Erica Tazel is an American actress with a career spanning over two decades. She honed her skills in theatre productions before she migrated into the mainstream movie industry, earning prominence with her excellent artistry in the American crime drama series Justified where she played character Rachel Brooks on the series that aired in the Walt Disney television from 2010 to 2015. The NAACP award-winning actress also had scenes cut for her in the remade miniseries Roots in 2016 while lending her voice in the video game Mafia 3 in the same year.
Erica Tazel Bio
Simply named Erica Tazel, the actress was born and bred in Dallas, Texas, on 31st March 1976. She was born to a filmmaker father and a mother who is a makeup artist. Although their names have not been made public yet, she sure adores her folks and from time to time sends them her heartfelt lovely messages via her social media handle. Tazel graduated from the Booker T Washington High school before she proceeded to Spelman College, in Atlanta, Georgia where she bagged a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A) after which she earned her Master’s degree of Fine Arts (M.F.A) from the New York University.
No doubt that the award-winning actress has seen visible income upgrade in the course of her career. Her net worth has been estimated at $ 2 million.
Erica Tazel she has maintained an air of mystery with respect to her love life. Since gaining fame, she has expertly hidden the man in her life from the prying eyes of the public. Our guess is she may be in a low key relationship and does not need the pressures that come from the press.
The 5 feet 2 inches (1.57m) tall actress is sociable with operational social media handles like Twitter which has over 7,640 followings. Although her online presence is still static on Instagram and Facebook, her Twitter feeds sure gives out all the gist she has got for her fans.
Career Achievements of The America Actress
Professionally, Erica Tazel jump-started her acting career in theatre productions in 2000, with her stage appearance in A Winter’s Tale, a production of the New York Shakespeare Festival, her performance was rated quite good by critics and fans who lauded her artistic display and stage presence. With her confidence built, she happily featured in other theatre productions of England’s Royal Shakespeare Company’s Cymbeline. Tazel earned a role in Much Ado About Nothing at the San Diego Old Globe and made an off-Broadway appearance in Playwrights Horizons’ Juvenilia.
The black beauty made her first screen feature in the Sex and the City where she portrayed a dance tutor in 2001. She equally made appearances in the David Duchovny-directed comedy-drama titled House of D in 2004 acting alongside Robin Williams, Anton Yelchin and Tea Leoni among other stars. From there on, her path was cleared as she began to make guest appearances in other television shows like the Firefly (2002), Law and Order (2003), Bones (2006) where she assumed Karen Merton, Heartland (2007), ER (2007), The Office (2009) and more.
Erica Tazel expertly delivered her lines in 49 episodes in a recurring support role as Rachel Brooks in the American crime drama series titled Justified which ran on air from 2010 to 2015.
The actress later made her mark in the remade television mini-series titled Roots assuming the character Matilda in 2016. Her superlative artistic displays saw her get slotted for her second recurring role, in the web political and legal drama series The Good Friday (2017 to 2018), she portrayed Barbara Kolstad in its eleven episodes.
Erica Tazel played Kim Nixon in the Todd Louiso-directed comedy series titled The Summer People (2019) with stars like Tessa Auberjonois, Monique Green among others making appearances in the series.
Apart from her acting skills, Tazel has provided a voice cover as Cassandra for the video game Mafia III.
Her beautiful artistry has not only endeared her to the hearts of many movie critics and fans but also earned her quite a few awards such as the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People theatre awards (NAACP) and the Los Angeles (L.A) Drama Critics Award nomination for her outstanding lead role interpretation of script on the Rwanda war and the massacre of the family of Juliette. The character Erica Tazel depicted in I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document Given To Me By a Young Lady from Rwanda (2007), a Colony theatre production, Burbank, California.