Kimberly Elise cast in TNT movie 'Hands'

Kimberly Elise cast in TNT movie 'Hands'

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kimberly Elise has signed on to join Cuba Gooding Jr. in the upcoming TV movie, "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story," TNT announced.

'Crash' is top film at NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- "Crash" was named best feature film and Terrence Howard won best supporting actor for his "Crash" role at the 37th annual NAACP Image Awards.

Analysis: Spirit Awards accent youth

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- "Sideways," a comedy about great expectations and disappointing outcomes in the lives of its characters, led the way with six nominations Tuesday when nominees
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'Spirit' leads Spirit Award nominees

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Queen Latifa to portray cop

HOLLYWOOD, July 10 (UPI) -- Queen Latifah and Jada Pinkett Smith will portray police officers in an as-yet untitled action picture from Paramount.
Kimberly Elise
Actress Kimberly Elise arrives for the premiere of Madea's Family Reunion at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood on February 21, 2006 . (UPI Photo/ Phil McCarten)

Kimberly Elise (born April 17, 1967) is a American film and television actress. She is best known for her role in the film Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Elise has won two NAACP Image Awards.

Elise was born as Kimberly Elise Trammel in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Erma Jean (née Johnson), an elementary school teacher, and Marvin Trammel, who owns an executive search firm. She has three siblings. Elise studied film and acting at the University of Minnesota and earned a BA in Mass Communications. She was married to Maurice Oldham (1958-2007) from 1989 until 2005; they have two children, Ajableu Oldham and Butterfly Oldham.

Elise's maternal descent is of the Songhai people in Mali.

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