Although there are many ways to describe the stupendous Niecy Nash, there’s one word that truly encompasses all of her greatness, and that word is… a changemaker. The unparalleled Niecy Nash has and continues to make a tremendous impact in the entertainment world with her unrivaled talent. She has taken on a countless amount of brilliant roles including Deputy Raineesha Williams in Reno 911!, Lolli Ballentine in The Soul Man, Denise Hemphill in Scream Queens, Deloris Wise in Ava DuVernay’s powerful Netflix limited series, When They See Us, Desna Simms in Claws, Dr. Jamie Ryan in Never Have I Ever, and Simone Clark in The Rookie. With every role that she takes on, the prolific actor always brings her signature Niecy Nash touch that makes every character so memorable.
Nash mesmerized millions of viewers with her gripping work in Netflix’s Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. The consummate actor said that taking on the role of Glenda Cleveland allowed her to give a voice to the voiceless. Her work in this series was nothing short of a masterpiece. The amount of passion she put into this role is evident in every scene, and it’s clear to see how much research Nash put in to truly give justice to Glenda Cleveland’s story. Her captivating work in the show has even garnered her a well-deserved Golden Globe nomination. Niecy Nash doesn’t just act. She transforms into each character she takes on and she manages to move us all with her impeccable work. Whether it’s bringing all the laughs in a comedy or bringing light towards a real person’s story, Nash shows her versatility as an actor and someone whose great acting gift has such a profound effect on everyone.
The extraordinary Nash is proud to be able to do it all with her incredible partner, Jessica Betts, by her side. Betts is an accomplished and talented musician, and the two truly make a dynamic duo. With so many successes in both of their careers, Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts continue to show that one of the best accomplishments you can have is being able to have someone you care about to share all of life’s beautiful memories with.
2022 was yet again Niecy Nash’s year as she was also honored as one of TheWrap’s 2022 Changemakers. From getting her own The Rookie spinoff show, The Rookie: Feds, which premiered in September, to her many other accolades, Nash is ending off this year with a bang and will welcome 2023 in the most awe-inspiring way by doing things as she always does — in an unforgettable way.
AlexisJoyVIPAccess had the honor of interviewing the phenomenal Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts at TheWrap’s 2022 Power Women Summit VIP dinner all about what it means to them to be changemakers, what it was like for Niecy Nash to be able to take on the role of Glenda Cleveland in Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, and so much more only in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview. Nash even revealed what her reaction was like when she found out she was nominated for a Golden Globe and what it was like for Betts to have found out about the great news – hear what they had to say in our VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview below.
Check out my VIPAccessEXCLUSIVE interview with the sensational Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts at TheWrap’s 2022 Power Women Summit VIP dinner below!