acrylic portrait on 24x36 canvas. 2018. This is taken from D'Atra Hicks first album Sweet Talk. D'Atra Hicks is an American actress and singer. Hicks is best known for her role as Jackie Simmons in Tyler Perry's 2002 stage play Madea's Family Reunion. Hicks has also performed as Nurse Trudy in the 2006 stage play What's Done in the Dark and as Niecy in the 2009 play Laugh to Keep from Crying.