Kimberly Elise

Kimberly Elise (born April 17, 1967) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles in the films Set It Off, Beloved, John Q, The Manchurian Candidate, Woman Thou Art Loosed, Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, and most notably for her performance in the film For Colored Girls. For television, she is best known for her role as Maureen Scofield on the CBS drama Close to Home.