Tracee Ellis Ross Says She Was Snubbed For Her Appearance in Renaissance: A Film By Beyoncé

Actress Tracee Ellis Ross had a chance to stop by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon! She chatted about appearing in Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé, working with Sterling K. Brown and Jeffrey Wright in the Oscar-nominated American Fiction and her film Cold Copy.

She says she loved playing the part and never smiled. She plays a journalist about how media can sometimes twist the truth ooh! Later Tracee and Jimmy took turns guessing what song the other is singing while wearing noise-cancelling headphones. This was hilarious, see more photos and a video clip inside…

Sure, here are some fun facts about Tracee Ellis Ross:

1. **Family Legacy:** Tracee Ellis Ross is the daughter of music legend Diana Ross and Robert Ellis Silberstein. Growing up, she was surrounded by music and entertainment.

2. **Educational Background:** Ross attended Brown University, where she studied theater. She later worked as a fashion editor at Mirabella and New York Magazine before pursuing acting full-time.

3. **Breakthrough Role:** Her breakthrough role came in the TV series “Girlfriends” (2000-2008), where she played the character Joan Clayton, a successful lawyer navigating friendships and relationships.

4. **Award-Winning Actress:** Ross has received critical acclaim for her role as Dr. Rainbow Johnson in the television series “Black-ish.” She won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series Musical or Comedy in 2017 for her performance.

5. **Fashion and Style:** Tracee Ellis Ross is known for her impeccable fashion sense and has been recognized for her style on numerous occasions. She often advocates for self-expression and diversity in fashion.

6. **Advocacy Work:** Ross is an advocate for various social and political causes, including women’s rights, racial equality, and body positivity. She uses her platform to raise awareness and support for these issues.

7. **Entrepreneurship:** In addition to her acting career, Ross has ventured into entrepreneurship. She launched her haircare line called Pattern Beauty, which focuses on products for curly and textured hair.

8. **Voice Acting:** Ross has also lent her voice to various animated projects, including the character of Jodie in the MTV animated series “Daria” and the voice of Mrs. Goldie in the animated film “The High Note.”

These are just a few highlights from Tracee Ellis Ross’s diverse and accomplished career.

 

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