Tracy Oliver

Tracy Oliver was an American screenwriter, actress, and producer best known for her work on the webseries "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl" (YouTube, 2011-12). Before her break on the show, however, Oliver wrote a play entitled "Hope and Wait," and attended the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts, from which she graduated in 2010. Oliver not only played primary antagonist Nina on "Awkward Black Girl", but also wrote and produced episodes of the show, which received critical acclaim and great success during its two-year run. She then went on to write on the first season of sci-fi sitcom "The Neighbors" (ABC, 2012-2014). Oliver continued her work in television screenwriting for the first two seasons of the LeBron James-produced comedy "Survivor's Remorse" (Starz, 2014- ). Oliver entered the world of film when "Barbershop: The Next Cut" (2016) was released; she co-wrote the script with "Black-ish" (ABC, 2014- ) creator Kenya Barris. She reunited with Barris and "Barbershop: The Next Cut" director Malcom D. Lee on "Girls Trip" (2017), which she also co-wrote with Barris.