From drama to comedy, Bresha Webb has made a name for herself over the last few years through the vibrant characters she has brought to life on screen. Since 2010, she has been making audiences laugh on the TVOne series “Love That Girl!” Starring as sassy and fabulous “Imunique,” the show follows her character’s daily life, hilarious living situation, and her career at Del Jones Realty. Executive produced by Martin Lawrence, “Love That Girl!” premiered season four on October 11, 2013 with new episodes scheduled to air throughout 2014. Most recently, Bresha took her talent to the ABC hit series “Grey’s Anatomy” appearing alongside Sarah Drew and Chandra Wilson, playing the role of a mother whose child has a severe immunodeficiency syndrome also known as the “Bubble Disease.”
Born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland Bresha always knew she wanted to be an actor. From eight to eighteen years old, she attended the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts, where she was immersed in theater, dance, music, and a challenging academic curriculum. She excelled in theater and dance, starring in Fences and Le Blanc, while also securing the NAACP ACT-SO Award while in high school, where she went on to represent Baltimore at the finals in Texas. Bresha knew her calling was to be in Los Angeles where she could really hone and perfect her craft. She decided to attend the California Institute of the Arts, where she gained admittance after just one audition. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts, and a week after graduation she started booking jobs.
2007 was a stellar year for Bresha, landing roles on Lifetime’s “State of Mind,” FOX’s “KVille,and ABC Family’s “Lincoln Heights,” to name a few. The guest star roles were great introduction into the television world, and got her feet went with a variety of projects in different genres. In 2008, she landed the role of “Penny” in THE AMERICAN MALL for MTV, a musical romantic comedy set at a mall and focused on the relationship between two young musicians. The TV movie was created by the team behind Disney’s HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL phenomenon, and it was Bresha’s first time singing and dancing on television. 2008-09 was Bresha’s break out year, as she landed the role of “Dr. Laverne St. John” on the hit television series “ER” for NBC. For two seasons, she worked opposite Angela Bassett and Mekhi Phifer in a dramatic role where she portrayed a strong willed, forthright, witty and uptight doctor. Additional credits include: HBO’s “Hung,” ABC’s “Private Practice” Showtime’s “Weeds,” FX’s “Dirt,” and TNT’s “Raising the Bar.” In the comedy world, Bresha made a splash appearing on the short lived FOX sketch comedy show “In the Flow with Affion Crockett,” produced by Jamie Foxx. Although the show was not on the air long, it gave Bresha the chance to showcase her talent outside of the dramatic roles she had previously portrayed. Today, comedy remains one of her hobbies and passions, as she performs stand up in her spare time across the country. In 2014, she starred in CBS Diversity Showcase and auditioned for SNL. She also completed an Untitled Kevin Hart pilot “Keeping it Together” for ABC and a six episode arc on “Greys Anatomy.”
When not working, Bresha has a big place in her heart for philanthropy and gives back to her
community. She has volunteered with the Black AIDS Institute, working to generate HIV awareness for the African American community. She also supports Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that provides interview suits, confidence boosts, and career development to low-income women in over 75 cities worldwide. Bresha currently lives in the Los Angeles area with her Chihuahua-mini pincher mix rescue dog Little Foot, who has become a celebrity herself, making appearances regularly on “Love That Girl!”