TRACEY ULLMAN Biography - Actors and Actresses


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Name: Tracey Ullman                                                                   
Born: 30 December 1959 Slough, Buckinghamshire (now Berkshire), United Kingdom       
Tracey Ullman (born December 30, 1959) is a British-born, naturalized U.S.           
citizen, comedian, actress, singer, dancer, screenwriter, and author, who is         
most famous for being the host of her eponymous variety television show from         
1987 until 1990.                                                                     
Her early appearances were on such British TV sketch comedy shows as A Kick Up       
the Eighties (with Rik Mayall) and Three of a Kind (with Lenny Henry and David       
Copperfield ). She also appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls On Top with Dawn       
French and Jennifer Saunders.                                                         
She emigrated to the U.S. and ended up having her own network television series,     
The Tracey Ullman Show, from which The Simpsons was spun off in 1989.                 
She later found even greater success producing programs for HBO, including           
Tracey Takes On..., for which she has won numerous awards. She has also appeared     
in many feature films.                                                               
She is currently about to star in her newest sketch-comedy creation, Tracey           
Ullman's State of the Union, for Showtime, in 2008.