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Anita W. Addison (1952–2004)

Producer/director Anita Addison was one of the first African-American, female TV executives. She began her career as a director, directing episodes of "Knots Landing," "Quantum Leap," "Freddy's Nightmares," "ER," "Sirens" and "Judging Amy." She also directed made-for-TV movies, including "There Are No Children Here" starring Oprah Winfrey and Keith... See full bio »

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 2004 Copshop (TV Movie) (segment "Blind Date")
 2000 Judging Amy (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Zero to Sixty (2000) ... (as Anita Addison)
 1999 Deep in My Heart (TV Movie)
 1997 EZ Streets (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 The Great Defender (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Camille (1995)
 1995 ER (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1993 There Are No Children Here (TV Movie)
 1993 Sirens (TV Series)
 1991-1992 Quantum Leap (TV Series) (2 episodes)
 1992 Homefront (TV Series) (1 episode)
- That's the Way the Cookie Crumbles (1992) ... (as Anita Addison)
 1991 Sisters (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Some Tuesday in July (1991) ... (as Anita Addison)
 1990-1991 Knots Landing (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- My Bullet (1990)
 1990 Freddy's Nightmares (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Life Sentence (1990) ... (as Anita Addison)
 1976 Eva's Man
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 2004 Copshop (TV Movie) (co-executive producer)
 2001 That's Life (TV Series) (executive producer - 3 episodes)
- No Good Deed (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Miracle at the Cucina (2001) ... (executive producer)
- Banister Head (2001) ... (executive producer)
 1999 St. Michael's Crossing (TV Series) (producer)
 1991 Sisters (TV Series) (executive producer - 7 episodes)
- Some Tuesday in July (1991) ... (executive producer - as Anita Addison)
- Deja Vu All Over Again (1991) ... (executive producer - as Anita Addison)
- Of Mice and Women (1991) ... (executive producer - as Anita Addison)
- Devoted Husband, Loving Father (1991) ... (executive producer - as Anita Addison)
- A Thousand Sprinkles (1991) ... (executive producer - as Anita Addison)
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 2004 Copshop (TV Movie) (in memory of)
 2004/I Crash (dedicatee: (1952-2004 - as Anita Addison, a great friend))

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The Best Picture Academy Award winner Crash (2004) is dedicated to Anita.

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