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Valarie Pettiford


Valarie Pettiford's career glitters like the lights on Broadway. An award-winning triple-threat, Valarie has worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment, but has never let her brushes with fame go to her head. Although some would argue that she is a celebrity in her own right, Valarie is still a humble girl from Queens. On screen, at age... See full bio »

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Known For

Half & Half
Half & Half Big Dee Dee Thorne / Big Dee Dee / Big Dee Dee Thorne-
(2002-2006)
Glitter
Glitter Lillian Frank
(2001)
Stomp the Yard
(2007)
Jumping the Broom
Jumping the Broom Aunt Geneva
(2011)

Filmography

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 2017 No More Mr Nice Guy (post-production)
Lorna Monroe
 2017 The Choir Director (post-production)
First Lady Charlene Wilson
 2017 The Preacher's Son (post-production)
First Lady Charlene WIlson
 2016 A Moment (Short) (completed)
Dana
 2016 Boy Bye (completed)
Linda
 2016 Surviving in L.A.
Suzanne
 2016 The Secrets of Emily Blair
Detective Henson
 2016 Black-ish (TV Series)
Donna Duckworth
- Johnson & Johnson (2016) ... Donna Duckworth
 2015-2016 Born Again Virgin (TV Series)
Beverly
- Jenna's Double D's (2016) ... Beverly
- Home Sweet Old Folks Home (2015) ... Beverly
- Back on Top (2015) ... Beverly
 2015 Welcome to the Family (TV Movie)
Angela
 2015 Will to Love (TV Movie)
Avyon Hawkins
 2015 My Favorite Five
Pamela Colburn
 2013 The Dempsey Sisters
Elizabeth Dempsey
 2013 True Blood (TV Series)
Mary Wright
- Dead Meat (2013) ... Mary Wright
- In the Evening (2013) ... Mary Wright
 2013 Golden Boy (TV Series)
Maxine Owen / Maxine
- Next Question (2013) ... Maxine Owen
- McKenzie on Fire (2013) ... Maxine Owen
- Vicious Cycle (2013) ... Maxine Owen
- Young Guns (2013) ... Maxine
 2013 Love Will Keep Us Together (TV Movie)
Paula
 2012 Birth Mother (Short)
Olivia
 2012 Treme (TV Series)
Victorine Fornerat-Williams
- Saints (2012) ... Victorine Fornerat-Williams (uncredited)
- Knock with Me - Rock with Me (2012) ... Victorine Fornerat-Williams
 2012/I Note to Self
Mildred 'Momma' King
 2012 Bunheads (TV Series)
Vi
- For Fanny (2012) ... Vi
 2012 Battlefield America
Ms. Williams
 2012 Hart of Dixie (TV Series)
Carolyn Hayes
- Snowflakes & Soulmates (2012) ... Carolyn Hayes
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
Chatney Dubois
- Bullets (2012) ... Chatney Dubois
 2011 Nurse Jackée (Short)
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Judge Preston
- Scales (2011) ... Judge Preston
 2010 Not Your Time (Short)
Angel of Death
 2010 The Response (Short)
Shauna James
 2008-2009 House of Payne (TV Series)
Sandra Lucas
- Recurring Paynes (2009) ... Sandra Lucas
- We've Come This Far by Faith: Part 2 (2008) ... Sandra Lucas
- The Last Supper (2008) ... Sandra Lucas
 2009 Why Am I Doing This?
Natalie
 2009 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Sharon Harris
- Soul Mates (2009) ... Sharon Harris
 2009 Anatomy of Hope (TV Movie)
Deanna Rivers
 2007 Bones (TV Series)
Ellen Laskow
- The Bodies in the Book (2007) ... Ellen Laskow
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Susan Latham
- Fallen Idols (2007) ... Susan Latham
 2007 Stomp the Yard
Jackie
 2002-2006 Half & Half (TV Series)
Big Dee Dee Thorne / Big Dee Dee / Big Dee Dee Thorne-
- The Big Who You Gonna Call Episode (2006) ... Big Dee Dee Thorne
- The Big Hide & Sneak Episode (2006) ... Big Dee Dee Thorne
- The Big Mother's What?! Episode (2006) ... Big Dee Dee Thorne
- The Big Nervous Breakup Episode (2006) ... Big Dee Dee Thorne
- The Big 'What Have We Done?' Episode (2006) ... Big Dee Dee Thorne
 2006 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Dr. Lana Whitford
- Open Water (2006) ... Dr. Lana Whitford (uncredited)
 2002-2004 The District (TV Series)
Gayle Noland
- Something Borrowed, Something Bruised (2004) ... Gayle Noland
- Open Season (2004) ... Gayle Noland
- D.C. Confidental (2004) ... Gayle Noland
- The Kindness of Strangers (2003) ... Gayle Noland
- Ella Mae (2003) ... Gayle Noland
 2003 Paris
Terry
 2002 Like Mike
Mrs. Boyd
 2001 Men, Women & Dogs (TV Series)
Teri Forrester
- Top Dog ... Teri Forrester
 2001 Glitter
Lillian Frank
 2001 Confidences (Short)
Sean
 2001 Frasier (TV Series)
P.R. Woman
- Hooping Cranes (2001) ... P.R. Woman
 2001 Jack & Jill (TV Series)
Gabi
- Caution: Parents Crossing (2001) ... Gabi
 2001 Any Day Now (TV Series)
 1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
FBI Agent
- Two Fathers (1999) ... FBI Agent
 1998 Sliders (TV Series)
Dr. Grace Venable
- Asylum (1998) ... Dr. Grace Venable
 1998 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Angel Blake
- Angel (1998) ... Angel Blake
 1997-1998 Fame L.A. (TV Series)
Sylvia Williams
- The Key to Success (1998) ... Sylvia Williams
- Reality Check (1997) ... Sylvia Williams
- Seize the Day (1997) ... Sylvia Williams
 1997 Silk Stalkings (TV Series)
Priestess
- Silent Witness (1997) ... Priestess
 1996 The Sentinel (TV Series)
Angie Ferris
- Out of the Past (1996) ... Angie Ferris
 1990-1994 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Sheila Price Gannon / Sheila Price
- Episode #1.6535 (1994) ... Sheila Price Gannon
- Episode #1.6580 (1994) ... Sheila Price Gannon
- Episode #1.6575 (1994) ... Sheila Price Gannon
- Episode #1.6569 (1994) ... Sheila Price Gannon
- Episode #1.6567 (1994) ... Sheila Price Gannon
 1990 Street Hunter
Denise
 1988-1990 Another World (TV Series)
Det. Courtney Walker
- Episode #1.6331 (1990) ... Det. Courtney Walker
- Episode #1.6465 (1989) ... Det. Courtney Walker
- Episode #1.6455 (1989) ... Det. Courtney Walker
- Episode dated 29 September 1989 (1989) ... Det. Courtney Walker
- Episode dated 28 September 1989 (1989) ... Det. Courtney Walker
 1988 Robots (Video)
Newscaster
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Jackie
- No Place Like Home (1988) ... Jackie
 1984 The Cotton Club
Dancer
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Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Self (7 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Dancin'" by Bob Fosse on Broadway. See more »

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Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Trivia:

She was nominated for a 1999 Antoinette Perry (Tony) Award for Featured Actress in a Musical for "Fosse" on Broadway in New York City. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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