Condola Rashād

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Condola Rashād
Born Condola Phylea Rashād
(1986-12-11) December 11, 1986 (age 30)
New York, New York, U.S.
Years active 2008-present

Condola Phylea Rashād (born December 11, 1986[1]) is an American actress, daughter of actress Phylicia Rashad[1] and former professional football player and sportscaster Ahmad Rashād.

Life and career[edit]

Rashad (seated, left) on opening night of Ruined in 2009

Rashād was born in New York on December 11, 1986. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 2008.[2] In 2009, she received the Theatre World Award for Best Debut Performance in the Off-Broadway production Ruined and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award.[3] In 2012, Rashād was nominated for Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Stick Fly.[4][5]

Rashād starred as Shelby (in the original film, the role played by Julia Roberts), Queen Latifah's character's daughter, in the 2012 Steel Magnolias remake with the same title.[6][7] In 2012, she appeared in a recurring role on the NBC series Smash,[2] and previously guest starred on The Good Wife, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Submissions Only. Her film credits include Sex and the City 2 and 30 Beats.[2] In April 2013, she appeared on Broadway as Thelma in the revival of The Trip to Bountiful starring Cicely Tyson; for this performance, she received her second Featured Actress Tony nomination.[3] In May 2013, she was cast as Juliet in the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.[8]

In 2016, Rashād began starring in the Showtime drama series Billions, and appeared in the film Money Monster directed by Jodie Foster.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2009 The Good Wife Mary Bennett Episode: Unprepared
2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Khadra Episodes: Loyalty: Part 1 and Part 2
Sex and the City 2 Meghan
2011 Georgetown Bryce Johnson TV Pilot
2012 Smash Cyn 3 episodes
Submissions Only Eva Halden 2 episodes
30 Beats Julie
Steel Magnolias Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie
2015– present Master of None Diana 2 episodes
2016 Money Monster Bree
Complete Unknown Sharon
2016–present Billions Kate Sacher TV series
2017 Come Sunday Gina Pearson In post-production

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