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Occupation
  
Actress

Spouse
  
Daniel Wolf

Role
  
Television actress

Name
  
Anna Horsford

Years active
  
1967–present


Anna Maria Horsford smiling while wearing a beige blazer, floral inner top, and earrings

Full Name
  
Anna Maria Horsford

Born
  
March 6, 1948 (age 75) (
1948-03-06
)
Harlem, New York City,United States

Education
  
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School

Parents
  
Victor A. Horsford, Lillian Horsford

Nominations
  
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
John Witherspoon, Clifton Davis, Obba Babatunde, Shawn Wayans, Jesse Dylan

Profiles

Anna maria horsford my life on film


Anna Maria Horsford (born March 6, 1948 ) is an American actress, known for her performances in television comedies.

Contents

Anna Maria Horsford smiling while wearing a big necklace, earrings, and black blouse

Horsford is best known for her roles as Thelma Frye on the NBC sitcom Amen (1986–91), and as Dee Baxter on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros. (1995–99). She had dramatic roles on the FX crime drama The Shield playing A.D.A. Beth Encardi, and CBS daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful as Vivienne Avant, for which she was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series in 2016.

Anna Maria Horsford smiling while wearing a big necklace, earrings, and black blouse

Horsford also has appeared in a number of movies, most notable as Craig Jones' mother Betty in 1995 comedy film Friday and its sequel Friday After Next (2002). Her other film credits include Times Square (1980), The Fan (1981), Presumed Innocent (1990), Set It Off (1996), Along Came a Spider (2001), Our Family Wedding (2010), and A Madea Christmas (2013).

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Emmy-Nominated Actress Anna Maria Horsford On Her Illustrious Career


Early life

Anna Maria Horsford smiling while wearing a red dress, earrings and necklace

Horsford was born in Harlem, to Victor Agatha, an investment real estate broker originally from the Dominican Republic, and Lillian (née Richardson), who emigrated from Antigua and Barbuda in the 1940s. According to a DNA analysis, she has maternal ancestry from the Limba people of Sierra Leone.

Career

Anna Maria Horsford smiling while her hand on her face and wearing a white dress, necklace, and spider bracelet

Though she is known today for her work in front of the cameras, her first major role in television was as a producer for the PBS show, Soul!, hosted by Ellis Haizlip, which aired between 1967 and 1973. Horsford made guest appearances on such sitcoms as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Sparks, Moesha, The Bernie Mac Show, The Shield, Girlfriends, and Everybody Hates Chris. She had main roles on the sitcoms The Wayans Bros. as "Dee Baxter" and "Thelma Frye" on Amen. She appeared on the drama Judging Amy. More recently, she was seen in the first season of Grey's Anatomy. She returned to the big screen in the 2013 film A Madea Christmas. She portrayed Helen on the BET sitcom Reed Between the Lines.

Horsford currently has a recurring role as Vivienne Avant on daytime's The Bold and the Beautiful. For the role, she was nominated for Outstanding Special Guest Performer in a Drama Series in the 43rd Daytime Emmy Awards.

Political and social causes

On October 29, 2011, Horsford was awarded the title of Ambassador of Tourism of Antigua.

