American actress, Natalie Desselle-Reid, finest identified for her roles in “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” “Eve” and “B*A*P*S*,” has died on the age of 53 following a secret battle with Colon Cancer.
Desselle-Reid’s supervisor, Dolores Robinson, confirmed the unhappy information on Twitter.
“Natalie Desselle the beautiful talented actress passed away this morning,” Robinson wrote. “Natalie was a bright light. She was an amazing actress and comedienne but also an awesome mother & wife.”
The veteran comedic actor handed away Monday morning, December 7.
A member of the family advised TMZ that she died of colon most cancers after having been identified earlier this 12 months. It was additionally reported that she was in hospice care in her closing days and was surrounded by household when she went.
“It is with extremely heavy hearts that we share the loss of our beautiful Natalie this morning,” reads an official assertion. “She was a bright light in this world. A queen. An extraordinary mother and wife.”
Natalie’s Hollywood profession started in 1996 when she carried out a one-episode position in “Family Matters,” which was quickly adopted up by her 1997 look in “B*A*P*S.” In the latter, she starred as Halle Berry’s sidekick, Mickey.
Her early profession additionally featured roles in “For Your Love” and “Built to Last.” She quickly discovered a starring TV position in “Eve,” taking part in the character of Janie Egins all through 66 episodes that aired between 2003 and 2006.
She’s additionally well-known for her position in Tyler Perry’s “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” the place she performed Tammy. Her final performing credit score got here in 2017 for a job within the sequence “Ya Killin’ Me,”
The mom of three additionally labored as a producer for a brief known as “Barrier,” which is presently in post-production.
Desselle-Reid is survived by her husband, Leonard Reid, and three youngsters.