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Melissa De Sousa

Biography

Celebrity and ballerina who was simply nominated for an NAACP Picture Award on her behalf supporting role within the 1999 film, THE VERY BEST Guy. In 2013 she starred within the film C.R.U. as Michelle Hughes. She qualified like a ballerina during her child years and later analyzed performing at New York’s SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL of Performing Arts. She co-starred with Taye Diggs within the 2013 film, THE VERY BEST Man Vacation. She was created in NEW YORK to a family group of Afro-Panamanian history. She made an appearance with acting professional Charles Dutton inside a LA theatrical production named an Evening of Shakespeare.

Quick Facts


Full Name Melissa De Sousa
Date Of Birth September 25, 1967
Place Of Birth New York City, NY
Profession Movie Actress
Education High School of Performing Arts
Nationality American
Nominations NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Movies The Best Man Holiday, The Best Man, Miss Congeniality, Lockdown, The Ron Clark Story, 30 Years to Life, Laurel Canyon, Bats: Human Harvest, CRU, Ride, A Good Man Is Hard to Find, Constellation, The Killing of Wendy, Supermodel
TV Shows Reed Between the Lines, Second Time Around, Damon, The Street, Valley of the Dolls, Danny Fricke
Star Sign Libra

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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Supermodel2016post-productionDet. Lacey
HaterTV Movie completedGraciela
Single Ladies2015TV SeriesAustin Aguilera
Cru2014Michelle Hughes
The Best Man Holiday2013Shelby
Shameless2013TV SeriesTina
She Is Not My Sister2012Stacey
Reed Between the Lines2011TV SeriesGabriella / Gabriella Jimenez
Ashes2010/ICamille
Castle2010TV SeriesLiz Penn
The Bannen Way2010Catalina
CHICK: Within me lives a Superhero2009TV SeriesWildfire
Divas2009Angie
Danny Fricke2008TV MovieErika Valdez
A Good Man Is Hard to Find2008VideoMonica
Bats: Human Harvest2007TV MovieO'Neal
Ghost Whisperer2006TV SeriesChristine Nelson
Saturday Night Life2006ShortDarlene Maye
The Ron Clark Story2006TV MovieMarissa Vega
Constellation2005Lucy Boxer-Seras
Second Time Around2004-2005TV SeriesCoco
One on One2002-2003TV SeriesNatalie
Biker Boyz2003Sheila (uncredited)
Laurel Canyon2002Claudia
I Shaved My Legs for This2001Melissa
30 Years to Life2001Natalie
The $treet2000-2001TV SeriesDonna Pasqua
Miss Congeniality2000Karen Krantz - Miss New York
Lockdown2000Krista
Grown Ups1999TV SeriesDonna
The Best Man1999Shelby
Damon1998TV SeriesStacy Phillips
Ride1998Leta
Moesha1997TV SeriesJennifer
The Wayans Bros.1997TV SeriesCharmaine
ER1996TV SeriesEstella
Spark1996ShortNina
Married with Children1996TV SeriesJaclyn
Simon1995TV SeriesBrenda
Valley of the Dolls1994TV SeriesNeely O'Hara
Living Single1993-1994TV SeriesCarmen / Lisa
The Sinbad Show1994TV Series
Silk Stalkings1993TV SeriesEllie Rose
Getting By1993TV SeriesRandee
CBS Schoolbreak Special1992TV SeriesMelissa Skyler
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1992TV SeriesCricket

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
22nd Annual Trumpet Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Host
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Made in Hollywood2013TV SeriesHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Bethenny2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Talk2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Insider2013TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
2011 Soul Train Awards2011TV SpecialHeself
Good Day Live2004TV SeriesHerself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Hollywood AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest Ensemble CastThe Best Man Holiday (2013)· Eddie Cibrian
· Morris Chestnut
· Terrence Howard
· Taye Diggs
· Harold Perrineau
· Regina Hall
· Sanaa Lathan
· Nia Long
· Monica Calhoun

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014Best Performance by an ActressAmerican Black Film FestivalCru (2014)
2003Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best Independent Actress30 Years to Life (2001)
2000Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureThe Best Man (1999)


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