As Queen Sugar co-stars Kofi Siriboe and Bianca Lawson take to the cover of Ebony Magazine, some are curious to know their age difference.
This week Siriboe and Lawson, who portray Ralph Angel Bordelon and Darla Sutton on the OWN drama series, are featured on the cover of the mag’s August issue ahead of the seventh and final series of Queen Sugar this fall.
While the co-star’s steamy photoshoot has sparked dating rumors, others are curious to know how Kofi Siriboe and Bianca Lawson’s ages compare. Let’s take a look…
Kofi Siriboe and Bianca Lawson’s age difference explored
The co-stars have an age difference of 15 years.
The pair have starred opposite each other for six years and during the show’s run, fans have shared their surprise at the actors’ age differences The topic seems to have reigned this week following their cover feature:
Lawson has portrayed teen characters across her on-screen career
While the actress is now in her 40s, throughout her almost 30-year career, Lawson has become known to audiences for her teenager roles.
She first took to the screen in 1993 – in Saved By The Bell spin-off The New Class – at just 14 years old. Lawson featured in almost 40 episodes before stepping away the following year.
That year she also starred in a pilot of teen drama My So-Called Life, which starred Jared Leto. 1994 was also the year her Queen Sugar co-star Siriboe was born.
Lawson went on to play teens across now iconic TV series such as Sister Sister, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Dawson’s Creek and Pretty Little Liars.
In an interview with ET last year, the actress reminded audiences that while she is known for her teen roles, she has portrayed “all kinds of ages” over the years.
She explained: “It may seem on the outside like I was typecast, but in terms of the work I was doing, I was doing all kinds of ages during that time.”
Siriboe has been acting since he was six years old
The 28-year-old actor has been acting since he was a child, starting out in television commercials at the age of six.
His first credited on-screen role, as per his IMDb, was in 2003 short film Strange & Charmed, when he would have been just nine years old.
He went on to feature in projects across his teens and starred alongside Keke Palmer in 2008 film The Longshots. In 2016, Siriboe even appeared in Palmer’s music video for her song Enemiez, which featured singer Jeremih.
Some of the actor’s other notable credits include comedy series Awkward and 2017 film Girls Trip.