Natalie Raitano

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Natalie Raitano
Blake Calhoun and Natalie Raitano.jpg
Blake Calhoun and Natalie Raitano in 2009
Born (1966-10-03) October 3, 1966 (age 49)
Charleroi, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998–present

Natalie Raitano (born October 3, 1966) is an American actress.

Raitano was born in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. She is a 1984 graduate of Monongahela Valley Catholic High School, in Monongahela, Pennsylvania. She is best known for portraying the role of Nikki Franco on the syndicated TV series V.I.P..

Prior to V.I.P., Raitano was an aerobics instructor[1] and was a host of the ESPN2 show Hip Hop Body Shop. She was also a member of a musical group called Breeze.

In (2006) she hosted a comedic podcast and website entitled Famous Shit Stories. She also recently videotaped introductions for the DVD release of the first season of V.I.P. and continues to act in film and television.

In late 2006, she starred in Killing Down which was written and directed by Blake Calhoun.

In the summer of 2007, she teamed with Blake Calhoun to film PINK, which premiered September 4, 2007, on both MySpace and YouTube.

In addition to acting, she is currently a fitness instructor at Barry's Bootcamp in New York City.

She can be followed @NatalieRaitano on


Film and television
Year Title Role Notes
1998-2002 V.I.P Nikki Franco 88 episodes
2000 Martial Law Ivana Bock 4 episodes
2004 Slammed Luscious Lola
2005 One More Round Madeleine
2005 Ganked Lasandra Barry Video
2006 Killing Down Angela
2006 Truth Be Told Jennifer Reeves Short film
2007 Hip Hop Harry Miss Janet Episode: "Make Your Dreams Come True"
2007 Polly and Marie Faith Carter TV movie
2007 Benvenuti Family, TheThe Benvenuti Family Angelina Benvenuti TV series
2007-2008 Pink Nate 14 episodes
2008 Jada Brenda
2009 Killing of Wendy, TheThe Killing of Wendy Pat
2009 Joshua's Soul Film Short, TheThe Joshua's Soul Film Short Nurse 1 Short film
2010 Insider, TheThe Insider 1 episode
2012 Letting Go Page


  1. ^ Siegler, Bonnie. Explosive V.I.P., Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Accessed July 21, 2008.

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