Yvette Nicole Brown, born August 12, 1973 in East Cleveland, Ohio, is an American actress known for her appearances in numerous commercials. As a child, she has always loved commercials. Her interest in acting grew as she attended school, joining school plays and local theater productions. After graduating from the university, Yvette made her way into Los Angeles, California initially to become a singer.
But then auditions for commercials came her way and she soon began landing gigs on TV ads. She has also guest-starred in various sitcoms and television dramas. She is well-known in the younger crowd for her recurring role as Helen on the hit Nick show: Drake and Josh.
On the big screen, Yvette has appeared alongside famous actors and actresses in popular Hollywood hits including The Island and Dreamgirls (2006).