Tracy Y. Oliver is an American film and television writer, producer, actor.
Oliver started her career shortly after attending Stanford University and USC Film School. She portrayed Nina, the antagonist to Issa Rae's "J", in Rae's 2011-12 web series The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl. In addition to acting in Awkward Black Girl, Oliver also served as a writer and producer. She later moved to television, serving as a staff writer on ABC's The Neighbors and STARZ's Survivor's Remorse.
In film, Oliver teamed with black-ish creator Kenya Barris to write the hit comedies Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016), starring Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainer, and Girls Trip (2017), starring Queen Latifah, Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Tiffany Haddish. Girls Trip grossed over $140 million worldwide, making Oliver the first African-American woman to write a film that grossed over $100 million.
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