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Tasha Smith          

Actress, Director & Producer

Tasha Smith is a multifaceted actress whose work brings style and intensity to the subjects she plays on the big and small screens, most notably, her critically-acclaimed portrayal of the drug-addicted, ‘Ronnie Boyce,” in HBO’s Emmy Award-winning mini-series, “THE CORNER”, as well as her recurring role on Fox’s hit drama, EMPIRE, opposite Taraji P. Henson. Tasha previously starred in the Tyler Perry television series, “FOR BETTER OR WORSE,” on OWN for which she earned an NAACP Image Award nomination as “Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series.” Tasha’s memorable portrayal of ‘Angela,’ in Perry’s box office hits, “WHY DID I GET MARRIED?” and its sequel, “WHY DID I GET MARRIED, TOO?” alongside Janet Jackson and Jill Scott, sparked the creation of the spin-off series. Her other Feature credits include, Lionsgate’s feature, “ADDICTED,” Tyler Perry’s “DADDY’S LITTLE GIRLS” (Lionsgate) opposite Idris Elba, #1 box office film “JUMPING THE BROOM” (Columbia), and the romantic comedy, “COUPLES RETREAT” (Universal).

Recently, Tasha has branched out into Directing. Her directorial debut was a Feature Film for TV1 titled, "WHEN LOVE KILLS". WHEN LOVE KILLS was nominated for a 2017 NAACP Award. Tasha has also directed two episodes of BET’s TALES, two episodes of STAR on FOX, and an episode of P-VALLEY for STARZ. In January 2019, Bustle listed Tasha with 9 other great female Directors on the rise. Most recently, Tasha directed an episode of 9-1-1 for FOX.


For Better Or Worse' Star Tasha Smith Dismisses Show Critics, Says ...
Tyler Perry's hit show For Better or Worse has faced backlash from critics who say that the luxurious lifestyles portrayed on the show are not realistic but the cast ...

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