Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise

Highest Rated: 89% Dope (2015)

Lowest Rated: 16% Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2005)

Birthday: Apr 17, 1967

Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1967, Kimberly Elise attended the University of Minnesota, where she received a BA in Communications. Her first major onscreen credit came in a co-starring role in the successful action movie "Set It Off" (1996). Directed by F. Gary Gray and also starring Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, and Vivica A. Fox, the film followed four friends driven by desperation to rob banks. She was highly praised for her performance in the TV Movie "The Ditchdigger's Daughter" (1997), leading to another high profile role in the adaptation "Beloved" (1998) starring Oprah Winfrey and Danny Glover. She collaborated with Denzel Washington in the film "John Q" (2002), and again in "The Manchurian Candidate" (2004). Elise starred in "Diary of A Mad Black Woman" (2005), Tyler Perry's debut feature film, based on his play. Her first series regular role came on the legal drama "Close to Home" (CBS, 2005-07). Elise starred in the highly regarded adaptation "For Colored Girls" (2010) before landing another series regular role on the dance team drama "Hit the Floor" (VH1, 2013-). In 2018, Elise appeared in a substantial role in the remake of "Death Wish" (2018), starring Bruce Willis.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
83% 40% Ad Astra Lorraine Deavers (Character) $50.2M 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet Carole's Christmas Carole Jordan (Character) - 2019
18% 71% Death Wish Detective Leonore Jackson (Character) $34M 2018
49% 64% Almost Christmas Cheryl (Character) $42M 2016
83% 73% Confirmation Sonia Jarvis (Character) - 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet Back to School Mom Mary Thomas (Character) - 2015
89% 83% Dope Lisa Hayes (Character) $17.5M 2015
No Score Yet 64% A Day Late and a Dollar Short Janelle (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 43% Apple Mortgage Cake Angela Logan (Character) - 2014
No Score Yet 17% Alpha Alert Blau (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Highland Park Toni (Character) - 2013
No Score Yet 9% Hannah's Law Stagecoach Mary (Character) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ties That Bind Theresa Harper (Character) - 2011
32% 73% For Colored Girls Crystal/Brown (Character) $37.7M 2010
No Score Yet 85% Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Sonya Carson (Character) - 2009
47% 72% Pride Sue Davis (Character) $7M 2007
80% 86% The Great Debaters Pearl Farmer (Character) $30.2M 2007
16% 87% Diary of a Mad Black Woman Helen McCarter (Character) $50.4M 2005
51% 84% Woman Thou Art Loosed Michelle Jordan (Character) $6.9M 2004
80% 63% The Manchurian Candidate Rosie (Character) $65.9M 2004
23% 78% John Q Denise Archibald (Character) $71M 2002
No Score Yet 50% Bojangles Fannie (Character) - 2001
No Score Yet 85% The Loretta Claiborne Story Loretta Claiborne (Character) - 2000
26% 40% Bait Lisa Hill (Character) - 2000
78% 71% Beloved Denver (Character) $22.8M 1998
No Score Yet 93% The Ditchdigger's Daughters Jeanette (Character) - 1997
69% 90% Set It Off Tisean "T.T." Williams (Character) $36.1M 1996

TV

Credit
65% No Score Yet Close to Home Asst. D.A. Maureen Scofield (Character) 2019 2005-2007
No Score Yet 77% Lee Daniel's Star Dianne (Guest Star) 2019
No Score Yet 63% Hit the Floor Sloane Hayes (Character) 2018 2016 2013-2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steve Guest 2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Today Live Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Real Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Big Morning Buzz Live Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Wendy Williams Show Guest 2014 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet ES.TV Guest 2010
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Mo'Nique Show Guest 2010
84% 77% Grey's Anatomy Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Stephen Hawking's Sci Fi Masters Unknown (Character) 2007
51% 80% Private Practice Unknown (Guest Star) 2007
No Score Yet No Score Yet Girlfriends Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Twilight Zone Unknown (Character) 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Soul Food Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Sentinel Unknown (Guest Star) 1996

QUOTES FROM Kimberly Elise CHARACTERS

Denise Archibald says: [to Rebecca Payne, the hospital administrator] I would tell you what I think of you, but I am a Christian woman.

Denise Archibald says: I would tell you what I think of you, but I am a Christian woman.

Denise Archibald says: They are releasing him, now you need to do something! DO YOU HEAR ME! DO SOMETHING!

Denise Archibald says: They are releasing him, now you need to do something! Do you hear me! Do something!