human with vampire strengths but not their weaknesses, who protects humans from vampires.
Released on August 21, 1998, Blade became a commercial success by grossing $70 million at the U.S. box office, and $131.2 million worldwide. Despite mixed reviews from film critics, the film received a positive reception from audiences and has since garnered a cult following. It is the first film in the Blade franchise, followed by two sequels, Blade II and Blade: Trinity, both written by Goyer who also directed the latter.
Blade was a dark superhero film for its time. The success of Blade began Marvel’s film success and set the stage for further comic book film adaptations.
In 1967, a pregnant woman is attacked by a vampire, causing her to go into premature labour. Doctors are able to save her baby, but the woman dies of an unknown infection.
Thirty years later, in 1997, the child has become the vampire hunter, Blade. He raids a Los Angeles rave club owned by the vampire Deacon Frost. Police take one of the vampires to the hospital, where he kills Dr. Curtis Webb and feeds on hematologist Karen Jenson and escapes. Blade takes Karen to a safe house where she is treated by his old friend Abraham Whistler (Kristofferson). Whistler explains that he and Blade have been waging a secret war against vampires using weapons based on their elemental weaknesses, such as sunlight and silver. As Karen is now “marked” by the bite of a vampire, both he and Blade tell her to leave the city.
Meanwhile, at a meeting of vampire elders, Frost, the leader of a faction of younger vampires, is rebuked for trying to incite war between vampires and humans. As Frost and his kind were not born as vampires and are therefore not pure-bloods, they are considered socially inferior. In response, Frost has one of the elders executed and strips the others of their authority.
Upon returning to her apartment, Karen is attacked by police officer Krieger, who is a “familiar”, a human slave controlled by a vampire. Blade subdues Krieger and uses information from him to locate an archive of vampire history. Later, at the hideout, Blade injects himself with a special serum that prevents him from succumbing to his desire to drink blood. However, the serum is beginning to lose its effectiveness due to overuse. Krieger informs Frost of what happened, and Frost kills and eats Krieger.
While experimenting with the anticoagulant EDTA as a possible replacement, Karen discovers that it explodes when combined with vampire blood. She manages to synthesize a vaccine that can cure the infected, but learns that it will not work on a human-vampire hybrid like Blade. Karen is confident that she can cure Blade’s bloodthirst but it would take her years of treating it. Frost and his men attack the hideout, infect Whistler, and abduct Karen. When Blade returns, he helps Whistler commit suicide and arms himself with special syringes filled with EDTA.
When Blade attempts to rescue Karen from Frost’s penthouse, he is shocked to find his still alive mother, who reveals that she came back that very night and was brought in by Frost, who appears and reveals himself as the vampire who bit her. Blade is then subdued and taken to the Temple of Eternal Night, where Frost plans to perform the summoning ritual for La Magra, the vampire blood god. Karen is thrown into a pit to be devoured by Webb, who has transformed into a decomposing zombie-like creature. Karen injures Webb with a sharp bone and escapes. Blade is drained of his blood, but Karen allows him to drink from her, causing him to recover. Frost completes the ritual and obtains the powers of La Magra. Blade confronts Frost after killing all of his minions, including Blade’s mother. During their fight, Blade injects Frost with all of the syringes, causing his body to inflate and explode, killing him.
Karen offers to help Blade cure himself, but he asks her to create a new serum instead. In a brief epilogue, Blade confronts a vampire in Moscow.
N’Bushe Wright Marvel
with the huge success of Marvel’s Black Panther, there’s been a lot of talk about the representation of people of color in the MCU — with a particular amount of attention being placed on Princess Shuri, played by Letitia Wright. Audiences were introduced to a young, black, genius woman making massive strides in STEM with her amazing suit designs, gadget construction, and a tech lab that could rival Tony Stark’s.
Following the success of Black Panther, Shuri has become a beacon for young girls interested in science and technology. However, Shuri isn’t the only black woman of the MCU doing major things, and she’s absolutely not the first.
