Tracey Ullman (born December 30, 1959) is an English comedian, actress, singer, dancer, screenwriter, and author, who is most famous for being the host of a variety television show bearing her name. Ullman has an extraordinary ability to mimic accents, with her numerous characters rarely sounding anything like her normal accent.
Her early appearances were in British TV sketch comedy shows with Rik Mayall in, A Kick Up the Eighties, and Three of a Kind with Lenny Henry, and the English comedian, David Copperfield. She also appeared with French and Saunders and Ruby Wax in Girls On Top. Her career skyrocketed in America, having her own network television series, The Tracey Ullman Show, which also spun off The Simpsons.
She later found even greater success producing shows for HBO, including Tracey Takes On..., for which she has won numerous awards. She has also appeared in many feature films.
== Early life =