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Lynne Thigpen

  • Dec 22, 1948 - Mar 12, 2003 (age 54)
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2004
Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
Nomination2004

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Bear in the Big Blue House".
Daytime Emmy Award
2003
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Lynne Thigpen

Lynne Thigpen passed away.
Anger Management
MovieMar 5, 2003

Anger Management

Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an …
Dave Buznik is a businessman who is wrongly sentenced to an anger management program, where he meets an aggressive instructor.
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2001
Novocaine
MovieSep 8, 2001

Novocaine

An edgy dark comedy about a dentist whose life becomes …
An edgy dark comedy about a dentist whose life becomes increasingly complicated after a new patient enters his office looking for more than treatment. Frank Sarget's life is tidy and safe, he runs a successful dental practice and is engaged to his dental hygienist. Then patient Susan Ivey comes into Frank's office looking for a root canal things quickly spiral out of control. Unbeknownst to Frank, Susan is really after the drugs rather than the treatment. She soon gets Frank into trouble with the DEA after she steals his supply of narcotics and it starts turning up on the streets.
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2000
The District
TV ShowOct 7, 2000

The District

The District is an American crime drama and police procedural …
The District is an American crime drama and police procedural television series which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000, to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s police department.
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Shaft
MovieJun 16, 2000

Shaft

New York Police Detective John Shaft is the lead detective on …
New York Police Detective John Shaft is the lead detective on a sensitive case, a young black man is severely beaten. The man's companions tell Shaft that their friend humiliated the one who was spouting racial slurs at him. Shaft confronts him and he says he's Walter Wade Jr. , the son of a wealthy man. Shaft finds that he has the ID of a woman who's a waitress at the bar where Wade and the guy who was attacked were. When Wade continues to hurl racist comments, Shaft smacks him. Shaft later learns because of his actions Wade was granted bail and fled. Two years later, Wade returns and Shaft arrests him. At his hearing when the judge grants him bail, that's when Shaft throws his badge at the judge. He then sets out to get Wade by finding the waitress. Wade in the meantime asks a drug dealer named Peoples Hernandez to find the waitress and make sure she doesn't talk.
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Award2000

Performance

Won award for "Jar the Floor".
Obie Award
Nomination2000

Outstanding Actress in a Play

Nominated for "Jar the Floor".
Drama Desk Award
1999
Bicentennial Man
MovieDec 13, 1999

Bicentennial Man

This film follows the 'life' and times of the lead character, an …
This film follows the 'life' and times of the lead character, an android who is purchased as a household robot programmed to perform menial tasks. Within a few days the Martin family realizes that they don't have an ordinary droid as Andrew begins to experience emotions and creative thought. In a story that spans two centuries, Andrew learns the intricacies of humanity while trying to stop those who created him from destroying him.
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The Insider
MovieOct 28, 1999

The Insider

Based on a true story about a CBS 60 Minutes-episode in 1994 …
Based on a true story about a CBS 60 Minutes-episode in 1994 on malpractices in the tobacco industry, that was not aired because CBS parent company Westinghouse objected. Pacino plays the 60 Minutes Producer.
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Random Hearts
MovieOct 3, 1999

Random Hearts

After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash …
After the death of their loved ones in a tragic plane crash Harrison Ford and Kristin Scott Thomas find keys in their loved ones' possessions and realize that they were having an affair and must figure out all the details.
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Night Ride Home
MovieFeb 7, 1999

Night Ride Home

A father, mother and their daughter try to cope with the tragic …
A father, mother and their daughter try to cope with the tragic death of their young son, the girl's brother, that she indirectly unintentionally caused.
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1998
Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
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Nomination1998

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?".
Daytime Emmy Award
1997
Bear in the Big Blue House
TV ShowOct 20, 1997

Bear in the Big Blue House

Bear in the Big Blue House is …
Bear in the Big Blue House is an American children's television series created by Mitchell Kriegman and produced by Jim Henson Television for Disney Channel's Playhouse Disney preschool television block. Debuting on October 20, 1997, it aired its last episode on April 28, 2006.
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King of the Hill
TV ShowJan 12, 1997

