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Tracey Birdsall

Tracey Birdsall (born July 6, 1963) is an American actress.

Tracey Birdsall [1]
Born Tracey Birdsall
(1963-07-06) July 6, 1963 (age 53)
Van Nuys, California, USA
Occupation Actor
Years active 1978–present
Children 3 [2]
Website http://www.traceybirdsall.com

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BiographyEdit

Tracey Birdsall was born in Van Nuys, California. and grew up in Burbank, California.[3]

She started performing as a young girl, on stage and in front of the camera.[3] She recalls

"My mother drove me to the Gary Dance Studio for lessons constantly as far back as I can remember. She would sew my costumes, drive me to rehearsals, and support me in my shows. It was in my blood, and my fondest childhood memories were on stage."[3]

As a teenager, she sang in choirs at local churches.[3] After appearing in a Sunkist Soda commercial, she appeared in several other TV commercials while she attended acting classes and went to auditions.[3] She appeared in the soap opera Loving, hosted Million Dollar Showcase of Homes and was a special news reported for CNBC.

She co-wrote, produced and starred in the TV movie short Tick Tock in 2010. Tick Tock has appeared in several film festivals in the United States, Mexico and New Zealand, winning several awards:

  • BEST SHORT CINEMATOGRAPHY: Kent Film Festival, Conn.
  • AWARD OF MERIT, Short Film: Accolade Film Awards
  • AWARD OF MERIT, Best Leading Actress: Accolade Film Awards
  • THE GOLDEN PALM AWARD: Mexico International Film Festival
  • FINALIST: USA Film Festival

In 2011, Birdsall, at age 48, was one of 10 finalists nationwide to make it into the Wilhelmina Models "40+" contest.[4]

FilmographyEdit

A partial list of her acting appearances follows:

TelevisionEdit

  • Sunkist commercial - Girl in white bikini (1978) [5]
  • Stamps.com commercial – Tracey B (2011-2014)
  • The Etiquette Show" - Lucille (2013-2014)
  • The Young & The Restless (2013)
  • Church People – Andrea Dominico (2011)
  • Casino (TV movie) – Sarah (1992)
  • Hearts Are Wild – Desk Clerk / Monica (1992)
  • Loving – Amy Sanders (1985–1988)
  • Family Ties – Cammie (1985)

MoviesEdit

  • "Dawn of the Crescent Moon" - Tracey (2014) [1]
  • "Courting Chaos" - Hairdresser (2014) [1]
  • Grounded! – Cathy-Lee Peterson (2014) [1]
  • "Going Very Badly" - Francesca (2013) [1]
  • "Do you like your balls?" -Francesca (2013) [1]
  • Tick Tock (short) – Kitty (2010)[1]
  • The Prophet's Game – Reporter Carol Stone (2000)[1]
  • I Might Even Love You – Allie Parker (1998), credited as Tracey Birdsall[1]

Writer/ProducerEdit

  • Tick Tock (short) – co-writer, producer (2010)
  • I Might Even Love You – producer (1998)

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Action on Film Festival, August 2010 – won for Best Actress in Tick Tock
  • Action on Film Festival, August 2014- Received Honorary Maverick Award
  • Action on Film Festival, August 2014- Won best ensemble cast in "Dawn of the Crescent Moon
  • Action on Film Festival, August 2014- won for Best comedy scene in Do you like your Balls?

Personal lifeEdit

Tracey Birdsall lives in Malibu, California. She flew relief missions to less accessible airports in Haiti following the 2010 Haiti earthquake. She has two daughters (Nicky and Stevie Lee) and one son (Aaron Jacques).[2][4]

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