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Natalie Graves Tucker

Theater Writer

Natalie Graves Tucker is a local actor that covers theatre from an actor's point of view on stage and backstage. She's from Emporia, Virginia and lives in Maryland after attending University of Maryland and Howard University. For 20 years, she was with AARP and managed multicultural marketing activities through infotainment. She worked with Blair Underwood, Stephanie Mills, Kim Coles, and Donnie Simpson and television networks such as BET, TVOne, and Centric. In January 2016, she left her dream job to be an actor full time.

For the past eight years, she has appeared on D.C. area stages including Theater Alliance (for colored girls...), Studio Theatre (Passing Strange), African Continuum Theatre (Old Settler), and 1st Stage (The Violet Hour). She can be seen in videos for AARP, FDIC, US Postal Service and commercials for Ocean City, Sentara Hospital, and Giant Food. Natalie made her film debut as a talk show host in Nocturnal Agony starring Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Vernee Watson, and Hezekiah Walker.

When she's not auditioning or chauffeuring her teenagers to football practice, she's a Helen Hayes judge for theatreWashington, a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a Disney cruiser, and a marathoner. Learn more at www.natalietucker.com

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