Sistas' Ebony Obsidian (Karen Mott) celebrates her birthday. Learn more about her here--->>
Sistas' Ebony Obsidian (Karen Mott) is celebrating her 28th birthday today.
Obsidian was born on April 16, 1994, in New Paltz, New York where she was also raised. She is of Eritrean Habesga descent and trained at the William Esper Studio in Manhattan. She briefly studied journalism.
While training at the William Esper Studio, she began acting in independent films, including The Vixens and Where Hearts Lie opposite Malik Yoba and Clifton Powell. She is often recognized for her role as Michelle in the Thanksgiving episode of Netflix's Master of None Season 2. This particular episode won the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series Primetime Emmy Award in 2017.
If Beale Street Could Talk marked Ebony's first major motion picture as well as the first novel by James Baldwin to be adapted to film. She plays Adrienne Hunt, the eldest sister of Fonny, the male lead. The film has been nominated for over 130 awards, including 3 Oscars, 2 Golden Globes, 2 BAFTA'S, and 5 Critics' Choice Awards.
Please join us in wishing her a happy birthday!