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Lanett Tachel is an actress, writer, and producer from Prince George's County Maryland. She received her BFA from Howard University and performed lead roles on stages from DC to the Dominican Republic before moving to Los Angeles and transitioning to acting and writing for TV and film. After consulting and later landing a role on the show BELLE's with legendary producer Ed Weinberger, Lanett found that she had a knack for creating and producing behind the camera as well as in front and she's never looked back.

Behind the camera, Lanett started by producing an award winning short, SISTER SISTER SISTER followed by a series of narrative driven music videos for a Universal Recording Artist. She then went on to write and produce projects such as the Suspense/Thriller -ILLICIT (Amazon/BET 2017), I GOT THE HOOK UP 2 (2019 theatrical release) and most recently she has co-written and created the brand new sitcom, PUMP, which will release in 2020.

In front of the camera, you can see her in the leading role of KHAIA on SYFY's Suspense Movie, SURROUNDED and in LIFETIME'S 'PSYCHO BROTHER IN LAW' as DETECTIVE TORRES.

Lanett's next roles highlighted her comedic chop. She starred as the wisecracking best friend in ILLICIT alongside Vivica Fox and Dean Cain as well as the comedic character, SHENITA in 'THE FAUX SHOW' alongside Tiffany Haddish, Kim Coles and Erika Alexander.

Her follow up role saw her change genres again as a lead in the James Cullen Bressack produced horror film, 'FOR JENNIFER. (2019)

Among a slew of dramatic and action films that Lanett will appear in this year. she is most excited for the debut of her character, TAMIKA, in her new TV show PUMP later this year. She credits this show for giving her the most creative freedom as both an actress and a writer and is excited to share it with the world.

Lanett's love of creating, producing and performing television and film that feature layered and multi faceted African American characters continues to drive her on and off camera. She is 'The Little Engine that Could' and hopes you join along for the ride.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: New Taki Ent

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