Her father is Bahamian American and her mother is Caucasian American. Outside of music and television, Persia has appeared in various independent films, including Red Letters (opposite Peter Coyote) and the cult horror Blood Dolls. She starred in the made-for-TV movies Operation Sandman (opposite Ron Perlman), and "Suddenly," opposite Kirstie Alley. Her television work includes guest starring roles on Angel, NYPD Blue, The Steve Harvey Show, Brooklyn South, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as well as a series regular role on Breaker High with co-star Ryan Gosling. Persia is also a human rights advocate, vegan, animal rights activist, and environmentalist. Persia was honored by PETA as a 2005 Humanitarian of the Year.
She is an active member of the Humane Society of the United States, Global Green, Farm Sanctuary, PETA, the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, and CCHR. Persia co-produced of the award-winning documentary Earthlings, narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. She has many tribal design tattoos in various locations Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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