She is best known for her role as Vanessa “Van” Keefer in the FX comedy-drama series Atlanta (2016) for which she has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a comedy series.

The actress, who co-starred in Deadpool 2, is in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in Joker, the stand-alone origin project from Warner Bros. and The Hangover directed by Todd Phillips.

Beetz resides in Harlem, where she has been working on various New York-based films.