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Tracie Thoms

 
Date Of Birth:
August 19, 1975 (47)
Birth Place:
Baltimore, MD, USA
Bio:
Thoms was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Mariana and Donald Thoms. She has a brother, Austin. She started studying acting when she was ten and later on attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. She now holds a BFA from Howard University and a postgraduate diploma in acting ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: August 19, 1975 (47)

Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA

Bio:
Thoms was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Mariana and Donald Thoms. She has a brother, Austin. She started studying acting when she was ten and later on attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. She now holds a BFA from Howard University and a postgraduate diploma in acting ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival Production, 2016
Dr. Charlotte
  [Off-Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club World Premiere Production, 2014
Veronica
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Taylor
  [Off-Broadway]
2009
Nina
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2007
Maggie
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Grace
  [Off-Broadway]
2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2004
Pantene
  [Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Production, 2004
Mary Bow
  [Off-Broadway]
2002
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2001
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1996
Joanne Jefferson [Replacement]

Tracie Thoms Movies

Brother to Brother
 
[2004]
Mom on Subway
Sex and Breakfast
 
[2005]
Sarah
Rent
 
[2005]
Joanne Jefferson
The Devil Wears Prada
 
[2006]
Lily
Descent
 
[2007]
Denise
Death Proof
 
[2007]
Kim
Peter and Vandy
 
[2009]
Marissa
I Will Follow
 
[2010]
Tiffany
Looper
 
[2012]
Beatrix
Safe House
 
[2012]
CIA Analyst
Meeting Evil
 
[2012]
Latisha Rogers
Raze
 
[2013]
Teresa
McCanick
 
[2013]
Alice
Annie
 
[2014]
Annie's "Mom"
A Christmas in New York
 
[2016]
Katherine Taylor
Equity
 
[2016]
Melanie
9 Rides
 
[2016]
Fiancee
The Drowning
 
[2016]
Angela
The Watcher
 
[2016]
Amanda
The Concessionaires Must Die!
 
[2017]
Church Lady
The Basement
 
[2018]
Lauren
Straight Up
 
[2019]
Dr. Larson
Boy Genius
 
[2019]
Sandra
aTypical Wednesday
 
[2020]
Jason's Mom
California No
 
[2020]
Samantha
Yes Day
 
[2021]
Billie, Concert Coordinator
Bolivar
 
[2021]
Susan Woods
Back to Lyla
 
[2022]
Dr. Nolan
Jerry and Marge Go Large
 
[2022]
Maya
Paulie Go!
 
[2022]
Cheryl
Blood Relatives
 
[2022]
Ms Shelling

Tracie Thoms TV Shows

Porn 'n Chicken
 
[2002]
Andrea
America's Most Terrible Things
 
[2002]
Terri
As If
 
[2002]
Sasha
The Shield
 
[2003]
Bonnie
Wonderfalls
 
[2004]
Mahandra McGinty
Law & Order
 
[2005]
Linda Ziman
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway
 
[2008]
Joanne Jefferson
This Can't Be My Life
 
[2008]
Rachel Brooks
Private Practice
 
[2009]
Colette
Cold Case
 
[2005-2010]
Kat Miller
Human Target
 
[2010]
Michelle
Bandwagon: The Series
 
[2011]
Tracie, Tracie Thoms
Wonder Woman
 
[2011]
Etta Candy
Harry's Law
 
[2011]
Katherine
Suits
 
[2011]
Becky
Gothica
 
[2013]
Mina
Person of Interest
 
[2013]
Monica Jacobs
Emily Owens M.D.
 
