Angelique Bates

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Angelique Bates
Born Angelique Bates
(1980-12-01) December 1, 1980 (age 33)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress, rapper
Years active 1980–present

Angelique Bates[1] (born December 1, 1980) is an American actress and singer best known for the two seasons she served on the Nickelodeon sketch-comedy series All That.[2]

Early career[edit]

Bates was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and is of Haitian and Native American descent.[3][4] Bates got her start in a Borax commercial when she was a baby.[2] She subsequently landed an AT&T commercial and a co-starring role in the movie Sweet Potato Ride. Many years later, she got the job on a new sketch comedy series.

All That[edit]

Main article: All That

Bates' agent sent her out to audition for All That and they liked what she did. She did a Steve Urkel impression among other things. Following four or five auditions Bates got the part.[2]

After two seasons she left the series. She did however return for the 100th episode, along with fellow All That alumnae Katrina Johnson and Alisa Reyes.

Later career[edit]

After leaving All That, Angelique later booked a co-starring roles on Strong Medicine and Boston Public. Her MySpace page includes such songs as the "Numb / Encore"-sampling "Fly So High". Bates has also done several projects on her YouTube channel (angeliquebates) with former All That cast members Katrina Johnson and Alisa Reyes. She is the famous Bub Bub Lady from Tim_and_Eric_Awesome_Show,_Great_Job!. You can also find her in 35_and_Ticking starring Kevin_Hart, Mike_Epps, Nicole_Ari_Parker, Clifton_Powell, & Meagan_Good. Bates signed a record deal and released her international single available on iTunes "Can't Fade Me Now" and her own personal Angelique Bates APP. Bates made an appearance in the music video for "Love Never Felt So Good" by Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.familytreelegends.com/records/39461?c=search&first=Angelique&last=Bates
  2. ^ a b c All That: Fresh Out the Box, Steve Holland, Pocket Books, 1998
  3. ^ "Angelique Bates". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  4. ^ "Angelique Bates PKA 'Alizay' Releases Debut Single 'Can't Fade Me Now' On Expat Records". Retrieved 13 March 2014. 

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