Born on February 9, 1990, Camille Winbush is a multifaceted American actress and recording artist celebrated for her notable roles.
Widely recognized as Vanessa Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show and Lauren Treacy in The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Winbush is not only a performer but also a recipient of three Image Awards and a Young Artist Award.
Her family lineage boasts connections to the entertainment industry, with parents Anthony and Alice Winbush, and an older brother, Troy Winbush, who is also an actor.
The trajectory of Camille Winbush’s career was altered when she secured the role of Vanessa Thomkins on The Bernie Mac Show, a performance that marked her significant breakthrough.
From 2008 to 2013, Winbush graced the screen as Lauren Treacy, a recurring character in the popular teen drama The Secret Life of the American Teenager.
Her portrayal of Vanessa Thomkins earned Winbush widespread acclaim and multiple award nominations. Notably, she clinched three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) – Leading Young Actress.
In 2007, Winbush made a notable guest appearance in an episode of the acclaimed medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, showcasing her versatility beyond her recurring roles.
Beyond acting, Winbush demonstrated her musical prowess by recording “One Small Voice” alongside singers Myra and Taylor Momsen in 2002. She also contributed to the compilation album School’s Out! Christmas with “The Night Before Christmas Song.” Additionally, Winbush lent her voice to the soundtrack of the Disney musical production of Geppetto.