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Kimberly Elise

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Kimberly Elise
Elise in 2012
Kimberly Elise Trammel

(1967-04-17) April 17, 1967 (age 57)
Years active1995–present
Maurice Oldham
(m. 1989; div. 2005)

Kimberly Elise Trammel (born April 17, 1967) is an American movie and television actress. She made her first movie acting in Set It Off in 1996. She got high marks for her performance in the 1998 movie Beloved.

In her career, Elise has appeared in such movies as The Manchurian Candidate (2004), Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005), For Colored Girls (2010), Almost Christmas (2016) and Death Wish (2018). She received a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead for her performance in the 2004 drama movie Woman Thou Art Loosed. She is a four-time NAACP Image Awards winner.[1]

Elise is a vegan.[2]

Elise was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


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  1. "Beloved, Homicide top NAACP Image Award Nominations". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 10, 2021.
  2. "PETA, Kimberly Elise Target African Americans". Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved January 10, 2021.