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Kellita Smith Talks Childhood and Her Early Career
Hustling with Vivica A. Fox
Vivica A. Fox was in for some surprises as she interviews actress and comedian Kellita Smith, best known for her role as Bernie Mac’s wife, in “The Bernie Mac Show” (2001-2006). Though they have been friends for years Vivaca didn’t know Kellita was raised in the Black Panther community of Oakland, California. Recognized for her talent even as a child, 8-year old Kellita was chosen to interview controversial political activist Huey P Newton, for a school production. “I was the only one who could sit still long enough to talk to a grown up.” But it was the funny lady’s appearance on “In Living Color” that gave Kellita her start in Hollywood. She trades stories with Vivica about the “mean girls” they both encountered while auditioning. They’re laughing now, but it was tough then. Kellita has better memories of her early years of hustling for parts, when she got to know and work with the greats including Jamie Fox, Cedric and Steve Harvey. But it’s to Bernie Mac that she says she owes the biggest debt. After numerous rejections and multiple screen tests, Kellita won the coveted role of Bernie's wife, Wanda McCullough, on “The Bernie Mac Show." Vivica and Kellita go deep on their shared admiration for Bernie Mac, who died unexpectedly just as his show completed it’s fifth season. Kellita talks about the fun of appearing in SyFy show “Z Nation” and her newest movie “Influence.” She says she still misses Bernie’s friendship and in his honor is going to try stand up in the near future. It’s all part of Kellita's hustle.https://www.vivicafox.com Instagram @msvfox Twitter: @mcvivicafox Instagram: @vivicahustling Kellita Smith's Social media:Instagram @kellitasmith1 Twitter @KellitaSmithhttps://www.instagram.com/stage29podcasts/https://twitter.com/stage29podcastshttps://www.facebook.com/Stage29Podcasts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dinner & Dialogue with Seane Shaw featuring Kellita Smith
Dinner & Dialogue with Seane Shaw
An awesomely candid and open conversation with @kellitasmith1 ! Her infectious energy and depth of talent is phenomenal! Hope you enjoy!Shout out to the chefs on both sides of the table @thendfactor for @dinner_dialogue and Kellita's brother @its_cheferic ! The food was fantasti--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/dinner--dialogue/support
In episode 88, Naomi and Andy are joined by actor and comedian Kellita Smith of The Bernie Mac Show and Z Nation to talk relationships, love, and give advice to listeners. Also tickets for the upcoming live shows in Los Angeles are available now on the website under 'See Us Live.' Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The awesome Kellita Smith pulled up on us at the radio show and it was special! She shared so much insight in to the mind of an actress and creative. It was pure dopeness.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thenatejacksonradioshow/support
Kellita Smith Talks What Its Like To Play the Lead on Z Nation
Black Talent TV's Look Who's Next Podcast
The 5th season of the action-horror-comedy-drama post apocalyptic series Z Nation premiered on the SYFY network on October 5; remains to be the networks #1 show. Kellita as former National Guard Lieutenant Roberta Warren, she has survived the zombie apocalypse and leader of the survivor group. The upcoming episode of Z Nation, it is a humorous angel on American history as Doc (Russel Hodgkinson) explains his version of American History to George, Sketchy (Mark Carr) and Skeezy (Doug Dawson) with re-enactments about the Founding Fathers, while Warren (Kellita Smith) and the others go to the bakery that invented bizkits in search of the "secret ingredient. On BounceTV's series In The Cut Smith is the lead as Cheryl opposite Dorien Wilson's character Jay Weaver. The feisty business savvy woman, owner of beauty salon is also the fiancé of Jay Weaver. The show follows Jay's barber shop including as he meets his illegitimate son and the other businesses in the strip mall. Kellita Smith is is best known as Wanda McCullough, the wife of Bernie Mac on the groundbreaking comedy the Bernie Mac Show, and nominated 4 times for her role in the series. One of Hollywood's most talented and versatile actresses with a career spanning over two decades. In the 90's she guest starred in several classic television programs: In Living Color, Living Single, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, Martin, Sister Sister, The Wayans Bros, Moesha, Malcolm & Eddie, The Parent 'Hood, The Jamie Foxx Show, The Steve Harvey Show and The Parkers. Kellita began her career as a model to transition into acting on stage in a regional theatrical production of Tell It Like It Tiz. She won a NAACP Theatre Award for her role in Feelings (The Hudson Theatre) for Best Supporting Actress.
Welcome to L.I.F.E. Radio (Ladies In Formation Experience), the hosts KK, Nola G, and Lady J will re-introduce you to the inner workings of a woman's mind, body and soul. These intellegent wives, mothers, daughters, and business women will be discussing all topics in relation to women and women empowerment. Tonight on the show the ladies will be talking with amazing actress Kellita Smith. In this day and age it is crucial that women rise up and command their respect and equality. L.I.F.E. Radio will be that voice for women, that guiding light for women, that leader for women standing in Formation with experience and knowledge. In the words of Maya Angelou "They are women phenomenally and phenomenal women they are."
On this episode of UNGENTRIFIED, I am joined by Kellita Smith (), Peabody Award winning actress for her role on the Emmy award winning Bernie Mac show, and current lead actress on SyFy’s Z Nation to chat about being the first Black lead actor in a series on the network. We discuss how Hollywood still has quite a way to go for Black women, what it’s like transitioning from comedic roles to science fiction, when she found out she was the first Black actor (male or female) in a lead role on the network, what position she’d play in her survival squad if a zombie apocalypse really jumped off, and Kellita drops gems about finding your passion that you need to hear. Listen and give us your opinion! Guest: Kellita Smith () Website: Resources/People/Articles Mentioned in Podcast: Shirley Horne You can catch Kellita on Bounce TV’s and SyFy’s , which is now in season 5. Catch up on past seasons of Z Nation on . Follow the conversation: @ungentrifiedpod on / @kentwjohnson on / #ungentrifiedpod Email us your questions/comments at .
This week we have another marquee interview, as we welcome the star of Z Nation Kellita Smith to the spaceship! Kellita discusses her ascent in Hollywood, why diversity will happen whether Hollywood wants it or not, projects with Nichelle Nichols, The Secret Origin Of Lucille Ball, Her appearances in every black show ever (almost), Her acting peers and the dope things they do, stanning for Earth Kitt, marrying up, cheating, and so much more! This Interview was a mess in the BEST WAY POSSIBLE!We also discuss the new #IntoTheSpiderVerse trailer, get your ready for New York Comic Con, and answer your Geekquently Asked Questions! Sit back, turn this episode up, and enjoy yourself!Salute to our Patreon patrons! You can get exclusive content, gifts and more by signing up @ patreon.com/forallnerds. Episode Music by Bulby: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrBulbamikeand Ryan Little: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheR4C2010