|Born||Condola Phylea Rashād
December 11, 1986
New York, New York, U.S.
Life and career
Rashād was born in New York on December 11, 1986. She graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 2008. 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. In 2012, Rashād was nominated for Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Stick Fly.
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. In 2012, she appeared in a recurring role on the NBC series Smash, 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. 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. In May 2013, she was cast as Juliet in the new Broadway production of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet.
|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|
|Submissions Only||Eva Halden||2 episodes|
|Steel Magnolias||Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie|
|2015– present||Master of None||Diana||2 episodes|
|2016–present||Billions||Kate Sacher||TV series|
|2017||Come Sunday||Gina Pearson||In post-production|
Awards and nominations
- Theatre World Award
- 2009: Theatre World Award for Best Debut Performance—Ruined
- Drama Desk Award
- 2009: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play—Ruined (Nominated)
- 2013: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play—The Trip to Bountiful (Nominated)
- Phylicia Rashad- Biography, Yahoo!
- Condola Rashad - Biography, American Theatre Wing, March, 2012
- Condola Rashad Awards, Internet Broadway Database
- Thom Geier,Tony Awards 2012: We predict the winners, Entertainment Weekly, June 4, 2012
- Tony Awards (official site) Archived February 4, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
- Nellie Andreeva, Queen Latifah, Alfre Woodard & Phylicia Rashad Lead The Cast Of Lifetime’s ‘Steel Magnolias’ Remake, Deadline.com, March 19, 2012
- Erin Strecker, Lifetime's 'Steel Magnolias' remake: Watch trailer here, Entertainment Weekly, June 3, 2012
- , Broadway Direct, May 14, 2013