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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Mixed-Ish’s Arica Himmel

18 February 2020
Get to know Mixed-ish young and upcoming star, Arica Himmel.

Mixed-Ish’s young actress Arica Himmel may be young and upcoming, but she has an impressive past with great reviews for her performance off-Broadway. Just at fourteen years old, Himmel already has her own fan base who follow the young actress religiously.

But to help you learn more about Himmel who plays young Rainbow Johnson on the Black-ish prequel Mixed-ish, we’ve scoured the web to find things you probably don’t know about Himmel.


Arica is a rising star

There’s no doubting that Himmel is already off to a good start in her career, but her ambition of becoming a filmmaker and writer is something we see her attaining. She has a lot of positive things to say which we hope she’ll channel through her filmmaking career.


She’s a Native New-Yorker

Himmel was born and bred in New York, which has worked in her favour because she’s had access to the best schools for the career, she’s in. In addition, living in New York has allowed Himmel to appear in various roles in stage productions.


Himmel has appeared in a number of television roles

Before landing her lead role as Rainbow Johnson, Himmel had already appeared in a number of shows. She had a role a comedy series entitled Thanksgiving in 2016. She also appeared in Sesame Street, Before You Kow It and most recently, in God Friended Me.


She relates to her Mixed-ish character

Himmel has more in common with her character in Mixed-ish than people know. For one, she grew up in a family of mixed race; making it easier for her to get into character.


Don’t miss Mixed-ish season one on Thursdays at 19:00 on 1 Magic, DStv Channel 103.