Brandee Steger is an African American actress and filmmaker. She grew up in the suburbs of Upland, California. A child of divorced parents, she also spent time with her dad in the Baldwin Hills area of Los Angeles, California.
Brandee spent most of her childhood training as a figure skater. She has shared the ice with champion figure skaters like Michelle Kwan and Surya Bonaly. After realizing she wasn't going to be an Olympic contender, Brandee moved to the stage, where she found her love for acting.
Among many stage productions, in London, she worked with Tony nominated director Wilson Milam and back in Los Angeles, she worked with acclaimed director, Howard Storm. Most recently, Brandee worked on the television series I'm Dying Up Here, produced by Jim Carrey. And, the popular series This Is Us, where she was directed by Regina King. Her film credits include The Punisher Short, Dirty Laundry, with Ron Perlman and Thomas Jane. She is currently in post production for the film, Misfits.
In 2012, Brandee performed her one woman show, Brandee Built on Crazee, at the Stella Adler Theatre, where she received rave reviews. She co-produced this piece with her husband, Michael Steger. After a while, Brandee and Michael decided to start an intimate production company, Book 11 Productions, where they produced The Wrights, an award winning short film starring Ted Danson. After another success, they produced an Emmy considered comedy web series called, Not So Union.
Brandee has trained with renowned acting teacher Warner Loughlin and is proud to be a lifetime member of the Actors Studio where she has learned from greats like Martin Landau, Lou Antonio, Lisa Richards and Al Pacino.