Camille Winbush

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Camille Winbush
Born Camille Simoine Winbush
(1990-02-09) February 9, 1990 (age 24)
Culver City, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Camille Simoine Winbush
Occupation Actress, comedienne
Years active 1994-present

Camille Simoine Winbush (born February 9, 1990) is an American television actress, comedienne and recording artist. Her work in television has earned her three Image Awards and a Young Artist Award.

Early life[edit]

Camille Winbush was born in Culver City, California on February 9, 1990.

Career[edit]

Winbush's credits include a role in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai and an appearance in Eraser. Additionally, she had a recurring role on 7th Heaven and roles on Criminal Minds, That's Life, The Norm Show, NYPD Blue, and Any Day Now. Winbush also guest starred in Disney's musical production of Geppetto.

She got her big break playing the role of Vanessa "Nessa" Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show. During her run on the show Winbush earned numerous award nominations for her role, winning three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress. In 2007, she appeared in an episode of Grey's Anatomy.

As of 2008, Winbush can be seen playing Lauren Treacy, a recurring character in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Recording artist[edit]

In 2002, Winbush recorded "One Small Voice" featuring singers Myra & Taylor Momsen and "The Night Before Christmas Song" for the compilation album School's Out! Christmas. She also sang on the soundtrack of the Disney musical production of Geppetto.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Viper Lucy Wilkes Three episodes:"Pilot","Ghosts","Thief of Hearts"
1995 CBS Schoolbreak Special April Balck Episode:"What About Your Friends"
Dangerous Minds Tyeisha Roberts
Minor Adjustments Emma Aimes unknown episodes
Brotherly Love Emma Aimes Episode:"Witchcraft"
1996 Eraser Camille
1996–1999 7th Heaven Lynn Hamilton Six episodes
1997 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Lil Hot Foot Episode:"Please Don't Go"
1998 NYPD Blue Chloe Episode:"Honeymoon at Viagra Falls"
1999 Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Pearline
Ladies Man Girl Scout #2 Money, Honey
Any Day Now Mavis Episode:" A Parent's Job"
1999–2000 Recess Ashley 'Ashley T' Tomossian Four episode
2000 Geppetto Featured TV
Dinosaur Additional Voices voice
The Norm Show Molly Episode:"Norm vs. Halloween"
The Tangerine Bear: Home in Time for Christmas! Bear #3/Little Girl voice
2001–2006 The Bernie Mac Show Vanessa 'Nessa' Tomkins 103 episodes
2003 Strong Medicine Vinetta Episode:"Emergency Contact"
2005 ER Trisha Episode:"Skin"
2007 Criminal Minds Ally Episode:"Fear and Loathing"
Grey's Anatomy Camille Travis Episode:"The Heart of the Matter"
2008–2013 The Secret Life of the American Teenager Lauren Treacy recurring role

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards
Year Result Award Category Nominated Work
1996 Nominated Young Artist Awards Best Performance by an Actress Under 10: Television Minor Adjustments
2003 Nominated Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series The Bernie Mac Show
Nominated Prism Awards Performance in a Comedy Series
2004 Nominated BET Comedy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Won Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
2005 Nominated BET Comedy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Won Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
2006 Won Image Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Won Young Artist Awards Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama): Leading Young Actress

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