Nicole Beharie is an American actress.
She is known for her roles in American Violet, Shame, and 42. Since September 2013, she has starred in the Fox fantasy series Sleepy Hollow
Her critically acclaimed film debut was in the film American Violet (2008) alongside Alfre Woodard, Tim Blake Nelson and Will Patton. Beharie also played Ernie Davis girlfriend in the movie The Express (2008). Her upcoming projects include My Last Day Without You (2011) and Steve McQueen's Shame (2011) opposite Michael Fassbender.