American Actress

Novella Nelson

  • Dec 17, 1939 - Sep 01, 2017 (age 77)
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2017
Novella Nelson
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Novella Nelson

Novella Nelson passed away.
You Were Never Really Here
MovieMay 27, 2017

You Were Never Really Here

A traumatized veteran, …
A traumatized veteran, unafraid of violence, tracks down missing girls for a living. When a job spins out of control, Joe's nightmares overtake him as a conspiracy is uncovered leading to what may be his death trip or his awakening.
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2014
A Walk Among the Tombstones
MovieSep 18, 2014

A Walk Among the Tombstones

Matt Scudder is a former cop …
Matt Scudder is a former cop now a private eye. He is asked by a drug dealer to find the men who kidnapped his wife. It seems like they killed her even after he paid them. Scudder refuses. But the man later goes to see him and tells him how his wife was killed. Scudder takes the job. He does some research and thinks the men he is looking for have done this more than once. And that everyone they grabbed is connected to a drug dealer. He was about to give up when they grab another girl and Scudder tries make sure she's returned alive.
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2011
The Inheritance
MovieApr 12, 2011

The Inheritance

Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the …
Five ambitious cousins set out on a family reunion during the dead of winter. The purpose of the retreat is to secure their inheritance, a fortune that dates back many generations.
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2010
It's Kind of a Funny Story
MovieSep 26, 2010

It's Kind of a Funny Story

A clinically depressed …
A clinically depressed teenager gets a new start after he checks himself into an adult psychiatric ward.
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Night Catches Us
MovieJan 23, 2010

Night Catches Us

In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in …
In 1976, complex political and emotional forces are set in motion when a young man returns to the race-torn Philadelphia neighborhood where he came of age during the Black Power movement.
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2007
Damages
TV ShowJul 24, 2007

Damages

Damages is an American legal thriller television series …
Damages is an American legal thriller television series created by writing and production trio Daniel Zelman, Glenn Kessler, and Todd A. Kessler. It premiered on July 24, 2007 on FX and aired for three seasons before moving to the DirecTV channel Audience Network in 2010, airing for two further seasons, and concluding in 2012.
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Army Wives
TV ShowJun 3, 2007

Army Wives

Army Wives is an American drama television series that followed …
Army Wives is an American drama television series that followed the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families. The series premiered on Lifetime on June 3, 2007 and ran for seven seasons, ending on June 9, 2013. The show had the largest series premiere in Lifetime's 23-year history, and the largest viewership in the 10:00 pm to 11:00 pm time slot since December 2007 for Lifetime. It received favorable reviews and several award nominations, and won five ASCAP Awards and one Gracie Allen Award.
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The Starter Wife
TV ShowMay 31, 2007

The Starter Wife

The Starter Wife is a 2007 USA Network television …
The Starter Wife is a 2007 USA Network television miniseries, based on the novel of the same name by Gigi Levangie Grazer. Its title is derived from the concept of a starter marriage. Filmed over four months in Queensland, Australia, the plot focuses on Molly Kagan (Debra Messing) who, after years of marriage to a Hollywood film mogul, is forced to redefine herself and her role in society when her husband leaves her for a younger woman.
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The Ten
MovieJan 19, 2007

The Ten

Ten stories, each inspired by one of the ten commandments.
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2006
30 Rock
TV ShowOct 11, 2006

30 Rock

30 Rock is an American satirical sitcom television series …
30 Rock is an American satirical sitcom television series created by Tina Fey that originally aired on NBC from October 11, 2006 to January 31, 2013. The series, based on Fey's experiences as head writer for Saturday Night Live, takes place behind the scenes of a fictional live sketch comedy show depicted as airing on NBC. The series's name refers to 30 Rockefeller Plaza in New York City, the address of the Comcast Building, where the NBC Studios are located and where Saturday Night Live is written, produced, and performed. This series was produced by Broadway Video and Little Stranger, Inc., in association with NBCUniversal.
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Griffin & Phoenix
MovieSep 12, 2006

Griffin & Phoenix

GRIFFIN AND PHOENIX is a poignantly funny love story …
GRIFFIN AND PHOENIX is a poignantly funny love story about two people who face a seemingly insurmountable obstacle that may stand between them and a last chance at love.
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Stephanie Daley
MovieJan 21, 2006

Stephanie Daley

Pregnant forensic psychologist Lydie Crane is hired to learn …
Pregnant forensic psychologist Lydie Crane is hired to learn the truth behind the case of 16-year-old Stephanie Daley, who is accused of concealing her pregnancy and murdering her infant.
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2005
Preaching to the Choir
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MovieOct 12, 2005

