Kimberly Elise was born on April 17, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Elise studied film and acting at the University of Minnesota and earned a BA in Mass Communications. She is best known for her role in the films Set It Off, John Q, and Diary of a Mad Black Woman. Her most recent film role was in Tyler Perry's For Colored Girls (2010), as the battered wife Crystal. Elise is a four-time NAACP Image Award winner.
|John Q||Denise Archibald||2002|
|The Manchurian Candidate||FBI Ag. Eugenie Rose||2004|
|Woman Thou Art Loosed||Michelle Jordan||2004|
|Diary of a Mad Black Woman||Helen||2005|
|The Great Debaters||Pearl Farmer||2007|
|For Colored Girls||Crystal / Brown||2010|