Natalie Raitano is an American actress and model, born on October 3, 1966, in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. She is best known for her role as Nikki Franco in the TV series "V.I.P.".
Raitano began her career as a model and appeared in various magazines and advertisements before making her way to acting. She made her acting debut in 1997 with a small role in the TV series "Nash Bridges". In 1998, she landed the role of Nikki Franco in the action-comedy series "V.I.P.", which ran for four seasons and brought Raitano widespread recognition.
In "V.I.P.", Raitano played the role of Nikki Franco, a skilled fighter and bodyguard who is a member of the V.I.P. team. She is known for her tough exterior and her sarcastic wit. Raitano's performance in the series was praised for her action scenes and comedic timing.
Aside from "V.I.P.", Raitano has also appeared in other TV series such as "CSI: Miami", "General Hospital", "Melrose Place", and "The Division". She has also had roles in films such as "The Extendables" and "Deadly Rhapsody".
In addition to her acting career, Raitano is also a trained dancer and has performed with various dance companies. She is also involved in philanthropy and has worked with organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Cancer Society.