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One of my favorite places I've visited is Havana, Cuba. On my way home from Costa Rica, I did a week in Havana. The colors, the music, the beautiful men and the cars! I love vintage and antique cars and own a couple myself.

One of my favorite places I've visited is Havana, Cuba. On my way home from Costa Rica, I did a week in Havana. The colors, the music, the beautiful men and the cars! I love vintage and antique cars and own a couple myself.

Besides finding a great place to stay, it's important for me to find at least one cultural destination to visit, other than that, I don't like to plan too much. I like to suss out the situation when I get on the ground and then go! ---->>>

Obviously, there's the seedy side of the strip club world and pole dancing. But, pole dancing, as an art form, is really beautiful. It's been hyper-sexualized because it's associated with strippers, but if you think about it, just in terms of other kinds of dancing, they're using an instrument to create these amazing dance forms. ---->>>

I wouldn't mind spending six months a year having a private jet take me around the world to visit natural and historical landmarks like the Egyptian pyramids, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Taj Mahal. ---->>>

Once I accidentally left my passport in Nice, France, when I was on my way to Prague. Upon arriving in Vienna, after taking an overnight, and being asked to present my travel documents and realizing I forgot them at the hotel, they kicked me off the train and sent me back! ---->>>

I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like that. I think it's important to portray those kinds of women on film and television. Especially as a black woman, I think it's important. ---->>>

I always like an environment where there's lots of women and everyone's different. ---->>>

As an actor, you are always looking for something fresh and interesting and not ordinary. ---->>>

Every actress hopes to play a wide range of characters because not often you don't. ---->>>

We don't want to watch boring characters. ---->>>

I definitely am drawn to strong females who are successful, smart women because I am a woman like that. I think it's important to portray those kinds of women on film and television. ---->>>

I've been to strip clubs where the dancers have these whole routines that they create just for the wow factor and to say, 'Look how strong and physically fit I am.' Most women couldn't do it, and it's not necessarily sexual. It's just a performance. ---->>>

One thing I am really dying to do, while I'm still young and in shape, is an action movie. I would love to do a Lara Croft type of thing that's really physical and tough. I want to have a gun and do martial arts. I would love to get paid to get into the best shape of my life. ---->>>

You don't know why someone is in a certain circumstance and why they chose to be there. Sometimes it's just about having an experience and learning. I don't think you can begrudge someone that. ---->>>

I tend to play characters that aren't supposed to black or written black. ---->>>

I've seen shows on Showtime, and they're very provocative, if you will, but nothing to the point that's over-the-top or gratuitous. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 05-28, 1983
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, U.S.
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Occupation: Actress
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Megalyn Echikunwoke (/ˈmɛɡəlɪn ɛˌtʃɪkənˈwoʊki/; born May 28, 1983) is an American actress. She is perhaps best known for her roles as Tara Price in CSI: Miami, Isabelle Tyler in The 4400 and Mari McCabe/Vixen in the Arrowverse.(wikipedia)