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Essence Atkins

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7, 1972
Brooklyn, NY
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7, 1972 (age 50)
Brooklyn, NY


Dee Dee Thorne from Half & Half who also played Suzanne Kingston on the short-lived series Are We There Yet? and starred in NBC's Marlon. As a film actress, she made an appearance in the 2009 movie Dance Flick.

Before Fame

She had her first television acting role in a 1986 episode of The Cosby Show.


She has had film roles in Deliver Us From Eva and How High.

Family Life

She got married to Jaime Mendez in 2009. The couple welcomed a son in 2011.

Associated With

She played Tahj Mowry's on-screen older sister on the Disney series Smart Guy.