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- 27 July 1969 Los Angeles, California, USA
- 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Treisa Gary was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles, the oldest of 13 children. She started dancing at age 5, the star performer of an International Dance Team, voted "most likely to be a TV or movie star" in High School and graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a degree in Accounting. Treisa was an auditor with a leading health care company before she made the bold career move into entertainment in 1999 and guest stars on all the hit TV shows: Chuck, Brothers & Sisters, Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, Without A Trace, Gilmore Girls, 7th Heaven and The Nine, to name a few.This character actor has organically colorful acting skills. She has a love for drama and her comedic timing comes with ease. Treisa's emotional range is quite broad. Be it single or multi-camera, comedy or drama, she's comfortable with who she is and does not disappoint.Treisa wrote and performed a one-woman show called "While I Go Through the Pain", which sold out every night. It was inspired by the murder of her 26 year old brother. Treisa continues to pack houses at the Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Union and improv shows at The Hothouse.She starred in a short film called "Woman's Work", where she plays a housewife and mother who discovers she has a super power, heightened adrenaline. The film was accepted into twenty-two 2008 film festivals, including The AFI Film Festival, Comic Con (received honorable mention for animation), Dances with Films, The Black Hollywood Film Festival and The LA Comedy Shorts Fest in 2009.When she's not on set, Treisa enjoys coaching actors. She developed her own 8-step process to breaking down a scene and published a book on the process. Her students say the insight and inspiration she provides are immeasurable. "It's the perfect way for me to act every day and give back at the same time", says Treisa.Treisa humbly believes that acting is a stepping stone to her grander purpose in this life. With the amount of passion and dedication she puts into the creative process, who knows what she'll accomplish.