Charla Marie Bailey

Actor - Voice Over Artist - Host

Charla Marie​ Bailey was born and raised on the south side of Chicago and to this day with great affection still considers it home.  She's a mother, grandmother and wife. And has often been described as a protector, inspirer, educator and nurturer. 

Charla Marie has been acting for more than twenty-five years with experience on stage and film. One of her favorite stage experiences is playing Lena Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. Her second favorite was when she traveled to take on the role of Mrs. Dickson in Lynn Nottage's INTIMATE APPAREL. 

You can currently catch her performing multiple roles in Jacqueline Woodson's LOCOMOTION

Charla's experience with film goes beyond television commercials and short films. She has had the great opportunity to star in her first ever feature film as Mona Cress in Djini Films' E.I., which is expected to be released sometime this year. Being no stranger to the film industry but certainly learning more behind the scenes, Charla is also a novice filmmaker. She has made two films under Passion & Purpose Films and won awards for both. One award being: Strong Female Filmmaker! If you want to see Charla in action, you can watch her on Amazon Prime in BLACK IN MINNEAPOLIS and MILES BETWEEN US

When she is not acting Charla enjoys working with her hands, spending time with family, and writing short plays and films. 

Could she be the actress you're seeking to play a role on your stage? In your film? Commercial? Whether it's acting on-camera or doing voice-overs, Charla approaches her assignments with skill and professionalism. She accepts challenges and looks forward to all the knowledge she can gain from the experience with excitement and dedication. 



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