Before Black Panther, there was another Marvel film featuring a black female genius: 1998’s Blade. While Blade is well-known for creating Marvel’s biggest blockbuster trilogy featuring a black lead actor, many people forget the film also featured Dr. Karen Jenson (N’bushe Wright), a hematologist who used her medical degree and determination to not only aid Blade but save vampire-bitten humans as well.
At the beginning of Blade, we’re introduced to Dr. Jenson when she’s attacked by a badly burned vampire named Quinn, sealing her fate of turning into a vampire. Though Blade (Wesley Snipes) takes pity on her and brings her back to the lair he shares with his vampire-slaying partner, Abraham Whistler (Kris Kristofferson), both men warn Karen she will only have about three days before turning into their enemy.
Upon hearing this, Karen is determined to cure herself, shrugging off Blade and Whistler’s talk that her efforts might be fruitless, and actually puts her mind to the task. In a matter of 72 hours, Karen is able to create a cure for herself using her know-how on blood in anemic patients, and thus comes up with a way for vampires changed via a bite to return to their human selves.
In addition to healing herself, Karen was also able to use her knowledge to engineer a biochemical weapon to kill vampires on the cellular level. This weapon became very handy towards the end of the film when Blade’s enemy, Deacon Frost, would not be killed by Blade’s silver-crafted sword, but from the needle-tipped vials filled with the blue liquid Karen cooked up.
While there’s no real mention of Karen in Blade II, it appears her work had its lasting effects. When Blade seeks out his friend Whistler and learns he has been transformed into a vampire, he provides his friend with an antidote, no doubt created by Karen.
In the first film, Karen is tasked with the job of making the vampire hunter a more effective serum to suppress the bloodlust of “thirst” he had from being a human-vampire hybrid. And it seems as though she was able to rise to the occasion as it would take several years (and two more films) before Blade would try a new and improved serum in Blade Trinity (crafted by Sommerfield, another brilliant female chemist, and geneticist).
In the same way many MCU fans have lovingly declared Marvel’s Bladewalked so Black Panther (the second MCU film with a Black actor lead) could run, the same could be said about Karen and Shuri.
N’Bushe Wright Movies And Tv Series
A Talent for Trouble
2006 Restraining Order
2005 God’s Forgotten House
2004 He Say… She Say… But What Does GOD Say? (Video)
2004 Joy Road
2004 Chappelle’s Show (TV Series)
– Episode #2.2 (2004) … Calvin’s Girlfriend
2003 Platinum (TV Series)
Maxine ‘Max’ Colt
2002 Widows (TV Mini-Series)
– Hour Four (2002) … Bella
– Hour Three (2002) … Bella
– Hour Two (2002) … Bella
– Hour One (2002) … Bella
2002 Civil Brand
2001 UC: Undercover (TV Series)
– Nobody Rides for Free (2001) … Keisha
– Honor Among Thieves (2001) … Keisha
– Amerikaz Most Wanted (2001) … Keisha
2000 3 Strikes
1999 Third Watch (TV Series)
– History of the World (1999) … Brenda
1997 A Woman Like That
1997 SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (TV Movie)
Young Girl (segment “The Red Shoes”)
1997 His and Hers
1997 Close to Danger (TV Movie)
Detective Maggie Sinclair
1996 New York Undercover (TV Series)
– If This World Were Mine (1996) … Carol
– Deep Cover (1996) … Carol
– No Greater Love (1996) … Carol
– Andre’s Choice (1996) … Carol
– Checkmate (1996) … Carol
1996 Swift Justice (TV Series)
– Takin’ Back the Street (1996) … Sylvie Hodges
1995 American Gothic (TV Series)
– Eye of the Beholder (1995) … Cheryl Truelane
1995 Dead Presidents
1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series)
– POWER: The Eddie Matos Story (1994) … Laurette
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street (TV Series)
– The Night of the Dead Living (1993) … Loretta Kenyatta (as N’bushe Wright)
1992-1993 I’ll Fly Away (TV Series)
– State (1993) … Claudia Bishop
– Commencement (1993) … Claudia Bishop
– What’s in a Name? (1993) … Claudia Bishop
– Small Wishes (1993) … Claudia Bishop
– Comfort and Joy (1992) … Claudia Bishop