Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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Yvonne on The Hughleys
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Elise Neal (born March 14, 1966) is an American film and television actress. Neal has demonstrated her versatility in roles from Hustle and Flow to the cult horror classic Scream 2. She has worked with such acclaimed directors/producers such as John Singleton, Brian DePalma, Steven Spielberg and Craig Brewer. Once in Los Angeles, Neal landed the role of "Janice Sinclair" on the ABC soap opera Loving. Shortly after she made the leap to Prime time on seaQuest 2032, as fighter pilot Lieutenant J.J. Fredericks. Her film debut was a starring role in John Singleton`s Rosewood. Other film credits include: Paid in Full, Money Talks, Mission to Mars and Restaurant. Neal`s newest film, 4 Life, also starring Wood Harris, hit stores July 3, 2007. This project also marks her first debut soundtrack single, "I`m Down Baby", produced by Hustle & Flow`s award-winning songwriter. She also appeared in the series K-Ville, which starred Anthony Anderson and Cole Hauser. Neal will also be seen in Ransom Games, playing a wife forced to negotiate for the safe return of her husband.
Neal and the rest of the cast of Hustle and Flow were nominated for a Screen Actors Guild award for best ensemble, an NAACP award for Best Picture, and won as Best Cast at the "Young Hollywood" awards. She has three NAACP award nominations: Best Actress in a Comedy for The Hughleys twice and a Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for Hustle and Flow. Neal appeared in Dannii Minogue`s 1993 music video for This Is It, Aretha Franklin`s video A Rose is a Rose and in 50 Cent`s music video for "Follow My Lead" Vanessa Williams`s video "Work to Do" as well as Portrait`s Honey Dip. Neal graced the cover of the November, 2007 edition of King Magazine, Chubb Rock`s Music Video "Just The Two Of Us" & Trick Daddy`s 2001 Music Video "I`m A Thug". Expanding her role as producer, Neal is creating and developing several multimedia projects: a reality show based on her R & B group, "Assorted Flavors", a fitness and lifestyle brand, and multiple feature projects through her development deal with Mandalay Bay Entertainment.
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Overton High School, Memphis, TN (1984)
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
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Elise Neal (born March 14, 1966) is an American film and television actress. She is best known for her roles as Yvonne Hughley in the ABC/UPN sitcom The Hughleys (1998-2002) and Hallie in the horror film Scream 2. She had a recurring role as as Chyna Parks mom Roxanne in disney channel show A.N.T. Farm. Neal appeared as one of the five cast members on the TV One reality series Hollywood Divas (2014-2015).
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Vincent Cirrincione Associates (LA)
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