Over the second season, Neal reveals much about his past.
In "Forging Bonds" (2.11), he tells Peter that his first con with Mozzie involved a man named Vincent Adler.
She later went to star as Dee Dee Thorne in UPN sitcom Half & Half (2002–06) and TBS comedy series Are We There Yet? In film, Atkins has appeared in Deliver Us from Eva (2003), Dance Flick (2009), A Haunted House (2013) and A Haunted House 2 (2014).
The following years she spent playing guest roles on sitcoms include Family Matters, before landing co-leading role opposite James Earl Jones and Vanessa Bell Calloway in the short-lived first African-American prime-time soap opera Under One Roof in 1995.
Her Half and Half co-star Valarie Pettiford performed during the reception.
They met Valentine's Day 2008 through the online dating service This is a list of characters in the USA Network original comedy-drama TV series White Collar.The principal cast of the series has remained mostly the same throughout the series.From 2002 to 2006 she starred alongside Rachel True in the UPN sitcom Half & Half playing Dee Dee Thorne, her half-sister.She also had supporting roles in films How High (2001), Deliver Us from Eva (2003) opposite Gabrielle Union, and Dance Flick (2009).