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Rochelle Aytes co-stars on ‘Mistresses’ about four friends and their various relationships.

Fun facts about Rochelle Yates: (Source: Wikipedia)

1) She is an American actress. She is best known for playing Lisa Breaux in the 2006 Tyler Perry film Madea's Family Reunion. She currently stars as April Malloy in ABC drama series Mistresses. Rochelle Aytes was born in New York City, New York and attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School. She graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from State University of New York at Purchase college.

2) In 2004, she starred in the film White Chicks as Denise Porter, and the 2009 TV series The Forgotten as Detective Grace Russell who teams up with a volunteer group, including former Chicago police detective, Christian Slater, to solve cases of missing or unidentified homicide victims. She is most remembered for playing Lisa Breaux in Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion, where Aytes plays a woman who is caught in a relationship in which her fiancé (Blair Underwood) beats and threatens her. In 2006, she played Nicole Jamieson in the test pilot episodes of Tyler Perry's House of Payne. She also provides the voice for Rochelle in Left 4 Dead 2. In 2007 she guest starred in the Fox series Bones as Felicia Saroyan, the sister of Lab Supervisor, Cam. She starred in the independent film Trick 'r Treat She played role Leigh Barnthouse in the 2007 Fox series Drive. She also played Tara Kole in the TV show NCIS from CBS. She also appeared in the TNT drama series Dark Blue in 2010.

3) From 2010 to 2011 she had a recurring role in the ABC-TV series Detroit 1-8-7 as prosecutor Alice Williams, until her character was murdered in the episode "Key to the City", which aired on January 11, 2011. In 2011 she guest starred in three episodes as Amber James, the former girlfriend of Keith Watson, in the seventh season of ABC series Desperate Housewives. She is represented by Ryan Daly of Zero Gravity Management. She currently stars as Savannah, the girlfriend of Shemar Moore, Derek Morgan, on the television series Criminal Minds. Aytes stars on the 2013 ABC drama series Mistresses about the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of illicit and complex relationships.

‘Mistresses’ season premiere airs Monday nights at 10:00pm on ABC.

Twitter: @RochelleAytes



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