Condola Rashad Biography

Condola Rashad is an American actress who has given several excellent performances on stage as well as on screen.

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Birthday: December 11, 1986

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses Black Actresses

Age: 33 Years, 33 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Also Known As: Condola Phylea Rashād

Born Country: United States

Born in: New York, New York, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Females

Family:

father: Ahmad Rashād

mother: Phylicia Rashād

siblings: Ahmad Rashad Jr., Keva Rashad, Maiyisha Rashad, Sean Rashad, William Lancelot Bowles III

U.S. State: New Yorkers, African-American From New Yorkers

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education: California Institute of the Arts (2008)

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Condola Rashad is an American actress who has given several excellent performances on stage as well as on screen. She is best known for her work in theatres. Having a mother who is a singer, actress, and director, Rashad had acting running in her veins. She made debut on stage with the ‘Off-Broadway’ play, ‘Ruined.’ For her excellent performance in the play, Rashad won the ‘Theatre World Award,’ for the ‘Best Debut Performance.’ Rashad was nominated for the ‘Tony Award for the Best Featured Actress in a Play,’ for her performance in plays such as ‘Stick Fly,’ ‘The Trip to Bountiful,’ and ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2.’ She was also nominated for the Tony Award for her performance in the play ‘Saint Joan.’ She made her debut on TV with a small role in the series, ‘The Good Wife.’ Later, she appeared in series such as ‘Smash,’ ‘Submissions Only,’ and ‘Master of None.’ She portrayed a major character, ‘Julie,’ in the movie, ‘30 Beats.’ In the TV movie, ‘Steel Magnolias,’ Condola Rashad performed alongside her mother. Rashad portrayed the protagonist, ‘Bikini,’ in the movie, ‘Bikini Moon.’ Currently, Rashad is performing a major character in the drama series, ‘Billions,’ which is being aired on the ‘Showtime’ network.
Childhood & Early Life
Condola Phylea Rashad (Rashād) was born on December 11, 1986, in New York. She is of African-American descent. Her father, Ahmad Rashad, is a sportscaster, and a former professional football player. Her mother, Phylicia Rashad, is an actress, singer, and stage director.
Rashad was born three days prior to her parents’ first wedding anniversary. She has seven older half-siblings. In 2008, Rashad graduated from the ‘California Institute of the Arts.’
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Career
In 2009, Condola Rashad made her debut on stage. She performed as ‘Sophie,’ in the ‘Off-Broadway’ play, ’Ruined.’ It was performed at the ‘Manhattan Theatre Club.’ Rashad gave a brilliant performance. She was awarded the ‘Theatre World Award for the Best Debut Performance.’ Rashad was nominated for the ‘Drama Desk Award’ too.
In 2009, Rashad made her debut on TV, with an episode of the series, ‘The Good Wife.’ She performed as ‘Mary Bennett.’ In 2010, she performed as ‘Khadra,’ in an episode of the drama series, ‘Law & Order: Criminal Intent.’ In the same year, Rashad appeared in a small role as ‘Meghan,’ in the romantic comedy movie, ‘Sex and the City 2.’
In 2011, Condola Rashad performed as ‘Cheryl,’ in the play, ‘Stick Fly.’ It was a ‘Broadway’ production, staged at the ‘Cort Theatre.’ For her performance in the play, Rashad was nominated for the ‘Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.’ In the same year, Rashad was seen as ‘Bryce Johnson,’ in the Tv film ‘Georgetown.’
In 2012, Rashad performed in three episodes of the musical drama series, ‘Smash.’ It was aired on the ‘NBC’ network. The series was about a group of people creating new ‘Broadway’ musicals. In this, Rashad appeared as ‘Cyn.’ In the same year, Rashad performed as ‘Eva Halden,’ in two episodes of the comedy series, ‘Submissions Only.’
In 2012, Condola Rashad performed a major role in the romantic comedy movie, ’30 Beats.’ The movie told the story of lives of 10 different characters, in a way that followed from one character to the next. In this, Rashad performed as ‘Julie,’ who was the starting character of the movie. In the same year, Rashad performed as ‘Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie,’ in the comedy drama movie, ‘Steel Magnolias.’ It was a TV movie, and was a remake of the movie of the same name released in 1989. In the movie, Rashad performed alongside her mother, Phylicia Rashad.
In 2013, Rashad performed as ‘Thelma,’ in the ‘Broadway’ play, ‘The Trip to Bountiful.’ It was staged at the ‘Stephen Sondheim Theatre.’ It was the story of an elderly woman who traveled alone to find her friends in her home town. ‘Thelma’ was a young woman whom she befriended on the way. For her performance in the play, Rashad was nominated for the ‘Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.’ This was her second nomination.
In 2013, Rashad performed as ‘Juliet Capulet,’ in the Shakespeare tragedy play, ‘Romeo and Juliet.’ It was a ‘Broadway’ play staged at the ‘Richard Rodgers Theatre.’ In 2015, she performed as ‘Diana, in two episodes of the series, ‘Master of None.’ It was streamed on ‘Netflix.’
In 2016, Rashad performed as ‘Bree,’ in the thriller movie, ‘Money Monster.’ It was directed by Jodie Foster, and had George Clooney in the lead role. It told the story of ‘Lee Gates,’ who was a TV personality, and financial advisor. In the same year, Rashad performed as ‘Sharon,’ in the mystery thriller movie, ‘Complete Unknown.’
In 2016, Rashad bagged a prominent role in the drama series, ‘Billions.’ It was aired on the ‘Showtime’ network. It tells the story of a United States Attorney, and his legal battles. In the series, Rashad portrays ‘Kate Sacker,’ who is an Assistant United States Attorney. The series continues to be on air till date.
In 2017, Condola Rashad performed as the protagonist, in the movie, ‘Bikini Moon.’ It told the story of a charismatic, but mentally unstable vet. Rashad performed as ‘Bikini.’ In the same year, she performed as ‘Emmy,’ in the Broadway ‘A Doll’s House, Part 2.’ It was staged at the ‘John Golden Theatre.’ For her performance in the play, Rashad was nominated for the ‘Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Play.’
In 2018, Rashad performed a major role in the drama movie, ‘Come Sunday.’ It was released by ‘Netflix.’ In the movie, Rashad portrayed ‘Gina Pearson,’ who was the wife of the protagonist. In the same year, she performed as ‘Joan of Arc,’ in the Broadway ‘Saint Joan.’ For her performance, Rashad was nominated for the ‘Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play.’
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Family & Personal Life
Condola Rashad is not married. She is rumored to be in a relation with Sebastian Valentin Stenhoj. Rashad likes to keep her personal life away from public eyes.

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