Melissa De Sousa was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Film at the NAACP Image Awards for her performance in The Best Man as “Shelby”. Other film credits include 30 Years to Life, Lockdown, Ride, and the short films The Fire This Time and Spark. De Sousa’s starring television credits include The Street (2000), Second Time Around (2004-2005), and One on One (2002-2003). She was recently seen as Lady Anne in An Evening of Shakespeare with Charles Dutton at the Hudson and Court theatres in Los Angeles. De Sousa also stars in the film The Best Man Holiday, released in November, 2013.