Kimberly Elise - Quotes

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I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.

I live a very joyful life, with a lot of laughter and good times.

A solid sense of self will help a person to lead a full and happy life. ---->>>

Whatever it is that I feel, I express it! I am free with my joy, my laughter, my pleasure, my pain, and I am blessed in that way as an actress that I can access those feelings within myself and not be ashamed to show whatever that is that's appropriate for the character. ---->>>

It's what I tell my daughters: Know that your birthright is to shine your light, and don't let anybody deny you of that right. Take responsibility for your life. ---->>>

I have the right to shine my light! That's what all women have. Once you own that, you can almost always shine your light. ---->>>

We need happy, productive citizens on our planet for us to survive. ---->>>

I love seeing my mom and my daughter embrace their natural hair. I'm glad I've embraced it, too. ---->>>

'Beloved.' That's an amazing film and I'm sorry more people didn't see it when it came out. ---->>>

I always look at things half full and definitely see a change in how things are going as far as black actresses and their opportunities. ---->>>

I grew up an athlete. Track and field and dance. In track, I actually went to the Junior Olympics. I've always been very athletic. ---->>>

I like movies that resonate, that give voice to the voiceless. ---->>>

I'm very free with all my emotions, whether it's happy, sad, mad, glad, whatever. ---->>>

Making 'Beloved' was an awesome experience. ---->>>

Self-esteem is such a challenging issue for young women. ---->>>

I have a lot of compassion for human beings in life experiences, so I allow myself to feel what these characters are feeling and don't have a problem accepting that. ---->>>

In my college days, I went wild with my hair. I dyed it every color in the book and, quite naturally, my hair would break off from all the damage. When our hair breaks off, of course, there's only one thing to do - braid it up. I wore braids for a while and would always feel like I just never knew what to do with my hair. ---->>>

Hollywood is so governed by the ego, and I never wanted to fall into that trap. ---->>>

I can be dramatic. I can be funny. I can be sexy. I can be sad. I can be glad. ---->>>

If Judd Apatow called me, I'd do it without thinking about it. I think he does really fun movies. ---->>>

I am actually very in touch with all of my emotions, from joy to pain, and I am free with them. ---->>>

I don't have to be glamorous all the time. ---->>>

Thankfully, I was given a strong base by my parents, an understanding of who I was and my strength. ---->>>

Believe it or not, I loved my Jheri curl and thought it was beautiful on me. It actually made my hair grow like crazy. What they didn't tell you back then was that once you get the Jheri curl, there's no way of getting rid of it, so when I was over it, I ended up having to cut off all my hair and start all over again. ---->>>

I decided to start embracing and wearing my natural hair, but there was only one problem; I didn't know what to do with it or how to style it. Growing up, all I knew was my relaxed, processed hair, so I had to go through this learning phase. ---->>>

I'm definitely in a place where I'm looking for different than what I've done in the past, just so I can go to work and do something I haven't done before. ---->>>

It's funny because I never studied, I never took a class. So everything I do is very innate and organic; I don't really have words for it. It is a communion with spirit. I don't get in my own way and allow the character to do what it's going to do. ---->>>

I watched Westerns from the time I was a girl. My dad was a big Western fan. I always loved Clint Eastwood movies and 'Westworld', where the guy gets trapped in a western-themed amusement park. The western motif was fascinating to me. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 04-17, 1967
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Occupation: Actress

Kimberly Elise Trammel (born April 17, 1967), professionally known as Kimberly Elise, is an American film and television actress. She made her feature film debut in Set It Off (1996), and later received critical acclaim for her performance in Beloved (1998). During her career, Elise has appeared in films such as John Q (wikipedia)