Tracey Ullman

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Tracey Ullman (born 30 December 1959) is an English actress, comedian, singer, dancer, screenwriter, producer, director, author, and businesswoman.wikipedia
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The Tracey Ullman Show

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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, which also featured the first appearances of the long-running animated media franchise, The Simpsons.
The Tracey Ullman Show is an American television variety show starring Tracey Ullman.

Three of a Kind (TV series)

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Her earliest appearances were on British television sketch comedy shows A Kick Up the Eighties (with Rik Mayall and Miriam Margolyes) and Three of a Kind (with Lenny Henry and David Copperfield). Ullman, who had already made a name for herself as a comedian with her BBC comedy series Three of a Kind, had a chance encounter with the wife of the head of the punk music label Stiff Records, Dave Robinson.
Three of a Kind is a British comedy sketch show starring comedians Tracey Ullman, Lenny Henry and David Copperfield.

Tracey Takes On...

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She later produced programmes for HBO, including Tracey Takes On... (1996–99), for which she garnered numerous awards.
Tracey Takes On... is an American sketch comedy series starring Tracey Ullman.

Tracey Ullman's State of the Union

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Her sketch comedy series, Tracey Ullman's State of the Union, ran from 2008 to 2010 on Showtime.
Tracey Ullman's State of the Union is an American sketch-comedy series starring Tracey Ullman.

Tracey Ullman's Show

In 2016, she returned to British television with the BBC sketch comedy show Tracey Ullman's Show, her first project for the broadcaster in over thirty years; this led to the creation of the topical comedy series Tracey Breaks the News in 2017.
Tracey Ullman's Show is a British sketch comedy television series starring Tracey Ullman.

Tracey Breaks the News

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In 2016, she returned to British television with the BBC sketch comedy show Tracey Ullman's Show, her first project for the broadcaster in over thirty years; this led to the creation of the topical comedy series Tracey Breaks the News in 2017.
Tracey Breaks the News is a British topical comedy series starring Tracey Ullman.

The Simpsons

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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, which also featured the first appearances of the long-running animated media franchise, The Simpsons.
In 1992, Tracey Ullman filed a lawsuit against Fox, claiming that her show was the source of the series' success.

Girls on Top (UK TV series)

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After a brief singing career, she appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls on Top with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
It stars Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Ruby Wax and Tracey Ullman, and was written by French, Saunders, and Wax with additional material from Ullman.

A Kick Up the Eighties

Her earliest appearances were on British television sketch comedy shows A Kick Up the Eighties (with Rik Mayall and Miriam Margolyes) and Three of a Kind (with Lenny Henry and David Copperfield).
A Kick Up the Eighties was a 1981-1984 BBC 2 sketch show starring Robbie Coltrane, Tracey Ullman, Richard Stilgoe, Miriam Margolyes, Rik Mayall, Ron Bain and Roger Sloman.

You Broke My Heart in 17 Places

Her 1983 debut album, You Broke My Heart in 17 Places, featured her first hit single, "Breakaway" (famous for her performance with a hairbrush as a microphone ), and the international hit cover version of label-mate Kirsty MacColl's "They Don't Know," which reached number two in the UK, and number eight in the United States.
You Broke My Heart in 17 Places is the debut studio album by singer-actress-comedian Tracey Ullman released in 1983.

Dawn French

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After a brief singing career, she appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls on Top with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
In 1985, French starred with Saunders, Tracey Ullman and Ruby Wax in Girls on Top, which portrayed four eccentric women sharing a flat in London.

Kirsty MacColl

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Her 1983 debut album, You Broke My Heart in 17 Places, featured her first hit single, "Breakaway" (famous for her performance with a hairbrush as a microphone ), and the international hit cover version of label-mate Kirsty MacColl's "They Don't Know," which reached number two in the UK, and number eight in the United States.
Her song "They Don't Know" was covered with great success by Tracey Ullman.

