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Starletta DuPois

Starletta DuPois is known for her memorable work in films such as the cult classic "Friday After Next," with Ice Cube and Mike Epps, as well as "First Sunday" and Martin Lawrence's blockbuster, "Big Momma's House." Iconic producer Oliver Stone tapped her for his gritty urban drama, "South Central," and she's co-starred with many other notables ... See full bio »
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The Notebook
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Big Momma's House
Big Momma's House Miss Patterson
Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Friday After Next
Friday After Next Sister Sarah


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  A Teacher's Touch (pre-production)
Narvie Harris
  Humantics: The Rich List (pre-production)
Mrs. Riley (rumored)
 2017/I Boarding House (Short)
Pauline Bryant
 2017 True to the Game
 2017 The Rich & the Ruthless (TV Series)
Grandma Jones
- Episode #1.6 (2017) ... Grandma Jones
- Episode #1.5 (2017) ... Grandma Jones
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Grandma Jones
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Grandma Jones
- Episode #1.2 (2017) ... Grandma Jones
 2017 The Carmichael Show (TV Series)
- Evelyn and Vernon (2017) ... Evelyn
 2017 Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (TV Movie)
Katherine Jackson
 2016/III Mosaic
Aunt Nell
 2014 Black Jesus (TV Series)
Protester #1
- Fried Green Tomatoes (2014) ... Protester #1
 2012 A Beautiful Soul
 2012 Dead Money
 2010 The Fighter and the Clown (Short)
Ms. Parker
 2009 Medium (TV Series)
- The Talented Ms. Boddicker (2009) ... Woman
 2009 The Least Among You
Bessie Benton
 2008 Cold Case (TV Series)
Mrs. Harris
- True Calling (2008) ... Mrs. Harris
 2008 Lost (TV Series)
Mrs. Dawson
- There's No Place Like Home: Part 2 (2008) ... Mrs. Dawson
- Meet Kevin Johnson (2008) ... Mrs. Dawson
 2008 Learning to Fly (Short)
 2008 First Sunday
 2007 K-Ville (TV Series)
Edna Terrabone
- Flood, Wind, and Fire (2007) ... Edna Terrabone
 2006 The Ties That Bind (Short)
Aunt Bea
 2005 Family Reunion
Mabel Green
 2005 Duck
Social Worker
 2004 The Notebook
Nurse Esther
 2004 Crossing Jordan (TV Series)
- Slam Dunk (2004) ... Juror
 2003 The District (TV Series)
Kay Gilson
- Hollow Spaces (2003)
- Ella Mae (2003) ... Kay Gilson
 2002 Friday After Next
Sister Sarah
 2001 Any Day Now (TV Series)
 2001 Kate Brasher (TV Series)
Mrs. Parks
- Jeff (2001) ... Mrs. Parks
 2000 City of Angels (TV Series)
Ms. Dupree
- The Lone Free Ranger (2000) ... Ms. Dupree
 2000 Big Momma's House
Miss Patterson
 2000 3 Strikes
Moms Douglas
 2000 Redemption (Short)
Aunt Gwen
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Arlene Reese
- Wag the Doc (1998) ... Arlene Reese
 1998 The Steve Harvey Show (TV Series)
Ms. Pittman
- Ring Around the Piggy (1998) ... Ms. Pittman
 1997 Alone (TV Movie)
 1997 The Maker
Technician (as Starletta Dupois)
 1996 Full Circle (TV Movie)
Miriam Blake
 1996 The Crew (TV Series)
Emily Edwards
- The Man We Love (1996) ... Emily Edwards
 1996 The Road to Galveston (TV Movie)
Sally, Jordan's Blind Friend
 1995 Waiting to Exhale
Savannah's Mother
 1994 Renegade (TV Series)
- Way Down Yonder in New Orleans (1994) ... (as Starletta Dupois)
 1994 Wolf
Victim's Mother
 1993 The Thing Called Love
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
Diquan's Mother
 1993 Frogs! (TV Movie)
Principal Caverly
 1993 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Fryman
- Dorky Housecall, M.D. (1993) ... Dr. Fryman
 1993 Let's Get Bizzee
 1992 South Central
Nurse Shelly (as Starletta Dupois)
 1983-1992 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Nurse Benson / Chip's Nurse
- The Torrents of Winter (1992) ... Nurse Benson
- Sacred Vows (1983) ... Chip's Nurse
 1992 The Waterdance
 1991 Last Breeze of Summer (Short)
Sarah Davis
 1991 Convicts
Martha Johnson
 1991 Ricochet
Mrs. Styles
 1991 Runaway Father (TV Movie)
 1991 Equal Justice (TV Series)
Mrs. Niegel
- The Devil His Due (1991) ... Mrs. Niegel
 1989 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Ruth Younger
- A Raisin in the Sun (1989) ... Ruth Younger
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Female Detective
- Inner View (1987) ... Female Detective
 1987 Hollywood Shuffle
Bobby's Mother
 1986 Odd Jobs
Dwight's Mom
 1985 Dark Exodus (Short)
 1985 Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Sgt. Hunter
 1985 Chiller (TV Movie)
 1985 Deadly Intentions (TV Movie)
Security Lady
 1984 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Dora Chambers
- Rough Cut (1984) ... Dora Chambers
- Cramming (1984) ... Dora Chambers
 1983 Falcon Crest (TV Series)
Prison Guard
- Cimmerean Dawn (1983) ... Prison Guard (as Starletta Du Pois)
 1983 The Kid with the 200 I.Q. (TV Movie)
Minna Newell
 1983 The Powers of Matthew Star (TV Series)
- Matthew Star D.O.A. (1983) ... Nurse (as Starletta Du Pois)
 1982 Games Mother Never Taught You (TV Movie)
 1982 Father Murphy (TV Series)
Thelma Washington
- The Dream Day (1982) ... Thelma Washington
 1982 Benson (TV Series)
The Reporter
- Clayton's Condo (1982) ... The Reporter
 1981 CHiPs (TV Series)
Lauren Collier
- Diamond in the Rough (1981) ... Lauren Collier (as Starletta Du Pois)
 1981 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
2d Woman / 2nd Neighbor
- Jungle Madness (1981) ... 2d Woman (as Starletta Du Pois)
- Rites of Spring (1981) ... 2nd Neighbor (as Starletta Du Pois)
 1981 Little House on the Prairie (TV Series)
- Make a Joyful Noise (1981) ... Freda
 1980 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
- Brother Tom (1980) ... Donna
 1979 Uptown Saturday Night (TV Movie)
Sarah Washington
 1978 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series)
 1974 The Gambler
Monique (as Starletta De Paur)
 1974 Death Wish
Lady at police station (uncredited)
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"The Mighty Gents," original drama; written by Richard Wesley; incidental music by Peter Link; produced by James Lipton; directed by Harold Scott; with Dorian Harewood (portraying Frankie); Howard E. Rollins Jr. (portraying Braxton); Morgan Freeman (portraying Zeke); Frank Adu (portraying Father); Starletta DuPois (portraying ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Starletta De Paur | Starletta Du Pois | Starletta Dupois

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Graduate of Maryland State College, which is now known as The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore located in Princess Anne, Maryland. See more »

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