Watch These 5 Films And Shows To Celebrate Issa Rae’s Birthday

Do you remember how the Emmy-nominated entertainer got her start?

Happy Birthday, Issa Rae! The eight-time Emmy-nominated entertainer is celebrating her 43rd birthday today, Thursday, Jan. 12, and it's only right that we celebrate by reminding her fans why the multitalented actress needs to be honored on her special day. has put together a list of five of our top TV shows and films that you should binge today to celebrate Rae!

  • Insecure

    Created by Rae, the multitalented actress also stars in this modern-comedy series that follows the lives of Black women friend group and the ups and downs that comes with uncomfortable dating and life experiences. 

    Also stars: Yvonne Orji, Jay Ellis, Natasha Rothwell and Amanda Seales.

  • The Lovebirds

    Rae stars in this romantic comedy alongside Kumail Nanjiani as they experience an unexpected defining moment in their relationship.

  • The Photograph

    Starring in yet another rom-com Rae's character Mae, falls deeply in love with Lakeith Stanfield's character, Michael. The movie follows a set of love stories from both the past and the present.

    Also stars: Chanté Adams, Y'lan Noel, Lil Rel Howery and Kelvin Harrison Jr.

  • Little

    Rae stars alongside Regina Hall and Marsai Martin in this fantasy comedy film.

  • The Mis-Adventures of Awkward Black Girl

    This classic and hilarious YouTube series put Issa Rae on the map! As the creator and star of the series, Rae stars as J where she documents her day-to-day with her co-workers and love interests that put her in the most uncomfortable situations. 

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