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Raven-Symoné is an American actress, model, singer-songwriter, and dancer. She is mainly know for playing Raven Baxter on That's So Raven.

Raven-Symoné
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Gender: Female
Age: 36 Years Old
Birth: December 10, 1985
Place of Birth: Atlanta, GA
Role: Raven Baxter
Occupation: Actress
Singer
Years Active: 1989-present
Nationality: American
SeasonsAppeared: All Seasons
FirstAppearances: Mother Dearest
LastAppearances: Where There is Smoke


Personal life and Career

Raven-Symoné appeared in several successful television series, such as The Cosby Show and Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, in the late 1980s and early 1990s. From 2003 to 2007, she starred in the Disney Channel series, That's So Raven in which she played Raven Baxter, a psychic teenager who tried her best to keep her psychic powers a secret. During her time on That's So Raven, Raven-Symoné released her third studio album, This is My Time (2004) which was her best selling solo album to date, charting at number 51 on the Billboard 200.[6] A year after the end of That's So Raven, she released her fourth studio album, Raven-Symoné (2008). The album peaked at number 159 on the Billboard 200. During 2003 to 2006, she participated in four soundtracks from Disney, RIAA-certified double-platinum album, The Cheetah Girls (2003), RIAA-certified gold album, That's So Raven (2004), That's So Raven Too! (2006) and RIAA-certified platinum album, The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006). The soundtracks sold a combined 4.1 million copies in the U.S. alone. As of April 2008, Raven-Symoné has sold 314,000 albums in the United States. Raven-Symoné transitioned to a film career, starring in several films aimed at young audiences, including Dr. Dolittle (1998), Dr. Dolittle 2 (2001), College Road Trip (2008), and successful television films, including Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century (1999), The Cheetah Girls (2003), its sequel Cheetah Girls 2 (2006), For One Night (2006), Revenge of the Bridesmaids (2010). Raven has also lent her voice to the animated series Kim Possible, for the character Monique and films such as Disney's Tinker Bell. In 2011, Symoné starred in the short-lived ABC Family comedy series State of Georgia as Georgia Chamberlain, an aspiring actress with a huge ego who moves to New York City to try her hand at an acting career. In 2012, Raven-Symoné ranked number nine on VH1's "100 Greatest Kid Stars Of All Time" list.

In 2015, Raven-Symoné joined the cast of the new hit primetime drama Empire in the recurring role of Olivia, the vengeful ex-wife of one of the main characters. She stars alongside Terrence Howard, Malik Yoba, and Taraji P. Henson. In June 2015, she joined the ABC panel show The View, after a period of guest-hosting. She also guest starred on K.C. Undercover in the special "Runaway Robot".

In June 2020, Raven married her life partner, Miranda Maday.

