MARLENE SLAUGHTER is a Houston native living in Chicago, Ill. making her TimeLine debut with RELENTLESS. She began her career in the arts in high school, winning gold at the NAACP ACT-SO competition for Drama in 2015. She earned her BFA degree in Acting and Media Entertainment at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Before graduation she secured professional representation with Gray Talent Group and her first two professional jobs, a commercial for Blue Cross Blue shield and a cross country tour with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks. Television credits include 61st street and American Greed. Marlene also opened her own production company, POV. Productions, LLC that produces commercials, logos, personal content videos. She is so very inspired by this story and is extremely grateful to be a part of this cast!