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Lynne Thigpen (1948–2003)


Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a short time, but her interest in acting eventually... See full bio »

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 2000-2003 The District (TV Series)
Ella Farmer
- Into the Sunset (2003) ... (credit only)
- Ella Mae (2003) ... Ella Farmer (credit only)
- Rage (2003) ... Ella Farmer
- Bloodlines (2003) ... Ella Farmer
 2001 Novocaine
Pat
 1983-2000 All My Children (TV Series)
Flora Baxter / Grace 'Aunt Grace' Keefer / Grace "Aunt Grace" Keefer
- Episode dated 14 December 2000 (2000) ... Flora Baxter / Grace "Aunt Grace" Keefer
- Episode dated 6 April 2000 (2000) ... Flora Baxter / Grace 'Aunt Grace' Keefer
- Episode dated 29 December 1997 (1997) ... Flora Baxter / Grace 'Aunt Grace' Keefer
- Episode dated 26 November 1996 (1996) ... Flora Baxter / Grace 'Aunt Grace' Keefer
- Episode dated 8 July 1995 (1995) ... Flora Baxter / Grace 'Aunt Grace' Keefer
 2000 Shaft
Carla Howard
 2000 An American Daughter (TV Movie)
Dr. Judith B. Kaufman
 1999 Bicentennial Man
President Marjorie Bota
 1995-1999 Law & Order (TV Series)
Judge Ida Boucher
- Patsy (1999) ... Judge Ida Boucher
- Savages (1995) ... Judge Ida Boucher
- Switch (1995) ... Judge Ida Boucher
 1999 Night Ride Home (TV Movie)
Fran
 1998 Cosby (TV Series)
Dr. Holmes / Linda
- Turkey Day (1998) ... Dr. Holmes
- The First Gentleman (1998) ... Linda
 1998 Chance of a Lifetime (TV Movie)
Ms. Wood
 1998 King of the Hill (TV Series)
Judge
- Hank's Dirty Laundry (1998) ... Judge (voice)
 1997-1998 Bear in the Big Blue House (TV Series)
Luna
- When You've Got to Go! (1998) ... Luna (voice)
- Mouse Party (1997) ... Luna (voice)
- Home Is Where the Bear Is (1997) ... Luna (voice)
 1996 Pretty Poison (TV Movie)
Jane Azenauer
 1996 A Mother's Instinct (TV Movie)
'Mike' Wheelwright (as Lynn Thigpen)
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tracy
 1995 Cagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling (TV Movie)
Capt. Gigi Cardenas
 1995 Just Cause
Ida Conklin
 1994 Blankman
Grandma Walker
 1994 The Paper
Janet
 1989-1993 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Jo Delancey / Mrs. Meeks
- Girlfriend (1993) ... Jo Delancey
- Private Affairs (1989) ... Mrs. Meeks
 1993 Naked in New York
Helen
 1991-1992 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
- Zo Long (1992) ... Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
- Second Time Around (1992) ... Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
- Say Goodnight Gracie (1992) ... Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
- Beauty and the Breast (1992) ... Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
- Love in Bloom (1992) ... Dist. Atty. Ruby Thomas
 1992 Bob Roberts
Kelly Noble
 1992 Article 99
Nurse White
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Hudson
- Theo and the Kids: Part 2 (1991) ... Mrs. Hudson
- Theo and the Kids: Part 1 (1991) ... Mrs. Hudson
 1991 Separate But Equal (TV Movie)
Ruth Alice Stovall
 1991 Dear John (TV Series)
Sarah Donnelly
 1989-1990 FM (TV Series)
Naomi Sayers
- Off the Record (1990) ... Naomi Sayers
- Sex, Lies and 35mm Slides (1990) ... Naomi Sayers
- The Last Virgin (1990) ... Naomi Sayers
- Let's Spend the Night Together (1990) ... Naomi Sayers
- No Fool Like an April Fool (1990) ... Naomi Sayers
 1990 Impulse
Dr. Gardner
 1989 Fear Stalk (TV Movie)
Barbara
 1989 thirtysomething (TV Series)
Rosie
- New Parents (1989) ... Rosie
- New Baby (1989) ... Rosie
- Best of Enemies (1989) ... Rosie
- About Last Night (1989) ... Rosie
- Politics (1989) ... Rosie
 1989 Roseanne (TV Series)
Dr. Bryce
- The Slice of Life (1989) ... Dr. Bryce
 1988 Running on Empty
Contact at Eldridge St.
 1988 Frank's Place (TV Series)
Madame Torchet
- Dueling Voodoo (1988) ... Madame Torchet
 1987 Hello Again
Reporter #2
 1987 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Cleaning Lady
- Blood & Wine: Part 2 (1987) ... Cleaning Lady
- Blood & Wine: Part 1 (1987) ... Cleaning Lady
 1987 The Ellen Burstyn Show (TV Series)
Pam James
- Writer, Wronger (1987) ... Pam James
 1986 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Mrs. Jarvis
- The Hopes and Fears (1986) ... Mrs. Jarvis
 1985-1986 Gimme a Break! (TV Series)
Loretta Harper / Loretta
- Family Reunion (1986) ... Loretta
- Alabamy Bound: Part 2 (1985) ... Loretta Harper
- Alabamy Bound: Part 1 (1985) ... Loretta Harper
 1986 Rockabye (TV Movie)
Rica Towne
 1985 Flanagan
Woman Cop
 1985 The Recovery Room (TV Movie)
Gail
 1984 Streets of Fire
Subway Motorwoman
 1983 Loving (TV Series)
Judge Hale (1992)
 1983 The News Is the News (TV Series)
 1983 Love, Sidney (TV Series)
Nancy
- Alison: Part 1 (1983) ... Nancy
 1982-1983 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Louisa / Telephone Operator
- The Files on Jill Hatch: Part I (1983) ... Louisa
- Working (1982) ... Telephone Operator
 1982 Freedom to Speak (TV Mini-Series)
Sojourner Truth / Barbara Jordan
 1982 Tootsie
Jo
 1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Mrs. Dupree
- Double-Cross (1981) ... Mrs. Dupree
 1972 Fol-de-Rol (TV Movie)
Witch / Ensemble
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in a production of "Boesman and Lena". See more »

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Alternate Names:

Lynne Richmond | Lynn Thigpen
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The official coroner's report on Lynne's sudden death stated that she died of a cerebral hemorrhage. Lynne had been suffering from severe headaches just days before her fatal attack. See more »

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Capricorn

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