Melissa De Sousa
Melissa De Sousa's combination of natural beauty and an innate acting ability show that she is a star on the rise. Ever since De Sousa was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Film for the NAACP Image Awards for her performance in the critically acclaimed The Best Man, her career has taken off.
Additional film credits include 30 Years to Life, an independent picture starring Allen Payne, Tracy Morgan and Erika Alexander; Lockdown, an independent picture with Richard T. Jones and executive-produced by rapper Master P.; and the short films The Fire This Time and Spark.
De Sousa's television credits include Damon, E.R., Married with Children, Moesha, The Wayans Bros. and Living Single. She was most recently seen as Lady Anne in An Evening of Shakespeare, with Charles Dutton at the Hudson and the Court theatres in Los Angeles.
Raised in New York, De Sousa began ballet at a very young age. She attended the High School of the Performing Arts, and acting naturally followed.