Ross, Tracey 1959–

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ROSS, Tracey 1959–


Original name, Linda Tracey Ross; born February 27, 1959, in Brooklyn, New York, NY; some sources cite marriage to Kashif (a record producer; marriage ended); children: Bryce. Education: Attended Rutgers University. Avocational Interests: Reading, gardening, rock climbing.

Career: Actress. Worked as a model. Participant in beauty pageants, winner of the Miss New Jersey pageant, 1975.

Awards, Honors: Image Award nominations, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, outstanding actress in a daytime drama series, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004, all for Passions; Star of the Future Award, National Association of Theatre Owners.


Television Appearances; Series:

Spokesmodel contestant, Star Search, syndicated, 1984.

Diana Douglas, Ryan's Hope, ABC, 1985–1987.

Dr. Eve Johnson Russell, Passions (also known as Harmony's Passions and The Passions Storm), NBC, 1999—.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Janice, Braker, ABC, 1985.

Annabelle, Mayflower Madam, CBS, 1987.

Lillian Roth, Lies of the Twins, USA Network, 1991.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, The 30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, ABC, 2003.

The Sixth Annual Sears Soul Train Christmas Starfest, UPN, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Secretary, Finder of Lost Loves, ABC, 1985.

Fran, "Getting to Know You," The Cosby Show, NBC, 1989.

Deborah, "A Home, a Loan," Roc, Fox, 1991.

Rachel Patton, "Butterfield's Complaint," Doctor Doctor, CBS, 1991.

"Parents' Night," On Our Own, ABC, 1994.

Valley of the Dolls, syndicated, c. 1994.

Angela, The Preston Episodes, Fox, 1995.

Celia, "Curse of the Mirrored Box," Baywatch Nights, syndicated, 1996.

Dr. Eve Johnson Russell, "The Eleventh Hour: Parts 1 & 2," Providence, NBC, 2002.

Herself, Pyramid, syndicated, 2003.

Appeared as Joyce in "Wahunthra," an unaired episode of The Gregory Hines Show (also known as Square One), CBS.

Film Appearances:

Arabic girl, Best Defense, Paramount, 1984.

Dancer, The Cotton Club, Orion, 1984.

Jarvis's motel prostitute, Mr. Payback: An Interactive Movie, A.e.c. (Advanced Exhibition Corporation), 1995.

Verneile, Small Time (also known as Waiting for the Man), Peninsula Films, 1996.

Female nurse, Cold around the Heart, Twentieth Century–Fox, 1997.

Patrice Sommers, Unconditional Love, Horne Entertainment, 1999.

Stage Appearances:

On Four, Actors Art Theatre, Los Angeles, 1997–1998.

Women Do Get Weary, Actors Art Theatre, 1997–1998.


Video Games:

Voice of Lieutenant major Peterson (Pitbull), Solar Eclipse (also known as Titan and Titan Wars), Crystal Dynamics, 1995.



One on One, February 21, 2000.

Soap Opera Digest, January 25, 2000; February 4, 2003; February 10, 2004.

Soap Opera Weekly, March 28, 2000; July 4, 2000; September 2, 2003.

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