Priah was born on October 1, 2006 , in Atlanta, Georgia. Her parents put her into the performing arts at the age of 5, she immediately loved theatre where her natural timing and profound delivery in both comedic and theatrical roles. Priah Ferguson was motivated to start acting after watching the films Crooklyn and Daddy's Little Girls. She got her start in 2015 acting in short and independent films. In 2016, she made her television debut on the FX Networks show Atlanta created by Donald Glover and the Civil War drama Mercy Street.
She got her start in 2015 acting in short and independent films. In 2016, she made her television debut on the FX Networks show Atlanta created by Donald Glover and the Civil War drama Mercy Street. In 2017, Ferguson was cast in the Netflix science fiction horror web television series Stranger Things in a small role as Erica Sinclair. She was promoted to a recurring role for season 3 and a series regular in season 4. In 2018, she starred in the The Oath. Ferguson guest starred on the NBC show Bluff City Law with Jimmy Smits in 2019.
|2015||Suga Water||Young Kai|
|2016||Deus ex Machina||Little Girl|
|2017||La Vie Magnifique De Charlie||Young Brandy|
|TBA||Glitter Ain't Gold||Tawanda|
|2016||BB Brown & Friends||Jojo|
|2016||Cream X Coffee||Michelle|
|2017-||Stranger Things||Erica Sinclair|
|2019||Bluff City Law||Erika|
|2020||Cast Black Talent Virtual Reading Series||Cookie|
|TBA||My Dad the Bounty Hunter||TBA|
- She was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia.
- She got the role on Stranger Things because the show was filming close to her own home.
- She was not aware that she had landed the role of Erica until her mother revealed it to her by reading out an email from the showrunners while she was having an after-school snack.
- She is a big fan of the 1990s.
- Her favorite Erica quotes from Stranger Things are “Nerd!” and “You can’t spell America without Erica”.
- She can play the guitar.
- She began training at various acting camps and classes at age 5.
- She has been an official Spokeskid for United Way of Greater.
- She has a younger sister named Jayda who has an interest in art.
- She is obsessed with the the 1990s, the Netflix original show On My Block, and becoming a fan of shows like He-Man.
- She inspired by characters like Penny Proud from the Disney cartoon series The Proud Family, and relates to Nakia from the film Black Panther.
- She's allergic to bananas and cow's milk.