Stacey Dash Biography
Stacey Dash usually got roles that portrayed her as a youthful, energetic high school student, also because of her young beauty that seemed to radiate when she was onscreen. In 1988, she had her first major film called Moving, where she costarred with Richard Pryor. Minor movies included Mo Money, Renaissance Man, and Enemy Territory. Stacey Dash had an obvious talent for making people laugh, and this led to her being cast in her breakthrough film Clueless, as Di Davenport, best friend of the main character played by Alicia Silverstone. This was soon followed by a television series of the movie, although without Alicia Silverstone, where Stacey Dash stayed from 1996 to 1999. She was nominated a Young Artist Award in the category of Best Young Supporting Actress in a Feature Film for her role in Clueless.
Stacey Dash also starred in the television series The Strip, although this was not successful and was cancelled after just a few episodes. She also starred in Cold Heart, Personals, Getting Played, and Gang of Roses, as well as a guest appearance in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Her most recent movie was with other big stars including Gwyneth Paltrow, Kelly Preston, and Christina Applegate in the comedy The View from the Top. Stacey Dash has also appeared in music videos for Kanye Wests All Falls Down, Emotional by Carl Thomas, and Favorite Girl by Marques Houston.
Other films include The Painting and Paper Soldiers. In 2007, she has wrapped up filming roles for I Could Never Be Your Woman, Noras Hair Salon II, Fashion Victim, Ghost Image, and American Primitive. Upcoming movies include Close Quarters and a television series called Secrets of a Hollywood Nurse.
Stacey Dash has one child with Christopher Williams, and another child with Brian Lovell, both former boyfriends. She has also appeared in an August 2006 issue of Playboy. She has been divorced to Brian Lovell as well as Hilton Young, whom she met on the set of Clueless.