Character

Beth Pearson

Played by Susan Kelechi Watson

Actor Bio

Susan Kelechi Watson stars as Beth Pearson in the hit NBC drama "This Is Us," which was Emmy Award-nominated in July for Outstanding Drama Series.
    
Watson has appeared in numerous television series and, previous to "This Is Us," may have been best known for her recurring role in three seasons of "Louie" as the title character's ex-wife, Janet. She also had recurring roles in the hit NBC drama "The Blacklist" as well as the new HBO series "Divorce." Watson previously had multi-episode stints in "Third Watch," "NCIS" and "The Following."

Additional television credits include guest-starring roles in "Billions," "Limitless," "Blue Bloods," "Happyish," and "Veep."

Watson's film credits include the period drama "Peter and John," starring Jacqueline Bisset, and the indie "Small, Beautifully Moving Parts."

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