Mariann Aalda


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Long before there was Olivia Pope or Annalise Keating, there was DiDi Bannister on the ABC soap opera Edge Of Night (1981-84). As played by Mariann Aalda, the smart and spirited young attorney became a prototype for the professional African-American female characters that began to proliferate on network TV, earning her accolades and numerous ... See full bio »

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Known For

Class Act Duncan's Mom
(1992)
GUMBO Nadine
(2022)
Ben & Tony Lori
(2022)
The Royal Family Elizabeth Royal Winston
(1991-1992)

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 2022 Ben & Tony (TV Movie)
Lori
 2022 GUMBO (Short)
Nadine
 2015 Talk to Me, Ginger! (TV Series)
Ginger Peechee-Keane
 2013-2014 The Blacklist (TV Series)
Mrs. Wempon / Risa Peña
- The Alchemist (No. 101) (2014) ... Mrs. Wempon
- The Stewmaker (No. 161) (2013) ... Risa Peña
 2006 All of Us (TV Series)
Muriel
- He's Gotta Have It (2006) ... Muriel
 2003 Diary of a Clippers Fan (Video short)
Susan
 2003 The Parkers (TV Series)
Hanna Foster
- Join the Club (2003) ... Hanna Foster
 2000 Veronica's Closet (TV Series)
Brian's Mother
- Veronica Checks Out (2000) ... Brian's Mother
 1998-1999 Sunset Beach (TV Series)
Lena Hart
- Episode #1.755 (1999) ... Lena Hart (uncredited)
- Episode #1.754 (1999) ... Lena Hart (uncredited)
- Episode #1.736 (1999) ... Lena Hart (uncredited)
- Episode #1.351 (1998) ... Lena Hart (uncredited)
- Episode #1.350 (1998) ... Lena Hart (uncredited)
 1998 Chicago Hope (TV Series)
Woman
- The Other Cheek (1998) ... Woman
 1998 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Casting Director
- Help a Brother Out (1998) ... Casting Director
 1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series short)
Salesgirl
- 101 Mutations (1996) ... Salesgirl (voice)
 1996 Grace Under Fire (TV Series)
Student
- Broads for Broader Horizons (1996) ... Student (uncredited)
 1995 The O.J. Simpson Story (TV Movie)
Eunice Simpson
 1995 Family Matters (TV Series)
Lois
- Midterm Crisis (1995) ... Lois
 1994 Models Inc. (TV Series)
Janet Johnson
- Love and War (1994) ... Janet Johnson
 1991-1992 The Royal Family (TV Series)
Elizabeth Royal Winston
- The Big Stink (1992) ... Elizabeth Royal Winston
- Cocoa in Charge (1992) ... Elizabeth Royal Winston
- Mo' Money (1992) ... Elizabeth Royal Winston
- The Fame Game (1992) ... Elizabeth Royal Winston
- Hello, I Must Be Going (1992) ... Elizabeth Royal Winston
 1992 Class Act
Duncan's Mom
 1990 Pretty Woman
Saleswoman
 1989-1990 Designing Women (TV Series)
Lita Ford
- Anthony and Vanessa (1990) ... Lita Ford
- The Girlfriend (1989) ... Lita Ford
 1989 Nobody's Perfect
Coach Harrison
 1989 The Robert Guillaume Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Peterson
- Guaranteed Not to Shrink (1989) ... Mrs. Peterson
 1988 Beaches
Ticket Seller
 1988 Hooperman (TV Series)
McNeil's Date
- Surprise Party (1988) ... McNeil's Date
 1986-1987 1st & Ten (TV Series)
Ellen Parker
- Call for the Hall (1987) ... Ellen Parker
- Land of the Free (1987) ... Ellen Parker
- The Bulls Change Hands (1987) ... Ellen Parker
- Illegal Use of Love (1987) ... Ellen Parker
- A Loaded Gun (1987) ... Ellen Parker
 1986 Melba (TV Series)
Valerie Hughes
- Mothers and Other Strangers (1986) ... Valerie Hughes
 1986 The Last Precinct (TV Series)
Angela Beauchamp
- Pilot (1986) ... Angela Beauchamp
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Theresa
- Dwayne's Crush (1985) ... Theresa
 1981-1984 The Edge of Night (TV Series)
Didi Bannister
- Episode #1.7420 (1984) ... Didi Bannister
- Episode #1.7419 (1984) ... Didi Bannister
- Episode #1.7418 (1984) ... Didi Bannister
- Episode #1.7417 (1984) ... Didi Bannister
- Episode #1.7416 (1984) ... Didi Bannister
 1978 The Wiz
Aunt Em's Party
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Grace Battles (1990-1991)
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