Stacey Dash Turns 50 Today
Young Artist Award-nominated American film and television actress who became known for her role as Dionne Davenport in the classic comedy movie and TV series Clueless. She was in her late 20s when she played her most well-known role in 1995.
Since her movie days she has become a commentator for Fox News and a controversial figure. In 2016, Dash received criticism when she argued that the BET Awards lied to black people about news regarding the boycotting of the Oscars due to lack of ethnic diversity, and called for an end to Black History Month. She made a cameo at the 88th Academy Awards repeating this sentiment and in addition, she criticized Jesse Williams's speech at the BET Awards.