Lynne Thigpen

Actress, Soundtrack

Actress, Soundtrack


Multi-talented actress Lynne Thigpen was born Cherlynne Thigpen in Joliet, Illinois, on December 22, 1948. She performed in community theater and university theater productions while attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. Following graduation, she taught high-school English for a short time, but her interest in acting eventually...
Birth date
1948-12-22
Death date
2003-03-12
Awards
8 nominations.
Height
5' 9" (1.75 m)

Known For


The Warriors
The Warriors
D.J. (1979)
Bicentennial Man
Bicentennial Man
President Marjorie Bota (1999)
Anger Management
Anger Management
Judge Brenda Daniels (2003)
Lean on Me
Lean on Me
Leonna Barrett (1989)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ActressBear in the Big Blue House
(TV Series) Luna - The Great Bandini (2003) ... Luna (voice) - Big Blue Home of the Brave (2003) ... Luna (voice) - Show Your Stuff (2003) ... Luna (voice) - A Trip to the General Store (2003) ... Luna (voice) - A Strange Bird (2003) ... Luna (voice) Show all 108 episodes
1997-2003
ActressThe District
(TV Series) Ella Farmer - Into the Sunset (2003) ... (credit only) - Ella Mae (2003) ... Ella Farmer (credit only) - Rage (2003) ... Ella Farmer - Criminally Insane (2003) ... Ella Farmer - Bloodlines (2003) ... Ella Farmer Show all 66 episodes
2000-2003
ActressAnger Management
Judge Brenda Daniels
2003
ActressNovocaine
Pat
2001
ActressShaft
Carla Howard
2000
ActressAn American Daughter
(TV Movie) Dr. Judith B. Kaufman
2000
ActressAll My Children
(TV Series) Flora Baxter / Grace Keefer / Aunt Grace - Episode dated 6 April 2000 (2000) ... Flora Baxter / Aunt Grace - Episode dated 29 December 1997 (1997) ... Flora Baxter / Aunt Grace - Episode dated 26 November 1996 (1996) ... Flora Baxter / Aunt Grace - Episode #1.6728 (1996) ... Grace Keefer - Episode #1.6712 (1996) ... Grace Keefer Show all 12 episodes
1983-2000
ActressBear in the Big Blue House: Bear's Sense of Adventure
(Video Game) Luna the Moon (voice, as Lynn Thigpen)
1999
ActressBicentennial Man
President Marjorie Bota
1999
ActressLaw & Order
(TV Series) Judge Ida Boucher - Patsy (1999) ... Judge Ida Boucher - Savages (1995) ... Judge Ida Boucher - Switch (1995) ... Judge Ida Boucher
1995-1999
ActressThe Insider
Mrs. Williams
1999
ActressRandom Hearts
Phyllis Bonaparte
1999
ActressCarmen Sandiego's Great Chase Through Time
(Video Game) The Chief
1999
ActressNight Ride Home
(TV Movie) Fran
1999
ActressCosby
(TV Series) Dr. Holmes / Linda - Turkey Day (1998) ... Dr. Holmes - The First Gentleman (1998) ... Linda
1998
ActressSesame Street
(TV Series) Wasa Training Officer - Slimey Returns from the Moon to Sesame Street (1998) ... Wasa Training Officer
1998
ActressWhere in the World Is Carmen Sandiego
(Video Game) The Chief
1998
ActressChance of a Lifetime
(TV Movie) Ms. Wood
1998
ActressKing of the Hill
(TV Series) Judge - Hank's Dirty Laundry (1998) ... Judge (voice)
1998
ActressPromised Land
(TV Series) Dr. Bea Goldman - Take Back the Night (1997) ... Dr. Bea Goldman
1997
ActressHomicide: Life on the Street
(TV Series) Regina Wilson - Blood Ties: Part 3 (1997) ... Regina Wilson - Blood Ties: Part 2 (1997) ... Regina Wilson - Blood Ties: Part 1 (1997) ... Regina Wilson
1997
ActressWhere in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?
(TV Series) The Chief
1996
ActressPretty Poison
(TV Movie) Jane Azenauer
1996
ActressWhere in the U.S.A. Is Carmen Sandiego?
(Video Game) The Chief
1996
ActressA Mother's Instinct
(TV Movie) 'Mike' Wheelwright (as Lynn Thigpen)
1996
ActressThe Boys Next Door
(TV Movie) Mrs. Tracy
1996
ActressThe Puzzle Place
(TV Series) Chief - The Mystery of the Fabulous Hat (1995) ... Chief
1995
ActressWhere in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?
(TV Series) The Chief / Agnes Acme - A Rodent Ran Through It (1995) ... The Chief - Totem Bites Back (1995) ... The Chief - Art So Nice, They Stole It Twice (1995) ... The Chief - Ready, Willing and Cable (1995) ... The Chief - Latitude Adjustment (1995) ... The Chief Show all 296 episodes
1991-1995
ActressCagney & Lacey: The View Through the Glass Ceiling
(TV Movie) Capt. Gigi Cardenas
1995
ActressJust Cause
Ida Conklin
1995
ActressBlankman
Grandma Walker
1994
ActressThe Paper
Janet
1994
ActressNaked in New York
Helen
1993
ActressABC Afterschool Specials
(TV Series) Jo Delancey / Mrs. Meeks - Girlfriend (1993) ... Jo Delancey - Private Affairs (1989) ... Mrs. Meeks
1989-1993
ActressL.A. Law
