Danielle Nicolet

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Danielle Nicolet
Born
Danielle Diggs

(1973-11-24) November 24, 1973 (age 49)
OccupationActress
Years active1991–present
SpouseMike Kussman

Danielle Nicolet (born Danielle Diggs; [1] November 24, 1973) [2] is an American actress. She has made appearances on shows such as 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996–2001), Second Time Around (2004–05), The Starter Wife (2008), Family Tools (2013), Born Again Virgin (2015–16) and The Flash (2015–present).

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Life and career

Nicolet began acting in the early 1990s, appearing in a recurring role on the ABC sitcom Family Matters . In 1996, she landed the role of Caryn on the NBC sitcom 3rd Rock from the Sun , which lasted until 2001. In 2005, Nicolet starred in the short-lived UPN sitcom Second Time Around . Entertainment Weekly named her the network's "breakout star" in review. [3] After the series was canceled, she co-starred on the TNT medical drama, Heartland . That following year, Nicolet had regular role in the USA Network comedy-drama, The Starter Wife starring Debra Messing, the series also was canceled after one season. Nicolet has also guest starred on episodes of Stargate SG-1 , Angel , The Bernie Mac Show , All of Us , CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , and Warehouse 13 .

Nicolet appeared in various films including a small role as Samuel L. Jackson's character's teenage daughter in Loaded Weapon 1 (1993). She later had roles in Melting Pot (1998), opposite Paul Rodriguez and A Wonderful Night in Split (2004). In 2009, Nicolet starred opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. in the thriller Ticking Clock (2009). In 2011, she co-starred in the Syfy original film, Red Faction: Origins , based on the video game. She also voiced Shaundi in Saints Row: The Third and continued to voice her in Saints Row IV and Saints Row: Gat out of Hell . In 2013, she starred in the short-lived ABC comedy series, Family Tools . She later had the recurring role on the BET comedy series, The Game , and guest starred on Elementary .

In 2015, Nicolet guest starred in the first season of The CW's The Flash as Cecile Horton before being cast as the lead in TV One's first original comedy-drama series, Born Again Virgin . [4] [5] She also played the female lead, opposite Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson, in the action comedy film Central Intelligence , directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber. [6] [7] After Born Again Virgin ended its run, Nicolet returned to The Flash in a recurring role for the show's third and fourth seasons before being promoted to a series regular for the fifth season. [8]

Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
1993 Loaded Weapon 1 Debbie Luger
1996The PrinceHigh Class Hooker
1996Where Truth LiesLisa
1998 Shadow of Doubt Cheryl
1998 Melting Pot Deuandranice
2000Child 2 ManFreebe
2002 A Light in the Forest Britta Rinegelt
2004 A Wonderful Night in Split Jeanie
2006 The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Whitney Weddings
2006The BlissDaisy Free
2009Knuckle DraggersRenee
2009 Ticking Clock Gina Hicks
2011Red Faction: OriginsTess De La Vega
2013Wrestling with ParenthoodRegina TyborShort film
2014 Naruto the Movie: Blood Prison Karui (voice)English dub
2014All StarsKim Lockemer
2016 Central Intelligence Maggie
2016 Believe Sharon Joseph
2017 Deidra & Laney Rob a Train Marigold Netflix film
2018 Acrimony Sara
2020 Faith Based Tiffany

Television

YearTitleRoleNotesRef
1991–92 Family Matters Vonda Mahoney3 episodes
1992 The Jacksons: An American Dream Verla2 episodes
1995 Step by Step RitaEpisode: "Head of the Class"
1996 Diagnosis: Murder Sara GilbeyEpisode: "Murder by the Busload"
1996 Fall into Darkness TraceyTelevision film
1996–2001 3rd Rock from the Sun Caryn45 episodes
1997 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Sharon's FriendEpisode: "Number One with a Bullet"
1998 In the House DiannaEpisode: "Mr. Hill Goes to New York"
1998 Brimstone Madeline FullerEpisode: "Slayer"
1999 Moesha Melanie TrottmanEpisode: "Ohmigod, Fanatic"
1999 Grown Ups Veronica RichmondEpisode: "Bachelor Auction"
2000 Undressed Cory3 episodes
2001, 2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Jennifer Riggs, Rhonda2 episodes
2002 Stargate SG-1 ReeseEpisode: "Menace"
2002 For the People Lane CarhartEpisode: "Racing Form"
2003 Half & Half SammiEpisode: "The Big Butting in Episode"
2004 Angel TamikaEpisode: "Harm's Way"
2004–05 Second Time Around Paula13 episodes
2004–05 The Bernie Mac Show Cheryl, Shirley3 episodes
2006 Crumbs HeideEpisode: "Sleeping with the Enemiesy"
2006 So Notorious JaneyEpisode: "Relaxed"
2007The WeekendDebbieTelevision film
2007 All of Us Jill3 episodes
2007 Heartland Nurse Mary Singletary9 episodes
2008 The Starter Wife Liz Marsh10 episodes
2009 Brothers Amara2 episodes
2010 Marry Me Candace2 episodes
2011 Red Faction: Origins Tess De La VegaTelevision film
2011–12 Marvel Anime: X-Men Ororo Munroe / Storm, Cerebra (voices)English dub
12 episodes
2011 The Protector Adrian MarshEpisode: "Wings"
2012 Warehouse 13 Deb StanleyEpisode: "Endless Wonder"
2012–15 Key & Peele Andrea, Wife #2, Girlfriend3 episodes
2013–17 Naruto: Shippuden Karui, Yugao (voices)English dub
22 episodes
[9]
2013 Family Tools Lisa "Stitch" Bichette10 episodes
2013 Elementary Jennifer SaylesEpisode: "Ancient History"
2014–15 The Game Yana9 episodes
2015–present The Flash Cecile Horton 94 episodes [8]
2015–16 Born Again Virgin Jenna22 episodes
2015–16 Da Jammies LaLa (voice)7 episodes
2017 Supergirl Cecile HortonEpisode: "Crisis on Earth-X"

Video games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010 Tom Clancy's H.A.W.X. 2 Sonnet, Additional Voices
2011 Saints Row: The Third Shaundi
2012 Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth Storm, Black Widow
2013 Marvel Heroes Storm Ms. Marvel
2013 Grand Theft Auto V The Local Population
2013 Saints Row IV Shaundi
2013 Lego Marvel Super Heroes Gamora, Maria Hill, Ms. Marvel, Storm
2015 Saints Row: Gat out of Hell ShaundiCredited as Dani Nicolet
2015 Mortal Kombat X Jacqui Briggs, Sareena [10]
2016 Lego Marvel's Avengers Captain Marvel Uncredited

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