Birth name: Linda Ross

Birthday: February 27

Birth Place: Brooklyn, N.Y.

Height: 5' 9"

Children: Son, Bryce (1988)

Boyfriend: Ben Masters (Julian, Passions)

Siblings: Older brother, Marvin; younger sister, Carol; and a younger brother who is deceased

Pets: Golden Retrievers Oliver and Clem

~ Won the 1975 Miss Black Teenage New Jersey Pageant

~ Attended Rutgers University

~ In 1984, Tracey became the first $100,000 Star Search champion. She won in the spokesmodel category.

~ Tracey was married in New York to record producer Kashif in the early 90's. It was short-lived.

~ In 1999, Tracey relocated to L.A. with her son when she got the role of Dr. Eve Russell on the James E. Reilly soap opera "Passions."

~ In 2007, Tracey won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Daytime TV Series.


Passions (1999-2008) (TV)
Unconditional Love (1999)
Small Time (1998)
Cold Around the Heart (1997)
Solar Eclipse (1995)
Mr. Payback (1995)
Lies of the Twins (1991) (TV)
Mayflower Madam (1987) (TV)
Ryan's Hope (1985-1987) (TV)
Braker (1985) (TV)
The Cotton Club (1984)
Best Defense (1984)

Valley of the Dolls (1981) (TV)

TV Guest Appearances

House of Payne "Payne and Prejudice" (2008)
Providence "The Eleventh Hour" (2002)
The Gregory Hines Show "Wahunthra" (1998)

Baywatch Nights "Curse of the Mirrored Box" (1996)
On Our Own "Parents' Night" (1994)
Roc "A Home, A Loan" (1991)
Doctor Doctor "Butterfield's Complaint" (1991)
The Cosby Show "Getting to Know You" (1989)
Finder of Lost Loves "Deadly Silence" (1985)

Appearances as Self

Passions Live (2007)
22nd Annual Stellar Awards--Presenter (2007)
Soap Talk (2004)
Pyramid (2003)
30th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards--Presenter (2003)
Blind Date (circa 2002)
Miss Black America Pageant--Presenter (1985)
Star Search--Contestant (1983-84)

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