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January 12, 1985 (38)
Issa Rae is an American actress, writer, and producer. She is best known for creating and starring in the hit HBO series “Insecure”, which explores the experiences of young black women navigating work and relationships in Los Angeles. Rae is a multi-talented personality who has made a significant impact on the entertainment industry with her unique voice and perspectives. She has received critical acclaim for her work, earning numerous awards and nominations, including Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. In addition to her acting career, Rae is also an accomplished producer, having produced a number of popular web series and podcasts.
In 2011, the budding Rae partnered with director Devin Friedman and actress Sujata Day for the YouTube web series “The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl”, an endeavor that provided the foundation of her burgeoning career. Moving onto 2016, she collaborated with the likes of Larry Wilmore and Melina Matsoukas for the creation of the HBO series “Insecure”. This hit series saw her work with Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji, an acting trifecta that captivated audiences with their on-screen chemistry. Rae’s 2019 collaboration with Marsai Martin and Regina Hall resulted in the highly praised film “Little”, marking her transition into big-screen productions. However, perhaps her most anticipated partnership has been with Jordan Peele and Alana Mayo, announced in 2022, for the production of the horror-comedy film “Sinkhole”.
Amidst the bright lights of Hollywood, Rae has carved a niche for herself, her commendable work recognized with distinguished honors. Issa bagged two Golden Globe nominations in 2017 and 2018, for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, a testament to her performances in “Insecure”. The series itself went on to win an esteemed Peabody Award in 2017, further cementing its cultural impact. In 2018, she was named in the TIME 100, one of the most influential people in the world, a definitive statement of her influence in the global entertainment sphere. Fast-forwarding to 2020, her production in “Little” received a nomination for Outstanding Motion Picture at the NAACP Image Awards, signifying her contribution to the film. Yet perhaps the most significant recognition came in 2022, when she received an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for her riveting performance in “Insecure”.