American model, comedian and actress Tracee Ellis Ross is best known for her role as Joan Carol Clayton in the hit UPN/CW serial ‘Girlfriends’ (2000 – 2008), for which she won the ‘Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series’ award at the NAACP Image Awards. Her current portrayal of Dr Rainbow Johnson in the comedy serial ‘Black-ish’ is her highest rated performance on television.
Her other popular television serials are ‘Reed between the Lines’ (2011), ‘Five’ (2011), ‘Bad Girls’ (2012) and (The Gong Show) (2017). She made her film debut in the movie ‘Far Harbour’ (1996), as a Jewish-African-American girl named Kiki. Her first major role in cinema was in the movie ‘Hanging Up’ (2000), which was followed by ‘I-See-You.Com’ (2006), ‘Life Support’ (2007) and ‘Labour Pains’ (2009).
Her highest rated film performance is in the movie ‘Daddy’s Little Girl’ (2007), while ‘Hanging Up’ received negative reviews. Her one regret in life is not getting married and having no children.
Tracee hosted the pop magazine ‘The Dish’ on America’s cable and satellite television channel ‘Lifetime Entertainment’ from 2000 to 2008. She has been featured as a model and worked as a fashion editor for New York and Mirabella fashion magazines.
Hanging Up is a comedy drama film which revolves around three sisters Georgia, Eve, and Maddy, who are all doing quite well in their careers. They are forced to unite when their father falls ill all of a sudden.
A young woman is on the brink of losing her job; in order to avoid being sacked, she falsely announces that she is pregnant. However, soon she finds that sporting a fake pregnancy bump comes with a lot of benefits, including promotions and popularity. So, she decides to maintain the same for the next nine months.
Tracee Ellis Ross Awards
|Black-ish||Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy||2017|