King of the Hill

King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by …
King of the Hill is an American animated sitcom created by Mike Judge and Greg Daniels for the Fox Broadcasting Company that ran from January 12, 1997, to May 6, 2010. It centers on the Hills, a middle-class American family in the fictional city of Arlen, Texas. Patriarch and main character Hank Hill, who works as assistant manager at Strickland Propane, is the everyman and general protagonist of the series. His modest conservative views and biases often clash with that of his wife, Peggy; his son, Bobby; his father, Cotton; his niece, Luanne; his boss, Buck Strickland; and his neighbor, Kahn. Hank is friends with other residents on his block, especially Bill Dauterive, Dale Gribble, and Jeff Boomhauer, all of whom he has known since elementary school. It attempts to maintain a realistic approach, seeking humor in the conventional and mundane aspects of everyday life.
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Nomination1997

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "An American Daughter".
Tony Award
Nomination1997

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Nominated for "An American Daughter".
Tony Award
Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
Nomination1997

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Dram…

Nominated for "All My Children".
NAACP Image Award
Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
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Nomination1997

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?".
Daytime Emmy Award
Award1997

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Won award for "An American Daughter".
Tony Award
Award1997

Best Featured Actress in a Play

Won award for "An American Daughter".
Tony Award
1996
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?
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TV ShowOct 7, 1996

Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in Time Is Carmen …
Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? is an American half-hour children's television game show loosely based on the computer game of the same name created by Brøderbund Software. Just like its predecessor, the show was produced by WGBH Boston and WQED Pittsburgh. The program lasted two seasons on PBS, consisting of 115 episodes, which ran from October 7, 1996 to December 12, 1997, with reruns airing until October 2, 1998. The show starred Lynne Thigpen as "The Chief", Kevin Shinick as "ACME Time Pilot Squadron Leader" and "The Engine Crew" as various informants. The show replaced Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?, and was recorded entirely at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens, New York City.
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Cosby
TV ShowSep 16, 1996

Cosby

Cosby is an American television sitcom broadcast on CBS …
Cosby is an American television sitcom broadcast on CBS from September 16, 1996, until April 28, 2000. The program starred Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad, who had previously worked together in the 1984–1992 NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. Madeline Kahn portrayed their neighbor, Pauline, until her death in 1999. The series is loosely based on the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave airing on BBC from 1990 until 2001. This was also the second and final sitcom that Madeline Kahn made for The Carsey-Werner Company, her first being Oh Madeline (based on the British sitcom Pig in the Middle) in 1983.
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The Boys Next Door
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MovieFeb 4, 1996

The Boys Next Door

Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken …
Jack Palmer is a social worker whose job has taken precedence over his personal life. Mainly, his job is to help four mentally challenged men live regular lives in a home. They consist of: ...
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
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Nomination1996

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?".
Daytime Emmy Award
1995
Just Cause
MovieFeb 17, 1995

Just Cause

Just Cause is a 1995 American crime thriller film directed by …
Just Cause is a 1995 American crime thriller film directed by Arne Glimcher and starring Sean Connery and Laurence Fishburne. It is based on John Katzenbach's novel of the same name.
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The Puzzle Place
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TV ShowJan 16, 1995

The Puzzle Place

The Puzzle Place is an American children's television series …
The Puzzle Place is an American children's television series produced by KCET in Los Angeles and Lancit Media in New York City. Although production was dated and premiered on two Los Angeles PBS stations, KCET and KLCS, on September 15, 1994, it did not officially premiere on all PBS stations nationwide until January 16, 1995, with its final episode airing on December 4, 1998, and reruns airing until March 31, 2000. It became one of PBS Kids most popular series on the line-up since Barney & Friends and Sesame Street. It follows a multi-ethnic group of kids (puppets) from different parts of the United States who hang out at "the Puzzle Place", which is a teen hangout themed around jigsaw puzzle pieces. In each episode the characters are confronted with an everyday conflict usually encountered in childhood and even early teenage years, such as making moral decisions, sharing, racism, and sexism.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
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Nomination1995

