Natalie Raitano

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Natalie Raitano
Blake Calhoun and Natalie Raitano.jpg
Blake Calhoun and Natalie Raitano at the Streamy Awards in March 2009
Born (1966-10-03) October 3, 1966 (age 53)
Years active1998–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 action series V.I.P.

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

In 2006, she hosted a podcast, "Famous Shit Stories".[citation needed] In late 2006, she starred in Killing Down which was written and directed by Blake Calhoun.[citation needed]


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 The Benvenuti Family Angelina Benvenuti TV series
2007-2008 Pink Nate 14 episodes
2008 Jada Brenda
2009 The Killing of Wendy Pat
2009 The Joshua's Soul Film Short Nurse 1 Short film
2010 The Insider 1 episode
2012 Letting Go Page


  1. ^ Siegler, Bonnie. Explosive V.I.P. Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Accessed July 21, 2008.

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