Tracey Ullman is an English television, stage, and film actress, as well as a comedienne, singer, dancer, director, author, screenwriter and businesswoman of dual British and American citizenship.
Her early appearances were on British TV sketch comedy shows A Kick Up the Eighties and Three of a Kind. After a brief but high-profile singing career, she appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls on Top with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
She emigrated from the United Kingdom to the United States where she starred in her own network television comedy series, The Tracey Ullman Show, from 1987 until 1990. She later produced programmes for HBO, including Tracey Takes On. ., for which she garnered numerous awards. Ullman's sketch comedy series, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, ran from 2008 to 2010 on Showtime. She has also appeared in several feature films. She is currently working on a new comedy series for the BBC.
Ullman is currently the richest British comedienne and the second richest British actress.