“ She made a cameo in Spike Lee's last movie, Red Hook Summer. I thought it was her but wasn't sure until I read the end credits. I would love an interview from her as to why she quit acting. ” - AnonymousJones
“ She was so beautiful and talented. Slightly resembled the lady underneath her now that I take a closer look. ” - AnonymousJones
Vanity was a glamorous Canadian model and lead singer of the all-girl group "Vanity 6". She specialized in playing sultry female characters often in trouble with the law. Vanity was born Denise Katrina Matthews in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, the daughter of Helga Senyk and James Levia Matthews...
“ Very few could follow her up beauty wise though. She's an evangelist now but I would love to see her do a cameo or maybe a voice in a cartoon or something like that. ” - AnonymousJones
“ It's a shame My Brother and Me lasted such a short while. ” - AnonymousJones
“ She was so cute on that TV show with Jenny McCarthy. It only lasted like 10 episodes and I haven't seen her since. ” - AnonymousJones
Kellie Shanygne Williams
Kellie Shanygne Williams was born on March 22, 1976, in Washington, D.C. She started her career as a children's fashion model. She made many appearances on stage (e.g., "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," "The Colored Museum," "Butterfingers Angel," and "Goin' Home") as well as in TV commercials. She is best known as Laura Lee Winslow on Family Matters
Countess Danielle Vaughn (her real name) was born August 8, 1978 in Idabel, Oklahoma, a small town of approximately 7500 people. She was born to Leo and Sandra Vaughn who taught in the local schools. Very early Countess established herself as a young singer with a dynamic voice. In 1988 she sang her way to stardom by becoming "Star Search" Junior Vocalist Champion...
Phyllis Yvonne Stickney
Phyllis Yvonne Stickney is the second child born to Felix and Belle NOT the oldest. Phyllis Yvonne Stickney was one of the first comedians of color to perform at the Juste Pour Rire Comedy Festival in Montreal. Canada. She performed with the late John Candy as well as being introduced at the festival by Ed Bagley Jr...
Paula Jai Parker
Paula Jai Parker is from Cleveland, Ohio. She moved to Washington, D.C. in 1987 to study at Howard University. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree, she moved to New York City and played a number of clubs. Her reputation as a comedian earned her a place on the FOX comedy program "The Apollo Comedy Hour," filmed live at the legendary Apollo Theater...
Robert Townsend transcends any medium he touches whether he's performing stand up, acting, writing, directing, producing, or running a television network. A Chicago native, Townsend is often referred to as one of the "Godfathers" of the Independent Film World." With over 30 years in the business, he has made an indelible mark in Hollywood with an extensive list of credits...
“ Waiting on some more product from him ” - AnonymousJones
Lisa Bonet was born in San Francisco, California, to Arlene Joyce (Litman), a teacher, and Allen Bonet, an opera singer. She has lived most of her life in New York and Los Angeles, where she attended Reseda High School and Celluloid Actor's Studio. Her father was African-American and her mother was Ashkenazi Jewish (from a family from Poland and Russia)...
“ Her daughter's cute. I would like to see them at some red carpet together. ” - AnonymousJones
Rae Dawn Chong
Rae Dawn Chong was born February 28, 1961 in Edmonton, Canada to Maxine Sneed and Tommy Chong
. After a few film and television spots, Rae Dawn earned a Genie for her performance in Jean-Jacques Annaud
's prehistoric-drama Quest for Fire
. She played the young, Ivaka prisoner, Ika. Other notables roles include Harpo's girlfriend "Squeek"...
“ Saw a photo of her recently and she hasn't changed at all ” - AnonymousJones
With his funky Afro hairstyle, super cool attitude and superb karate skills, Jim Kelly was instantly identifiable, and one of the top martial arts film stars of the early 1970s. After appearing in a minor film role, Kelly's second screen effort was as one of the invited guests to the deadly Han's Island in Enter the Dragon
“ UH-EEEE!!! *Phssst* ” - AnonymousJones
Lark Voorhies was born on 25 March 1974 in Nashville, Tennessee. She first began acting at the age of two but postponed her acting career until the age of 11, when she appeared on Small Wonder
. Lark later starred as Lisa Turtle in Good Morning, Miss Bliss
, the predecessor to NBC's popular teen series Saved by the Bell
“ I can't wait for her to pull out of her problems. ” - AnonymousJones
Chrystale Wilson was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Sacramento, California by her mother, Ethel Cook-Wilson. After completing her education at Sacramento City College, she moved back to Atlanta where she worked for several major law firms before auditioning and receiving her first major film role...
“ Hard to believe that she was a stripper AND has a law degree, but then again look at Phaedra Parks lol. ” - AnonymousJones
Samuel Monroe Jr.
Emerging from the streets of L.A., Samuel "Caffamilliano" Monroe, Jr., of Los Angeles, California, has embarked upon success. Starting out as a young actor Samuel Monroe Jr,"Caffamilliano", Landed his first roll as an actor in Patti LaBelle's Hit TV series "Out All Night" (Episode: Taking Care of Business as Dion)...
Shelton Benjamin was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on July 9, 1976. A powerful athelete from an early age, Shelton was the South Carolina state heavyweight champion in high school wrestling in both his junior and senior years at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School. In addition to his wrestling career...
“ Should have been World Heavyweight Champ ” - AnonymousJones
“ She was a cute girl. I just know she made a pretty woman...And whaddya know, she has! ” - AnonymousJones
“ I wonder if she's still funny. Or if she has children of her own. ” - AnonymousJones
Beautiful N'Bushe Wright started out as a dancer, trained at the prestigious Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the Martha Graham School of Dance, but then switched to acting, enrolling at Stella Adler's studio. Within a year, Wright was starring in Anthony Drazan's Zebrahead (1992). That year, she won the recurring role of Claudia...
“ Is she seeing anyone? lol ” - AnonymousJones