Tracee Ellis Ross was born on October 29, 1972. She is an American actress.
Biography and Career
Tracee Ellis Rose was born with the name Tracee Joy Silberstein in Los Angeles, California. She is the daughter of singer/actress Diana Ross and music business manager Robert Ellis Silberstein. Evan Ross is also her brother. She got her early education from the Dalton School in Manhattan and the Institut Le Rosey in Switzerland.
She joined Brown University where she appeared in plays, and graduated in 1994 with a theatre degree.
Tracee started her career by working in the fashion industry, as a model and contributing fashion editor to Mirabella and New York magazine.
Ross first film was in 1996, playing a role of Jewish/African American woman in the independent feature fi
lm Far Harbor. In the same year, she appeared as host of The Dish, a Lifetime TV magazine series keeping tabs on popular culture.
In 1998 she starred as a former high school track star who remained silent about having been abused at the hands of a coach, in the NBC made for TV movie, Race Against Fear: A Moment of Truth. In 2000, she played her first major studio role in Diane Keaton's Hanging Up.
In the same year she broke into comedy as a regular performer in the MTV series The Lyricist Lounge Show a hip hop variety series mixing music, dramatic sketches, and comedic skits.
Ross' biggest career achievement came when she got the role of Joan Carol Clayton, a successful and often neurotic lawyer looking for love, challenges, and adventure, in the hit UPN-CW series Girlfriends. In 2007, Ross won an NAACP Image Award in the category, Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on the series. She won a second Image Award for the role in 2009.
Ross appeared with her brother Evan Ross and Queen Latifah in the HBO movie Life Support in 2007. In the same year, she appeared in the Tyler Perry theatrical movie, Daddy's Little Girls. She also appeared in the 2009 film Labor Pains.
Birth Name: Tracee Joy Silberstein
Birth: October 29, 1972
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She is famous because of her contribution to the American film industry as an actress and also as a popular host of Television.
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