Chicago native Sufe Bradshaw, born into a family of nine siblings, learned early on the value of hard work and dedication from her Sicilian dad and her mother of Ghanaian roots. She began her acting odyssey at the Los Angeles City Theatre Academy, where she earned a degree in Theatre. Soon after, she went on to train with Ben Guillory at The Robey Theatre, as well as Lee Strasberg’s prestigious Actor’s Studio West, moderated by Mark Rydell. Bradshaw continued to refine her craft with The Meisner Technique and intensive sessions with Allan Miller and coaching With Michael Woolson.
Bradshaw is most notably known for her role alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Matt Walsh, and Tony Hale in the comedy series Veep on HBO, playing the no-nonsense character Sue Wilson. Most recently, Bradshaw shot a supporting role in the Netflix film Metal Lords written and produced by D.B Weiss and directed by Peter Sollett. She also appeared in the 2021 Sundance romantic comedy “Together Together” starring Ed Helms, Patty Harrison and directed by Nikole Beckwith. Bradshaw can also be seen in Netflix’s action adventure film Murder Mystery, alongside Jennifer Anniston and Adam Sandler. Some of her additional credits include Lovecraft County for HBO Max playing Nawi the warrior. A Guest Star on The Guest Book for TBS written and directed by Greg Garcia and she had the honor of playing a cadet alien in JJ Abram’s blockbuster Paramount Pictures Star Trek.
Sufe currently resides in Los Angeles, where one of her favorite hobbies is yoga. She says that the practice has changed her life and she loves the idea that “it is not about what you are doing, but who you are being.”