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Get to know 'Sleepy Hollow' star Nicole Beharie

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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Nicole Beharie can be seen every Monday night on FOX Wilmington battling the Headless Horseman and other demons on FOX's new hit show, Sleepy Hollow.

Beharie stars as Lt. Abbie Mills, appearing opposite Tom Mison's Ichabod Crane.

Here are a few things you may not know about Beharie.

One of her biggest roles to date, besides Sleepy Hollow, was on the movie 42, which told the life story of Jackie Robinson. She played the baseball player's wife in the film.

Beharie graduated from one of the world's preeminent performing arts schools: the Juilliard School's Drama Division.

Her film debut was in the critically-acclaimed movie American Violet alongside Alfre Woodard.

She also co-starred with Michael Fassbender in the Golden Globe-nominated film Shame, directed by Steve McQueen.

When not in Wilmington, she calls New York home.

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