Natalie Paul most recently played reporter Sandra Washington in HBO’s THE DEUCE, and real life character Antoinette Warner in the film CROWN HEIGHTS (Amazon Studios), for which she was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.
A graduate of Yale University and trained at the NYU Grad Acting program, Natalie 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), and Power (STARZ). Natalie received rave reviews for her lead role as “Doreen Henderson” in the HBO miniseries SHOW ME A HERO.
In addition to acting, 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. She mentors high school students with the Epic Theater Ensemble in NYC and has worked with non-profit organizations Haiti Cultural Exchange, Hope on a String, Opening Act and the 52nd Street Project.