Preaching to the Choir

A pair of estranged twins …
A pair of estranged twins driven apart by the death of their parents find reconciliation and redemption after following radically different paths in life.
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Dear Wendy
MovieJan 22, 2005

Dear Wendy

A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town …
A young boy in a nameless, timeless American town establishes a gang of youthful misfits united in their love of guns and their code of honor.
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2004
Birth
MovieSep 8, 2004

Birth

Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life …
Anna is a young widow who is finally getting on with her life after the death of her husband, Sean. Now engaged to be married, Anna meets a ten-year-old boy who tells her he is Sean reincarnated. Though his story is both unsettling and absurd, Anna can't get the boy out of her mind. And much to the concern of her fiancé, her increased contact with him leads her to question the choices she has made in her life.
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2003
Whoopi
TV ShowSep 9, 2003

Whoopi

Whoopi is an American sitcom television series created by …
Whoopi is an American sitcom television series created by Bonnie and Terry Turner, starring Whoopi Goldberg that premiered on September 9, 2003, on NBC. The show aired for one season and ended on April 20, 2004. The series revolved around the events and people at her hotel, the Lamont Hotel, in New York City.
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Head of State
MovieMar 28, 2003

Head of State

Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is …
Mays Gilliam, a Washington D.C. neighborhood Alderman, is about to be red-lined out of his job. But after the untimely death of the party frontrunner, Gilliam is plucked from obscurity, and thrust into the limelight as his party's nominee--for President of the United States. The players in Gilliam's life include: Mitch Gilliam, his unsophisticated older brother who becomes his running mate; Kim, his ex-girlfriend who had once dumped him, but who now has a sudden change of heart as she sees a chance at becoming First Lady; Martin Geller, his campaign manager; Lisa Clark, the woman who truly believes in Gilliam; and Debra Lassiter, the woman who doesn't have faith in his candidacy, and is serving as his reluctant advisor.
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2002
Antwone Fisher
MovieSep 12, 2002

Antwone Fisher

Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a …
Antwone Fisher, a young navy man, is forced to see a psychiatrist after a violent outburst against a fellow crewman. During the course of treatment a painful past is revealed and a new hope begins.
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2001
The Gilded Six Bits
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MovieFeb 18, 2001

The Gilded Six Bits

The lives of a loving husband and wife collide with that of a …
The lives of a loving husband and wife collide with that of a wealthy hustler.
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1999
Third Watch
TV ShowSep 23, 1999

Third Watch

Third Watch was an American crime drama television series …
Third Watch was an American crime drama television series created by John Wells and Edward Allen Bernero that aired on NBC from September 23, 1999, to May 6, 2005, with a total of 132 episodes spanning over six seasons. It was produced by John Wells Productions, in association with Warner Bros. Television.
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The West Wing
TV ShowSep 22, 1999

The West Wing

The West Wing is an American serial political drama …
The West Wing is an American serial political drama television series created by Aaron Sorkin that was originally broadcast on NBC from September 22, 1999, to May 14, 2006. The series is set primarily in the West Wing of the White House, where the Oval Office and offices of presidential senior staff are located, during the fictitious Democratic administration of Josiah Bartlet.
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1998
Sex and the City
TV ShowJun 6, 1998

Sex and the City

Sex and the City is an American romantic comedy-drama …
Sex and the City is an American romantic comedy-drama television series created by Darren Star and produced by HBO. Broadcast from 1998 until 2004, the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes. Throughout its six-year run, the show received contributions from various producers, writers, and directors, principally Michael Patrick King.
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A Perfect Murder
MovieJan 1, 1998

A Perfect Murder

Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has …
Millionaire industrialist Steven Taylor is a man who has everything but what he craves most: the love and fidelity of his wife. A hugely successful player in the New York financial world, he considers her to be his most treasured acquisition. But she needs more than simply the role of dazzling accessory. Brilliant in her own right, she works at the U.N. and is involved with a struggling artist who fulfills her emotional needs. When her husband discovers her indiscretion, he sets out to commit the perfect murder and inherit her considerable trust fund in the bargain.
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1997
The Devil's Advocate
MovieOct 13, 1997

The Devil's Advocate

An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a …
An exceptionally adept Florida lawyer is offered a job at a high-end New York City law firm with a high-end boss - the biggest opportunity of his career to date.
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1999
MovieSep 1, 1997

