Jossie Harris Thacker
Jossie Harris Thacker, born and raised in Harlem, New York, began her career as a dancer. She moved to Los Angeles after landing a starring role as one of the acclaimed Fly Girls in Fox’s hit T.V. show, In Living Color, opposite Keenan and Damon Wayans, Jim Carrey, and Jennifer Lopez. It was there Jossie became enamored with the craft thus making a natural transition into her acting career. Film credits include the soon to be released film: Boppin’ at the Glue Factory, by director Jeff Orgill; Sergio Arau’s film A Day Without a Mexican; and The Halfway Diner, an independent short film written by John Sayles. Jossie’s television credits include: Chris Gerolmo’s Over There for FX, NBC’s E.R and The West Wing, CBS’s Close to Home, and ABC’s Notes from the Underbelly. Jossie graced the stage as Margo in Carlos LaCamara’s, Havana Bourgeois, a role written for her, which earned her riveting reviews from the L.A Times and L.A. Weekly. The play ran in New York, New Jersey and Florida in 2009. Other memorable stage credits include the role of Desdemona in Othello starring opposite Charles Dutton and the role of Julia in Becoming Cuban, also by Carlos LaCamara.