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Tracee Ellis Ross

  • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
  • Birthday: October 29

Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, model, comedian, producer and television host.

Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress, model, comedian, producer and television host.

The daughter of singer/actress Diana Ross, Ross began her career acting in independent films, variety series and hosted the pop-culture magazine The Dish on Lifetime. From 2000 to 2008, she played the leading role as Joan Clayton on the UPN/CW comedy series Girlfriends, for which she received two NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series. She also has appeared in films Hanging Up (2000), I-See-You.Com (2006), and Daddy's Little Girls (2007), before returning to television playing Dr. Carla Reed on the BET sitcom Reed Between the Lines, for which she received her third NAACP Image Award.

In 2014, Ross began starring as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish. The role brought her two more NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series, and well as a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination.

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins2 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - 2017

  • Nominee
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, as Rainbow Johnson
  • black-ish
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2016

  • Nominee
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, as Rainbow Johnson
  • black-ish
  • ABC
  • ABC Studios

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