De Sousa will next be seen in the highly anticipated Darren Star drama, The Street for Fox Broadcasting. She joins Christian Campbell and Adam Goldberg on the ensemble hour-long drama revolving around New York stockbrokers.
Her film credits include, The Best Man for Universal Pictures opposite Taye Diggs and Nia Long, directed by Malcolm Lee; 30 Years To Life, an independent picture starring Alan Payne, Tracy Morgan and Erika Alexander; Lockdown, an independent picture with Richard T. Jones, executive produced by Master P.;Ride and the short films The Fire This Time and Spark.
De Sousa's television credits include Damon, E.R., Married with Children, Moesha, The Wayans Brothers and Living Single. She was most recently seen as ‘Lady Anne' in An Evening of Shakespeare with Charles Dutton at the Hudson and the Court theatres in Los Angeles.
Raised in New York by Panamanian parents, De Sousa began ballet at a very young age. She attended the High School of the Performing Arts and acting naturally followed.
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