10 Things You Didn't Know About Annie From Popeye's

So we're all familiar with Popeye's Southern Belle spokeswoman, Annie.

Well, it turns out the woman who plays her, Deidrie Henry, has quite the resume!

So here's 10 Facts About Annie from Popeye's...

1. She was born in Barbados where she lived with her family until she was 10 when they moved to Atlanta.

2. Henry graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla. with a degree in Aeronautical Science. 

3. She flew as a corporate pilot for Eastern Airlines until 1991.

4. She's a Civil Rights and Women's Rights Activist.

5. She's lived in cities like Atlanta, Oregon, New York, Paris, and Los Angeles.

6. After Eastern Airlines went out of business, Henry traveled pursuing a career in acting.

7. She's had smaller roles in TV series' like NCIS, ER, Criminal Minds, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

8. Her full name is Deidrie Nicole Maria Henry.

9. She's been married since December 2014. 

10. She's played Popeye's "Annie" since 2009.

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