Filmography

Actress
-
Last Friday (announced) as
Mrs. Betty Jones
-
1266 (TV Series) (filming)
2023
Bel-Air (TV Series) as
'Nita Banks
- Let the Best Man Win (2023) - 'Nita Banks
2023
History of the World: Part II (TV Series) as
Mother Mary
- II (2023) - Mother Mary
2022
Me Time as
Connie
2020
Studio City (TV Series short) as
Jolene Hernandez
- The Real Me (2022) - Jolene Hernandez
- The Audition (2020) - Jolene Hernandez
- The Audience Loves Drama (2020) - Jolene Hernandez
- Babies Are Everything (2020) - Jolene Hernandez
2021
B Positive (TV Series) as
Mrs. Ludlum
- Juneau, Froyo and Ronald Reagan (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Payroll, a Waterwall and Valley Forge (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Osteoporosis, a Thaaang and a Slinky (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- A Boss, a Bear Claw and a Defibrillator (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Dagobah, a Room and a Chimney Sweep (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Louisville, Bubbaroo and Sully (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Heartburn, Woodstock and Ribs (2022) - Mrs. Ludlum
- A Camper, a Compass and a Cannoli (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- A Dishwasher, a Fire and a Remote Control (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Novocaine, Bond and Bocce (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Baseball, Walkers and Wine (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Bagels, Billiards and a Magic Show (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Vermont, Switzerland and Connecticut (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
- Love, Taxes and a Kidney (2021) - Mrs. Ludlum
2022
The Guardians of Justice (Will Save You!) (TV Series) as
Serena Lyle
- Proximity to Power Corrupts More than Power Itself (2022) - Serena Lyle
- Shame Is a Lower Vibration than Anger (2022) - Serena Lyle
- When Guardians Fall in Love (2022) - Serena Lyle
- You Can Own the Word "Justice" (2022) - Serena Lyle
- Anubis and How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Nukem (2022) - Serena Lyle
- A Mentally Shattered Megalomaniac (2022) - Serena Lyle
- It Was Murder, She Said! (2022) - Serena Lyle
2019
The Last O.G. (TV Series) as
Roberta Barker
- The Payback (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Know Thyself (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Smush (2021) - Roberta Barker
- The Negotiator (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Helping Is Hard (2021) - Roberta Barker
- If You Can't Buy, Rent (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Tray Finds His Purpose (2021) - Roberta Barker
- The First Hump is the Hardest (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Staying Alive (2021) - Roberta Barker
- Come Clean (2020) - Roberta Barker
- Family Feud (2020) - Roberta Barker
- They Reminisce Over You (2020) - Roberta Barker
- Lookin at the Front Door (2020) - Roberta Barker
- Fight the Power (2019) - Roberta Barker
- Mama Said Knock You Out (2019) - Roberta Barker
2021
The Bitch Who Stole Christmas (TV Movie) as
Mayor Coont
2021
Vacation Friends as
Nancy
2021
Pose (TV Series) as
Charlene
- Series Finale (Part II) (2021) - Charlene
- Take Me to Church (2021) - Charlene
2021
Hacks (TV Series) as
Francine
- 1.69 Million (2021) - Francine
2020
Ghost Tape (Podcast Series) as
Gramma Missy
- Session 5 (2020) - Gramma Missy
- Session 2 (2020) - Gramma Missy
- Session 1 (2020) - Gramma Missy
2020
The Conners (TV Series) as
Nicole
- Plastics, Trash Talk & Darlene Antoinette (2020) - Nicole
2020
Sunnyside Up (TV Series) as
Aunt Deedee
- The Chocolate Nobel Prize (2020) - Aunt Deedee
- The Package (2020) - Aunt Deedee
- The Egyptian Cotton (2020) - Aunt Deedee
- The Postcard (2020) - Aunt Deedee
2018
Mom (TV Series) as
Ms. Ferguson
- Tuna Florentine and a Clean Handoff (2019) - Ms. Ferguson
- Foot Powder and Five Feet of Vodka (2018) - Ms. Ferguson
2015
The Bold and the Beautiful (TV Series) as
Vivienne Avant
2018
I Feel Bad (TV Series) as
Norman's Mom
- My Kid Has to Grow Up (2018) - Norman's Mom
2018
Single AF as
Jane
2018
The Choir Director as
Deaconess Moss
2017
A Kindred Soul (Short) as
Claudia
2017
Chasing the Blues as
Mrs. Walker
2017
Jalen Vs. Everybody (TV Movie) as
Mom
2017
Gladys Brown (Short) as
Gladys Brown
2012
New Girl (TV Series) as
Charmaine
- Misery (2017) - Charmaine
- Katie (2012) - Charmaine
2011
Reed Between the Lines (TV Series) as
Ms. Helen Wilson
- You Have to Let Go (2015) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Its Complicated (2015) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Talking (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Game Night (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Writer's Block (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Performance (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Ms. Helen's Son, Part 2 (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Ms. Helen's Son, Part 1 (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About School Fundraisers (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Boundaries (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Forgiveness (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Change (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Scared Money (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Boys in Tights (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Computer Love (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Affairs (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Dishonesty (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Competition (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Hair (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Anger Management (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Jealousy (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
