Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Farah Black

A neurotic, bad-ass security officer to a millionaire, Farah has brooding, nervous energy and an easy snarl that’s triggered at the slightest provocation.  A tactical prodigy, Farah is a dominant figure who is also a bit odd… much more than she's prepared to accept. She subconsciously talks to herself and if provoked, unleashes a biting deadpan sarcasm. After her boss is killed and his daughter kidnapped, Farah is determined to solve the case alongside Dirk and Todd without the help of police. She makes every attempt to keep the group safe, even if she herself isn’t so sure she’s capable of doing so.

Played by Jade Eshete

Born to Guyanese and Ethiopian parents in Brookyn, NY, Jade Eshete dove headfirst into the acting arena via the stage: first performing in featured roles in Broadway National Tours of The Color Purple and Hair and then taking on the challenge of carving out original roles in new works such as the world premiere of Katori Hall’s Our Lady of Kibeho at Signature Theatre in NYC. Jade has also been seen on the small screen co-starring in High Maintenance and Deadbeat in addition to recurring roles on Shades of Blue and now as Farah Black on BBC America's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency. Before pursuing acting, Jade attended The City College of New York and graduated with a Structural Engineering degree, working in construction building schools and subways. She currently resides in Harlem, NY.

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