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Ta-Tanisha

Ta-Tanisha was born on January 15, 1953 in Bronx, New York, USA as Shirley Cummings. She is an actress, known for The Sting (1973), Room 222 (1969) and The Women of Brewster Place (1989). She has been married to Lee Weaver since July 10, 1971. They have one child. See full bio »
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Known For

The Sting
The Sting Louise Coleman
(1973)
Room 222
Room 222 Pam / Pam Simpson
(1969-1972)
Baby Sister
Baby Sister Night Nurse
(1983)

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 1995 Days of the Pentecost
Melena's mother
 1991 The Whereabouts of Jenny (TV Movie)
Scranton's Secretary
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Series)
Tenant #1
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Tenant #1
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Tenant #1
 1987 Amen (TV Series)
Mrs. Gordon
- Dueling Ministers (1987) ... Mrs. Gordon
 1987 Convicted: A Mother's Story (TV Movie)
 1986 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Pregnant Woman
- Iced Coffey (1986) ... Pregnant Woman
 1985 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
- Old Ghosts (1985)
 1985 Star Fairies (TV Movie)
Nightsong (voice)
 1983 Baby Sister (TV Movie)
Night Nurse
 1982 The First Time (TV Movie)
Shari
 1980 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Nurse #3
- The Arrival: Part 2 (1980) ... Nurse #3
 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series)
The Zodiac Girl / Mary Ann Thomas / Marcy Jones
- J.J. and T.C. (1979) ... The Zodiac Girl (as Ta Tanisha)
- J.J. in Trouble (1976) ... Mary Ann Thomas
- My Son the Lover (1974) ... Marcy Jones
 1977 The Choirboys
Melissa
 1976 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Patrice Williams
- Puppy Love (1976) ... Patrice Williams
 1976 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Melida
- Re: The Sounds of Silence (1976) ... Melida
 1975-1976 Sanford and Son (TV Series)
Janet Lawrence
- Can You Chop This? (1976) ... Janet Lawrence
- The Sanford Arms (1975) ... Janet Lawrence
 1975 Lucas Tanner (TV Series)
Jean
- What's Wrong with Bobbie? (1975) ... Jean
 1974 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Gloria
- Blueprint for a Caper (1974) ... Gloria (as Ta Tanisha)
 1974 Cannon (TV Series)
Miranda
- Triangle of Terror (1974) ... Miranda
 1973 The Stone Killer
Salesgirl (as Ta Tanisha)
 1973 Adam-12 (TV Series)
Lizzie
- Keeping Tabs (1973) ... Lizzie (as Ta Tanisha)
 1973 Emergency! (TV Series)
Rosie
- Syndrome (1973) ... Rosie
 1972 The Partridge Family (TV Series)
Mary Lou Trimper
- Ain't Loveth Grand? (1972) ... Mary Lou Trimper
 1969-1972 Room 222 (TV Series)
Pam / Pam Simpson
- The Quitter (1972) ... Pam
- The Witch of Whitman High (1972) ... Pam
- We Hold These Truths (1972) ... Pam
- Where Is It Written? (1972) ... Pam
- House Made of Dark Mist (1972) ... Pam
 1972 Mannix (TV Series)
Gloria Logan
- Lifeline (1972) ... Gloria Logan
 1971 Crosscurrent (TV Movie)
Rainie Lewis
 1971 The New Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Judy
- Mid-term Dinner (1971) ... Judy
 1970 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Maryana 'Gabby' Renfrow
- Hunted (1970) ... Maryana 'Gabby' Renfrow (as Ta Tanisha)
 1969-1970 The Bill Cosby Show (TV Series)
Georgianna Jones / Student #2
- There Must Be a Party (1970) ... Georgianna Jones
- The Substitute (1969) ... Student #2 (uncredited)
 1970 Like It Is
Randy
 1970 Halls of Anger
Claudine
 1969 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Leora Little
- Confrontation! (1969) ... Leora Little (as Ta Ta Nisha)

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Alternate Names:

Ta Ta Nisha | Ta Tanisha | Edith Weaver
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