Natalie Deceel Reed – A prolific actress best known for her roles in “Eve”, “Madea” and “B * A * P * S” – has died after a battle with cancer … one of the films that has been kept secret.
The veteran comedian passed away Monday morning. A family member told TMZ that she had died of colon cancer after being diagnosed earlier this year. We are told that she was in a nursing home in her final days, and was surrounded by family when she went.
An official statement read: “With deeply burdened hearts we share with us the loss of the beautiful Natalie this morning. She was a shining light in this world. Queen. An extraordinary mother and wife.”
an actress Holly Robinson Pete We also shared the news, writing … “This news completely perished … Actress Nathalie Dessel, the bright superstar died this morning. I got to know her when my mother was running it. We will miss her a lot … Sending prayers to her children and her husband.” And she added, “Rest in peace, sweet girl.”
Natalie is probably best known for her opposite sidekick role Halle Berry In the 1997 comedy film “B * A * P * S”, in which she played the funny Mickey. She also starred in the sitcom “Eve” for three years, playing Janie Egins – in addition to the title role in Tyler Perry“The Happy Big Family” as Tammy.
Her acting credits go far beyond that – NDR has also played a lead character on the TV shows “For Your Love” and “Built to Last”
Her other big screen credits include “How to Be a Player”, “Set It Off”, “Divas” and “Gas” and most notably … Made for TV movie “Cinderella” brandy … in which Natalie played the evil sister Minerva.
Natalie leaves behind her husband, LeonardAnd 3 kids. She was 53 years old.