Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross

Birthplace: 
Los Angeles, California
Birthday: 
October 29

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Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross

Photo credit: 
AP

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About

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

Ross began her career acting in independent films and variety series.

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.

Her other television appearances include roles in Private Practice, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Portlandia, and several made-for-TV movies.

In 2014, Ross began starring as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the ABC comedy series Black-ish, for which she has received three Primetime Emmy Award nominations.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

3 Nominations No Emmys

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2018

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

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

Photos

  • Tracee Ellis Ross on the red carpet at the 70th Emmy Awards.

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  • Kaitlin Olson and Tracee Ellis Ross on stage at the 69th Emmy Awards.

     

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  • Kaitlin Olson and Tracee Ellis Ross on stage at the 2017 Primetime Emmys.

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  • Kathryn Hahn, Tracee Ellis Ross, RuPaul, Tony Hale, and Michelle Visage attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Tony Hale, Kathryn Hahn, and Tracee Ellis Ross attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross and Kathryn Hahn attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Tracee Ellis Ross and Kelsey Scott attend the Television Academy's 2017 Performers Peer Group Celebration of the 69th Emmy Awards at Montage Beverly Hills on Monday, August 21, 2017, in Beverly Hills, California.

    Photographs by Mike Ruiz
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  • Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross present an award at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.


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  • Tracee Ellis Ross on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys. 

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  • Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross on the red carpet at the 2016 Primetime Emmys.

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross and LL Cool J backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Evan Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross backstage at the 67th Emmy Awards. 

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  • Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross present an award at the 67th Emmy Awards.

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  • Maury McIntyre with Tracee Ellis Ross, producer Kenya Barris and Marcus Scribner of black-ish  at the reception at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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  • Tracee Ellis Ross of black-ish arrives at the Eighth Annual Television Academy Honors, May 27 at the Montage Beverly Hills.

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  • Stars of new ABC family comedy Black-ish Anthony Anderson (in white jacket), Tracee Ellis Ross (to his right), along with Marsai Martin, Marcus Scribner and Yara Shahidi and Miles Brown. 

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