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LaShawn Tináh Jefferies (born December 24, 1994) is an American actress. She provides the speaking voice of Uniqua in every aired episode of the series. She is the only actor/actress to be heard in every episode. She voices Uniqua for a total of 80 episodes in the show.


In addition to Uniqua, Jefferies has played the role of Tami in the television series Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Christmas Evans in the independent film Whitepaddy. Her older brother, Marc John Jefferies, is also an actor.

The Backyardigans crew members
Main production crew
Janice BurgessDave PalmerDouglas WieselmanEvan Lurie
Main cast members
Avion BakerChris Grant Jr.Corwin C. TugglesDamani RobertsGabriella MalekGianna BruzzeseJake GoldbergJamia Simone NashJonah BoboJordan ColemanKristin KlabundeLaShawn Tináh JefferiesLeon G. Thomas IIINaelee RaeNicholas BaraschReginald Davis Jr.Sean CurleyThomas SharkeyTyrel Jackson WilliamsZach Tyler Eisen
Other cast members
Oliver WymanReyna ShaskanShakyra Lipscomb
Guest stars
Adam PascalAlicia KeysConan O'BrienCyndi Lauper