1999

The century is coming to an end, and New York City is …
The century is coming to an end, and New York City is freaking out. "1999" takes place at a New Year's Eve party on December 31, 1999. As a group of neurotic characters gather at a Greenwich Village apartment, everyone struggles to come to terms with their identities, relationships, and self-doubts before the millennium turns. The partygoers are astonished and reawakened as passions flare and ignite, gunshots are fired, battling lovers reunite, and as the new century dawns, all are joined in the curious sense that the best is yet to come.
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Oz
TV ShowJul 12, 1997

Oz

Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom …
Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series' 56 episodes. It was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced by the premium cable network HBO. Oz premiered on July 12, 1997 and ran for six seasons; the series finale aired February 23, 2003.
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1996
The Summer of Ben Tyler
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MovieDec 15, 1996

The Summer of Ben Tyler

The Summer of Ben Tyler is …
The Summer of Ben Tyler is a 1996 Hallmark Hall of Fame made-for-television comedy-drama film directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman and starring James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, and Len Cariou.
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Girl 6
MovieMar 22, 1996

Girl 6

An aspiring actress disappointed by her treatment in the movie …
An aspiring actress disappointed by her treatment in the movie industry turns to phone sex to make a living.
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Manny & Lo
MovieJan 22, 1996

Manny & Lo

Two sisters, Amanda, 11, and Laurel, 16, run away from …
Two sisters, Amanda, 11, and Laurel, 16, run away from their different foster parents, sleeping in model homes, or wherever they can. But when Laurel becomes pregnant, they find they can't make it through this crisis on their own. With nowhere else to turn, they decide to kidnap Elaine, a clerk in a baby supply store. But Elaine seems to need Manny and Lo just as much as they need her.
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1994
New York Undercover
TV ShowSep 8, 1994

New York Undercover

New York Undercover is an American police drama that …
New York Undercover is an American police drama that aired on the FOX television network from September 8, 1994, to February 11, 1999. The series starred Malik Yoba as Detective J.C. Williams and Michael DeLorenzo as Detective Eddie Torres, two undercover detectives in New York City's Fourth Precinct who were assigned to investigate various crimes and gang-related cases. The cast also included Patti D'Arbanville-Quinn as their superior, Lt. Virginia Cooper, and Lauren Vélez, who joined the cast in the second season as Nina Moreno, fellow detective and love interest to Torres. New York Undercover was created and produced by Dick Wolf, and its storyline takes place in the same fictional universe as Wolf's NBC series Law & Order, its spin-offs, the Chicago series, and Homicide: Life on the Street.
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1993
Weekend at Bernie's II
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MovieJul 9, 1993

Weekend at Bernie's II

Larry and Richard use a …
Larry and Richard use a voodoo-revived corpse to track down hidden money to clear their names.
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Daybreak
MovieMay 8, 1993

Daybreak

This drama, based on Alan Bowne's play "Beirut," takes …
This drama, based on Alan Bowne's play "Beirut," takes place in a decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascist government.
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1992
Citizen Cohn
MovieAug 22, 1992

Citizen Cohn

As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a …
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
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1991
Strictly Business
MovieNov 8, 1991

Strictly Business

Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the …
Two black friends, one of lighter skin complexion than the other, try to use each other to improve their social and professional positions.
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1990
Green Card
MovieDec 23, 1990

Green Card

A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of …
A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.
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The Bonfire of the Vanities
MovieDec 21, 1990

The Bonfire of the Vanities

Financial "Master of the …
Financial "Master of the Universe" Sherman McCoy sees his life unravel when his mistress Maria Ruskin hits a black boy with his car. When yellow journalist Peter Fallow enflames public opinion with a series of distorted tabloid articles on the accident, the case is seized upon by opportunists like Reverend Bacon and mayoral candidate D.A. Abe Weiss.
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1989
A Man Called Hawk
TV ShowJan 28, 1989

A Man Called Hawk

A Man Called Hawk is an American action drama series that ran …
A Man Called Hawk is an American action drama series that ran on ABC from January 28 to May 13, 1989. The series is a spin-off of the crime drama series Spenser: For Hire, and features the character Hawk, who first appeared in the 1976 novel Promised Land, the fourth in the series of Spenser novels by mystery writer Robert B. Parker.
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1988
Hothouse
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TV ShowJun 30, 1988

Hothouse

A short-lived Americian TV series about the lives and work …
A short-lived Americian TV series about the lives and work experiences of the staff of a mental hospital lead by its unconventional director psychiatrist Sam Garrison.
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1987
Orphans
MovieSep 18, 1987

