Kimberly Elise Biography

Kimberly Elise Trammel better known as Kimberly Elise is an American film and TV actress.

She was born on April 17th, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the daughter of Erma Jean and Marvin Trammel. She has three siblings. She went to The American Film Institute as a Directing Fellow and then earned a BA in Mass Communication from the University of Minnesota.

Kimberly Elise Age

She was born on April 17th, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is 52 years old as of 2019.

Kimberly Elise Parents

She is the daughter of Erma Jean and Marvin Trammel.

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She got married to Maurice Oldham from 1989 to 2005. They had two daughters together and in 2007, Oldham died due to a blood clot.

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She has two daughters; Ajableu Arial Oldham (born March 16, 1990) and Butterfly Rose Oldham (born October 19, 1998).

Kimberly Elise Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million.

Kimberly Elise Height

She is 1.7 M tall.

Kimberly Elise Acting Career

Elise made her big-screen debut in the 1996 wrongdoing activity movie Set It Off (1996) coordinated by F. Gary Gray, in which she played one of four ladies who resort to burglarizing a bank for cash. Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, and Vivica A.

Fox co-stars in the film which turned into a basic and film industry achievement, netting over $41 million. In 1997 she was cast in the Family Channel unique TV motion picture The Ditchdigger’s Daughters, in light of the Pulitzer-prize assigned and widely praised 1995 diary The Ditchdigger’s Daughters: A Black Family’s Astonishing Success Story, composed by Yvonne S.

Thornton and Jo Coudert. She got basic recognition for her job in this film, and in 1997, she was perceived as Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries at the nineteenth yearly CableACE Awards. Her presentation helped her property a job the following year in Beloved close by Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover, a repulsiveness dramatization movie dependent on Toni Morrison’s 1987 novel of a similar name, coordinated by Jonathan Demme.

In spite of being a film industry bomb, Elise got acclaim for her exhibition, and well as Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Most Promising Actress and Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture. She likewise got her first NAACP Image Award selection.

In 2000, Elise went to star in The Loretta Claiborne Story playing Loretta Claiborne. The film was circulated as a piece of The Wonderful World of Disney at ABC in mid-2000.

She got great audits for execution as Claiborne. Soon thereafter, she was the female lead in Jamie Foxx’s motion picture Bait, the film was an enormous money related disappointment, and got for the most part negative audits from pundits.

The next year, she featured inverse Gregory Hines in the true to life dramatization Bojangles. In 2002-2003, she made visitor appearance on the UPN parody arrangement Girlfriends in which she played an HIV-positive lady, and in the Showtime dramatization Soul Food.

In 2002, Elise featured nearby Denzel Washington in the wrongdoing film John Q. It turned into a film industry achievement, netting over $100 million. She next had a main job in the autonomous dramatization Woman Thou Art Loosed depicting Michelle, a mishandled young lady who at last got the assistance she required in jail.

This job won her a Black Reel grant for Best Actress and well got Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead selection. She later featured in the political spine chiller The Manchurian Candidate, co-featuring with Denzel Washington second time.

In 2005, Elise went to star in the parody dramatization movie Diary of a Mad Black Woman composed by Tyler Perry and coordinated by Darren Grant. she got positive audits for her exhibition, while the film got generally negative surveys.

The film still was an immense film industry achievement, earning over $50 million against a spending limit of $5 million. She won her first NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for this film.

From 2005 to 2007, Elise featured in the CBS wrongdoing dramatization arrangement Close to Home, playing the Marion County, Indiana (Indianapolis) investigator Maureen Scofield. Her character was murdered off in the last scene of the arrangement.

The arrangement was dropped in May 2007. She got NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series in 2006 for this arrangement. She later visitor featured in two Shonda Rhimes’ dramatizations; Private Practice in 2007, and Gray’s Anatomy in 2009.

In 2007, Elise has shown up in two historical dramatization films. First was Pride inverse Terrence Howard dependent on the genuine story of Philadelphia swim mentor Jim Ellis.

Afterward, she showed up again inverse Denzel Washington in The Great Debaters, in view of an article expounded on the Wiley College discussion group by Tony Scherman for the spring 1997 issue of American Legacy.

In 2009, she featured inverse Cuba Gooding Jr. in the TV film Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, winning NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special.

