Yaani King is an American actress of West Indian/Guyanese descent.
She played Amanda, one of Julia Stiles best friends in Paramount Pictures The Prince & Me. She also appeared in In The Cut as one of Meg Ryan's students. Yaani frequently guest stars on TV series. Her television credits include CSI, Sex and The City, Criminal Minds and Law & Order.
In April 2007, she began filming the role of Anthony Mackie's sister in Bolden!, which also stars Academy Award nominee Jackie Earle Haley. The film was executive produced by jazz musician Wynton Marsalis.
In February 2008, she was added to the regular cast of the television series Saving Grace opposite Holly Hunter.
In February 2014, she mo-capped Riley's character in Naughty Dog's The Last of Us DLC Left Behind.