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Tonya Pinkins


Tonya Pinkins attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she studied theater, music and dance. Leaving school, she moved to New York after landing a role in Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along", then went on to appear in "An Ounce Of Prevention", "Just Say No", "Caucasian Chalk Circle" and "Little Shop of Horrors"... See full bio »

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 2013/I Home
Esmin
 2013 Hostages (TV Series)
Beth Nix
- 2:45 PM (2013) ... Beth Nix
 2013 Fading Gigolo
Othella
 2013 Newlyweeds
Patrice
 2009 Army Wives (TV Series)
Viola Crawford
- Fields of Fire (2009)
- Fire in the Hole (2009)
- M.I.A. (2009)
- Disengagement (2009) ... Viola Crawford
- About Face (2009) ... Viola Crawford
 1991-2009 All My Children (TV Series)
Livia Frye Cudahy / Livia Frye / Livvia Frye / ...
- Episode #1.10057 (2009) ... Livia Frye
- Episode #1.10041 (2009) ... Livia Frye
- Episode #1.10040 (2009) ... Livia Frye
- Episode #1.9851 (2008) ... Livia Frye
- Episode #1.9848 (2008) ... Livia Frye (voice)
 2009 24 (TV Series)
Alama Matobo
- Day 7: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. (2009) ... Alama Matobo
- Day 7: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. (2009) ... Alama Matobo
- Day 7: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (2009) ... Alama Matobo
- Day 7: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. (2009) ... Alama Matobo
 2008 Noah's Arc: Jumping the Broom
Mrs. Robinson
 2008 The Closer (TV Series)
Donna Taft
- Split Ends (2008) ... Donna Taft
 2006 True Grits (Short)
Woman #1
 1990-2006 Law & Order (TV Series)
Angela Young / Woman
- Hindsight (2006) ... Angela Young
- Subterranean Homeboy Blues (1990) ... Woman
 2006 Cold Case (TV Series)
Dina Miller
- The River (2006) ... Dina Miller
 2006 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Det. Nora Bennett
- A Real Rain (2006) ... Det. Nora Bennett
 2006 Premium
Marva
 2005 Sleeper Cell (TV Series)
Anita Al-Sayeed
- Family (2005) ... Anita Al-Sayeed
 2004 Love, Mom (Short)
Mom
 2002 The Guardian (TV Series)
Melinda Tralins
- In Loco Parentis (2002) ... Melinda Tralins
 2002 Love Hurts
Auntie V
 2000 Redemption (Short)
Dr. Jones
 1995 University Hospital (TV Series)
Nurse Mary Jenkins
- Shadow of a Doubt (1995) ... Nurse Mary Jenkins
- 'Til Death Do Us Part (1995) ... Nurse Mary Jenkins
- Dark Side of the Moon (1995) ... Nurse Mary Jenkins
- Crisis in Unit 2E (1995) ... Nurse Mary Jenkins
- You Can Run... (1995) ... Nurse Mary Jenkins
 1994 Against Their Will: Women in Prison (TV Movie)
Sondra
 1993 Strapped (TV Movie)
A.T.F. Officer
 1990 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Iris
- Elvin Pays for Dinner (1990) ... Iris
 1987 Hotshot
 1986 Crime Story (TV Series)
Junkie Prostitute
- Justice Hits the Skids (1986) ... Junkie Prostitute
 1986 Rage of Angels: The Story Continues (TV Movie)
Sharon
 1984 Beat Street
Angela
 1981 American Dream (TV Series)
- American Dream (1981)
 1980 Growing Up Young (Short)
Carol
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Stage: Appeared in "Merrily We Roll Along" by Stephen Sondheim, New York City. See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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Starring in 'Caroline, or Change' at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, following her Tony-nominated Broadway run. See more »

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