STACEY DASH

Born: January 20, 1966 Height: 5' 5"
Stacey Dash is an actress that was born in The Bronx, New York. She is best known for playing Dionne in Clueless. She is an alumnus of Paramus High School in Paramus, New Jersey. She is of Bajan, African American, and Mexican descent, with "clear green" eyes.

She made her first TV appearance in Farrell for the People starring a virtually unknown Ed O'Neill in 1982, which did not make it past its pilot episode. Her notable first appearance was as 'Michelle' in the 1985 The Cosby Show, and in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Dash's first substantial television role was in the 1988 television series TV 101.

Dash's first major film role was in the Richard Pryor comedy Moving in 1988. She also had roles in Mo' Money and Renaissance Man. In 1995, Dash starred as a femme fatale in a low budget film, Illegal in Blue. Dash received her big break with the 1995 film Clueless, which starred Alicia Silverstone and Brittany Murphy. Dash played Dionne Marie Davenport. In 1996 the film spawned a television spinoff, also called Clueless, in which Dash reprised her role as Dionne. The series ran from 19961999.

After the television series ended, she appeared in View from the Top (2003) and smaller budget films, including Gang Of Roses (2003), and Getting Played (2005). She also has appeared in guest roles on television shows such as Eve, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and The Strip. At age 40, Stacey Dash posed nude in the August 2006 issue of Playboy. In 2007, she completed roles in I Could Never Be Your Woman, Nora's Hair Salon II, Fashion Victim, Ghost Image and American Primitive. Dash performed in the 2008 reality television series, Celebrity Circus. Prior to the series premiere, Dash suffered a broken rib while training. Despite the injury, Dash performed on the trapeze bungee and continued on to be a finalist. Dash finished second. She appearred on the television series The Game in 2009. Dash starred in the VH1 original series Single Ladies, as Valerie "Val" Stokes.







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