Kimberly Elise

Born Apr 17, 1967

Kimberly Elise is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Set It Off, Beloved, John Q, The Manchurian Candidate, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, and most notably for her performance in the film For Colored Girls. For television, she best known for her role as Maureen Scofield on the CBS drama Close to Home.… Read More

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1967 Birth Born on April 17, 1967.


1997 30 Years Old 1 More Event
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. Thornton and Jo Coudert.
2004 37 Years Old In 2004, she appeared in Woman Thou Art Loosed portraying Michelle, an abused young woman who finally got the help she needed behind bars. … Read More
2005 38 Years Old From 2005 to 2007, she was part of the main cast of the CBS crime drama Close to Home, playing the Marion County, Indiana (Indianapolis) prosecutor Maureen Scofield. … Read More


2010 43 Years Old One journalist described her as "the great lost Best Supporting Actress contender of the 2010 season". Since 2013 Kimberly is part of the cast of VH1's new series Hit The Floor. Elise was married to Maurice Oldham from 1989 to 2005. … Read More
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