American actress, singer, and songwriter

Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman (born December 10, 1985) is an American actress, comedian, and singer. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia. She moved to Ossining, New York at age three. She played the role of "Olivia" in the last three seasons of The Cosby Show (1984).

Raven-Symoné in 2010
Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman

(1985-12-10) December 10, 1985 (age 38)
Other namesRaven
EducationAcademy of Art University
  • Actress
  • comedian
  • model
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • rapper
  • dancer
  • television producer
  • television host
Years active1989–present
Musical career

Pearman is most well known as the person Raven in the TV show That's So Raven and other parts in The Cheetah Girls and The Cheetah Girls 2. Pearman goes by the name Raven for most of her acting.

In August 2013 Raven-Symoné commented on legalizing gay marriage, "I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage. I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to".[1] She was dating AzMarie Livingston since 2012, and in October 2015, she announced that she had broken up with her.[2]


Year Title Role Notes
1990 Rockin' Through the Decades Herself Documentary
1994 The Little Rascals Stymie's Girlfriend
1998 Dr. Dolittle Charisse Dolittle
2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 Charisse Dolittle Nominated — NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
Nominated — Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Female Movie Star
2004 The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Princess Asana
Fat Albert Danielle Voice
2006 Everyone's Hero Marti Brewster Voice
2008 College Road Trip Melanie "Mel" Porter Lead Role, Executive Producer
Tinker Bell Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
2009 Good Hair Herself Documentary
Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
2010 Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
2012 Secret of the Wings Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
2014 The Pirate Fairy Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
2015 Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast Iridessa Voice, direct-to-video
A Girl Like Grace Mary Independent film
2017 Animal Crackers Binkley Voice


  1. Martinez, Michael (August 2, 2013). "Raven-Symone says she's a lesbian, grateful for legalized gay marriage". Retrieved August 2, 2013.
  2. Julia Brucculieri (2015-10-20). "Raven-Symoné and Girlfriend AzMarie Livingston Reportedly Split". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2015-10-20.

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