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Melanie Nicholls-King

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Melanie Nicholls-King is a Canadian actress best known for her recurring television roles as Cheryl on The Wire (2002-2008) and as Noelle Williams in Rookie Blue, since 2010.

Nicholls-King started her career on the stage. She formed a theatre company called Sugar'n'Spice with two other women and was nominated for a DORA award in the best female performance category for their first production, Sistahs.

This was followed by a leading role in Clement Virgo's Rude, which at the time was the first feature film written, directed and produced by African-Canadians and went on to win the Best Canadian Feature Film - Special Jury Citation at The Toronto Film Festival.

She's since had roles in the critically acclaimed HBO drama The Wire, ABC's Cupid, Showtime's Deacons for Defense, all three of the Law & Order franchises, Disney's The Famous Jett Jackson and the independent film How She Move, which had it's premiere at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and was picked up and distributed nationally by MTV Films and Paramount Vantage.

She also continues to work regularly on the stage and was nominated for AUDELCOs for her roles in Cassandra Medley's Relativity and Noon Day Sun.









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