Issa Rae


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Issa Rae was born on January 12, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is a producer and actress, known for Insecure (2016), The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (2011) and Little (2019). See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 12 wins & 42 nominations. See more awards »

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Insecure Producer
(2016-2020)
Little April Williams
(2019)

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  Seen & Heard (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer) (pre-production)
 2016-2020 Insecure (TV Series) (executive producer - 34 episodes)
- Lowkey Lost (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Lowkey Trying (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Lowkey Happy (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Lowkey Trippin' (2020) ... (executive producer)
- Lowkey Done (2020) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Dark City Beneath the Beat (Documentary) (producer)
 2020 The Lovebirds (executive producer)
 2020/I The Photograph (executive producer)
 2019 A Black Lady Sketch Show (TV Series) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- Born at Night, But Not Last Night (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Why Are Her Pies Wet, Lord? (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Where Are My Background Singers? (2019) ... (executive producer)
- 3rd & Bonaparte Is Always in the Shade (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Your Boss Knows You Don't Have Eyebrows (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2017 Insecure: Due North (TV Mini-Series) (executive producer)
 2016 Killing Lazarus (producer)
 2015 Get Your Life (TV Series) (executive producer)
  First (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 10 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (co-producer - 1 episode, 2014)
- The First Candlelit Dinner (2015) ... (co-executive producer)
- The First Proposal (2015) ... (co-executive producer)
- The First Spring Break (2015) ... (co-executive producer)
- The First Confession Pt 2 (2015) ... (co-executive producer)
- The First New Chapter (2015) ... (co-executive producer)
 2013-2015 The Choir (TV Series) (executive producer - 12 episodes)
- Control (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Truth to Light (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Babel (2015) ... (executive producer)
- New Testament (2015) ... (executive producer)
- Lust (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Protect and Serve (Short) (executive producer)
 2014 Bleach (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 Words with Girls (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 So Jaded (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2014 Hard Times (Video short) (executive producer)
 2013-2014 Roomieloverfriends (TV Series) (executive producer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #2.9 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.8 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.7 (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #2.6 (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Black Actress (TV Series) (producer)
 2013 Inside Web Series (TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 6 episodes)
- The Future (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Festivals and Community (2013) ... (executive producer)
- From Edit to Online (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Web Series Production (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Web Series Pre-production (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 Little Horribles (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- Minibar (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Date (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Sexual Activity (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 How Men Become Dogs (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- Bury the Bones (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Loyalty Bites (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Beware of Dog (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Two Bones in a Bowl (2013) ... (executive producer)
- Doggie Style (2013) ... (executive producer)
 2013 The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl (TV Series short) (producer - 1 episode)
- The Check (2013) ... (producer)
 2012 M.O. Diaries (TV Series) (executive producer)
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5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Personal Quote:

I really want to be the black Tina Fey, where I just am able to produce my own content and produce other content for other minority filmmakers and put their voices on screen and basically be able to have free range to produce. See more »

Trivia:

Received the "Vanguard Award" at the 10th annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood event, February, 2017. See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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