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Jwaundace Candece (born Jwaundace Candece Belcher; January 13, 1978[citation needed]) is an American actress, stunt woman, and professional wrestler.

Jwaundace Candece
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Candece (middle) as part of Caged Heat, a professional wrestling tag team
Born Jwaundace Candece Belcher
(1978-01-13) January 13, 1978 (age 40)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Occupation Actress, stunt woman, professional wrestler
Years active 2000–present
Ring name(s) Delta Lotta Pain
Cobra
Billed height 5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
Trained by Selina Majors
Peggy Lee Leather
Debut 2000
Website www.jwaundace.com

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CareerEdit

Professional wrestlingEdit

Candece began her professional wrestling career with WOW! Women of Wrestling, using the ring name Delta Lotta Pain, as part of the tag team Caged Heat, which would go on to become the WOW! Tag Team Champions.[citation needed]

Stunt careerEdit

She is the first Black American female to reach over 100 film, television and commercial credits performing stunts as herself but mainly for some of Hollywood's top actresses. She has performed stunts for Viola Davis, Queen Latifah, Oprah Winfrey, Taraji P. Henson, Jennifer Hudson, Gabrielle Union, Whoopi Goldberg, Mo'Nique, Tyra Banks, Retta and Hayley Marie Norman, to name a few.[1] Her stunts have included fight scenes, stair falls, ratchets, car crashes, car hits, riding motorcycles, fire burns and many more. She has worked with some of the top stunt coordinators in the industry.

ActingEdit

Candece is currently an actress, and can be seen as Shaundra in the Netflix Film Naked (2017 film), which premiered on August 11, 2017. The film stars Marlon Wayans and Regina Hall. She is formerly known for her recurring role in ABC's Resurrection[2] as Mrs. Camille Thompson, a “return," and mother to Omar Epps character, Agent J. Martin Bellamy. Her "return" family includes daughter Jenny Thompson (played by Nadej Bailey) and husband, Mr. Wallace Thompson (played by Shawn Shepard).

She can also be seen in 20th Century Fox's Let's Be Cops as JaQuandae, a comedy starring Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans, Jr. Her line "That's what you get" became a major marketing tool when they began promoting the movie trailer.

Candece has also made guest and supporting appearances on C.S.I: Crime Scene Investigation, Cinemax's “Banshee," Fox's "MadTv", BET's "Let's Stay Together," IFC's "Stan Against Evil" and Barbershop: The Next Cut. She played a nurse in Nicolas Cage's "Vengeance: A Love Story". And she can also be seen as the boxer who knocks out Tonya Harding, portrayed by Margot Robbie in the award winning "I, Tonya".

She has a master's degree in Psychology and a credential to teach reading.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://hellobeautiful.com/playlist/black-women-who-are-running-hollywood/item/2732899/%7C"Power Players: Black Women Who Are Running Hollywood." Hello Beautiful. 7 July 2014
  2. ^ http://www.prlog.org/12309832-wifta-spotlight-action-actress-jwaundace-candece-to-appear-on-abcs-resurrection.html%7CWIFTA Spotlight: 'Action Actress' Jwaundace Candece To Appear On ABC's Resurrection. 16 April 2014

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