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Shirley Hemphill (1947–1999)


Shirley Hemphill was born on July 1, 1947 in Asheville, North Carolina, USA as Shirley Ann Hemphill. She was an actress, known for What's Happening!! (1976), Martin (1992) and The Love Boat (1977). She died on December 10, 1999 in West Covina, Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

What's Happening!!
What's Happening!! Shirley Wilson
(1976-1979)
Martin
Martin Sister Claus
(1994)
The Love Boat
The Love Boat Charlene Grover
(1982)
What's Happening Now!
What's Happening Now! Shirley Wilson
(1985-1988)

Filmography

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 1999 Linc's (TV Series)
 1997 Pauly (TV Series)
 1996 Shoot the Moon
Lula
 1996 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Coco
- Hearts and Flowers (1996) ... Coco
 1994 Martin (TV Series)
Sister Claus
- Go Tell It on the Martin (1994) ... Sister Claus
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Mamie
- I Coulda' Been the Man (1993) ... Mamie
 1993 CB4
976-Sexy
 1985-1988 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Shirley Wilson
- The Older Woman (1988) ... Shirley Wilson
- Shirley's Debt (1988) ... Shirley Wilson
- Members Only (1988) ... Shirley Wilson
- Man in Motion (1988) ... Shirley Wilson
- Happy Face (1988) ... Shirley Wilson
 1984 Pryor's Place (TV Series)
- Sax Education (1984)
 1983 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Lacy
- Fat Chance (1983) ... Lacy
 1982 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Charlene Grover
 1980 One in a Million (TV Series)
Shirley Simmons
- The Italian Connection (1980) ... Shirley Simmons
- The Committee (1980) ... Shirley Simmons
- Over the Hill (1980) ... Shirley Simmons
- Max Falls in Love (1980) ... Shirley Simmons
- Cushing Quits (1980) ... Shirley Simmons
 1976-1979 What's Happening!! (TV Series)
Shirley Wilson
- The Benefit Show (1979) ... Shirley Wilson
- Dwayne's Debate (1979) ... Shirley Wilson
- First Class Coach (1979) ... Shirley Wilson (credit only)
- The Last Page (1979) ... Shirley Wilson
- The Thomas Treasure (1979) ... Shirley Wilson
 1976 Good Times (TV Series)
Rozzie
- Rich Is Better Than Poor... Maybe (1976) ... Rozzie
 1976 All's Fair (TV Series)
Big O
- The Gang Leader (1976) ... Big O
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Alternate Names:

Shirley Hemphil
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When she relocated to Los Angeles in 1973, she split her time between a variety of waitress jobs and polishing her act at comedy clubs. See more »

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Cancer

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