August 19, 1975 (48)
Tracie Thoms is an American actress and singer, known for her roles in both film and television, including her performance in the Broadway musical “Rent” and its 2005 film adaptation, as well as her role in the television series “Cold Case.”
Thoms’ career encompasses a wide range of roles that highlight her versatility as an actress. She made her Broadway debut in “Rent,” playing Joanne Jefferson, a role she reprised in the film adaptation. In television, she is well-known for her role as Detective Kat Miller in “Cold Case.” Her film credits include significant roles in “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Death Proof.”
Tracie Thoms’ role in “Rent” involved working closely with director Chris Columbus and co-stars like Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs. In “Cold Case,” she worked alongside Kathryn Morris and Danny Pino, under the direction of creators Meredith Stiehm and Jerry Bruckheimer. Her performance in “The Devil Wears Prada” saw her acting with Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway, under the direction of David Frankel. These collaborations have not only enriched her professional experience but also highlighted her ability to adapt and excel in diverse roles and projects.