ShowBizzBuzz: Dionne Audain in CBS Police Drama Series ‘S.W.A.T.’

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Who is Buzzworthy?

Actor Dionne Audain, who appears in the “Monster” episode of the CBS police drama series, S.W.A.T., airing on December 11, 2019.

Dionne Audain (photographer: RJ Lewis)

What is the premise of the S.W.A.T. episode “Monster”?

The Season 3 episode is described as: the S.W.A.T. team (Shemar Moore, Lina Esco, Jay Harrington) is tasked to provide security for a warlord who is threatened by assassins determined to take him out before he’s extradited by the International Criminal Court. Dionne Audain steps into the storyline as Verna, the warlord’s wife and mother to their young son.

S.W.A.T. “Monster” (Photo credit: Bill Inoshita/CBS)

What does Dionne Audain have to say about working on the show?

“This role was my most physically and emotionally challenging to date. My first day onset I had no dialogue and could not use any words to convey a very intense part of the storyline. That’s when I first noticed how super supportive the entire cast and crew are on S.W.A.T. It felt like a loving family with director Guy Ferland at the helm and writer A.C. Allen at his side — it was an actors dream to work with such amazing people.”

Where else have we seen Dionne Audain?

Dionne has worked on many high-profile television shows, including John Singleton’s Snowfall (FX), Jenji Kohan’s Orange is the New Black (Netflix), Terence Winter’s Boardwalk Empire (HBO), and David Simon’s The Wire (HBO). She popped-up on the big screen in the crime drama, Twelve, from director Joel Schumacher, and the action-thriller, Salt, starring Angelina Jolie and directed by Phillip Noyce. In addition, Dionne has appeared in the notable indie films I Am My Own Mother, Doppelganger, and Dinner with the Alchemist, for which she won the Bare Bones Int’l Film & Music Festival’s Grand Jury Award for Best Supporting Actress.

What else do we know about Dionne Audain?

Dionne performed in the Kennedy Center’s 26 state national tour of the children’s musical Alice, written by Whoopi Goldberg, adapted for the stage by Kim Himes and directed by Shirley Jo Finney. She received critical acclaim for her role in the Off-Broadway in Ten, and for her role as a military wife in the Vietnam era drama Silent Heroes.

Want interesting fact do we know about Dionne Audain?

Dionne spent her formative years in the Bronx, New York, but she is originally from the British Overseas Territory (BOT) Montserrat, West Indies. Her hometown of Plymouth later became known as the ‘Buried City’ after it was destroyed when the Soufriere Hills volcano erupted.

Dionne Audain (photographer: RJ Lewis)

How can you keep up with Dionne Audain?

Dionne currently has several projects in the works, so follow her on social media to keep updated.

Instagram: @iamdionneaudain
Twitter: @DionneAudain
Facebook: Dionne Audain Fan Page

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