Kellita Smith




Born: 11/07/1969 (49 yo)
Birth place: Chicago, Illinois (USA)

Citizenship : USA

Occupation : Actress , Former Model
Active Years: 1993 to present


Summary


Kellita Smith (born July 11, 1969) is an American comedian, model and actress, best known for her role as Wanda McCullough in the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006).



Biography


Smith was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Oakland. In early years she worked as a supermodel. She began her acting career on stage in a regional productions of Tell It Like It Tiz. Other theatrical credits include the Los Angeles productions of No Place to be Somebody at the K.C. Theatre Company, Feelings (The Hudson Theatre) for which she won an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Supporting Actress in 1996, The Thirteenth Thorn (Complex Theatre) for which she was nominated for an NAACP Theatre Award for Best Actress, and One Woman Two Lives, which premiered at The Imagined Life Theater in July 2009.

On television, Smith made her debut in an episode of In Living Color and later guest-starred on Living Single, Moesha, The Parkers and NYPD Blue. She had the recurring roles in Martin, Sister, Sister, Malcolm & Eddie and The Jamie Foxx Show. In 2001 she was cast opposite Bernie Mac in the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. The series aired on Fox for five seasons from 2001 to 2006. She was nominated four times for a NAACP Image Award for her role as Wanda McCullough on The Bernie Mac Show. In film, Smith co-starred alongside Mo'Nique in the Hair Show (2004), and later appeared in Fair Game, King's Ransom, Roll Bounce and Three Can Play That Game. In 2012 she returned to television with the role of First Lady Katherine Johnson in the syndicated sitcom, The First Family. In 2014, Smith was cast as Roberta Warren in the Syfy post-apocalyptic series, Z Nation. In this role, she also appeared on Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! in 2015.



Websites & Social Networks


https://twitter.com/kellitasmith1
https://www.facebook.com/Kellita-Smith-179491032069690


Filmography

Film

  • 1994      House Party 3  
  • 1995      The Crossing Guard                       
  • 2000      Retiring               
  • 2000      Masquerade    
  • 2001      Kingdom Come                
  • 2004      Hair Show                          
  • 2005      Fair Game          
  • 2005      King's Ransom                 
  • 2005      Roll Bounce       
  • 2007      Three Can Play That Game                        
  • 2007      Feel the Noise                 
  • 2010      Conspiracy X                     
  • 2010      From Cape Town with Love (Short film)
  • 2011      She's Not Our Sister      
  • 2012      Gang of Roses 2: Next Generation                        
  • 2013      The Love Section                            
  • 2014      Imperial Dreams             
  • 2014      The Choir Director                         
  • 2015      A Deadly Adoption        
  • 2015      Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!           
  • 2015      The Preacher's Son                       
  • 2015      The Man in 3B  

               



Television

  • 1993      In Living Color                  
  • 1993      Living Single      
  • 1994      Hangin' with Mr. Cooper            
  • 1994–95  Martin  Tracy  (10 episodes)
  • 1995      Sister, Sister     
  • 1996      The Wayans Bros.          
  • 1996      Dangerous Minds          
  • 1996      Moesha              
  • 1997      High Incident                   
  • 1997      Malcolm & Eddie            
  • 1997      The Parent 'Hood           
  • 1997–99  The Jamie Foxx Show (7 episodes)
  • 1999      The Steve Harvey Show              
  • 1999      The Parkers      
  • 2000      For Your Love   
  • 2001      Nash Bridges    
  • 2001      NYPD Blue         
  • 2001–06  The Bernie Mac Show   (104 episodes)
    • Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (2003-2005)
    • Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2006)
    • Nominated — BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (2004-2005)
  • 2012–2013          The First Family                First Lady (36 episodes)
    • Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (2013)
  • 2014–present   Z Nation

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