Shortly after making her debut in the television series In the House, Elise made the leap to feature films as a down-on-her-luck young mother who participates in a robbery in Set It Off.
She made guest appearances on the situation comedy Girlfriends in 2003, in which she played an HIV-positive woman.In 2004, she appeared in Woman Thou Art Loosed portraying Michelle, an abused young woman who finally got the help she needed behind bars.Elise also starred in the CBS crime drama series, Close to Home (2005–07), and in 2013 began starring in the VH1 comedy-drama series, Hit the Floor.Elise's first film was Set It Off (1996), in which she played one of four women who resort to robbing a bank for money.And if you did know some of them, that’s all good and dandy too. Jay-Z and Rosario Dawson Before he really got serious with Beyoncé and was a household name, and supposedly after an alleged short boo-ship with the late Aaliyah, Jay-Z was romantically involved with actress Rosario Dawson.
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In 2010 she took a starring role in the film adaptation of the Obie Award-winning play For Colored Girls.
Kimberly Elise Trammel (born April 17, 1967), professionally known as Kimberly Elise, is an American film and television actress.
Maurice Oldham died from a "massive blood clot" in 2007. Elise is vegan and has worked with PETA to promote the lifestyle.
In Hollywood, it seems that everyone dates everyone and relationships start and end as quickly as people change underwear.
Her big break came in 1997 when she was cast in the Family Channel original television movie The Ditchdigger's Daughters, based on the Pulitzer-prize nominated and critically acclaimed 1995 memoir The Ditchdigger's Daughters: A Black Family's Astonishing Success Story, written by Yvonne S. She received critical acclaim for her role in this film, and in 1997, she was recognized as Best Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries at the 19th annual Cable ACE Awards.