Essence Atkins

Essence Atkins

Essence Atkins  American Actress


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Essence Atkins and Jamie Mendez

Essence Atkins is married to Jamie Mendez. [view couple]

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...

Confirmed Relationships3
Longest Relationship1 yr, 11 mths
Average Relationship Length11 mths
Rumored Relationships1
First Name Essence
Last Name Atkins
Age 44 years
Birthday 7th February, 1972
Birthplace Sherman Oaks, California, USA
Height 5' 2" (157 cm)
Build Slim
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Smart Guy
Year(s) Active 1986–present
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Essence Atkins44 AquariusActress
Jamie Mendez45 PiscesFootball (American)
Ace Young35 ScorpioSinger
Ron TruppaN TaurusProducer
Eric Benét49 LibraSinger


Amandla Stenberg
Varro Blair
Male25th December, 20114 years old


Illicit2016 Nadine Movie
Battle Scars2015 Elsie Ramirez Movie
Sister Code2015 Corrine Wells Movie
Girlfriends Getaway 22015 Lauren Movie
A Haunted House 22014 Kisha Movie
My Other Mother2014 Candy Movie
Girlfriends' Getaway2014 Lauren Movie
A Haunted House2013 Kisha Movie
Act Like You Love Me2013 Kelly Movie
My Sister's Wedding2013 Tandy Movie
Holiday Road Trip2013 Clara Movie
Dysfunctional Friends2012 Alice Movie
Mr. Box Office2012 Samantha Owens TV Show
From This Day Forward2012 Patrice Movie
The Bachelor Party2011 Michelle Movie
N-Secure2010 Robin Joyner Movie
Are We There Yet?2010 Suzanne Kingston TV Show
Preacher's Kid2010 Peaches Movie
Dance Flick2009 Charity Movie
Nite Tales: The Series2009 Shandra TV Show
Love for Sale2008 Candace Movie
Love... & Other 4 Letter Words2007 Roxanne Movie
Football Wives2007 TV Movie
House of Payne2006 Monica TV Show
The Class2006 Melanie Deacon TV Show
Love, Inc.2005 Renee TV Show
House M.D.2004 Captain Greta Cooper TV Show
Deliver Us from Eva2003 Kareenah Dandrige Movie
Looking Through Lillian2002 Andrea Movie
Half & Half2002 Dee Dee Thorne TV Show
How High2001 Jamie Movie
Nikita Blues2001 Nikita Movie
XCU: Extreme Close Up2001 Tamikah Jones Movie
Love Song2000 Toni TV Movie
Nikita's Blues1999 Nikita Short Film
Smart Guy1997 Tasha Yvette Henderson TV Show
Malibu Shores1996 Julie Tate TV Show
Moesha1996 Piper Davis, Piper TV Show
Promised Land1996 Rachel TV Show
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch1996 Marnie TV Show
The Parent 'Hood1995 Chantel TV Show
The Wayans Bros.1995 Nina TV Show
Under One Roof1995 Charlotte 'Charlie' Langston TV Show
Saved by the Bell: The College Years1993 Danielle Marks TV Show
The John Larroquette Show1993 Jocelyn TV Show
Here and Now1992 Khalilia TV Show
Charlie Hoover1991 Amy TV Show
Sunday in Paris1991 Allison Chase TV Show
Family Matters1989 Becky TV Show
The Cosby Show1984 Paula Young TV Show
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billybobzanyAug 17, 2011

She's a little overweight don't you think

ShondaNov 18, 2009

Congratulations Essence on all your success. Childhood friend..(Adrianne after school care..hint) God Bless!!

CjSep 23, 2009

I love her skin-tone!!!

MehahaJul 8, 2009

Essence is Dating Ace? wow who knew? well i cant wait to watch her in Nite Tales the series when it premiers this august 7! cant wait to see it!

CometJun 11, 2009

Hi Essence. I love the show Half and Half. You were awsome in Dance Flick,it was so funny.

PetersnJun 6, 2009

Hey Essence I just wanna say congragulations on the new movie Dance Flick. I really enjoyed it very much one more thing I just like to say Happy delated Birthday and May God continue to Bless You Essence much love to you.

BjMay 21, 2008

She also dated Rey Gallegos!

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