Essence Atkins

Essence Atkins

  • Highest Rated: 60% Looking Through Lillian (2002)
  • Lowest Rated: 8% A Haunted House 2 (2014)
  • Birthday: Feb 7, 1972
  • Birthplace: Not Available
  • Actress Essence Atkins began appearing onscreen in the late '80s, with small appearances on shows like Saved By the Bell and The Cosby Show. She would go on to land a series of starring roles on short-lived series throughout the '90s like Under One Roof and Smart Guy before finding lasting success with a starring role on the comedy series Half and Half, which she stayed with from 2002 to 2006. After the show ended its run, Atkins made a number of appearances in movies like Love for Sale and Dance Flick.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

No Score Yet Coins for Christmas Madison Morris 2018
13% Battle Scars Elsie Ramirez 2017
No Score Yet Illicit Nadine 2017
No Score Yet Sister Code Corrine Wells 2015
No Score Yet Girlfriends' Getaway 2 Lauren 2015
8% A Haunted House 2 Kisha $13.8M 2014
No Score Yet Girlfriends' Getaway Lauren 2014
No Score Yet My Other Mother Candace "Candy" Meyers 2014
No Score Yet My Sister's Wedding Tandy 2013
10% A Haunted House Kisha $32.6M 2013
No Score Yet Act Like You Love Me Kelly Lofton 2013
No Score Yet Dysfunctional Friends Alice 2012
No Score Yet N-Secure Robyn $2.6M 2010
50% Preacher's Kid Peaches $0.5M 2010
18% Dance Flick Charity $25.7M 2009
No Score Yet Love for Sale Candace 2008
No Score Yet Angels Can't Help But Laugh Actor 2007
No Score Yet Love & Other 4 Letter Words Roxanne 2007
No Score Yet From This Day Forward Patrice 2005
44% Deliver Us From Eva Kareenah Dandridge $17.4M 2003
60% Looking Through Lillian Andrea 2002
26% How High Jamie $31.2M 2001
No Score Yet Love Song Toni 2000
No Score Yet Nikita Blues Nikita 2000
No Score Yet Playa' Pack Actor 1997

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Ambitions
2019
Amara
  • 2019
53% Carol's Second Act
2019
Kathleen
  • 2019
50% Marlon
2016-2018
Ashley Wayne
  • 2018
  • 2017
45% The Great Indoors
2016-2017
Denise
  • 2017
No Score Yet Celebrity Family Feud
2015
Appearing
  • 2016
No Score Yet Are We There Yet?
2010-2012
Suzanne Kingston-Persons
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
No Score Yet Tyler Perry's House of Payne
2007-2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
91% House
2004-2012
Greta
  • 2007
44% The Class
2006-2007
Melanie
  • 2007
No Score Yet Half & Half
2002-2006
Dee Dee Thorne
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
13% Love, Inc.
2005-2006
Renee
  • 2005
No Score Yet Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
1996-2003
Marnie
  • 2000
No Score Yet Smart Guy
1997-1999
Yvette Henderson
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
22% Malibu Shores
1996
Julie Tate
  • 1996
No Score Yet The Wayans Bros.
1995-1999
Nina
  • 1995
No Score Yet Family Matters
1989-1998
Becky
  • 1992
No Score Yet The Cosby Show
1984-1992
Paula Young
  • 1989
  • 1986
No Score Yet For Your Love
1998-2002
Genesis
86% Under One Roof
1995
Charlie Langston

QUOTES FROM Essence Atkins CHARACTERS

Kisha
There's a ghost in the house!
Malcolm
There's a ghost in your ass. (Referring to her farting the last night)
Malcolm
There's a ghost in your ass.
Kisha
Look on the bright side I am allergic to dogs.
Malcolm
Thats what was so great about Shiloh. He was hypoallergenic.