- Let's Talk About Daddy's Little Girl (2011) - Ms. Helen Wilson
2015
The Soul Man (TV Series) as
Ceci
- Mo' Momma, Mo' Problems (2015) - Ceci
2015
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (TV Series) as
Janet Barrett
- The Gang Goes on Family Fight (2015) - Janet Barrett
2013
A Madea Christmas as
Eileen
2012
Living Loaded (TV Movie) as
Bernie
2012
The League (TV Series) as
Trina Richardson
- Training Camp (2012) - Trina Richardson
2012
C'mon Man as
Mrs. Woods
2012
Key and Peele (TV Series) as
Maid
- Dueling Magical Negroes (2012) - Maid
2011
Let's Stay Together (TV Series) as
Raynelle / Jacqueline
- Your Arm's Too Short to Box with Grandparents (2011) - Raynelle
- The Wedding Planner (2011) - Jacqueline
2011
Funny or Die Presents... (TV Series) as
Anna Maria (segment "The Burn Unit")
- Episode #2.6 (2011) - Anna Maria (segment "The Burn Unit")
2010
Wigger as
Ruth
2010
American Dad! (TV Series) as
Female Juror
- The People vs. Martin Sugar (2010) - Female Juror (voice)
2010
Our Family Wedding as
Diane Boyd
2009
Cold Case (TV Series) as
Geraldine Watkins '09
- Soul (2009) - Geraldine Watkins '09
2005
The Shield (TV Series) as
A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Game Face (2008) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Snitch (2008) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Coefficient of Drag (2008) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Tar Baby (2005) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Doghouse (2005) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Bang (2005) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- Grave (2005) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
- The Cure (2005) - A.D.A. Beth Encardi
2008
Everybody Hates Chris (TV Series) as
Hattie Mitchell
- Everybody Hates the BFD (2008) - Hattie Mitchell
- Everybody Hates Easter (2008) - Hattie Mitchell
2008
Las Vegas (TV Series) as
Aunt Vonice
- Three Weddings and a Funeral: Part 2 (2008) - Aunt Vonice
2007
I Tried as
Milly
2007
All of Us (TV Series)
- Everything Happens for a Reason (2007)
2005
Grey's Anatomy (TV Series) as
Elizabeth Fallon
- Some Kind of Miracle (2007) - Elizabeth Fallon
- No Man's Land (2005) - Elizabeth Fallon
2007
Trade as
Detective Martinez
2006
Broken Bridges as
Loretta
2006
Gridiron Gang as
Sharon Weathers
2005
Entourage (TV Series) as
Saigon's Mother
- I Wanna Be Sedated (2006) - Saigon's Mother
- Good Morning Saigon (2005) - Saigon's Mother
2006
Heist (TV Series) as
Wanda Evans
- How Billy Got His Groove Back (2006) - Wanda Evans
2005
Ganked (Video) as
Mrs. Barry
2005
My Big Phat Hip Hop Family as
Mamma Pearl
2004
Method & Red (TV Series) as
Dorothea
- Methodome (2004) - Dorothea
- A House Apart (2004) - Dorothea
- How Momma Got Her Groove Back (2004) - Dorothea
- Da Shootout (2004) - Dorothea
- Chu Chu's Redemption (2004) - Dorothea
- Neighborhood Watch (2004) - Dorothea
- Something About Brenda (2004) - Dorothea
- Kill Bill Volume 3 (2004) - Dorothea
- Dogs (2004) - Dorothea
- One Tree Hill (2004) - Dorothea
- Well, Well, Well (2004) - Dorothea
- The Article (2004) - Dorothea
- Pilot (2004) - Dorothea
2004
Guarding Eddy as
Carol
2004
Justice as
Chief Public Defender Poole
2004
The District (TV Series) as
Yates / Bobbi Yates / Vicky Yates
- Passing Time (2004) - Yates
- Family Values (2004) - Bobbi Yates
- Breath of Life (2004) - Vicky Yates
2004
The Bernie Mac Show (TV Series) as
Aunt Sis
- Family Reunion (2004) - Aunt Sis
2002
Friday After Next as
Mrs. Jones
2002
Minority Report as
Casey
2002
The Chronicle (TV Series) as
Jolene Freewald
- Touched by an Alien (2002) - Jolene Freewald
2001
How High as
Mamma King
2001
Jacked as
Thelma Barnes
2001
Along Came a Spider as
Vickie
2000
Masquerade (TV Movie) as
Mrs. Scott
2000
Moesha (TV Series) as
Diane Henderson
- The Candidate (2000) - Diane Henderson
2000
Lockdown as
Saunders
2000
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps as
Denise's Mother
2000
Dancing in September as
Sitcom Mom
1999
At Face Value (Short) as
Mosetta
1999
Judging Amy (TV Series) as
Defense Attorney Charles
- Crowded House (1999) - Defense Attorney Charles
1999
The Wild Thornberrys (TV Series) as
Gola's Mother
- Chimp Off the Old Block (1999) - Gola's Mother (voice)
1995
The Wayans Bros. (TV Series) as
Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Rope-a-Dope (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Three on a Couch (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Dream Girl (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Everybody Loves Shawn (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Hip Hop Pops (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Crazy 4 U (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Pops Gets Evicted (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Jump! (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Saving Private Marlon (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Big Brother (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Green Card (1999) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- A Country Christmas (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Marlon Joins a Cult (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Misery (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The High Life (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Kiss (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Escorting Ain't Easy (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Ho's on First (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Romeo & J'Leeta (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Pops' Campaign (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Six Degrees of Marlon (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Brother Can You Spare a Dime? (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Fire! (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Recipe for Success (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Bringing It All Back Home (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Talk Is Cheap (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Busta Saves the Day (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Rich Girl (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Help a Brother Out (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Independence Day (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Dee's Dee-lemma (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Son of Marlon (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Raging Marlon (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- All in the Family Feud (1998) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Ted's Revenge (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Can I Get a Witness? (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- I Was En Vogue's Love Slave (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Pops' Last Hurrah (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Odd Man Out (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Unspoken Token (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Stand Up Guy (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Pops' Daughter (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Prom Fright (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Marlon's Return (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Marlon Goes on the Road (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Say It Ain't So, Marlon (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Black Widower (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Dee's Baby Daddy (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- I Do- (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Pops' Secret (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Risky Bid-ness (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Goodbye Mr. Gibbs (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Unusual Suspects (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Life Without Marlon (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Boyz in the Woods (1997) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Do the Wrong Thing (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Goin' to the Net (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Return of the Temptones (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- An Officer and a Homegirl (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Family Business (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Drama for Yo' Mama (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Trippin' (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Gots to Have a J.O.B. (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Movin' on Up (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Unbrotherly Love (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Grandma's in the Hiz-House (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Trial and Error (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Mama, I Wanna Act (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- New Lease on Life (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter (credit only)
- It Takes a Thief (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- A Hero's Story (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Ghetto Gourmets (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Hearts and Flowers (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Odd Couples (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Who's in Charge Here? (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Getting It (1996) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Psycho Santa (1995) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Farmer's Daughter (1995) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- The Sting (1995) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
- Head of State (1995) - Deirdre 'Dee' Baxter
1998
7th Heaven (TV Series) as
Joyce
- Here Comes Santa Claus (1998) - Joyce
1998
L.A. Doctors (TV Series) as
Angela Daly
- Under the Radar (1998) - Angela Daly
- Pilot (1998) - Angela Daly
1997
Kiss the Girls as
Vickie Cross (uncredited)
1997
The Good News (TV Series)
- Pilot (1997)
1996
Circle of Pain (TV Movie)
1996
One Fine Day as
Evelyn
1996
Set It Off as
Ms. Wells
1996
Dear God as
Lucille Barnett
1996
Sparks (TV Series) as
Wilma's Aunt
- How Papa Got His Groove Back (1996) - Wilma's Aunt
