Angel M. Wainwright is an American actress. She appears uncredited as Tywanda in season 1 The Wire episode "The Pager". She has also appeared in The Corner and Homicide: Life on the Street. She portrayed Fran Boyd as a teenager in flashbacks in The Corner (Khandi Alexander played the adult role). She played Shy Love in the season 2 Homicide episode "Bop Gun" (David Simon and David Mill's television writing debut) and reprised the role in the season 7 episode "The Why Chromosome". She has a recurring role in The Unit as Betsy Blane, the daughter of the main characters. She also has a recurring role on General Hospital as Regina Thompson.
She enrolled at SUNY Purchase College, and is awaiting graduation from the Theatre Arts and Film conservatory. She has appeared in theatre performances including Three sisters (as Irina) and Flyin' West (as Miss Leah). She also starred in the play "All About Laquita" (as Laquita). "All About Laquita"