In 2010, Elise featured in the show film For Colored Girls as the battered spouse Crystal. The movie depends on Ntozake Shange’s 1975 unique choreopoem for hued young ladies who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf and was composed, coordinated and created by Tyler Perry.

While the film itself got blended to negative audits, her exhibition was commended by numerous pundits. One columnist depicted her as “the incredible lost Best Supporting Actress contender of the 2010 season”.

Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly remarks: “The female cast is extraordinary, with particularly savage exhibitions from Loretta Devine, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, and Anika Noni Rose.

Be that as it may, stuck in a thrashing generation that may very well also welcome Perry’s mark drag creation Madea to the square party, the entertainers’ sincere work isn’t enough.” She won NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her presentation.

Elise has had featuring jobs in various free films in the 2000s, incorporate the main job in Ties That Spot (2011). She co-featured nearby Whoopi Goldberg in the Lifetime TV film A Day Late and a Dollar Short in 2014.

In 2013, she started featuring in the VH1 satire dramatization arrangement Hit The Floor. In 2015, she has shown up in the generally welcomed parody dramatization film Dope, and the next year co-featured inverse Kerry Washington in the HBO film Confirmation.

Later in 2016, Elise featured in the Christmas parody show film Almost Christmas inverse Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, and Mo’Nique. She next featured in Death Wish inverse Bruce Willis, a revamp of the 1974 film of a similar name.

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  • Set It Off
  • The Ditchdigger’s Daughters
  • Beloved
  • The Loretta Claiborne Story
  • Bait
  • Bojangles
  • John Q
  • Woman Thou Art Loosed
  • The Manchurian Candidate
  • Diary of a Mad Black Woman
  • Pride
  • The Great Debaters
  • Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story
  • For Colored Girls
  • Ties That Bind
  • Highland Park
  • Hannah’s Law
  • Event 15
  • A Day Late and a Dollar Short
  • Apple Mortgage Cake
  • Dope
  • Back to School Mom
  • Hellbent
  • Confirmation
  • Almost Christmas
  • Death Wish
  • HeadShop
  • Hellbent
  • Ad Astra

TV Shows

  • Newton’s Apple
  • In the House
  • The Sentinel
  • The Twilight Zone
  • Girlfriends
  • Soul Food
  • Close to Home
  • Private Practice
  • Masters of Science Fiction
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Hawthorne
  • Hit The Floor

Kimberly Elise Set It Off

She played the role of Tisean ‘T.T.’ Williams in this 1996 movie. After being fired from her job as a bank teller, Frankie (Vivica A. Fox) begins working at a janitorial service with her friends Tisean (Kimberly Elise), a single mother; Cleo (Queen Latifah), a boisterous lesbian; and Stony (Jada Pinkett), who is dealing with the recent death of her brother.

The women are struggling with their finances, so they decide to start robbing banks. At first, the group is successful, but they soon attract the attention of an obsessive detective (John C. McGinley).

Initial release: 6 November 1996 (USA)
Director: F. Gary Gray
Box office: 41 million USD
Screenplay: Takashi Bufford, Kate Lanier
Producers: Dale Pollock, Oren Koules

Kimberly Elise Ad Astra

She portrays  Lorraine Deavers in this 2019 movie. A man journeys across a lawless solar system to find his missing father — a renegade scientist who poses a threat to humanity.

Initial release: 23 May 2019 (Russia)
Director: James Gray
Budget: 50 million USD
Language: English Language
Distributed by: Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Kimberly Elise Almost Christmas

She played the character role of Cheryl Meyers in this 2016 movie. Walter Meyer (Danny Glover) is a retired mechanic who lost the love of his life one year earlier. Now that the holiday season is here, he invites daughters Rachel (Gabrielle Union) and Cheryl (Kimberly Elise) and sons Christian (Romany Malco) and Evan (Jessie T. Usher) to his house for a traditional celebration. Poor Walter soon realizes that if his bickering children and the rest of the family can spend five days together under the same roof, it will truly be a Christmas miracle.

Initial release: 11 November 2016 (Canada)
Director: David E. Talbert
Producer: Will Packer
Box office: 42.6 million USD
Screenplay: David E. Talbert

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