|Ella A. Thomas|
|Occupation||actress, model, producer|
Ella A. Thomas is an Eritrean-American actress, model and producer.
When she was still a child, Ella's family relocated to Germany, where they lived in the small town of Kindsbach. There, she attended a local German school. Ella also studied French, while simultaneously continuing Tigrinya and English lessons at home with her mother. Around this time, Ella first developed an appreciation for the performing arts, and began taking part in local school and theater productions. She likewise would periodically return home to Asmara to visit relatives.
Ella has guest starred as Agent Deborah Meade on "CSI: NY" and played one of the lead characters, Anna Roberts, in "The Storm" miniseries on NBC. In the fall 2009, she appeared opposite Bruce Willis in the Touchstone/Disney sci-fi thriller Surrogates, which opened September 25, 2009.
One of her most recognizable performances was as Viveca, a model who attempts to seduce Vince (played by Adrien Grenier), on the HBO hit "Entourage" and as P Diddy's fiancee Nadine Alcott on CSI: Miami.
Thomas had a recurring role on "NCIS: Los Angeles" in two episodes, "Betrayal" and "Exit Strategy." Ella guest starred in the episode "Skin" of the Karl Urban and Michael Ealy helmed FOX series Almost Human. She will be seen opposite Zoe Saldana as the author Lorraine Hansberry in the Nina Simone biopic, "Nina," scheduled for release in 2015.
Most recently she filmed one of the lead roles in the Hallmark Movie Channel film production "Heart of the Matter" with Francis Fisher as well as the new HBO series Ballers along side Dwayne Johnson and John David Washington.
Ella has also been featured in editorial spreads for American Vogue and Glamour and ELLE and she has also appeared in print ads for companies such as Gap, Tiffany & Co., and Levi's and is currently appearing in the Lincoln car commercials.
|7th Heaven||Angel||TV series (one episode: "Christmas")|
|2007||Betty||Amazon||TV series (one episode: "I'm Coming Out")|
|Las Vegas||Julia Thomas||TV series (one episode "Junk in the Trunk")|
|"Point of Entry"||Monique||MOW|
|2008||"Entourage"||Viveca||TV Series (Gotta Look Up To Get Down)|
|2009||CSI: Miami"||Nadine Alcott||TV series (Sink or Swim)|
|"The Storm"||Anna Roberts||TV mini-series|
|CSI: NY||Agent Deborah Meade||TV series|
|2010||Parenthood||Lisa Genatasio||TV series (one episode: "Namaste No More")|
|Castle||Natasha Piper||TV series (one episode: "Overkill")|
|2011||All My Children||Diana Holden||TV series (25 episodes)|
|NCIS Los Angeles||Jada Khaled||TV series (two episodes)|
|2012||NCIS Los Angeles||Jada Khaled||TV series (Exit Strategy)|
|2013||NINA||"Lorraine Hansberry"||Feature Film|
|Almost Human||Vanessa||TV series (Skin)|
|2014||"Bones"||Lyla Thomas||TV Series (The Drama in the Queen)|
|2013||"Top Flight Security"|
- "Movie Mire - Ella Thomas". Movie Mire. Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- IMDB.com access=03/17/2014
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