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DVR ALERT: Tracie Thoms Guests on CBS LATE LATE SHOW 1/5


RENT and Cold Case star Tracie Thoms will make her late night tv guesting debut on CBS' The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on Monday Jan. 5th (Early Tuesday) at 12:30am (EST).

Tracie Thoms was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. She graduated from the Baltimore School for the Arts in 1993 as well as getting a BFA from Howard University in Fine Arts. Tracie then went abroad to attend a program in the UK before being invited to join Julliard. After she graduated she began to work on stage, her Off-Broadway credits include 'A Raisin in the Sun' with Baltimore Center Stage, 'Up Against the Wind' with the New York Theater Workshop, 'The Oepipus Plays' in Shakespear Theater, 'Joe Turner's Come and Gone' with Missouri Rep, 'The Antigone Project' with the Women's Project and 'The Exonerated' with the Off-Broadway Center Stage. Her Broadway debut was in ReGina Taylor's 'Drowning Crow' alongside Alfre Woodard.

Her first television series work started with the UPN Network's 'As If ' which was based on a very successful British series. Quickly she became known for her role as Mahandra McGinty in the short-lived series 'Wonderfalls' which aired on FOX for a season. Currently, she is a member of the cast of the hit CBS series 'Cold Case' as former narcotics detective Kat Miller.

In addition to the movie version of Rent, she can be seen in such films as Comedy Central's 'Porn 'n Chicken', 'The Warrior Class', 'Brother to Brother', 'Grindhouse' and the film adaptation of the Lauren Weisberger best-seller, 'The Devil Wears Prada' alongside Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep. She will be seen in the upcoming RENT: Filmed Live on Stage.

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Photo of Tracie Thoms by Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.

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