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Thea Vidale

Thea Vidale was born on November 20, 1956 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA. She is an actress and writer, known for Thea (1993), Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde (1995) and Ringmaster (1998). See full bio »

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 2015 Love Won't Let Me Wait (post-production)
Aunt Willia Mae
  Lineage (completed)
 2014 Scavenger Killers
Velma Rodriguez
 2013 Douglass U
Mrs. Windsor
 2011 Queen of Media
Salon Manager
 2007 Gettin' Paid (Video)
 2007 Drake & Josh (TV Series)
DuBois / Lula DuBois
- The Really Big Shrimp: Part 1 (2007) ... DuBois
- The Really Big Shrimp: Part 2 ... Lula DuBois
 2006 Ugly Betty (TV Series)
- Queens for a Day (2006) ... Cholli
 2006 Repos (Video)
Coffee's Mama
 2005 WWE A.M. Raw (TV Series)
Mrs. Benjamin (2006-)
 2004 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Crystal Fergin
- Mad Hops (2004) ... Crystal Fergin
 2003 Whoopi (TV Series)
 2002 My Wife and Kids (TV Series)
Aunt Evelyn
- Get Out (2002) ... Aunt Evelyn (voice)
 2001 The Drew Carey Show (TV Series)
Mimi's Double
- What's Wrong with This Episode IV (2001) ... Mimi's Double
 2000 Punks
 1998 Ringmaster
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Big Mama
- Marlon's Return (1997) ... Big Mama
- Marlon Goes on the Road (1997) ... Big Mama
 1996 Ellen (TV Series)
 1995 Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde
 1990 ...Where's Rodney? (TV Movie)
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Show Show Self (27 credits)

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TV Commercial for Rice Crispy (1996)

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