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Raven- Symoné

Cast Biography

Raven-Symoné was named a co-host on ABC's "The View" on June 10, 2015.

She is widely known for her role as "Olivia" on the Emmy® Award-winning and critically-acclaimed series "The Cosby Show," for which she received the Young Artist Award for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Nine. She starred in the title role on the Emmy-nominated comedy series "That's So Raven" for Disney Channel, which garnered her three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series/Special, two Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards for Favorite Television Actress and a Young Artist Award for "Outstanding Young Performer. She was named producer for the series' fourth season, which aired in 2007. She also starred on the comedy series "Hangin' with Mr. Cooper" for four seasons.

The popular actress' recent credits include roles on ABC's hit comedy "black-ish," as well as featured roles on "Empire" and the upcoming animated feature film, "Animal Crackers" alongside Ian McKellen, John Krasinksi, Sylvester Stallone and Danny DeVito. Her film credits include "A Girl Like Grace," "College Road Trip," "The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement," "Dr. Dolittle" and "Dr. Dolittle 2." Her role in "Dr. Dolittle 2" earned her nominations for an NAACP Image Award nomination for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress and a Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Female Star.

In 2012, Raven-Symoné headlined the hit Broadway musical "Sister Act," produced by Whoopi Goldberg. She has released four studio albums, "Here's to New Dreams," "Undeniable," "This Is My Time" and "Raven-Symoné," respectively. She has toured with 'N Sync and at the young age of 12, went on various military tours.

She is passionate about issues concerning children and is very active with the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Girls Incorporated, a national nonprofit youth organization dedicated to inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold by providing vital educational programs to millions of American girls, particularly those in high-risk, underserved areas.

She is currently a college student studying fine art.

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