You Caught Me Out

Her career received another boost when the video for "They Don't Know" featured a cameo from Paul McCartney; at the time Ullman was filming a minor role in McCartney's film Give My Regards to Broad Street. She released her second (and final) album, You Caught Me Out, in 1984.
You Caught Me Out is the second studio album by singer-actress-comedian, Tracey Ullman.

David Copperfield (comedian)

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Her earliest appearances were on British television sketch comedy shows A Kick Up the Eighties (with Rik Mayall and Miriam Margolyes) and Three of a Kind (with Lenny Henry and David Copperfield).
David Copperfield (born Stanley Barlow, 1947, Doncaster, West Riding of Yorkshire ), is a British comedian who is best known for his role in the 1980s BBC sketch show Three of a Kind, in which he starred alongside Tracey Ullman and Lenny Henry.

Stiff Records

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Ullman, who had already made a name for herself as a comedian with her BBC comedy series Three of a Kind, had a chance encounter with the wife of the head of the punk music label Stiff Records, Dave Robinson.
In the 1980s, with most of their early signings having moved on, the label found commercial success with Madness, The Pogues, Tracey Ullman, The Belle Stars, Kirsty MacColl and others.

Jennifer Saunders

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After a brief singing career, she appeared as Candice Valentine in Girls on Top with Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders.
In 1985, Saunders starred in and co-wrote Girls on Top with French, Tracey Ullman, and Ruby Wax, which portrayed four eccentric women sharing a flat in London.

They Don't Know (Kirsty MacColl song)

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Her 1983 debut album, You Broke My Heart in 17 Places, featured her first hit single, "Breakaway" (famous for her performance with a hairbrush as a microphone ), and the international hit cover version of label-mate Kirsty MacColl's "They Don't Know," which reached number two in the UK, and number eight in the United States.
"They Don't Know" is a song composed and first recorded in 1979 by Kirsty MacColl, which became a Top Ten hit via a 1983 recording by Tracey Ullman.

Grease (musical)

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She subsequently branched out into musical theatre and was cast in numerous West End musicals including Grease, Elvis The Musical, and The Rocky Horror Show.
It was revived in London at the Astoria in 1979 with Su Pollard and Tracey Ullman in the two lead roles.

Sun Glasses (song)

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Her final hit, "Sunglasses" (1984), featured comedian Adrian Edmondson in its music video.
In 1984, Tracey Ullman released a version of the song titled "Sunglasses", which became an international hit.

Breakaway (Irma Thomas song)

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Her 1983 debut album, You Broke My Heart in 17 Places, featured her first hit single, "Breakaway" (famous for her performance with a hairbrush as a microphone ), and the international hit cover version of label-mate Kirsty MacColl's "They Don't Know," which reached number two in the UK, and number eight in the United States.
Nevertheless, "Breakaway" is today generally a better-remembered song than the A-Side of Thomas' record, which might be partly due to Tracey Ullman's hit 1980s cover.

Allan McKeown

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When she hastily married Allan McKeown in 1983, it made front-page news all over the country, with the press placing bets on how long the marriage would last; it lasted nearly thirty years, until McKeown's death in 2013.
McKeown returned to the US producing the HBO comedy series, Tracey Takes On... for wife, Tracey Ullman.

Tracey Ullman Takes On New York

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The special, Tracey Ullman Takes On New York debuted on 9 October 1993 and both it and Ullman went on to win two Emmy Awards, a CableAce Award, an American Comedy Award, and a Writers Guild of America Award.
Tracey Ullman Takes On New York is a comedy special starring Tracey Ullman.

Kay Clark

One original character created by Ullman back in Britain was uprooted for the series: long-suffering British spinster Kay Clark.
Kay Clark is a fictional character created and portrayed by Tracey Ullman.

Ruby Romaine

The show spotlighted just one character, Ruby Romaine.
Ruby Romaine is a fictional character portrayed by Tracey Ullman on her show Tracey Takes On....

Hackbridge

Ullman, who had been living an upper-middle class life, was uprooted to Hackbridge, southwest London, along with her older sister Patti and her mother, who could now barely make ends meet without their father's income.
Tracey Ullman grew up in Hackbridge.