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"What I Wish I Knew" Interview with Camille Winbush


Dec 07, 2022

6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

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Virtual Event: "What I Wish I Knew" Interview with Camille Winbush

For All Looking Ahead Families

Looking Ahead's What I Wish I Knew Interview Series is back with our next guest, Camille Winbush. She is best known for her role as Vanessa, the oldest of three siblings, on the Emmy award-winning television series, The Bernie Mac Show. Camille has played many roles as a child actor and continues her career as an adult. Join us in conversation as she shares about her experience as a child actor and what she wish she knew before getting into the industry. Be sure to RSVP to join us!

See below for more about Camille.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 7 @ 6:00pm-7:15pm PST

WHERE: Via Zoom - Online Registration is required

Meeting ID: 824 4970 1749

Passcode: 549436

Questions? Contact Vy at, 323.330.9244.

About Camille Winbush

Camille Winbush began her acting career at age 2, when a talent scout signed her on the spot after hearing her spirited rendition of the classic song “Que Sera, Sera.”

Camille has had a fruitful career thus far, playing some very memorable roles in television history. Most notably as Vanessa, the oldest of three siblings on the Emmy award winning television series, "The Bernie Mac Show," and Lauren, the voice of reason on the People's Choice award winning series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager" for five years each respectively.

Winbush, is a three-time NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series as well as a Young Artist Award winner for her work on "The Bernie Mac Show". Her other television credits include a polarizing guest star role on "Grey's Anatomy", and many more recognizable shows.

Winbush’s film credits include a starring role in Artisan Entertainment’s critically-acclaimed cult classic “Ghost Dog” opposite Forrest Whitaker, as well as roles in “Eraser” with Arnold Schwarzenegger and “Dangerous Minds” with Michelle Pfeiffer. Most recently she starred alongside Vivica A. Fox and Ella Joyce in the Christmas film “Holiday Hideaway”. She has also lent her vocal talents to many projects including the soundtrack to the film "Geppetto" and the holiday album "Schools Out! Christmas".

Also an entrepreneur, Winbush fulfilled a dream in 2003 by opening her own ice cream parlor, Baked Ice, for which she received the coveted TeenPreneur Award, from Black Enterprise Magazine which recognized Winbush for outstanding business leadership and achievement among her peer group.

Camille also lends her name and time to many charities. She was the spokesperson for, a dating abuse helpline, and has worked with several reputable groups like the March of Dimes, Read Across America, was a mentor to a young girl in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program, and has volunteered as a chaperone with the Looking Ahead program at serveral events over the years. 

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