|Date of Birth:||September 21, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Full Name:||Jerrika Delayne Hinton|
|Appeared in:||Hell Hath No Fury|
Jerrika Delayne Hinton is an American actress. She is best known for role as Stephanie Edwards in the ABC medical drama series, Grey's Anatomy.
Hinton began her career appearing in stage productions. She has made her film debut playing Khandi Alexander's character's daughter in the 2006 independent drama Rain. The following years, Hinton guest-starred in several television series such as Gilmore Girls, Everybody Hates Chris, Zoey 101, Ghost Whisperer, Gossip Girl, Lie to Me, Bones, and Scandal. Other film credits include Broken Angel (2008) and The Roommate (2011), and well as Ion Television movie A Christmas Kiss (2011).
In September 2012, it was announced that Hinton had been cast as new intern Stephanie Edwards for ninth season of Shonda Rhimes medical drama series Grey's Anatomy. In January 2013, it was announced that Hinton along with other newcomers to the show were given the option to become series regulars if Grey's Anatomy were to be renewed. After three seasons as regular cast member on show, Shonda Rhimes cast Hinton as lead character in her first comedy pilot Toast in March 2016. She still will be on Grey's Anatomy if her pilot goes to series. The pilot was not ordered to series.
In January 2017, it was announced that Hinton will co-star opposite Holly Hunter in Here, Now, a HBO drama series created by Alan Ball. She plays the role of Ashley Black, one of adopted children of Hunter's character.