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Tressa Thomas


Tressa's feature film debut was the Robert Townsend film, The Five Heartbeats, in which was featured with R&B legend Patti LaBelle, on the movie's soundtrack for the song, "We Haven't Finished Yet". Her other film credits include Flatliners and Message In A Bottle. She also played the singing role of Ruth Brown in NBC's made for TV movie "The ... See full bio »

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Known For

Flatliners
Flatliners Playground Kid
(1990)
The Five Heartbeats
The Five Heartbeats Duck's Baby Sister
(1991)
Little Richard
Little Richard Ruth Brown
(2000)
Townsend Television
(1993)

Filmography

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 2000 Little Richard (TV Movie)
Ruth Brown
 1993 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Sherry
- Love Hurts (1993) ... Sherry
 1993 Townsend Television (TV Series)
 1992 Angel Street (TV Series)
Yolanda
- Death of a Car Salesman ... Yolanda (uncredited)
 1991 The Five Heartbeats
Duck's Baby Sister
 1990 Flatliners
Playground Kid
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 2009 The Gift Box (Short)
 2005 The Tomorrow Tree (Short)
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 2007 The Yesterday Pool (Short) (associate producer)
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 1991 The Five Heartbeats (performer: "We Haven't Finished Yet")
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 2011 The Mo'Nique Show (TV Series)
Herself
- Episode dated 19 July 2011 (2011) ... Herself

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Currently starring in "Back To Bacharach And David" at The Music Box @ Fonda Theater in Hollywood, CA. The musical review is directed by acclaimed actress and comedian Kathy Najimy.

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