Dawn-Lyen Gardner

Dawn-Lyen Gardner Info
Height 5 feet 8 inch
Weight 60 kg
Date of Birth August 31 , 1985
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Dawn-Lyen Gardner born on August 31, 1985 is an American actor and voice artist who came to fame after playing the role of Charley Bordelon West in the Oprah Winfrey Network drama series Queen Sugar. Gardner has also been cast in various shows and movies like Star Wars: The Clone Wars, ER, The Sinbad Show, Viper, Married to the Kellys, Art School Confidential, Castle, Bones, Cane, Summerland, Unforgettable, Crossing Jordan, Luke Cage, God Friended Me, The Dunning Man and The Mysteries of Laura.


Born in Los Angeles, California, United States, her father's details are not available yet and her mother's details are also not available yet.

Dawn-Lyen Gardner Affair/Dating

At the moment, Gardner is focusing on her career and spending more time on developing her skills. She has not dated anybody publicly yet. She is probably single.

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Born Name Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Nick Name Dawn-Lyen
Birthday August 31 , 1985
Birth Place Los Angeles, California , United States
Nationality American
Ethnicity/Race Mixed (Black and Asian)
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Education Los Angeles County High School for the Arts , Dawn-Lyen Gardner , Dawn-Lyen Gardner , Dawn-Lyen Gardner , Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Profession Actress
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown


Height 5 feet 8 inch (173 cm)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)


  • In 1994, Gardner played Ronnie Wilkes in the science fiction action-adventure television series titled Viper.
  • In 2006, Gardner made her first theatrical film appearance as Coed in the comedy-drama film Art School Confidential.
  • In 2012, Gardner voiced the character of Steela Gerrera in the animated military science fiction series titled Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
  • In October, 2015, Gardner was cast as Samantha Williams in an episode titled The Mystery of the Watery Grave of the police procedural comedy-drama television series titled The Mysteries of Laura.
  • In 2016, Gardner appeared as Charlotte “Charley” Bordelon West (the 2nd Bordelon child) in the drama television series titled Queen Sugar and her co-stars include Kofi Siriboe, Nicholas L. Ashe, Rutina Wesley, Dondre Whitfield, Greg Vaughan, Timon Kyle Durrett,  Bianca Lawson, Tammy Townsend, and many more.
  • For her role in Queen Sugar, Gardner was nominated for Black Reel Award for “Outstanding Actress, Drama Series” in 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2021 and for an NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series” in 2022.
  • She has done voiceover work for various video games like Prototype 2 and Conan Exiles.