NATALIE PAUL is best known for her role as "Doreen Henderson" in the HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero for which she received rave reviews in Vanity Fair and The New York Times. Currently, she stars in Sundance Dramatic Audience Award winner Crown Heights opposite LaKeith Stanfield (in theaters nationwide) and in the new HBO series The Deuce this fall.
A graduate of Yale University and trained at the NYU Grad Acting program, she has worked in theater, television and film. Theater credits include leading roles in Cry Old Kingdom (Actors Theater of Louisville), Katori Hall's two-hander The Mountaintop (Portland Center Stage) and Juliet in Romeo & Juliet (Classical Theater of Harlem). Television credits include Boardwalk Empire (HBO), Luke Cage (Netflix), Power (STARZ) and Show Me A Hero (HBO).
Natalie has written and directed two short films, Everything Absolutely and Sweet Tea, which toured the festival circuit, including BAM New Voices in Black Cinema and Rooftop Films.
A native New Yorker, Natalie hopes her work can both educate and entertain. In addition to acting, she mentors high school students with the Epic Theater Ensemble in NYC.