Condola Rashad is an American actress, daughter of Phylicia Rashad, and former NFL wide receiver and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad. Rashad has been nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her performance in Stick Fly.
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1. Born December 11, 1986, in New York, New York.
2. She is the daughter of actress Phylicia Rashad and sportscaster/retired pro football player Ahmad Rashad, who divorced in February 2001.
3. Rashad has seven older half-siblings, though only one is from her mother’s side, Billy Bowles, born in 1973.
4. Graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 2008.
5. In 2009, she received the Theatre World Award for Best Debut Performance in the Off-Broadway production, Ruined, and was nominated for Drama Desk Award.
6. Starred as Shelby in the 2012 remake of Steel Magnolias, the part that was played by Julia Roberts in the original film.
7. In 2012, she appeared in a recurring role on the NBC series Smash, and previously guest starred on The Good Wife, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and Submissions Only.
8. Her film credits include Sex and the City 2 and 30 Beats.
9. Appeared on Broadway as Thelma in the revival of The Trip to Bountiful starring Cicely Tyson.
10. Began starring in the Showtime drama series Billions, and appeared in the film Money Monster directed by Jodie Foster in 2016.