1996
Widow's Kiss (TV Movie) as
Lavanda Harrison
1995
Once Upon a Time... When We Were Colored as
Miss Annie
1995
Friday as
Mrs. Jones
1994
Baby Brokers (TV Movie) as
Randi
1992
Rhythm & Blues (TV Series) as
Veronica Washington
- The DJ, His Date, Her Boss and His Son (1993) - Veronica Washington
- The BLZ Gang (1993) - Veronica Washington
- The Stakeout (1993) - Veronica Washington
- Radio Wars: Part 2 (1993) - Veronica Washington
- Assault on Station BLZ (1993) - Veronica Washington
- Radio Wars: Part 1 (1993) - Veronica Washington
- Your Sister Wears Combat Boots (1993) - Veronica Washington
- I'll Be Seeing You (1993) - Veronica Washington
- They Shoot DJ's, Don't They? (1992) - Veronica Washington
- Mrs. Washington's Neighborhood (1992) - Veronica Washington
- The Same Old Song (1992) - Veronica Washington
- And the Banned Played On (1992) - Veronica Washington
- Pilot (1992) - Veronica Washington
1983
Tall Hopes (TV Series) as
Lainie Harris
- Fantasy Girl (1993) - Lainie Harris
- Shorts, Laws, & Videotape (1993) - Lainie Harris
- Will Work for Credit (1993) - Lainie Harris
- Get the Jet (1993) - Lainie Harris
- Pilot (1993) - Lainie Harris
- Scalped (1983) - Lainie Harris
1992
The Addams Family (TV Series short) as
Additional Voices
- A Girl and a Ghoul/A Little Bit of Pugsley/Ask Granny (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Camp Addams/Little Doll Lost/King of the Polycotton Blues (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Then Came Granny/Pet Show Thing/Fester Sings the Fester Way (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Double O Honeymoon (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Sweetheart of a Brother (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Jack and Jill and the Beanstalk/Festerman Returns/Hand Delivered (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- No Ifs, Ands or Butlers (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Color Me Addams (1993) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Little Big Thing/Little Bad Riding Hood/Metamorphosister (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Addams Family PTA (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Hide and Go Lurch/Hook, Line and Stinkers/A Sword Fightin' Thing (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Itt's Over (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- F.T.V. (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Puttergeist (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Sir Pugsley/Festerman/Art to Art (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- A Thing Is Born/Choke and Dagger/Fester's Diary (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- N.J. Addams (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Girlfriendstein/Pugsley by the Numbers/Beware of Thing (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- The Day Gomez Failed (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Dead and Breakfast (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
- Happyester Fester (1992) - Additional Voices (voice)
1993
Mr. Jones as
Judge Harris
1993
Deaf Heaven (Short) as
Libby
1992
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) as
Karen Caruthers
- Geoffrey Cleans Up (1992) - Karen Caruthers
1992
Murder Without Motive: The Edmund Perry Story (TV Movie) as
Veronica Perry
1991
L.A. Law (TV Series) as
Judge Olga Winbush
- Do the Spike Thing (1991) - Judge Olga Winbush
1986
Amen (TV Series) as
Thelma Frye
- Deliverance: Part 2 (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Deliverance: Part 1 (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Date with an Angel (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Three's a Crowd (1991) - Thelma Frye
- The Wild Deak (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Deak-Scam (1991) - Thelma Frye
- A Star Is Burned (1991) - Thelma Frye
- My Fair Homeboy (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Nothin' Says Lovin'- (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Three Men and a Hammer (1991) - Thelma Frye (credit only)
- The Deacon's Slam Dunk (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Ernie and the Sublimes (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Unforgettable (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Lights, Camera, Deacon (1991) - Thelma Frye
- The Gospel Truth (1991) - Thelma Frye
- Judge Deacon Frye (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Miracle on 134th Street: Part 2 (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Miracle on 134th Street: Part 1 (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Yo, Deak (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Child's Play (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Two Men, One Woman and a Baby (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Love, Deacon Style (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Deacon's Confession (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Who's Sorry Now? (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Trouble in Paradise (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Deacon's Dilemma (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Moving In (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Talent Show (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Honeymoon (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Wedding (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Deacon and the Mother-in-Law (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Roast (1990) - Thelma Frye