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?".
Daytime Emmy Award
1994
Blankman
MovieAug 19, 1994

Blankman

Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various …
Darryl is a childlike man with a genius for inventing various gadgets out of junk. When he stumbles on a method to make his clothes bulletproof, he decides to use his skills to be the lowest budgeted superhero of all.
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The Paper
MovieMar 18, 1994

The Paper

Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is …
Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatchetman Alicia Clark, Henry's nemesis, impose unpopular cutbacks. Henry's wife Martha, a hugely pregnant former reporter of his, is fed up because he has so little time for his family. He is therefore considering an offer from Paul Bladden to edit a paper like the New York Times, which would mean more money, shorter hours, more respectability...but might also be a bit boring for his tastes. But a hot story soon confronts Henry with tough decisions.
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Outstanding Performer In A Children’s Series
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Nomination1994

Outstanding Performer In A Children’s S…

Nominated for "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?".
Daytime Emmy Award
1993
Homicide: Life on the Street
TV ShowJan 31, 1993

Homicide: Life on the Street

Homicide: Life on the Street …
Homicide: Life on the Street is an American police procedural television series chronicling the work of a fictional version of the Baltimore Police Department's Homicide Unit. It ran for seven seasons (122 episodes) on NBC from January 31, 1993 to May 21, 1999, and was succeeded by Homicide: The Movie (2000), which served as the de facto series finale. The series was originally based on David Simon's book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets (1991). Many of the characters and stories used throughout the show were based on events depicted in the book.
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1992
Bob Roberts
MovieSep 4, 1992

Bob Roberts

A conservative folk singer, Bob Roberts, turns his hand to …
A conservative folk singer, Bob Roberts, turns his hand to politics, running for the US Senate. He sets about organising rallies, singing songs to get his message across. He is not above using dirty tricks and smears to gain an advantage over his opponent. Meanwhile, a reporter is investigating Roberts's potential involvement in a drug ring.
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Article 99
MovieMar 13, 1992

Article 99

A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with …
A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic belt-tightening by the hospital administrators. The doctors are determined to give the best service they can, even if that means defying the orders of management and performing unauthorized operations.
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Award1992

Performance

Won award for "Boesman and Lena".
Obie Award
1991
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?
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TV ShowSep 30, 1991

Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?

Where in the World Is …
Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? is an American half-hour children's television game show based on the Carmen Sandiego computer game series created by Brøderbund Software. The show was hosted by Greg Lee, who was joined by Lynne Thigpen, and the a capella vocal group Rockapella, who served as the show's house band and comedy troupe. The series was videotaped in New York City at Lifetime Studios and co-produced by WQED and WGBH-TV, and aired on PBS stations from September 30, 1991 to December 22, 1995, with reruns airing until October 4, 1996. A total of 296 episodes over five seasons were recorded, with all but one of them having aired.
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Separate but Equal
MovieApr 7, 1991

Separate but Equal

Separate But Equal is a 1991 American two-part television …
Separate But Equal is a 1991 American two-part television miniseries depicting the landmark Supreme Court desegregation case Brown v. Board of Education, based on the phrase "Separate but equal". The film stars Sidney Poitier as lead NAACP attorney Thurgood Marshall, Richard Kiley as Chief Justice Earl Warren, Burt Lancaster (in his final television role) as lawyer John W. Davis (loser of Briggs v. Elliott and the Democratic candidate in the 1924 US presidential election), Cleavon Little as lawyer and judge Robert L. Carter, and Lynne Thigpen as Ruth Alice Stovall. In 1991, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences rewarded the film Outstanding Miniseries award.
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1990
Law & Order
TV ShowSep 13, 1990

