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Height  1.80 m
Role  Actress

Name  Anne-Marie Johnson
Years active  1976–present
Spouse  Martin Grey (m. 1996)
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Born  July 18, 1960 (age 55) (1960-07-18) Los Angeles, California, United States
Education  University of California, Los Angeles
Books  Social Skills Stories: Functional Picture Stories for Readers and Nonreaders, K-12
Movies and TV shows  In the Heat of the Night, Robot Jox, What's Happening Now!!, Strictly Business, Hollywood Shuffle
Similar People  Martin Grey, Howard Rollins, Alan Autry, David Hart, Hugh O'Connor

Occupation  Actress, impressionist

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Anne-Marie Johnson (born July 18, 1960) is an American actress and impressionist who has starred in film and on television.


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Anne-Marie Johnson is perhaps best known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas on What's Happening Now!!, Aileen Lewis on Double Trouble, Althea Tibbs on In the Heat of the Night, and as a cast member on In Living Color during its final season. