Renee Elise Goldsberry was born in San Jose, CA and raised in both Houston, TX and Detroit, MI. She graduated from Carnegie-Mellon University with a Bachelors Degree in acting and went on to attend graduate school at the University of Southern California, where she received her Masters in vocal jazz performance.

Renee’s stage credits include the national tour of "Dreamgirls," "Abyssinia," "Paper Moon," "The Lion King" as Nala and more recently "The Color Purple."

As a singer Renee has performed with various well-known artists, including Barry White, Patti Austin, Al Green, Rod Stewart, Yolanda Adams, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Brian McKnight, Jeffrey Osborne, Faith Hill, Barry Manilow and Vonda Shepherd. She has been honored with the grand prize for the John Lennon Songwriting contest. Her first album, entitled "Everything But the Kitchen Sink," features three "Lennon" award-winning songs. She also worked on the movie soundtrack for the feature film "Amistad."

Renee starred in the independent film "All About You," for which she co-wrote more than half of the soundtrack including the title song. The film received the 2002 Grand Prize at both the Pan-African Film Festival and the Hollywood Black Film Festival. It was also awarded the top prize at the 2003 Miami Film Festival.

Renee has guest starred in such tv shows as "Providence," "Any Day Now," "One On One" and "Star Trek: Enterprise." She had a recurring role as one of the Ikettes in "Ally McBeal" and she currently stars in the daytime drama "One Life To Live" as Evangeline Williamson.

Renee is married and lives in New York City.

Renee's film credits include the following:

Check out the following sites for additional information about Renee:

Renee Elise Goldsberry Official Website
Simply Renee Dot.Com
Renee Elise Goldsberry@Internet Movie Database
Renee Elise Goldsberry Online
Renee Elise
Renee Elise Goldsberry Interview
All About You
Mesmerized: The Renee Elise Goldsberry Fanlisting
Renee Elise Goldsberry@Wikipedia
Renee Elise Goldsberry@ABC Daytime
Renee Elise Goldsberry Video Diary
Renee Elise
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Evangeline's Heart

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