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Ella Thomas

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15, 1981
Asmara, Eritrea
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15, 1981 (age 39)
Asmara, Eritrea


Eritrean actress and model known for her roles as Kara Cooley on Ballers, Jackie on Mistresses, and a short run as Diana on All My Children. She also appeared in the films Surrogate and Nina.

Before Fame

She took part in theatre while growing up in Germany and started modeling at 16 after her family had moved to the United States.


She's modeled for brand like Gap and L'Oreal and has been in episodes of NCIS and CSI. She grew up learning French, English, German, and Tigrinya.

Family Life

She was born in Eritrea to a local woman and a father who was in the US Air Force. She has a sister named Angela.

Associated With

She appeared alongside Zoe Saldana in Nina, which was based on life of Nina Simone.