[2013]
Natalia Gorgia
The Good Wife
 
[2013]
Judy Bishop
Veep
 
[2014]
Alicia Bryce
Songbyrd
 
[2014]
Clara Frye
Send Me: An Original Web Series
 
[2016]
Gwen
Living with Models
 
[2016]
Hatch Girl
BrainDead
 
[2016]
Ashley Cook
He's with Me
 
[2015-2016]
Naomi
The Mindy Project
 
[2016]
Kathy
The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story
 
[2016]
Demetria
Wisdom of the Crowd
 
[2017]
Special Agent Lydia Driscoll
American Gods
 
[2017]
Buffer
Criminal Minds
 
[2017]
Monica Walker
UnREAL
 
[2018]
Fiona Berlin
Love
 
[2016-2018]
Susan Cheryl
Grey's Anatomy
 
[2018]
Roberta Gibbs
The First
 
[2018]
Nancy
Gone
 
[2017-2018]
FBI Agent Maya Kennedy
Mad About You
 
[2019]
Dean Calhoun
The Affair
 
[2019]
Joyce
The Good Doctor
 
[2019]
Patricia Reynolds
Abby's
 
[2019]
Emily
(home)Schooled
 
[2020]
Roberta
NCIS: Los Angeles
 
[2020]
Lt. Col. Lucilla Catro
Curb Your Enthusiasm
 
[2020]
Female Traveler
Blindspot
 
[2020]
Arla Grigoryan
Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector
 
[2020]
Agent Cutter
Sidetracked
 
[2021]
Leigh
Truth Be Told
 
[2019-2021]
Desiree Scoville
Station 19
 
[2020-2022]
Dr. Diane Lewis
Love, Victor
 
[2022]
Naomi
The Legend of Vox Machina
 
[2022]
Everlight
Queen Sugar
 
[2022]
Camille
Family Guy
 
[2021-2022]
Beautiful Woman, Pouncy
Tab Time
 
[2022]
Frieda Fraidy Cat

Tracie Thoms Biography

Thoms was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, the daughter of Mariana and Donald Thoms. She has a brother, Austin. She started studying acting when she was ten and later on attended the Baltimore School for the Arts. She now holds a BFA from Howard University and a postgraduate diploma in acting from the Juilliard School (Group 30), where she was a classmate of actors Lee Pace and Anthony Mackie. She is currently playing the role of Joanne in the musical RENT on Broadway.
Thoms is known for her role of Mahandra McGinty in the television show Wonderfalls. She also played the part of Sasha in the series "As If", which was cancelled after three episodes. Most recently she has been added to the cast of the CBS crime drama Cold Case, as the narcotics detective, Kat Miller. Thoms has also made guest appearances on Law & Order and The Shield.
Thoms has appeared in several movies, most notably in the film adaptation of the Broadway musical Rent in which she plays Joanne Jefferson, lawyer and lover of Maureen Johnson (Idina Menzel). She took over the role from Fredi Walker, who played Joanne in the original Rent Broadway show and who decided not to reprise her role due to her age. Prior to being cast as Joanne, she had been a big RENThead herself and had seen it in Broadway several times. She had also been auditioning for the theatre production for years but had never gotten the part. On July 18, 2008, she announced on her Myspace she will be joining the final cast of RENT starting July 26, 2008, playing the character Joanne, replacing Merle Dandridge.
She was featured in the 2002 Comedy Central film Porn 'n Chicken and the 2004 films Brother to Brother and The Warrior Class. Thoms appeared in the 2006 release of the film version of The Devil Wears Prada as Lily. Thoms has completed filming on the City Lights Pictures movie Descent along with Rent co-stars Wilson Jermaine Heredia and Rosario Dawson and will soon begin filming Jimmie with co-stars Vanessa Williams and Brian McKnight. Recently, she appeared in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, again, alongside Rosario Dawson.
Thoms made her Broadway debut in Regina Taylor's Drowning Crow. She has also appeared in several off-Broadway and regional productions, including Up Against the Wind (New York Theater Workshop), The Oedipus Plays (The Shakespeare Theater), A Raisin in the Sun (Baltimore CenterStage) Joe Turner's Come and Gone (Missouri Rep), The Exonerated (Off Broadway's The Culture Project) and The Antigone Project (The Women's Project).