Law & Order

Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama …
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series created by Dick Wolf, launching the Law & Order franchise. Airing its entire run on NBC, Law & Order premiered on September 13, 1990 and completed its twentieth and final season on May 24, 2010.
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1989
Lean on Me
MovieMar 3, 1989

Lean on Me

The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the …
The dedicated but tyrannical Joe Clark is appointed the principal of a decaying inner-city school and he is determined to improve by any and all means.
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1988
Roseanne
TV ShowOct 18, 1988

Roseanne

Roseanne is an American television sitcom starring …
Roseanne is an American television sitcom starring Roseanne Barr and revolving around the fictional Conner family. It aired on ABC from October 18, 1988, to May 20, 1997, and again from March 27, 2018 to May 22, 2018. Lauded for its realistic portrayal of a working-class American family, the series reached No. 1 in the Nielsen ratings from 1989 to 1990.
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Dear John
TV ShowOct 6, 1988

Dear John

Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 …
Dear John is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from 1988 to 1992. It was originally based on the British sitcom of the same name. It was retitled Dear John USA when it was shown in the UK. During its four-season run, it was bounced to and from various time periods on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. It moved from its post-Cheers slot on Thursdays to a post–Night Court slot on Wednesdays in 1990.
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Running on Empty
MovieSep 7, 1988

Running on Empty

This is the story of a family of four, the parents Annie and Arthur …
This is the story of a family of four, the parents Annie and Arthur and their two young sons, Danny and Harry. The parents were former anti war activists, whose anti war activities left them fugitives from justice. The plot revolves around the family living under assumed names and living an underground type of life, white trying to raise children under some sense of normalcy. Danny is a talented piano player, whose talent comes to the attention of a music teacher. What follows is Danny trying to account for his mysterious past, and his burgeoning feelings for the music teacher's daughter.
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1987
Hello Again
MovieNov 6, 1987

Hello Again

Hello Again is the hilarious tale of a devout mother, Shelley Long, …
Hello Again is the hilarious tale of a devout mother, Shelley Long, who dies and comes back to life again. Though her family doesn't really know she's there, she doesn't know she's dead. She watched her family move on, miss her and even watched her husband fall for another lover. Watching another get into her bed sends this ghost into an outrage. The movie has a great deal of laughs, some warm and comforting moments, and earned Long her claim to fame. It shows that when someone passes on, their spirit still lingers and for some haunts those around them.
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Thirtysomething
TV ShowSep 29, 1987

Thirtysomething

Thirtysomething is an American drama television series …
Thirtysomething is an American drama television series created by Ed Zwick and Marshall Herskovitz for United Artists Television (under MGM/UA Television) and aired on ABC from 1987 to 1991. It is about a group of Baby Boomers in their thirties who live in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and how they handle the lifestyle that dominated American culture during the 1980s given their involvement in the early 1970s counterculture as young adults.
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Frank's Place
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TV ShowSep 14, 1987

Frank's Place

Frank's Place is an American comedy-drama series that …
Frank's Place is an American comedy-drama series that aired on CBS for 22 episodes during the 1987-1988 television season. The series was created by Hugh Wilson and executive produced by Wilson and series star and fellow WKRP in Cincinnati alumnus Tim Reid.
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The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
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TV ShowMay 21, 1987

The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd

The Days and Nights of …
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on NBC from 1987 to 1988 and on Lifetime from 1988 to 1991. It was created by Jay Tarses and stars Blair Brown in the title role.
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1986
Sweet Liberty
MovieMay 14, 1986

Sweet Liberty

Michael has written a scholarly book on the revolutionary …
Michael has written a scholarly book on the revolutionary war. He has sold the movie rights. The arrival of the film crew seriously disrupts him as actors want to change their characters, directors want to re-stage battles, and he becomes very infatuated with Faith, who will play the female lead in the movie. At the same time, he is fighting with his crazy mother who thinks the Devil lives in her kitchen, and his girlfriend who is talking about commitment.
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1985
Spenser: For Hire
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TV ShowSep 20, 1985

