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Tonya Pinkins

Highest Rated:   100% Premium (2007)
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Birthplace:   Chicago, Illinois, USA
Pinkins attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she studied theater, music, and dance. Leaving school, she moved to New York after landing a role in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, then went on to appear in An Ounce Of Prevention, Just Say No, Caucasian Chalk Circle, and Little Shop of Horrors on the New York stage. Pinkins' portrayal of Sweet Anita in the Broadway musical Jelly's Last Jam earned her a Tony Award, a Drama Desk Award, and the Clarence Derwent Award. In the summer of 1994, during a hiatus from All My Children, she starred as Mistress Ford in the New York Shakespeare Festival's production of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Pinkins, who is divorced, is the mother of four children.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
94% Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened...
  • Actor
2016
55% Fading Gigolo
  • Othella
2014
88% Home
  • Esmin
2013
69% Newlyweeds
  • Patrice
2013
93% Enchanted
  • Phoebe Banks
2007
54% Romance & Cigarettes
  • Female Medic
2007
88% ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
  • Actor
2007
100% Premium
  • Marva
2007
70% POV
  • Actor
2006
No Score Yet Against Their Will: Women in Prison (Caged Seduction: The Shocking True Story)
  • Sondra
1994
53% Above the Rim
  • Mailika
1994
No Score Yet Strapped
  • Actor
1993
18% See No Evil, Hear No Evil
  • Leslie
1989
50% Beat Street
  • Angela
1984

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT
83% Gotham
2014
  • Ethel Peabody Ms. Ethel Peabody
No Score Yet All My Children
1970-2013
  • Livia Frye
No Score Yet Madam Secretary
2014
  • Susan Thompson
No Score Yet Cold Case
2003-2010
  • Dina Miller
No Score Yet The Closer
2005-2012
  • Dr. Donna Taft
No Score Yet POV
1988
  • Actor
  • Appearing
84% Nurse Jackie
2009-2015
  • Actor
No Score Yet Army Wives
2007-2014
  • Viola
57% Hostages
2013-2014
  • Beth Nix
No Score Yet In Performance at the White House
2010
  • Performer
87% 24
2001-2014
  • Alma Matobo Alma Motobo

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