Tracie Thoms News

FRIGID New York Will Present 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival in January 2023 Photo FRIGID New York Will Present 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival in January 2023
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022

FRIGID New York will present the 14th Annual The Fire This Time Festival at The Kraine Theater (85 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003), January 16-29, 2023. 

Audible and Broadway Video to Present New Slate of Star-Studded Scripted Comedy Podca Photo Audible and Broadway Video to Present New Slate of Star-Studded Scripted Comedy Podcasts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Audible Inc. has announced a new slate of original comedy podcasts with longtime collaborators, Broadway Video Enterprises. In addition to new originals, Audible greenlit the second season of the hit Audible Original, Hot White Heist.

OWN TV's QUEEN SUGAR Final Season Now Filming in New Orleans Photo OWN TV's QUEEN SUGAR Final Season Now Filming in New Orleans
by Michael Major - Jul 11, 2022

'Queen Sugar‚ÄĚ will return to OWN this fall for its seventh and final season boasting a directorial line-up of returning all-star directors, including creator and executive producer Ava DuVernay. From ARRAY Filmworks and Warner Bros. Television, the series has started production on the final episode in and around New Orleans.

Center Theatre Group Announces Six Commissions of Woman-Identifying or Non-Binary Bla Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Six Commissions of Woman-Identifying or Non-Binary Black Playwrights
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022

Center Theatre Group is announcing six new commissions as an extension of Not a Moment, But a Movement initiative created to amplify, center and celebrate Black voices.

FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Line Photo FALSETTOS, HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH & More Announced for BroadwayHD Pride Month Lineup
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

BroadwayHD is delivering a variety of titles this June for viewers at home to stream. Additionally, they offer an extensive list of titles and documentaries worth viewing in honor of Pride month!

Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of 53% OF as Part of Second Stage's Uptown Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022

Second Stage Theater has announced casting for the upcoming world premiere production of 53% OF. The production will feature ANNA CRIVELLI, EDEN MALYN, MARIANNA McCLELLAN, GRACE REX, CATHRYN WAKE, and AYANA WORKMAN.

Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores! Photo Photos: Billy Porter-Helmed THE LIFE Concludes Performances at Encores!
by Bruce Glikas - Mar 21, 2022

Just last night, New York City Center Encores! wrapped up The Life, directed and adapted by Billy Porter. The production starred Jelani Alladin as Lou, Alexandra Grey as Queen, Antwayn Hopper as Memphis, Grammy nominee Mykal Kilgore as Young JoJo, Grammy Award winner Ledisi as Sonja, Erika Olson as Mary, Destan Owens as Old Jojo, and Ken Robinson as Fleetwood. Check out photos from inside closing night.

The CRAFT Institute And San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company Join For Photo The CRAFT Institute And San Francisco's African-American Shakespeare Company Join Forces With Michele Shay For ECHOES OF US
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 1, 2022

The African Diasporic Network has finally announced plans for its first production, Echoes of Us, to be directed by none other than Michele Shay. 

Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg Photo Photos: LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE Red Carpet At the Wallis Annenberg
by Lily Lim - Dec 6, 2021

Casting has been announced for For The Record and The Wallis' production of LOVE ACTUALLY LIVE, the multimedia concert celebration of the beloved holiday film from Universal Pictures/Working Title, with performances from Saturday, November 27 to Friday, December 31, 2021, at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway and television star Aaron Lazar (Fox's Filthy Rich, Broadway's The Last Ship, A Little Night Music, Les Misérables, and The Light in the Piazza) joins the exciting lineup of talented performers alongside singer/songwriter, musician, producer and engineer, Brian McKnight Jr., who comes from a legendary musically gifted family including famed father Brian McKnight. American Idol 4th place finalist on season 4, Anthony Fedorov, Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist actor Michael Thomas Grant, and RCA recording artist Nina Nelson, member of girl group Citizen Queen (with over 30 million music video views), also join the cast for the first time. Rounding out the group of newcomers is Cheyenne Wells who starred in the recent production of Little Shop of Horrors at Pasadena Playhouse with MJ Rodriguez.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, November 1, 2021 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of 9-1-1 on FOX - Monday, November 1, 2021
by TV Scoop - Oct 27, 2021

Get all the scoop on 9-1-1, airing on FOX on Monday, November 1, 2021! This episode guest-stars Tracie Thoms. Watch a preview of the new episode now!

