Elise Neal Biography
Because of her sexy dark looks, Elise Neal landed on the role of Janice Sinclair on the soap opera Loving. She then made a leap to primetime television on the series Seaquest, which was produced by Stephen Spielberg. It wasnt long before she made her film debut in a starring role on the movie Rosewood, directed by John Singleton. Her other film credits are Paid in Full, Money Talks, Mission to Mars, and Restaurant, opposite award-winning actor Adrien Brody.
Elise Neal then became more recognized as an actress when she ventured into the world of horror films, as she became part of the cult hilt, Scream 2. Her brilliant acting performance in the movie Hustle and Flow led her and the rest of the cast to a Screen Actors Guild nomination for best ensemble, NAACP award for best picture and best cast at the Young Hollywood Awards and the audience award at Sundance in 2005. Elise Neal also became the 2006 recipient of The African American Women in Cinema Award.
Her latest film, 4 Life, was released on July 2007. The movie as well launched her singing career. She is also part of the series K-Ville, starring Anthony Anderson and Cole Hauser.
Elise Neal starred in Aretha Franklin's video A Rose is a Rose, 50 Cent's music video for Follow My Lead, Vanessa Williams's video Work to Do and Portrait's Honey Dip. Neal recently became the cover girl of King Magazine. She is also busy creating multimedia pieces such as a reality based on her own R&B group, and developing other projects like a fitness and lifestyle brand named Assorted Flavors as well as deals with Mandalay Bay Entertainment.