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Judi Ann Mason (1955–2009)

Judi Ann Mason was born on February 2, 1955 in Bossier City, Louisiana, USA. She was a writer and producer, known for Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (1993), Sophie & the Moonhanger (1996) and Donny's House (1987). She was married to Lanyard A. Williams. She died on July 8, 2009 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Donny's House
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 1996 Sophie & the Moonhanger (TV Movie) (teleplay)
  American Gothic (TV Series) (story - 1 episode, 1995) (written by - 1 episode, 1995)
- Eye of the Beholder (1995) ... (story) / (written by)
 1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit (written by)
 1991-1992 I'll Fly Away (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Cool Winter Blues (1992) ... (written by)
- Desire (1991) ... (written by)
- All God's Children (1991) ... (written by)
 1991 Beverly Hills, 90210 (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Ashes to Ashes (1991) ... (written by)
 1990-1991 A Different World (TV Series) (written by - 4 episodes)
- Sister to Sister, Sister (1991) ... (written by)
- Ms. Understanding (1991) ... (written by)
- I'm Dreaming of a Wayne Christmas (1990) ... (written by)
- Blues for Nobody's Child (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Generations (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (writer)
 1987 Donny's House (TV Movie)
 1980 Sanford (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- The Ring (1980) ... (written by)
  Good Times (TV Series) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 1979) (written by - 1 episode, 1978)
- Where Have All the Doctor's Gone? (1979) ... (teleplay by - as J. A. Mason)
- Write On, Thelma (1978) ... (written by)
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 1997 Clover (TV Movie) (associate producer)
 1995 American Gothic (TV Series) (co-producer - 2 episodes)
- Dead to the World (1995) ... (co-producer)
- Damned If You Don't (1995) ... (co-producer)
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 1991 I'll Fly Away (TV Series) (executive story editor)
 1990-1991 A Different World (TV Series) (executive story editor - 2 episodes)
- Sister to Sister, Sister (1991) ... (executive story editor)
- The Apple Doesn't Fall (1990) ... (executive story editor)
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 1987 Donny's House (TV Movie)
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 2000 E! True Hollywood Story (TV Series documentary)
- Good Times (2000) ... Herself

Personal Details

Other Works:

Her play, "A Star Ain't Nothin' But A Hole in Heaven," was awarded the first Lorraine Hansberry Award by the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. about the African American experience. See more »

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Alternate Names:

J. A. Mason

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Mother of daughter, Mason Synclaire Williams, and a son, Austin Barrett Williams. See more »

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