LaRita Shelby

Actress
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KNOWN FOR 
South Central (1992) | Martin (1995) | Ellen Bond Secret Agent (2018)
AKA 
La Rita Shelby | Rita Shelby | LaRita Shelby-Mullen | Larita Shelby-Mullen  Less
NICKNAMEs  
Jazzy Rita, Beanie
HEIGHT *
5' 5" (1.65m)
AGE RANGE *
Performs ages 35-45
GUILDS *
AFTRA | SAG | ASCAP
ETHNICITY *
African American
HAIR *
Black (Shoulder Length)
EYES *
Brown
WEIGHT *
115 lbs
PHYSIQUE *
Average
VOICE TYPE *
Alto
ACCENTS *
Southern | Jamaican | West Indian | French  Less
LANGUAGES *
French
DANCE *
Club/Freestyle
WORK HISTORY *
Industrial | Commercial | Theater | Radio | Film | Voice Over | Television  Less
JOB TYPES *
Acting | Writing
CITIZENSHIP *
us (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
UNPAID WORK *
Not willing to work unpaid
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Projects in Development (1 titles)YEARBUDGETSTATUS
Past Film & Video (15 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (18 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for The Suite Life of Zack and CodyThe Suite Life of Zack and Cody (TV Series) Dixon (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005 1
  • Primary photo for ERER (TV Series) Reporter (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 1
    • Surrender (Feb 1, 2001) Reporter (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)  Less
  • Primary photo for City of AngelsCity of Angels (TV Series) Nurse Joane / Nurse Logan / Nurse Raymond (3 episodes, 2000)  Less 2000 3
    • Leg Erie (Oct 12, 2000) Nurse Joane (as Larita Shelby-Mullen)  Less
    • Deliver the Male (Mar 22, 2000) Nurse Logan (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)  Less
    • Prototype (Jan 16, 2000) Nurse Raymond (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)  Less
  • Primary photo for Any Day NowAny Day Now (TV Series) Actress (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for For Your LoveFor Your Love (TV Series) Chita (1 episode, 1999)  Less 1999 1
  • Primary photo for Babylon 5: A Call to ArmsBabylon 5: A Call to Arms (TV Movie) Lynne Anderson (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for The Wayans Bros.The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) Customer (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
  • Primary photo for JAGJAG (TV Series) Lt. Parker (1 episode, 1998)  Less 1998 1
    • Clipped Wings (May 5, 1998) Lt. Parker (as LaRita Shelby-Mullen)  Less
  • Primary photo for Campus CopsCampus Cops (TV Series) Meg Duvry (6 episodes, 1995)  Less 1995–1996 6
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  • Primary photo for Babylon 5Babylon 5 (TV Series) Med Tech (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for MartinMartin (TV Series) Sista Fo' Real (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995 1
  • Primary photo for Dr. Quinn, Medicine WomanDr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (TV Series) Woman #2 (2 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994 2
  • Primary photo for SeinfeldSeinfeld (TV Series) Tour Leader (1 episode, 1994)  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for The Fresh Prince of Bel-AirThe Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) Young Vivian (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992 1
  • Primary photo for HunterHunter (TV Series) Angie / Black Hooker (2 episodes, 1989)  Less 1989–1991 2
  • Primary photo for ABC Afterschool SpecialsABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) Rosemary (1 episode, 1989)  Less 1989 1
  • Primary photo for A Different WorldA Different World (TV Series) Leslie Wilkins (4 episodes, 1988)  Less 1988–1989 4
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  • Primary photo for What's Happening Now!What's Happening Now! (TV Series) Diana (1 episode, 1987)  Less 1987 1
Self (3 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Actor's ChoiceThe Actor's Choice (TV Series) Herself (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016–2017
  • Primary photo for Actors EntertainmentActors Entertainment (TV Series) Herself (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Radio Star - die AFN-StoryRadio Star - die AFN-Story Herself  Less 1995

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

HostingCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Hollywood Local * – Host/Producer Westbrooks Productions
Voice OverCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • It's Your World * – Pookie & Nikki T. Tom Joyner Morning Show 1990-2005
  • AFRTS * – Host/Producer LaRita Shelby Show Armed Forces Radio & TV Services

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Loyola Marymount University * – B. A. in Theater Arts 1984 Los Angeles, California
  • Touro University Worldwide * – Master of Arts in Media & Communication Psychology 2014 Los Alimitos, CA

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Actress *
  • Singer/ Songwriter *
  • Host/ Producer *

Additional Resume Info (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

Jazzy Rita
  • * Accomplished jazz singer, songwriter and playwright.
RESUME DETAILS
  • * MEDIA ARTISTS GROUP
    (323)658-5050
    Email: Raphael@MediaArtistsGroup.com
    FILM
    We Belong Together Co-Star Chris Stokes, Dir.
    Howard High Co-Star Chris Stokes, Dir
    Shattered Co-Star Natasha Kermani, Dir.
    MUSLIMAH Co-Lead Aminah Bakeer, Dir.
    OUTRIGHTEOUS Lead Jill Maxcy, Dir.
    KINGS OF THE EVENING Co-Star Andrew Jones, Dir.
    WALK BY FAITH Lead Jill Maxcy, Dir.
    AMERICAN CRUDE Featured Craig Shaffer, Dir.
    WOMAN THOU ART LOOSED Featured Michael Shultz, Dir.
    SOUTH CENTRAL Lead Steve Anderson, Dir.
    SILENT BOMB Lead Victory Entertainment
    NO WAY BACK Co-Star Frank Cappella, Dir.
    TELEVISION
    HOLLYWOOD LOCAL Series Regular Producer Host WLOX CBS
    ACTORS CHAT Guest Star- Web series
    WIZARDS OF WAVERLY PLACE Co-Star Disney Television
    THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACK & CODY Guest-Star Disney Television
    ER Co-Star NBC
    CITY OF ANGELS Recurring CBS
    ANY DAY NOW Guest-Star Lifetime TV
    FOR YOUR LOVE Guest-Star The WB
    LA DOCTORS Guest Star CBS
    JAG Guest Star CBS
    CAMPUS COPS Series Regular USA Network
    BABYLON V Guest Star Rattlesnake Prods.
    MARTIN Guest Star Fox TV
    SEINFELD Co-Star NBC
    THEATRE (Representative)
    STOP 2 LOVE Lead Wilshire Ebell
    DICTATION Lead Fisk University
    FORTY Lead Los Angeles
    FEELINGS Co-Lead Los Angeles
    FOR COLORED GIRLS Lead Hollywood/ Seattle
    GREASED, FRIED,LAID TO THE SIDE Lead Hollywood/ Oakland
    STAR/ HOLE IN HEAVEN Lead Memphis, Tennessee
    TRAINING
    Masters in Media & Communications Psychology
    B. A. in Theatre Arts from LMU- Los Angeles
    Also studied w/ Jill Andre, Mark Spiegel/Vinette Carroll
    Drama coach with SmartActors.com
    SPECIAL SKILLS
    Jazz Singer/songwriter, TV hosting, Fashion Commentator, Writer, Characters, Voiceovers
    Speaks some French and Spanish. Former broadcaster on Armed Forces Radio worldwide!
    Author of DICTATION: Plays, Poems & Monologues and The Nature Of A True Diva
    Debut Album: A Date With A Song aka ‘Jazzy Rita’ See DEMO REEL AT www.laritashelby.com bookme@laritashelby.com or 2jazzy@sbcglobal.net Or www.YouTube.com/RitaShelby
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