Jessica “Jessie” Lauren Graff is a professional stunt woman and athletics-based television personality. Her nickname is “Tumbleweed”. She is a black belt in Tae Kwon Do, a black sash in Kung Fu, and is trained in five other styles of martial arts. She is also a championship pole vaulter and competitive gymnast.
She has become well known for her athletic achievements on the obstacle course show American Ninja Warrior, including in 2016 becoming the first woman ever to complete Stage One of the Las Vegas Finals course.
Graff started doing stunt work in 1997, and has appeared in several television shows and movies, including X-Men: First Class, Make It or Break It, Another Period, Bridesmaids, Knight and Day, Bad Teacher, John Carter, and Sons of Anarchy. As of 2016 her most recent high profile stunt work has been for the CBS series Supergirl. (X)
Tracee Ellis Ross is first Black woman in 30 years to be nominated for the best comedy actress EMMY.
Tracee Ellis Ross is known nationwide as Dr. Rainbow “Bow” Johnson in the hit ABC show black-ish. She is the first Black actress to receive an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Leading Actress in a Comedy Series.
Wow, what a great job! Congratulations and good luck at the upcoming 68th Primetime Emmy Awards, that will be on Sunday, September 18 at 7 p.m.