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Essence Uhura Atkins (born February 7, 1972, birthplace unknown) is an American actress. Atkins has appeared in a variety of films and television series, which include How High, Deliver Us From Eva, Family Matters, and The Cosby Show. One of her television roles was in the Saved by the Bell spin off, the College Years. She appeared in the pilot; however, when Tiffani-Amber Thiessen, a regular from the original, opted to return, she was written out of the show. She gained a cult following by portraying the oldest sibling, Yvette Henderson, on The WB`s Smart Guy. From 2002 to 2006 Essence starred as Dee Dee Thorne on UPN`s Half and Half. In 2007, she made two major TV appearances: an episode of the CBS sitcom, The Class, The Class Has To Go To A Stupid Museum, which aired in January 2007, and an episode of House that aired on October 2, 2007.
A trained dancer, she appeared in Petey Pablo`s music video for his song "Freak-A-Leek". She is also to be in the new Wayans Bros` film "Dance Flick".
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Essence Uhura Atkins (born February 7, 1972) is an African American actress and model. She is best known for the roles of Dee Dee Thorne on the UPN sitcom Half & Half and as Yvette Henderson on The WB sitcom Smart Guy. She has also starred in the TV series Are We There Yet? as Suzanne Kingston-Persons. In 2013 and 2014, Atkins appeared as "Kisha Davis" in the films A Haunted House and A Haunted House 2.
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Married||Jamie Mendez and Essence Atkins
have been married since 26th Sep 2009. |||
Jamie Mendez and Essence Atkins have been married for 6 years. They were dating for 1 year after getting together in Feb 2008. After 7 months of engagement they married on 26th Sep 2009.
Essence Atkins has been in relationships with Ace Young (2006 - 2007), Ron Truppa (2001 - 2003) and Eric BenÃ©t.
Essence Atkins has 2 children, Amandla Stenberg and Varro Blair (4).
Essence Atkins is a 44 year old American Actress. Born Essence Uhura Atkins on 7th February, 1972 in Sherman Oaks, California, USA, she is famous for Smart Guy in a career that spans 1986–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Essence Atkins is a member of the following lists:
African-American child actresses,
Actresses from New York City and
21st-century American actresses.
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