Ebony Obsidian was born and raised in the small town of New Paltz, New York. After graduating High School early and diving into a major in Journalism, it was quickly revealed that she was not telling stories from the right angle.
She went on to study at The William Esper Studio, a New York based acting conservatory, where she trained with Bruce McCarty and Suzanne Esper. A string of projects followed including Black Footnotes, a play by Award Winning Director Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, marking Ebony's introduction to the stage at the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe in 2015, the short film Twelve Dollar Words which screened at the 2016 Rhode Island International Film Festival, the short Punkin Pie which won the Best Ensemble Cast award at the Reel Heart Film Festival in Toronto, Canada, the Tough Love web series that was nominated for Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series at the 2017 Daytime Emmy's, and Master of None Season 2, "Thanksgiving" episode, which went on to win Best Writing at the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards.
Ebony is also set to appear in Director Barry Jenkins film adaptation of If Beale Street Could Talk, based on the book by acclaimed Writer James Baldwin, in 2018, making it her first role in a major motion picture.