Tracie Thoms Videos

VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Ramin Karimloo Sing 'Welcome to My World' from Burt Bacharach and Steven Sater's SOME LOVERS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 26, 2021

Earlier this month, Broadway Records released the world premiere concept recording of SOME LOVERS - a concept recording written by six-time Grammy and three-time Academy Award Winner Burt Bacharach (Promises, Promises; Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) and Grammy, two-time Tony, and Olivier Award Winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening, Alice By Heart). 

VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Sneak Peek of NYTW's 25 YEARS OF RENT: MEASURED IN LOVE

by Stage Tube - Feb 26, 2021

A quarter century ago, Jonathan Larson's groundbreaking musical, RENT, opened at New York Theatre Workshop. From its humble beginnings at NYTW, this rock musical went on to shape a generation. What began in the East Village traveled to Broadway, across the nation and around the world. While we await showtime, check out a trailer for the big event!

VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Releases New Music Video For 'Proof of Rain'! Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Releases New Music Video For 'Proof of Rain'!

by Stage Tube - Nov 15, 2020

Jeremy Schonfeld has released the music video for his new song 'Proof of Rain'! Schonfeld's upcoming album, Brooklyn to Beacon, is available on November 27.

VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief Videoplay
VIDEO: Former RENT Cast Members Sing 'Will I?' with Arts Workers for Federal Relief

by Stage Tube - Sep 8, 2020

Former cast members from various productions of Rent joined forces to perform 'Will I?' as part as Be An #ArtsHero's Labor Day of Action.

Broadway Rewind: FALSETTOS Sings Out on Broadway in 2016! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: FALSETTOS Sings Out on Broadway in 2016!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016 for the first revival of Falsettos, which starred Stephanie J. Block, Christian Borle, Andrew Rannells, Anthony Rosenthal, Tracie Thoms, Brandon Uranowitz and Betsy Wolfe. The musical, written by William Finn and James Lapine, played for 84 performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre and was nominated for five Tony Awards. 

Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: STICK FLY Arrives on Broadway in 2011!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2020

Today we rewind to 2011, when Lydia R. Diamond's Stick Fly opened on Broadway. The play, which featured music by Alicia Keys, played for 93 performances at the Cort Theatre.

VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Shares a New Song For the Trying Times Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeremy Schonfeld Shares a New Song For the Trying Times

by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020

Composer/lyricist and performer Jeremy Schonfeld posted a video to Facebook, of himself playing a new song to help people cope with the trying times.

VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a First Look Clip From TRUTH BE TOLD

by Stage Tube - Nov 25, 2019

Apple TV+ is excited to share a 'FIRST-LOOK' clip of its upcoming limited drama series, 'Truth Be Told,' featuring Octavia Spencer and Aaron Paul. Premiering December 6, 'Truth Be Told' is an eight-episode limited series starring Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer, Emmy Award winner Aaron Paul and Emmy-nominated Lizzy Caplan. Spencer plays Poppy Parnell, a podcaster who is compelled to reopen the murder case that made her a national sensation and comes face to face with Warren Cave (Aaron Paul), the man she may have mistakenly helped to put behind bars. Her investigation navigates urgent concerns about privacy, media and race. View the official trailer HERE

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING! Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKIN Videoplay
BWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKING

by TV - Press Previews - Jun 20, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.


Tracie Thoms Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Tracie Thoms been in?
Tracie Thoms has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Tracie Thoms been in?
Tracie Thoms has not appeared in the West End


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