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BernNadette Stanis


BernNadette Stanis is best known as Thelma from Good Times (1974), but there's much more to her than that. In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty. As sophisticated and graceful as she was, she still became TV's first black sex symbol or "It" girl. Thelma/BernNadette and the Evans family also proved many stereotypes wrong about ... See full bio »

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Known For

Good Times
Good Times Thelma Evans / Thelma Evans Anderson
(1974-1979)
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N-Secure Dr. Heather
(2010)

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 2016 No Regrets
Nina's Mother
 2015 Black Jesus (TV Series)
- Good for Nothing (2015) ... (as Bernadette Stanis)
- Thy Neighbor's Strife (2015) ... (as Bernadette Stanis)
 2015 Base (TV Series)
Captain Mac
- Episode #1.1 ... Captain Mac
 2013 Whatcha Cookin' (TV Series)
Gwen
 2011 Forever Young at Heart (Short)
Mirriam "Sparkles" Mathews
 2009 The Adventures of Umbweki
Usahnisa
 2006 The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2
Bobbi Clark (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
 2004 Still 'Bout It (Video)
Aunt Tee Dee
 2004 Land of the Free?
Psychiatrist
 2000 Hidden Blessings (TV Movie)
Jackson's lawyer
 1999 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
L'Tonya
- Mommy Dearest (1999) ... L'Tonya
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Thelma Evans
- Unspoken Token (1997) ... Thelma Evans (as Bernadette Stanis)
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Carolyn Thompson
- Adventures in Babysitting (1991) ... Carolyn Thompson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
 1987 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
Ms. Fisher
- I Paint What I See (1987) ... Ms. Fisher
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Marcie
- Married or Not (1985) ... Marcie (as Bernadette Stanis)
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Janet Reeves
- Invisible Maniac/September Song/Peekaboo (1980) ... Janet Reeves
 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Thelma Evans / Thelma Evans Anderson
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (credit only)
- The Physical (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
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Other Works:

Radio for At&T Long Distance, with Jimmie Walker. See more »


Alternate Names:

Tom & BernNadette | Bern Nadette | Bern Nadette Stanis | Bernadette Stanis | Bernnadette Stanis
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Trivia:

Best friend of Esther Rolle and Jimmie Walker. See more »

Nickname:

Bern

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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