Her name may suggest she’s innocent but Aunjanue Ellis isn't green when it comes to entertainment. A NYU trained actor, she has had roles in tv and movies since the mid-90s. Her role as the strong and confident Oracene Williams, mother to legendary tennis stars, Venus and Serena earned her a "Best Actress" nomination at the BET Awards 2022. We’ll learn on June 26th at 8pm who will take home the trophy but in the meantime, let’s look back at some of her fashion moments.
94th Academy Awards
Aunjanue Ellis is a vision in an orange off the shoulder gown at the 94th Academy Awards.
94th Annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon
Aunjanue Ellis smile is her best accessory as she poses in a pink tuxedo with black velvet lapels at the 94th Annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon
24th Costume Designer Guild Awards
Aunjanue Ellis is striking in a red full length dress with built in cape at the 24th Costume Designer Guild Awards.
"When They See Us" Event
Aunjanue Ellis catches the eye in a black and white patterned ensemble and white boots at an event for When They See Us.
2016 Toronto Film Festival
Aunjanue Ellis tops off her lace and ruffled look with a hat at the 2016 Toronto Film Festival.
Tune in to the BET Awards 2022 Sunday, June 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.