(TV Series) D.A. Ruby Thomas - Zo Long (1992) ... D.A. Ruby Thomas - Second Time Around (1992) ... D.A. Ruby Thomas - Say Goodnight Gracie (1992) ... D.A. Ruby Thomas - Beauty and the Breast (1992) ... D.A. Ruby Thomas - Love in Bloom (1992) ... D.A. Ruby Thomas Show all 10 episodes
1991-1992
ActressBob Roberts
Kelly Noble
1992
ActressArticle 99
Nurse White
1992
ActressThe Cosby Show
(TV Series) Mrs. Hudson - Theo and the Kids: Part 2 (1991) ... Mrs. Hudson - Theo and the Kids: Part 1 (1991) ... Mrs. Hudson
1991
ActressSeparate But Equal
(TV Mini-Series) Ruth Alice Stovall
1991
ActressDear John
(TV Series) Sarah Donnelly - The Poet: Part 2 (1991) ... Sarah Donnelly
1991
ActressThe Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
(TV Series) Nate's Cousin - Here's One Way to Fill Every Waking Moment (1991) ... Nate's Cousin
1991
ActressHunter
(TV Series) Lt. Marilyn Fowler - Where Echoes End (1990) ... Lt. Marilyn Fowler
1990
ActressFM
(TV Series) Naomi Sayers - Off the Record (1990) ... Naomi Sayers - Sex, Lies and 35mm Slides (1990) ... Naomi Sayers - The Last Virgin (1990) ... Naomi Sayers - Let's Spend the Night Together (1990) ... Naomi Sayers - No Fool Like an April Fool (1990) ... Naomi Sayers Show all 13 episodes
1989-1990
ActressImpulse
Dr. Gardner
1990
ActressFear Stalk
(TV Movie) Barbara
1989
ActressThirtysomething
(TV Series) Rosie - New Parents (1989) ... Rosie - New Baby (1989) ... Rosie - Best of Enemies (1989) ... Rosie - About Last Night (1989) ... Rosie - Politics (1989) ... Rosie Show all 6 episodes
1989
ActressRoseanne
(TV Series) Dr. Bryce - The Slice of Life (1989) ... Dr. Bryce
1989
ActressLean on Me
Leonna Barrett
1989
ActressRunning on Empty
Contact at Eldridge St.
1988
ActressFrank's Place
(TV Series) Madame Torchet - Dueling Voodoo (1988) ... Madame Torchet
1988
ActressHello Again
Reporter #2
1987
ActressThe Equalizer
(TV Series) Cleaning Lady - Blood & Wine: Part 2 (1987) ... Cleaning Lady - Blood & Wine: Part 1 (1987) ... Cleaning Lady
1987
ActressThe Ellen Burstyn Show
(TV Series) Pam James - Writer, Wronger (1987) ... Pam James
1987
ActressSpenser: For Hire
(TV Series) Mrs. Jarvis - The Hopes and Fears (1986) ... Mrs. Jarvis
1986
ActressSweet Liberty
Claire
1986
ActressGimme a Break!
(TV Series) Loretta Harper - Family Reunion (1986) ... Loretta Harper - Alabamy Bound: Part 2 (1985) ... Loretta Harper - Alabamy Bound: Part 1 (1985) ... Loretta Harper
1985-1986
ActressRockabye
(TV Movie) Rica Towne
1986
ActressWalls of Glass
Woman Cop
1985
ActressThe Recovery Room
(TV Movie) Gail
1985
ActressStreets of Fire
Subway Motorwoman
1984
ActressLoving
(TV Series) Judge Hale (1992)
1983
ActressThe News Is the News
(TV Series) - Episode dated 15 June 1983 (1983)
1983
ActressLove, Sidney
(TV Series) Nancy - Alison: Part 1 (1983) ... Nancy
1983
ActressFreedom to Speak
(TV Mini-Series) - A House Divided (1983)
1983
ActressAmerican Playhouse
(TV Series) Louisa / Telephone Operator - The Files on Jill Hatch: Part I (1983) ... Louisa - Working (1982) ... Telephone Operator
1982-1983
ActressTootsie
Jo
1982
ActressAmazing Graces1981
ActressLou Grant
(TV Series) Mrs. Dupree - Double-Cross (1981) ... Mrs. Dupree
1981
ActressWhen Hell Freezes Over, I'll Skate
(TV Movie)
1979
ActressThe Warriors
D.J.
1979
ActressGodspell
Lynne
1973
ActressFol-de-Rol
(TV Movie) Witch / Ensemble
1972
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackEve and the Fire Horse
(performer: "O Bless the Lord My Soul")
2005
SoundtrackAmerican Playhouse
(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode) - Working (1982) ... (performer: "If I Could've Been")
1982
SoundtrackThe 35th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) (performer: "Fifty-Fifty")
1981
SoundtrackGodspell
(performer: "Bless The Lord" - uncredited)
1973
RoleTitleYear
ThanksSkull Session: The Making of 'Anger Management'
(Video documentary short) (special thanks)
2003
ThanksThe District
(TV Series) (in loving memory of - 1 episode) - Where There's Smoke (2003) ... (in loving memory of)
2003
ThanksAnger Management
(dedicatee)
2003
ThanksOnce in the Life
(thanks - as Lynn Thigpen)
2000
RoleTitleYear
SelfThe 51st Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Winner
1997
SelfA. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom
(TV Movie documentary) Narrator
1996
SelfReading Rainbow
(TV Series) Self - The Salamander Room (1993) ... Self (voice)
1993
SelfFreedom to Speak
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Reader - In Pursuit of Equality (1983) ... Self - Reader
1983
SelfBroadway Plays Washington on Kennedy Center Tonight
(TV Special) Self
1982
SelfThe 35th Annual Tony Awards
(TV Special) Self - Nominee & Performer
1981