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BernNadette Stanis is best known as Thelma from Good Times (1974), but there's much more to her than that. In the 1970s she was the personification of black beauty. As sophisticated and graceful as she was, she still became TV's first black sex symbol or "It" girl. Thelma/BernNadette and the Evans family also proved many stereotypes wrong about ... See full bio »

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Known For

Good Times Thelma Evans / Thelma Evans Anderson
(1974-1979)
N-Secure Dr. Heather
(2010)
Land of the Free? Psychiatrist
(2004)

Filmography

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 2020 Chaaw (filming)
Aunt Janet
 2016 No Regrets
Nina's Mother
 2015 Black Jesus (TV Series)
- Good for Nothing (2015) ... (as Bernadette Stanis)
- Thy Neighbor's Strife (2015) ... (as Bernadette Stanis)
 2015 Base (TV Series)
Captain Mac
- Episode #1.1 ... Captain Mac
 2013 Whatcha Cookin' (TV Series)
Gwen
 2012 Momma & Me (TV Movie)
Momma
 2011 Forever Young at Heart (Short)
Mirriam "Sparkles" Mathews
 2010 N-Secure
Dr. Heather
 2009 The Adventures of Umbweki
Usahnisa
 2006 The Engagement: My Phamily BBQ 2
Bobbi Clark (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
 2004 Still 'Bout It (Video)
Aunt Tee Dee
 2004 Land of the Free?
Psychiatrist
 2000 Hidden Blessings (TV Movie)
Jackson's lawyer
 1999 The Parent 'Hood (TV Series)
L'Tonya
- Mommy Dearest (1999) ... L'Tonya (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
 1997 The Wayans Bros. (TV Series)
Thelma Evans
- Unspoken Token (1997) ... Thelma Evans (as Bernadette Stanis)
 1997 The Good News (TV Series)
 1991 The Cosby Show (TV Series)
Carolyn Thompson
- Adventures in Babysitting (1991) ... Carolyn Thompson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
 1987 Bustin' Loose (TV Series)
Ms. Fisher
- I Paint What I See (1987) ... Ms. Fisher
 1985 What's Happening Now! (TV Series)
Marcie
- Married or Not (1985) ... Marcie (as Bernadette Stanis)
 1980 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Janet Reeves
- Invisible Maniac/September Song/Peekaboo (1980) ... Janet Reeves (as Bernadette Stanis)
 1974-1979 Good Times (TV Series)
Thelma Evans / Thelma Evans Anderson
- The Evans' Dilemma (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- Cousin Raymond (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- The End of the Rainbow (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
- A Matter of Mothers (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (credit only)
- The Physical (1979) ... Thelma Evans Anderson (as Bern Nadette Stanis)
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Was a guest on The Geraldo Rivera Show in the spring of 1992. See more »


Alternate Names:

Tom & BernNadette | Bern Nadette | Bern Nadette Stanis | Bernadette Stanis | Bernnadette Stanis
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Trivia:

Keeps in touch with much of the Good Times (1974) cast, including Ralph Carter, John Amos, Ja'net DuBois and Jimmie Walker. Said in an interview that due to good money management and residuals from the show, she never struggled financially since the show ended. See more »

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