Orphans

The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were …
The two brothers Treat and Philip lived alone since they were kids. Interdependent they dwell in a loft house and live on little thefts, until an aging minor criminal moves in with them and takes over the role of a father.
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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 May 21, 1987 to June 17, 1988 and on Lifetime from April 17, 1989 to April 13, 1991. It was created by Jay Tarses and stars Blair Brown in the title role.
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1985
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 Flamingo Kid
MovieDec 21, 1984

The Flamingo Kid

Set in Brooklyn, 1963, Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school …
Set in Brooklyn, 1963, Jeffrey Willis has just finished high school and isn't quite sure what the future holds. His parents expect him to go to college but he is starting to find his close-knit family stifling. He gets a summer job at the Flamingo beach club where he meets Phil Brody, a successful car dealer who fills Jeffrey's head with ideas about how to make his fortune. Phil is everything Jeffrey would like to be - popular, rich and the best gin rummy player the club has ever seen. Jeffrey's coming of age includes a romance with the very pretty Carla Samson, but the shine on Phil Brody's philosophy of life wears off when he uncovers a significant flaw in his character.
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The Cotton Club
MovieDec 4, 1984

The Cotton Club

The Cotton Club was a famous Harlem nightclub. This is the …
The Cotton Club was a famous Harlem nightclub. This is the story of the people who visited this club as well as the people who ran it, and the film is generously peppered with the jazz music that made the Cotton Club so renowned in the 1920s and 1930s.
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1983
Chiefs
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TV ShowNov 13, 1983

Chiefs

Chiefs is a television miniseries based upon the novel of the …
Chiefs is a television miniseries based upon the novel of the same name by Stuart Woods. It was first broadcast on CBS over three nights in November 1983. It was directed by Jerry London, and stars Charlton Heston, Keith Carradine, Stephen Collins, Danny Glover, Wayne Rogers, and Billy Dee Williams. It received three Emmy Award nominations and one Eddie Award nomination.
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1979
The Seduction of Joe Tynan
MovieAug 17, 1979

The Seduction of Joe Tynan

Respected liberal Senator …
Respected liberal Senator Joe Tynan is asked to lead the opposition to a Supreme Court appointment. It means losing an old friend and fudging principles to make the necessary deals, as well as further straining his already part-time family life. But it could be a big boost to his career, so he takes it on. Helping him prepare the case is pretty southern researcher Karen Traynor, and their developing relationship further complicates and compromises his life.
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1978
An Unmarried Woman
MovieMar 5, 1978

An Unmarried Woman

Erica is unmarried only temporarily, in that her successful, …
Erica is unmarried only temporarily, in that her successful, wealthy husband of seventeen years has just left her for a girl he met while buying a shirt in Bloomingdale's. This movie shows Erica coming to terms with the break-up, while revising her opinions of herself, redefining that self in its own right rather than as an extension of somebody else's personality, and finally going out with another man. Erica refuses to drop everything for Saul, an abstract expressionist painter, simply out of love for him, because he expects her to. It is not so much loneliness that is her problem, and the problems that men, flitting around this newly "available" woman like moths round a flame, bring to her sense of independence.
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1968
One Life to Live
TV ShowJul 15, 1968

One Life to Live

One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American …
One Life to Live (often abbreviated as OLTL) is an American soap opera broadcast on the ABC television network for more than 43 years, from July 15, 1968, to January 13, 2012, and then on the internet as a web series on Hulu and iTunes via The Online Network from April 29 to August 19, 2013. Created by Agnes Nixon, the series was the first daytime drama to primarily feature ethnically and socioeconomically diverse characters and consistently emphasize social issues. One Life to Live was expanded from 30 minutes to 45 minutes on July 26, 1976, and then to an hour on January 16, 1978.
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1956
As the World Turns
TV ShowApr 2, 1956

As the World Turns

As the World Turns (often referred to as ATWT) is an American …
As the World Turns (often referred to as ATWT) is an American television soap opera that aired on CBS for 54 years from April 2, 1956, to September 17, 2010. Irna Phillips created As the World Turns as a sister show to her other soap opera Guiding Light. Running for 54 years, As the World Turns holds the third-longest continuous run of any daytime network soap opera on American television, surpassed only by General Hospital and Guiding Light. As the World Turns was produced for the first 43 years in Manhattan and in Brooklyn from 2000 until 2010.
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1939
Novella Nelson
BirthDecember 1939

Novella Nelson

Novella Nelson was born.
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