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Meet Yvette Nicole Brown

By//S. Tia Brown

You may recognize the cherubic cheeks. Or maybe the curly locks. Chances are that if you’ve watched television over the past decade you’ve seen Yvette Nicole Brown on the tube — think everything from Pine Sol commercials to Girlfriends. The actress admits to being mistaken for, well, just about everyone. “People ask me did we go to high school together, or whether I dated their brother,” she laughs. Having a familiar face has helped the Cleveland native navigate Hollywood. Over the last few years, the thespian upgraded from bit parts to roles in primetime shows such as Community. And she’s ready for more. …

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