Ebony Obsidian is an American actress born and raised in the small town of New Paltz, NY. Once she realized she wanted to study the craft, she graduated high school early and set out for the Big Apple. There she studied at the William Esper Studio where she was trained in the Meisner Technique, a technique she was able to apply to the string of independent projects that followed.
In Director Tony Lindsay's Award-Winning feature "Where Hearts Lie," Ebony plays Sheila; a snippy, slightly bitter, woman, alongside seasoned actors Clifton Powell, Malik Yoba and Taral Hicks. In "Traces: A Post Traumatic Love Story," Ebony plays Amber, a young woman who joins the military disabling bombs in order to pay for college and now struggles with PTSD. Ebony earned a lead role in "Punkin Pie," by one of Variety Magazine's April 2015 "110 Students to Watch" Director Allen Redwing. The story follows Katrina, a young girl living with family that push far beyond the point of forgiveness, and her fight to save not only herself but the one thing she can't live without.
Outside of film Ebony had the opportunity to work with multi Award-Winning Director, Writer and Choreographer Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the world premiere of the Documentary Play with Music "Black Footnotes" as Eliza Ann Grier, the first African American woman to become a Doctor in the state of Georgia. Soon after Ebony joined the cast of the controversial web series "#NoHomo" which has been covered in Pop Glitz, Towle Road, and Cinema Stalker articles to name a few.
On November 10th, 2015 the series "Tough Love" released in which Ebony plays Alicia, a young entrepreneur who knows how to stand by her mans side through the toughest of situations. Since its first episode the show has close to 15,000+ views per episode and a rapidly growing fan base. In the Season Finale, the actress shows off her singing and song-writing chops with the debut of her original track "Hold Me." As Ebony puts it, "good things come to those who wait, great things come to those who don't." She continues to challenge herself through her role choices and is eager to take on the next mountain worth climbing.