Who is Condola Rashad?
Condola Rashad is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on Broadway and on television. In addition, she appears in the popular series Billions.
New York, the United States of America
The actress debuted on stage in 2009, which earned her the Theatre World Award for Best Debut Performance in Ruined. In 2012, she was in Stick Fly and received a Tony Award nomination.
On television, Rashad would have guest star appearances in The Good Wife, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, and Submissions Only.
In 2012, Rashad appeared in Steel Magnolias, a remake of the film with the same title. She would also earn a recurring role in Smash, a TV series airing on NBC. She also was in Sex and the City 2 and 30 Beats, two other movies.
2013 saw Rashad appear on Broadway as Thelma in The Trip to Bountiful, opposite Cicely Tyson. This earned Rashad a second Tony nomination for Featured Actress. The same year, she was cast as Juliet in the new production of Romeo and Juliet on Broadway.
In 2015 and then 2017, Rashad would play Diana on Master of None.
2016 saw Rashad begin her tenure in Billions. This drama series would continue for several seasons, and Rashad would remain a central part of the cast. She has appeared in 60 episodes in the role of Kate Sacker. Sacker is an Assistant to the Attorney General of New York. Her ultimate ambition is to become President, and she has other political goals, like running for Congress. Kate Sacker has been and continues to be a member of the main cast of Billions, which has received significant critical acclaim and a lot of fan attention.
Other cast members seen in Billions include Paul Giamatti, Damian Lewis, Maggie Siff, Malin Åkerman, Toby Leonard Moore, David Costabile, Daniel K. Isaac, Dan Soder, Asia Kate Dillon, Jeffrey DeMunn, Kelly Aucoin, Zina Wilde, Stephen Kunken, Terry Kinney, Corey Stoll, Daniel Breaker and Glenn Fleshler.
In 2016, she was in Money Monster, which was directed by Jodie Foster, and in Complete Unknown, playing Sharon.
In 2017, she was in Bikini Moon. The same year she got her third Tony nomination for A Doll’s House, Part 2.
In 2018, the actress appeared in Come Sunday with Chiwetel Ejiofor. The next year she was in Good Posture. In 2018 as well, the actress was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for Saint Joan.
In 2021, Rashad voiced Meghan Markle in twelve episodes of The Prince.
Rashad has also been nominated for the Drama Desk Award in 2009 for Ruined and for The Trip to Bountiful in 2013.
In 2009, she received a nomination for the Drama League Award for Ruined, in 2013, a nomination for Stick Fly, and in 2018, she was nominated for Saint Joan.
The actress has been playing successfully on stage and in television, with a few impactful roles in film as well.
- The actress has seven older half-siblings.
- Her parents are actress Phylicia Rashad and pro football player Ahmad Rashad, who has also worked extensively as a sportscaster.
- Her full name is Condola Phylea Rashad, and she was named for her grandfather, Condola Moore.
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