Ross, Yolonda 1974-

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Ross, Yolonda 1974-


Born in August, 1974, in Omaha, NE. Education: Trained with Jaqueline Segal, Leslie Kahn, and Vocal Arts Foundation.


Agent—Anthony Calamita, TalentWorks, 3500 West Olive Ave., Suite 1400, Burbank, CA 91505. Manager—Brian Liebman, Liebman Entertainment, 235 Park Ave. S., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003.


Actress and jazz musician.

Awards, Honors:

Breakthrough Award, Gotham Awards, 2001, and Independent Spirit Award nomination, best debut performance, Independent Features Project West, 2002, both for Stranger Inside.


Film Appearances:

Nadine, Antwone Fisher, Fox Searchlight, 2002.

Miranda, The United States of Leland, Paramount Vantage, 2003.

Mommy, The Taste of Dirt (short film), 2003.

Lavita, Allergic to Nuts (short film), Red Wall Productions, 2003.

Deniese, Mind the Gap, Sky Island Films, 2004.

Yolonda, Thanksgiving (short film), Flip Side Film, 2004.

Alice, Dani and Alice (short film), Power Up Films, 2005.

Roxy, Hung (short film), Frameline, 2005.

Ginger, Slippery Slope, Fresh Films, 2006.

Faustus, Shortbus, ThinkFilm, 2006.

Jasmine, Gardener of Eden, 7th Floor/Appian Way/Initial Entertainment Group/Virtual Studios, 2007.

Angela, I'm Not There (also known as I'm Not There: Suppositions on a Film Concerning Dylan), Weinstein Co., 2007.

Some sources cite an uncredited appearance in the film Celebrity, Miramax, 1998.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Treasure, Stranger Inside, HBO, 2001.

Stacey, Dense, Showtime, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

The 11th Annual IFP Gotham Awards, Bravo, 2001.

Soul Decisions, Showtime, c. 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jackie, "The Solomon Papers," New York Undercover (also known as Uptown Undercover), Fox, 1997.

Patricia Ryder, "Nature or Nurture?," Third Watch, NBC, 2000.

Jessie Hampton, "3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m.," 24, Fox, 2001.

Lynette, "Too Little, Too Late," Third Watch, NBC, 2005.

Regina Alcarese, "Shibboleth," Law & Order: Criminal Intent (also known as Law & Order: CI), NBC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in Beach Blow Out '89, Tribeca Lab Theatre, New York City; Boys Life, Duality Playhouse, New York City; and Theatre with Certain Regrets, Joe's Pub (cabaret), New York City.



Appeared in "Be Here" by Raphael Saadiq and D'Angelo.



Venice, June, 2001, p. 20.

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