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Actress Tasha Smith

As a dedicated and consummate performer, Actress Tasha Smith brings style and intense character portrayals to the screen. Her outstanding performances have garnered widespread reactions from audiences and critics alike.

Tasha shines in her latest roles as:

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  • "THE LONGSHOTS", with Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Matt Craven, Jill Marie Jones, Dash Mihok, Garrett Morris, Earthquake & Michael Colyar (II);“SOMETHING LIKE A BUSINESS”

  • Recent work also includes"THE LONGSHOTS,with Ice Cube, Keke Palmer, Matt Craven, Jill Marie Jones, Dash Mihok, Garrett Morris, Earthquake & Michael Colyar (II); “SOMETHING LIKE A BUSINESS”, with Kevin Hart, Kim Whitley and David Allan-Grier; "RED SOIL", with Laurence Fishburne, Mykelti Williamson and Kimberly Elise.

    Tyler Perrywas so impressed with her stellar work, that he cast her to star in two of his films, including, "WHY DID I GET MARRIED?", along-side Janet Jackson. Her accolades are still resonating from Perry’s"DADDY’S LITTLE GIRLS"(Lionsgate), opposite Gabrielle Union and Idris Elba, portraying Jennifer, the corrupt, vindictive ex-wife of Elba’s character, Monty. On and off the screen she seems to naturally command attention.

    Tasha has played a wide range of roles in such feature films as “ATL” (Warner Brothers) with T.I. and Mykelti Williamson, “THE GOOD MOTHER”(Sony/Screen Gems) with Angie Harmon and Joel Gretsch, and "THE WHOLE TEN YARDS" (Warner Brothers) with Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry. She has also starred in the independent films, “MILES FROM HOME” with Meagan Good and Ty Hodges, and "PLAYA’S BALL with Allen Payne and Elise Neal

    Tasha is also well-known for her critically-acclaimed portrayal of the drug-addicted Ronnie Boyce in HBO’s Emmy Award-winning mini-series, “THE CORNER” directed by Charles S. Dutton. She has guest starred on such popular television shows as “NIP/TUCK”,“AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL”, “GIRLFRIENDS”, “WITHOUT A TRACE” and “STRONG MEDICINE” among others. Smith has also served as the Executive Producer and Host of her own talk show for the Oxygen Network, “TASHA VISION”,guest hosted the late night show, “LATER WITH GREG KINNEAR”, and recently appeared as a Field Correspondent on “THE TYRA BANKS SHOW”.

    Tasha Smith takes the time to share her inspirational life story through motivational speaking, as well as mentors emerging actors through the Tasha Smith Actors Workshop(TSAW). Tasha is a native of Camden, New Jersey. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California.


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