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Nina Repeta
Nina Lynn Blanton

(1967-09-10) September 10, 1967 (age 56)
Occupation(s)Actress and Singer
Years active1993–present
SpouseMike Repeta (?–present)

Nina Repeta (/ˈnnə rəˈpɛtə/; born September 10, 1967) is an American actress best known for her role as Bessie Potter on the television drama Dawson's Creek, which aired from 1998 to 2003.

She attended East Carolina University with Kevin Williamson, the creator of Dawson's Creek and most of her credits are in productions shot, as Dawson's Creek was, in Wilmington, North Carolina. Among them are Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood and Matlock. Her first screen appearance was in the 1994 film Radioland Murders.

In addition to acting, Repeta is a singer.

Personal life

Nina and her husband, camera operator Mike Repeta, had a son, actor Banks Repeta, in 2008.[1]


Year Title Role Notes
1993 Matlock Shirley Hutchinson
Linda Maxwell
Episode: "The Mark"
Episode: "The Fatal Seduction: Parts 1 & 2"
Episode: "The Conspiracy"
1994 Radioland Murders Member, The Miller Sisters
1995 Matlock Kathy Bridges Episode: "The Heist"
1996 A Kiss So Deadly Waitress TV movie
1996 A Step Toward Tomorrow Monica
1997 The Three Lives of Karen Glenda TV movie
1997 Buried Alive II Sherry TV movie
1997 Bloodmoon Megan O'Hara
1998 Ambushed Mary Natter
1998–2003 Dawson's Creek Bessie Potter 88 episodes
1999 CI5: The New Professionals Amy Episode: "First Strike"
2002 Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood Lady at Gas Station
2002 The Angel Doll Clerk
2005 Palmetto Pointe Mrs. Gail Episode: "Off to the Pointe"
2011 Murder Biz Nancy Completed


  1. ^ "Like mother, like son: Banks Repeta steps into spotlight that made his mother famous".