Megan Sousa is from Waterbury, Connecticut and was raised between Lincoln, Alabama and Waterbury with her African-American mother and Portuguese father. When she was five years old she discovered a keen interest in performing songs, dances and scenes from film and television.
Upon completing a degree at Tuskegee University in 2010, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue her professional acting career. Soon after, she booked her first leading role in “Zero” (2012), premiering at the American Black Film Festival and acquired by HBO. After filming, she went on to write, produce and star in the short film “State of Separation” (2012) which premiered in London’s Raindance Film Festival.
Megan Sousa plays “The Friend” in Guys Reading Poems.
“Always sleep with one eye open. Never take anything for granted. Your best friends might just be your enemies.” – Sara Shepard, The Lying Game