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      Nia Peeples

      Nia Peeples

      Highest Rated: 67% The Outside (2009)

      Lowest Rated: 3% Half Past Dead (2002)

      Birthday: Dec 10, 1961

      Birthplace: Hollywood, California, USA

      California born and bred, multitalented actress Nia Peeples made the most of the versatility afforded by her exotic beauty and contrasting girl-next-door wholesomeness, and racked up an impressive number of television credits throughout her career. After guest roles on series including "Hardcastle & McCormick." "T.J. Hooker" and "Tales of the Gold Monkey" (all ABC, 1982) and a recurring role on the network's daytime drama "General Hospital," the petite dark-haired exotic beauty shot to fame on "Fame." For three seasons (1984-87) on the popular syndicated series, Peeples auspiciously showcased her vocal and dance talents as well as her acting skills through her portrayal of sensitive but strong-willed performing arts student Nicole Chapman. Beautiful and brainy but down-to-earth and kind, her likable characterization of the high school girl and impressive performance in the musical numbers that frequently punctuated the drama series won the esteem of viewers, and when Peeples' character was killed off in a drunk driving accident, the audience response was overwhelming. This 1987 departure closed a chapter in the actress' career, and opened another, with Peeples making her film debut that same year in the trivial but enjoyable surf drama "North Shore." Charming and well-spoken, the actress was drafted to host CBS' broadcast of the long-running British music series "Top of the Pops" (1987-88). Her impressive presenting skills were later put to use on the dance music series "MTV's Friday Night Street Party," the Arsenio Hall-produced late night nightlife program "The Party Machine with Nia Peeples" (1991) and later, the vastly different PAX TV dramatization series "It's a Miracle" (for the 1998-99 season).

      Highest rated movies

      The Outside
      Blues Brothers 2000 Werewolf: The Beast Among Us
      DeepStar Six
      Half Past Dead

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      Nia Peeples Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC HALF PAST DEAD, Nia Peeples, 2002, ©Sony Pictures NORTH SHORE, Nia Peeples, Matt Adler, 1987. ©Universal THE PARTY MACHINE WITH NIA PEEPLES, NIA PEEPLES, 1991 Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC HALF PAST DEAD, Nia Peeples, Tony Plana, 2002, ©Sony Pictures Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC Celebrity Wife Swap, Nia Peeples, 'Nia Peeples/Tiffany', Season 3, Ep. #3, 07/07/2013, ©ABC NORTH SHORE, Nia Peeples, Matt Adler, 1987. ©Universal HALF PAST DEAD, Morris Chestnut, Nia Peeples, 2002, (c) Columbia Pretty Little Liars, Laura Leighton (L), Nia Peeples (R), 06/08/2010, ©KSITE Pretty Little Liars, Shay Mitchell (L), Nia Peeples (R), 'The Guilty Girl's Handbook', Season 4, Ep. #8, 07/30/2013, ©ABCFAMILY Pretty Little Liars, Laura Leighton (L), Nia Peeples (C), Holly Marie Combs (R), 06/08/2010, ©KSITE HALF PAST DEAD, Morris Chestnut, Nia Peeples, 2002, ©Sony Pictures HALF PAST DEAD, Morris Chestnut, Nia Peeples, 2002, ©Sony Pictures HALF PAST DEAD, Nia Peeples, 2002, ©Sony Pictures

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Untold Story Catarina (Character) - 2019
      No Score Yet 36% Mistrust Kristen Rhodes (Character) - 2018
      No Score Yet 55% Alaska Is a Drag Lucy (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Mnemosyne Claudia (Character) - 2017
      No Score Yet 32% Lavalantula Olivia West (Character) - 2015
      No Score Yet 22% Lap Dance Kelly (Character) - 2014
      No Score Yet 12% 23 Minutes to Sunrise Rachel (Character) - 2013
      40% 37% Werewolf: The Beast Among Us Valdoma (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet 11% Battle of Los Angeles Capt. Karla Smith (Character) - 2011
      67% 80% The Outside Joanne Blakey (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet 41% Citizen Jane Evelyn (Character) - 2009
      No Score Yet 41% Connors' War Amanda (Character) - 2006
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sub Zero Kelli Paris (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet 37% Inside Out Maria (Character) - 2005
      3% 37% Half Past Dead 49er Six (Character) $15.4M 2002
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Riff Heather Anderson (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Alone With a Stranger Beth Jenkins (Character) - 2000
      46% 37% Blues Brothers 2000 Lieutenant Elizondo (Character) $14.0M 1998
      No Score Yet 18% Poodle Springs Angel (Character) - 1998
      No Score Yet 53% Tower of Terror Jill Perry (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 56% Terminal Janet Reardon (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bloodhounds II Nikki Cruise (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadlock 2 Allie Thompson (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet 25% Mr. Stitch Doctor Elizabeth English (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Deadlocked: Escape From Zone 14 Allie Thompson (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet 0% Improper Conduct Bernie (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet My Name Is Kate Annie (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 80% XXX's & OOO's Sasha Townes (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet 83% I Don't Buy Kisses Anymore Theresa Garabaldi (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Swimsuit Maria (Character) - 1989
      15% 26% DeepStar Six Scarpelli (Character) $7.9M 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Nasty Boys Serena Cruz (Character) - 1989
      No Score Yet 83% North Shore Kiani (Character) $3.2M 1987

      TV

      Credit
      81% 81% Pretty Little Liars Pam Fields (Guest Star) 2010-2016
      88% 92% Longmire Adele Chapman (Guest Star) 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Celebrity Wife Swap Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Courthouse Veronica Gilbert (Character) 1995 2006
      No Score Yet 51% Andromeda Rox Nava (Guest Star) 2004
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Walker, Texas Ranger Sydney Cooke (Character) 1999-2001
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Early Edition Unknown (Guest Star) 1997
      20% No Score Yet Crisis Center Lily Gannon (Character) 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Young and the Restless Unknown (Character) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marker Unknown (Guest Star) 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Touched by an Angel Unknown (Guest Star) 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Matlock Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Fame Nicole Chapman (Character) 1984-1986