- The Deacon vs. the U.S. Army (1990) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma Frye, Dough Girl (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Sergeant in Arms (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma and the D.I. (1989) - Thelma Frye
- You're in the Army Now (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma Says, I Do (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Don't Rain on My Shower (1989) - Thelma Frye
- TV or Not TV (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Witness for the Defense (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Who Am I? (1989) - Thelma Frye
- I Can't Help Loving That Man of Mine (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Where There's a Will (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Engagement (1989) - Thelma Frye
- A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Waste (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Sing, Sister, Sing (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Last Supper (1989) - Thelma Frye
- First Community Talent Show (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Career Girl (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Nothing But the Truth (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Boxer (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Psychic: Part 2 (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Psychic: Part 1 (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Green Card (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Reverend Ernest Frye (1989) - Thelma Frye
- I Remember Mama (1989) - Thelma Frye
- Matchmaker, Matchmaker (1989) - Thelma Frye
- The Deacon's Donkey (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma's Handyman (1988) - Thelma Frye
- The Housekeeper (1988) - Thelma Frye
- The Minister's Wife (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Get 'Em Up, Scout (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Court of Love (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Look at Me, I'm Running (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Fear of Flying (1988) - Thelma Frye
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 2 (1988) - Thelma Frye
- A Slight Case of Murder: Part 1 (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Wedding Bell Blues (1988) - Thelma Frye
- The Fantasy (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Deacon Dearest (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Stranded (1988) - Thelma Frye
- The Widow (1988) - Thelma Frye
- To Catch a Thief (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Man on a Ledge (1988) - Thelma Frye
- Snakes Alive (1988) - Thelma Frye
- The Twelve Songs of Christmas (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma's Little Girl (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma's Birthday (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Rolly's Wedding (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Rolly's Proposal (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Deacon on the Line (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma's Reunion (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Dueling Ministers (1987) - Thelma Frye
- You Bet Your Life (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Dancing in the Dark (1987) - Thelma Frye
- California Dreaming (1987) - Thelma Frye
- What's Up, Deacon? (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Glen Garry Glen Thelma (1987) - Thelma Frye
- The Magician (1987) - Thelma Frye
- The Rival (1987) - Thelma Frye
- The Divorce Lawyer (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Into the Night (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Yes Sir, That's Your Baby (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Casting the First Stone (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Betting on the Boy (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Thelma's Choice (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Frye for the Defense (1987) - Thelma Frye
- Your Christmas Show of Shows (1986) - Thelma Frye
- After the Fall (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Reuben's Romance (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Maitre D'eacon (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Sermon from the Cell (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Retreat, Heck! (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Rolly Falls in Love (1986) - Thelma Frye
- The Deacon Delivers (1986) - Thelma Frye
- The Morning After (1986) - Thelma Frye
- The Courtship of Bess Richards (1986) - Thelma Frye
- Pilot (1986) - Thelma Frye
1991
Baby Talk (TV Series) as
Cynthia Willoughby
- Womb with a View (1991) - Cynthia Willoughby
1990
A Killer Among Us (TV Movie) as
Barbara Evans
1990
Presumed Innocent as
Eugenia
1989
Taken Away (TV Movie) as
Mrs. Pierson
1988
Who Gets the Friends? (TV Movie) as
Hillary Adams
1987
The Bronx Zoo (TV Series) as
Mrs. Devlin
- It's Hard to Be a Saint in the City (1987) - Mrs. Devlin
1987
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium (TV Movie)
1987
Street Smart as
Harriet
1986
C.A.T. Squad (TV Movie) as
Mrs. Raines
1986
Heartburn as
Della
1986
Permanent Wave (Short) as
Eva
1986
A Case of Deadly Force (TV Movie) as
Virginia Cates (as Anna Marie Horsford)
1986
