Kimberly Elise

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Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Elise studied film and acting at the University of Minnesota and earned a BA in Mass Communications. She is best known for her role in the films Set It Off, John Q, and Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Her most recent film role was in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls (2010), as the battered wife Crystal. Elise is a four-time NAACP Image Award winner.

MOVIE CREDITS:
2004: Michelle Jordan - Woman Thou Art Loosed
2010: Crystal / Brown - For Colored Girls
2005: Helen - Diary of a Mad Black Woman
2016: Cheryl - Almost Christmas
2019: Carole Jordan - Carole's Christmas
2009: Sonya Carson - Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
2015: Mary Thomas - Back to School Mom
2014: Angela Logan - Apple Mortgage Cake
2007: Sue Davis - Pride
2001: Fannie - Bojangles
2000: Loretta Claiborne - The Loretta Claiborne Story
2009: Setting it Straight: Making ‘Set it Off’
2002: Denise Archibald - John Q
1996: Tisean - Set It Off
2007: Pearl Farmer - The Great Debaters
2004: FBI Ag. Eugenie Rose - The Manchurian Candidate
2012: Stagecoach Mary - Hannah's Law
2013: Blau - Event 15
Karina McCallum - Hellbent
2000: Lisa Hill - Bait
2014: Djanel - A Day Late and a Dollar Short
1998: Denver - Beloved
2013: Toni - Highland Park
2019: Lorraine Deavers - Ad Astra
2018: Detective Jackson - Death Wish
2015: Lisa Hayes - Dope
2016: Sonia Jarvis - Confirmation

TV CREDITS:
1997: The View
2000: Girlfriends
2000: Soul Food
2007: Private Practice
2005: Grey's Anatomy
2007: Masters of Science Fiction
2002: Jasmine Gardens / la détective de police - The Twilight Zone
2013: Sloane Hayes - Hit the Floor
2005: Maureen Scofield - Close to Home
2005: The Reichen Show
1996: Candace Blake - The Sentinel