Bianca Jasmine Lawson is an American actress best known for her roles as Megan Jones in NBC's Saved by the Bell: The New Class, Shawna in ABC Family's The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Emily Bennett in The CW's The Vampire Diaries and Eva and Selina in Lifetime's Witches of East End. She portrays Marin Morrell, the sister of Alan Deaton, a counselor at Beacon Hills High School, a psychologist at Eichen House and the former Emissary of the Alpha Pack.



Year Title Role
1998 Primary Colors Loretta
2000 Big Monster on Campus Darien Stompanato
2001 Save the Last Dance Nikki
2001 Bones Cynthia
2001 Feast of All Saints Anna Bella Monroe
2004 Dead & Breakfast' Kate
2004 Breakin' All the Rules Helen Sharp
2004 The Pavilion Mary
2004 Fearless Harmony Kaye
2005 Flip the Script Angel
2006 Broken Mia
2006 Pledge This! Monique
2009 Divas Brooke
2011 Heavenly Sasha Grant
2012 All About Christmas Eve Lila
2014 House of Secrets Julie


Year Title Role
1994 My So-Called Life Third Bathroom Girl
1994 What'z up? Co-host
1993-1994 Saved by the Bell: The New Class Megan Jones
1995 Me and the Boys Girl
1995 In the House Rachel
1995-1996 Sister, Sister Rhonda Coley
1996-1997 Goode Behavior Bianca Goode
1997 The Parent 'Hood Jasmine
1998 The Temptations Diana Ross
1998 Silk Stalkings Renee
1998 The Steve Harvey Show Rosalind
1997-1998 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Kendra
1997-1998 Smart Guy Tracy/Jill
1999-2000 Dawson's Creek Nikki Green
2001 Strong Medicine Esperanza Maldonaldo
2002 For the People Asia Portman
2002 Haunted Brandi Combs
2004 The Divivsion Marilynn Resiser
2004 The Big House Angel
2008 The Cleaner Jeannie
2009 Bones Albie
2009 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Shawna
2010 Nikita Emily Robinson
2011 American Horror Story Abby
2010-2012 Pretty Little Liars Maya St. Germain
2012 Beauty and the Beast Lafferty
2009-2014 The Vampire Diaries Emily Bennett
2012-2014 Teen Wolf Marin Morrell
2014 Witches of East End Eva Gardiner/Selina/Eva Callero
2015 Chicago P.D. Kylie Rosales
2015 Rogue Talia Freeman
2016 Queen Sugar Darla


  • She was originally cast as Cordelia in Buffy the Vampire Slayer but was recast due to obligations to another show.
  • She is the step-sister-in-law of Jay-Z and step-sister of Beyoncé Knowles.
  • In addition to playing a Druid in Teen Wolf, she has also played a Vampire Slayer in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and a Witch in both The Vampire Diaries and Witches of East End.

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