Spenser: For Hire

Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on …
Spenser: For Hire is an American crime drama series based on Robert B. Parker's Spenser novels. The series, developed for TV by John Wilder and starring Robert Urich, was broadcast on ABC from September 20, 1985 until May 7, 1988.
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The Equalizer
TV ShowSep 18, 1985

The Equalizer

The Equalizer is an American crime drama television series, …
The Equalizer is an American crime drama television series, originally airing on CBS from fall 1985 until late spring 1989. It starred Edward Woodward as a retired intelligence agent with a mysterious past, who uses the skills from his former career to exact justice on behalf of innocent people who are trapped in dangerous circumstances. The series combined elements of the spy, private investigator/police procedural, and vigilante genres.
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1984
The Cosby Show
TV ShowSep 20, 1984

The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created …
The Cosby Show is an American television sitcom co-created and starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.
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Hunter
TV ShowSep 18, 1984

Hunter

Hunter is an American crime drama created by Frank Lupo, …
Hunter is an American crime drama created by Frank Lupo, which ran on NBC from 1984 to 1991. It starred Fred Dryer as Sgt. Rick Hunter and Stepfanie Kramer as Sgt. Dee Dee McCall. The title character Sgt. Rick Hunter was a wily, physically imposing, often rule-breaking homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department. The show's main characters, Hunter and McCall, resolved many of their cases by lethal force, but no more so than many other related television dramas.
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Streets of Fire
MovieJun 1, 1984

Streets of Fire

It is another time... Another Place... where the 1950's is mixed …
It is another time... Another Place... where the 1950's is mixed with the present or the future. In a city where it is always nighttime, during a concert performing live before a crowd of her fans, singer Ellen Aim is kidnapped by motorcycle gang leader Raven Shaddock and his gang "The Bombers" on stage. Billy Fish, Ellen's manager and boyfriend hires Ellen's Ex boyfriend, Hired mercenary Tom Cody (who has arrived in town to visit his sister Reva) to rescue Ellen from the Bomber's nightclub, where they are holding her captive for their own amusement. Joined by female soldier McCoy who is also in town looking for work, Cody and Fish set out across the rain infested streets inhabited by cops, street gangs and rock fans and into the gang controlled neighborhood 'The Battery', where Cody, Fish and McCoy set out to rescue Ellen from the "Bomber" motorcycle gang.
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1983
Loving
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TV ShowJun 26, 1983

Loving

Loving is an American television soap opera that ran on ABC …
Loving is an American television soap opera that ran on ABC from June 26, 1983, to November 10, 1995, a total of 3,169 episodes. The serial, set in the fictional town of Corinth, Pennsylvania, was co-created by Agnes Nixon and former actor Douglas Marland.
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Reading Rainbow
TV ShowJun 6, 1983

Reading Rainbow

Reading Rainbow is an American half-hour educational …
Reading Rainbow is an American half-hour educational children's television series that aired on PBS Kids from June 6, 1983 to November 10, 2006, with a total of 155 half-hour episodes spanning over 21 seasons. The show encouraged children to read. In 2012, an iPad and Kindle Fire educational interactive book reading and video field trip application was launched bearing the name of the program.
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1982
Tootsie
MovieDec 1, 1982

Tootsie

New York actor Michael Dorsey is a talented perfectionist who is …
New York actor Michael Dorsey is a talented perfectionist who is so hard on himself and others that his agent can no longer find work for him. After a soap opera audition goes poorly, Michael reinvents himself as actress Dorothy Michaels and wins the part. What was supposed to be a short-lived role turns into a long-term contract, but when Michael falls for his castmate Julie, complications develop that could wreck everything.
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American Playhouse
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TV ShowJan 12, 1982

American Playhouse

One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb …
One of PBS's most distinguished series, mounting superb dramas and musicals by the likes of (to name just a few) Eugene O'Neill, John Cheever, Lanford Wilson, Mark Twain, Thornton Wilder, James Baldwin and Stephen Sondheim. Perhaps the most memorable (and controversial) presentation: `Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City,' which won a Peabody Award.
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1981
Gimme a Break!
TV ShowOct 29, 1981

Gimme a Break!

Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom that aired on NBC for …
Gimme a Break! is an American sitcom that aired on NBC for six seasons from October 29, 1981, until May 12, 1987. The series starred Nell Carter as the housekeeper for a widowed police chief (Dolph Sweet) and his three daughters.
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Love, Sidney
TV ShowOct 28, 1981

Love, Sidney

Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on …
Love, Sidney is an American sitcom which aired two seasons on NBC, from October 1981 to June 1983. It stars Tony Randall as Sidney Shorr (a single, closeted gay man), Swoosie Kurtz as Laurie Morgan (a single mother with whom he shares his home), and Kaleena Kiff as Patti Morgan (Laurie's young daughter). It was the first program on American television to feature a gay character as the central character, although his sexual orientation was carefully downplayed for most of the series' duration.
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Nomination1981

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Tintypes".
Tony Award
Nomination1981

Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Nominated for "Tintypes".
Tony Award
1979
The Warriors
MovieFeb 1, 1979

The Warriors

In a near future, Cyrus is a respected leader that intends …
In a near future, Cyrus is a respected leader that intends to unite the gangs in New York. Cyrus invites the most relevant gangs for a meeting at the Central Park, a neutral turf in a moment of truce. He explains that if the gangs unite, they would be 60,000 members against 20,000 policemen and they could rule New York. Out of the blue, the punk Luther shots Cyrus and blames The Warriors, a gang from Coney Island. There is a riot in the Central Park and the police arrive and put the group under siege. The Warriors try to return to Coney Island while all the gangs decide to hunt them down. The long journey back home of The Warriors begins.
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1977
Lou Grant
TV ShowSep 20, 1977

Lou Grant

Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed …
Lou Grant is an American drama television series starring Ed Asner in the title role as a newspaper editor that aired on CBS from September 20, 1977, to September 13, 1982. The series was the third spin-off of the sitcom The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Lou Grant was created by The Mary Tyler Moore Show co-creators James L. Brooks and Allan Burns, along with Gene Reynolds.
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1973
Godspell
MovieMar 21, 1973

Godspell

A modern-day version of the gospels, opening with John …
A modern-day version of the gospels, opening with John the Baptist calling a disparate group of young New Yorkers from their workaday lives to follow and learn from Jesus. They form a roving acting troupe that enacts the parables through song and dance, comedy, and mime. Jesus' ministry ends with a last supper, his Crucifixion in a junkyard, and, the following morning, his body being carried aloft by his apostles back into the world of the living on the streets of New York.
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1972
ABC Afterschool Special
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TV ShowOct 14, 1972

ABC Afterschool Special

ABC Afterschool Special is …
ABC Afterschool Special is an American television anthology series that aired on ABC from October 14, 1972, to July 1, 1997, usually in the late afternoon on weekdays. Most episodes were dramatically presented situations, often controversial, of interest to children and teenagers. Several episodes were either in animated form or presented as documentaries. Topics included illiteracy, substance abuse and teenage pregnancy. The series won 51 Daytime Emmy Awards during its 25-year run.
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1970
All My Children
TV ShowJan 5, 1970

All My Children

Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My …
Set in the fictional East Coast suburb Pine Valley, All My Children is the decades-old, risk-taking soap that centers around Erica Kane and her long line of husbands.
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1969
Sesame Street
TV ShowNov 10, 1969

Sesame Street

Sesame Street is an American educational children's …
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry. It is produced by Sesame Workshop (known as the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) until June 2000) and was created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its images communicated through the use of Jim Henson's Muppets, and includes short films, with humor and cultural references. The series premiered on November 10, 1969, to positive reviews, some controversy, and high viewership; it has aired on the U.S.'s national public television provider PBS since its debut, with its first run moving to premium channel HBO on January 16, 2016.
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1948
Lynne Thigpen
BirthDecember 1948

Lynne Thigpen

Lynne Thigpen was born.
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