Filmography

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1990 Rockin' Through the Decades Herself Documentary
1994 The Little Rascals Stymie's Girlfriend
1998 Dr. Dolittle Charisse Dolittle
2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 Charisse Dolittle
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Princess Asana
Fat Albert Danielle Voice role
2006 Everyone's Hero Marti Brewster Voice role
2008 College Road Trip Melanie "Mel" Porter Also executive producer
Tinker Bell Iridessa Voice role
2009 Good Hair Herself Documentary
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Iridessa Voice role
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Iridessa Voice role
2012 Secret of the Wings Iridessa Voice role
2014 The Pirate Fairy Iridessa Voice role
2015 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Iridessa Voice role
A Girl Like Grace Mary
2017 Animal Crackers Binkley Voice role
2020 Mighty Oak Taylor Lazlo
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1989–1992 The Cosby Show Olivia Kendall Main role (season 6–8)
1989 A Different World Olivia Kendall Episode: "Forever Hold Your Peace"
1990 The Earth Day Special Olivia Kendall Television special
The Muppets at Walt Disney World Little Girl Television film
1990-1991 Sesame Street 2 episodes
1992 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Claudia Episode: "Vying for Attention"
1993 Alex Haley's Queen Young Queen Television miniseries
Blindsided Singer Television film
1993–1997 Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Nicole Lee Main role (season 2–5)
1994 Kidsongs Herself Episode: "Katie's Little Lie"
1995-2000 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child Goldilocks Voice role; episode: "Goldilocks and the Three Bears"
Zoe / Olivia Voice role; episode: "The Princess and the Pauper"
1995 Bill Nye the Science Guy Herself Episode: "Human Transportation"
1997 Space Ghost Coast to Coast Herself Episode: "Piledriver"
1999 Zenon: Girl of the 21st Century Nebula Wade Television film
2001 My Wife and Kids Charmaine Episode: "Mom's Away: Part 1 & 2"
The Proud Family Angel Stephanie Voice role; episode: "Seven Days of Kwanzaa"
2002 The Cosby Show: A Look Back Herself Television special[76]
2002–2007 Kim Possible Monique Main voice role
2003–2007 That's So Raven Raven Baxter Lead role; also executive producer (season 4)
2003 The Cheetah Girls Galleria "Bubbles" Garibaldi Television film
Kim Possible: A Sitch in Time Monique Voice role; television film
Star Search Herself Episode: "The One with Star of That’s So Raven, Raven-Symoné"
2004 Zenon: Z3 Nebula Wade Television film
Fillmore| Alexandria Quarry Voice role; episode: "Field Trip of the Just"
Maryanne Greene Voice role; episode: "Code Name: Electric Haircut"
2005 Higglytown Heroes Playground Monitor Voice role; episode: "Meet Eubie's Cousin"
Kim Possible: So the Drama Monique Voice role; television film
Dear Santa Herself Television film
2006 For One Night Brianna McCallister Television film
The Cheetah Girls 2 Galleria "Bubbles" Garibaldi Television film; also executive producer
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody Raven Baxter Episode: "That's So Suite Life of Hannah Montana"
2007 Cory in the House Episode: "That's So in the House"
Phenomenon Herself Episode: "Two"
2008 Katie / Wife Voice role; episodes: "Stanny Slickers II", "Office Spaceman"
2008, 2020 Celebrity Family Feud Herself 2 episodes
2010 Sonny with a Chance Amber Algoode Episode: "That's So Sonny"
Revenge of the Bridesmaids Abigail "Abby" Scanlan Television film[77]
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Herself Episode: "Boys Hope/Girls Hope"
The Mo'Nique Show Herself Episode: "Episode 116"
2011 Pixie Hollow Games Iridessa Voice role; television film
RuPaul's Drag U Herself Episode: "Looking for a New Job"
State of Georgia Georgia Chamberlain Lead role
Rocco's Dinner Party Herself Episode: "Bangers 'N Cash"
PrankStars Herself Episode: "Adventures in Dogsitting"
2015–2016 The View Herself Co-host
2013 See Dad Run Whitney Gibbons Episode: "See Dad Run a Fever"
Pixie Hollow Bake Off Iridessa Voice role; television film
2014 Zoe Saldana Presents My Hero Herself Episode: "Raven-Symoné"
Oprah: Where Are They Now? Herself Episode: "Raven-Symoné Opens up About Her Sexuality, Jackie Evancho, Maurice Benard"
Just Keke Herself Episode: "How I Lost 260 Pounds"
2015 Empire Olivia Lyon Episodes: "Out, Damned Spot" and "Sins of the Father"
K.C. Undercover Simone Devereaux Episode: "Runaway Robot: Part 1 & 2"
The Real Herself Episode: "Raven-Symoné / Amy & Jeff Hammond"
2015–2020 Black-ish Rhonda Johnson Recurring role, 7 episodes
2016 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Herself Episode: "All Star Talent Show Extravaganza"
Nashville Herself Episode: "It's Sure Gonna Hurt"
The Jim Gaffigan Show Herself Episode: "The Trial"
It Got Better Herself Episode: "...Featuring Raven-Symoné"
Hollywood Game Night Herself Episode: "Oh Yes, It’s Ladies Night"
2017 Master of None Herself Episode: "Buona Notte"
2017, 2018 Animals. Nurse ?"
2017, 2020 Celebrity Page Herself Guest, 2 episodes
2017–present Raven's Home Raven Baxter Lead role; also executive producer, directed 5 episodes
2018 Drunk History Nichelle Nichols Episode: "Game Changers"
2018–present Big City Greens Maria Media Recurring voice role, 7 episodes
2019 Drop the Mic Herself Episode: "Ron Funches vs. Raven-Symoné / Joey Fatone vs. Joey McIntyre"
Guardians of the Galaxy Valkyrie Voice role; episodes: "Paranoid", "The Real Me"
Just Roll with It Betsy Hagg "
The Masked Singer Herself (as Black Widow) Contestant (season 2)
Holidays Unwrapped: A Disney Channel Music Event Herself Host; television special
Disney Hall of Villains Herself Television special
2019–2021 25 Words or Less Herself Guest; 32 episodes
2020 The Bold Type Alice Knight Recurring role (season 4)
Visible: Out on Television Herself Documentary miniseries
The Disney Family Singalong Herself Television special
Celebrity Watch Party Herself Main role
To Tell the Truth Herself Episode: "Mario Cantone, Raven-Symoné, Rita Moreno, Deon Cole"
Bunk'd Raven Baxter Episode: "Raven About Bunk’d: Part 2"; directed "I Won't Let You Clown"
Ever After with Jaleel White Herself Episode: "Raven-Symoné"
Holiday Wars Herself Host[78]
Earth to Ned Herself Episode: "The Ned-aissance"
Disney Holiday Magic Quest Herself Host; television special
2020–2021 Celebrity Game Face Herself 2 episodes
2021 What Not To Design Herself Host; also creator and executive producer
2022 Celebrity Wheel of Fortune Herself Episode: #210


Awards and nominations

Main article: List of Awards and nominations received by Raven-Symoné

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