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A multi-faceted comedienne who created a vast array of characters, Tracey Ullman was one of the most celebrated and consistently funny performers of her day. After achieving success on television and in music in her native England, Ullman came to the United States and established herself as a top-notch comic actor with deadly funny, on-target satire of all manner of social, political and pop culture issues on her breakthrough series, "The Tracey Ullman Show" (Fox, 1987-1990). Among her multiple personalities was an aging hippie disc jockey, Summer Storm; the lovelorn spinster Kay; and a suicide prone chorine. Ullman utilized her training by having her characters routinely burst into elaborate song-and-dance routines - one of the show's several hallmarks. Over the years, she rode the wave of her popularity into numerous features films, including a memorable performance in Woody Allen's "Small Time Crooks" (2000), while continuing to rack up Emmy awards with numerous cable series and specials like "Tracey Takes On " (HBO, 1995-99) and "Tracey Ullman's State of the Union" (Showtime, 2008), both of which confirmed her status as one of the funniest and most popular comic actors of her generation.