Tracee Chimo Biography

Gender: Female

Chimo recently completed a run on Broadway in the revival of Wendy Wasserstein’s The Heidi Chronicles opposite Elisabeth Moss and Jason Biggs. She also starred opposite Jim Parsons in the Broadway production of Harvey, in addition to starring in Irena’s Vow opposite Tovah Feldschuh. She starred in the revival of Terrence McNally’s Lips Together Teeth Apart at The Second Stage and originated the role of “Daphna” in Bad Jews at Roundabout Theatre Company, for which she earned the 2014 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Lead Actress as well as an Outer Critic’s Circle Award and Drama League Award nominations. Other Off?Broadway credits include “Reagan” in Bachelorette (Lucile Lortel nomination), and “Lauren” in Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation, for which she got the OBIE, Drama Desk Award and Lucille Lortel nominations for Best Actress. She won the 2011 Clarence Derwent Award for “Most Promising Actress in New York: and Rising Star Award from her Alma Mater, Salem State College. In television, Tracee had a recurring role on “Orange is the New Black” and the new Amy Poehler series “Difficult People” for Hulu. She has also appeared in “Black Box,” in David Milch’s pilot “The Money” for HBO, “Louie,” “Royal Pains,” “High Maintenance” and “The Good Wife.” She co?starred opposite Jason Segel in The Five Year Engagement and was recently seen in Black Hat opposite Viola Davis. Other film credits include Concussion, Take Care and Side Effects.

Tracee Chimo Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play
Tracee Chimo, Bad Jews
Drama League Awards - 2013 - Distinguished Performance Award
Tracee Chimo, Bad Jews
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2013 - Outstanding Actress in a Play
Tracee Chimo, Bad Jews
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Lead Actress
Tracee Chimo, Bachelorette
Obie Awards - 2010 - Performance
Tracee Chimo, Circle Mirror Transformation
The Lortels - 2010 - Outstanding Featured Actress
Tracee Chimo, Circle Mirror Transformation