Natalie Desselle

Natalie Desselle

  • Highest Rated: 65% Set It Off (1996)
  • Lowest Rated: 14% How to Be a Player (1997)
  • Birthday: Not Available
  • Birthplace: Alexandria, Louisiana, USA
  • Natalie Desselle Reid is from Alexandria, Louisiana. She graduated from Peabody Magnet High School and attended Grambling State University for 2 1/2 years. The acting bug bit her after a starring role in Grambling's production of "Bubbling Brown Sugar." After several productions as a thespian, she decided to move to Los Angeles and test the waters. Realizing Hollywood was not aware of her "arrival" she became a receptionist, a soul food waitress and lastly a tank mechanic at McDonnell Douglas. A devotee to the anomalous careers of Roseanne, Oprah and Whoopi she began to chart her course. Her break came when Robi Reed cast her in F. Gary Gray's "Set It Off" which led to a guest starring role on television's "Family Matters". After her initial foray into Hollywood, she found herself "down and out" in Inglewood, California and then the "call" came. The role that established her as a comedic thespian aka "the funny chick" in Robert Townsend's" B.A.P.S", starring opposite the luminous Halle Berry. The films "How to be a Player", "Cinderella" and televisions "Built to Last" and "For Your Love" followed. She most recently played Janie Egin's on the television show "Eve" for three seasons. Her most cherished production is her family which includes her husband Lenny Reid and their three children Sereno 9, Summer 3 and Sasha 1.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella Minerva 1997
14% How to Be a Player Jenny Jackson 1997
16% B.A.P.S. Mickey 1997
No Score Yet Playa' Pack Actor 1997
65% Set It Off Tanika 1996

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet The Chew
2011-2018
Guest
  • 2015
No Score Yet Eve
2003-2006
Janie Egins
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
No Score Yet ER
1994-2009
  • 2003
No Score Yet Yes, Dear
2000-2006
Cathy
  • 2002
No Score Yet For Your Love
1998-2002
Eunetta
  • 2000
  • 1999
No Score Yet Family Matters
1989-1998
Baby Girl
  • 1996

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