Nobody's Child (TV Movie) as
Nurse Betty
1985
Stone Pillow (TV Movie) as
Collins
1985
St. Elmo's Fire as
Naomi
1985
American Playhouse (TV Series) as
Hannah
- Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom (1985) - Hannah
1981
ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) as
Stepahnie Marshak / Jessica
- Summer Switch (1984) - Stepahnie Marshak
- Starstruck (1981) - Jessica
1984
A Doctor's Story (TV Movie) as
Leigh Williams
1984
Crackers as
Slam Dunk
1983
The Firm (TV Series) as
Sergeant Johnson
- Pilot (1983) - Sergeant Johnson
1983
Class as
Maggie
1982
Love Child as
Mara
1982
All My Children (TV Series) as
Jesse's Attorney Mrs. Matthews
- Episode dated 4 October 1982 (1982) - Jesse's Attorney Mrs. Matthews
1982
Benny's Place (TV Movie) as
Charmaine
1982
Muggable Mary, Street Cop (TV Movie) as
Kathy Thomas
1982
Nurse (TV Series) as
Joleen
- The Store (1982) - Joleen
1981
Bill (TV Movie) as
Ms. Marge Keating
1981
The Fan as
Emily Stolz
1980
Times Square as
Rosie Washington
1979
Hollow Image (TV Movie) as
Monica
1979
An Almost Perfect Affair as
Amy Zon
1978
NBC Special Treat (TV Series) as
Ginnie Sheridan
- The Tap Dance Kid (1978) - Ginnie Sheridan
1977
The Doctors (TV Series) as
Lily
- Episode #1.3850 (1977) - Lily (uncredited)
- Episode #1.3844 (1977) - Lily (uncredited)
1952
Guiding Light (TV Series) as
Clara Jones (1979)
Director
1997
The Good News (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Love, Honor & Obey (1998)
- A Joyful Noise (1997)
Producer
1978
Watch Your Mouth (TV Series) (producer)
1972
Soul! (TV Series) (associate producer - 1 episode)
- Episode dated 13 December 1972 (1972) - (associate producer)
Soundtrack
1992
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Geoffrey Cleans Up (1992) - (performer: "Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life" - uncredited)
Self
-
Spirit of Evolution (Documentary) (filming) as
Self
2022
12th Annual Indie Series awards (TV Special) as
Self - Host
2022
The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell (TV Series) as
Guest
- Anna Maria Horsford (2022) - Guest
2021
Hollywood on Set (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #18.42 (2021) - Self
2016
Soap Central (TV Series) as
Self - Interviewee
- Daytime Emmys Red Carpet 2017 (2017) - Self - Interviewee
- Daytime Emmys Red Carpet 2016 (2016) - Self - Interviewee
2016
Dish Nation (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #4.171 (2016) - Self
2016
Unsung Hollywood (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Vanessa Bell Calloway (2016) - Self
2016
4th Annual Gospel Goes to Hollywood Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2015
Strokes of Genius (Documentary) as
Self
2014
Apollo Night LA (TV Series) as
Self - Celebrity Host
- ANLA 039 (2014) - Self - Celebrity Host
2013
Amen: The Life and Music of Jester Hairston (Video documentary) as
Self
2013
Life After (TV Series) as
Self
- Clifton Davis: Life After Amen (2013) - Self
2012
Awakening World (Documentary short) as
Self
2011
Way Black When: Primetime (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.10 (2011) - Self
2009
Directors on Directing (Documentary) as
Self
2009
TV One's Roast and Toast: John Witherspoon (TV Special) as
Self
2006
Living in TV Land (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Sherman Hemsley (2006) - Self
2001
Essence Awards (TV Special documentary) as
Self
2000
2nd Annual Celebration of Black Music (TV Special) as
Self - Presenter
1997
Women on the Move (TV Movie documentary) as
Self
1994
9th Annual Stellar Gospel Music Awards (TV Special) as
Hereself - Co-Host
1994
Maury (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 14 September 1994 (1994) - Self
1994
Sally Jessy Raphael (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 15 April 1994 (1994) - Self
1994
Vicki! (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 4 January 1994 (1994) - Self
1988
Ebony/Jet Showcase (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 16 October 1992 (1992) - Self
- Episode dated 16 September 1988 (1988) - Self
1989
The Arsenio Hall Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 7 October 1992 (1992) - Self
- Episode #1.148 (1989) - Self
- Episode #1.35 (1989) - Self
1991
The Chuck Woolery Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode #1.11 (1991) - Self
1991
Into the Night (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 18 March 1991 (1991) - Self
1990
The Marsha Warfield Show (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 14 December 1990 (1990) - Self
- Episode #1.3 (1990) - Self
1989
21st NAACP Image Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Presenter
1988
An Evening at the Improv (TV Series) as
Self - Host
- Episode #3.19 (1988) - Self - Host
1987
The New Hollywood Squares (TV Series) as
Self - Panelist
- Episode dated 25 January 1988 (1988) - Self - Panelist
- Episode dated 12 October 1987 (1987) - Self - Panelist
1986
Sundance: A Matter of Process as
Self
1983
The Making of 'Class' (TV Movie documentary) as
Self
1971
Soul! (TV Series) as
Self
- Episode dated 7 March 1973 (1973) - Self (as Anna Horsford)
- Episode dated 12 January 1972 (1972) - Self
- Episode dated 7 January 1971 (1971) - Self
1969
Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee (Documentary) as
Self (uncredited)
Archive Footage
2021
Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) as
Self
- Mr. SOUL! (2021) - Self
2018
Mr. Soul! (Documentary) as
Self

References

Anna Maria Horsford Wikipedia