Stacy Arnell hails from Houston, Texas. Not one to sit idle by, Stacy pursued her dreams early with the intense energy and perfection that has become her trademark. After graduating from high school at Jack Yates Sr. High in Houston,she attended and excelled at Columbia College in Chicago, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism, and then following the words of the great Horace Greely, who said “go west” Stacy relocated to Los Angeles, California and immediately began to land roles.
Stacy was featured in the blockbuster film “Deep Cover” where she worked with the well respected actor, Laurence Fishburne, and won supporting roles in hit films such as “The Great White Hype” starring L. Jackson and Damon Wayans, “Menace II Society” with Bill Duke and Charles S. Dutton and “Cutthroat Alley” directed by Timothy Wayne Folsome. Stacy has worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest actors, including Jamie Foxx, Martin Lawrence, David Caruso, Swoosie Kurtz and Sela Ward.In addition to her work in film she has also graced the small screen as a guest and co-star on television shows such as, “Cold Case”, “Strong Medicine” a recurring role as Vanessa, “The Practice”, “Alley McBeal”, “The Jamie Foxx Show”, “ER” and “Boston Public”.
Stacy’s also co-starred in “Drillbit Taylor” starring Owen Wilson, a comedy from the producers of Knocked Up, The 40 Year Old Virgin and Super Bad is due to be released March 21, 2008. Stacy Arnell debuted in her first One Woman Show “Chain” October 20, 2011 at the Santa Monica Playhouse in Santa Monica, California. She is a recurring character on the Hit Series Ray Donovan on Showtime with Jon Voight and Liev Schrieber while working on her second One Woman Show “Voices In My Head”. She recently returned to the playhouse in 2015 in one of the most anticipated plays Father, Father as the roll Samantha “Sammie Lawson, as written and Directed by Reggie Cook.