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Essence Atkins

Essence Atkins is best known for the roles of Dee Dee Thorne on the UPN sitcom HALF & HALF and as Yvette Henderson on the The WB sitcom SMART GUY. She is currently starring in the TV series ARE WE THERE YET? as Suzanne Kingston-Persons.

Atkins has appeared in a variety of movies and TV shows, including HOW HIGH, DELIVER US FROM EVA, FAMILY MATTERS, SISTER SISTER, and THE COSBY SHOW. She also had a main role in SMART GUY as the older sister Tasha Yvette Henderson, as well as the starring role of Dee Dee Thorne in the series HALF & HALF, playing half-sister to Rachel True's character.

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Essence Atkins Facts

Birth Name Essence Uhura Atkins
BirthdayFebruary 7, 1972 (51)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 2" (1m57)  How tall is Essence Atkins compared to you?
Social Media essencesays

Selected Filmography

How High
A Haunted House
Love for Sale
A Haunted House 2
My Other Mother
Love & Other Four Letter Words
Movie Marathon Collection: Old School Hits
The Right Stuff
The Bachelor Party
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