Camille Winbush

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Camille Winbush
BornCamille Simoine Winbush
(1990-02-09) February 9, 1990 (age 24)
Culver City, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesCamille Simoine Winbush
OccupationActress, comedienne
Years active1994-present
 
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Camille Winbush
BornCamille Simoine Winbush
(1990-02-09) February 9, 1990 (age 24)
Culver City, California, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
Other namesCamille Simoine Winbush
OccupationActress, comedienne
Years active1994-present

Camille Simoine Winbush (born February 9, 1990) is an American television actress, comedienne and recording artist. Her work in television has earned her three Image Awards and a Young Artist Award.

Early life[edit]

Camille Winbush was born in Culver City, California on February 9, 1990.

Career[edit]

Winbush's credits include a role in Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai and an appearance in Eraser. Additionally, she had a recurring role on 7th Heaven and roles on Criminal Minds, That's Life, The Norm Show, NYPD Blue, and Any Day Now. Winbush also guest starred in Disney's musical production of Geppetto.

She got her big break playing the role of Vanessa "Nessa" Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show. During her run on the show Winbush earned numerous award nominations for her role, winning three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actress. In 2007, she appeared in an episode of Grey's Anatomy.

As of 2008, Winbush can be seen playing Lauren Treacy, a recurring character in The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Recording artist[edit]

In 2002, Winbush recorded "One Small Voice" featuring singers Myra & Taylor Momsen and "The Night Before Christmas Song" for the compilation album School's Out! Christmas. She also sang on the soundtrack of the Disney musical production of Geppetto.

Filmography[edit]

YearTitleRoleNotes
1994ViperLucy WilkesThree episodes:"Pilot","Ghosts","Thief of Hearts"
1995CBS Schoolbreak SpecialApril BalckEpisode:"What About Your Friends"
Dangerous MindsTyeisha Roberts
Minor AdjustmentsEmma Aimesunknown episodes
Brotherly LoveEmma AimesEpisode:"Witchcraft"
1996EraserCamille
1996–19997th HeavenLynn HamiltonSix episodes
1997Hangin' with Mr. CooperLil Hot FootEpisode:"Please Don't Go"
1998NYPD BlueChloeEpisode:"Honeymoon at Viagra Falls"
1999Ghost Dog: The Way of the SamuraiPearline
Ladies ManGirl Scout #2Money, Honey
Any Day NowMavisEpisode:" A Parent's Job"
1999–2000RecessAshley 'Ashley T' TomossianFour episode
2000GeppettoFeaturedTV
DinosaurAdditional Voicesvoice
The Norm ShowMollyEpisode:"Norm vs. Halloween"
The Tangerine Bear: Home in Time for Christmas!Bear #3/Little Girlvoice
2001–2006The Bernie Mac ShowVanessa 'Nessa' Tomkins103 episodes
2003Strong MedicineVinettaEpisode:"Emergency Contact"
2005ERTrishaEpisode:"Skin"
2007Criminal MindsAllyEpisode:"Fear and Loathing"
Grey's AnatomyCamille TravisEpisode:"The Heart of the Matter"
2008–2013The Secret Life of the American TeenagerLauren Treacyrecurring role

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards
YearResultAwardCategoryNominated Work
1996NominatedYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance by an Actress Under 10: TelevisionMinor Adjustments
2003NominatedImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesThe Bernie Mac Show
NominatedPrism AwardsPerformance in a Comedy Series
2004NominatedBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
WonImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
2005NominatedBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
WonImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
2006WonImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
WonYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama): Leading Young Actress

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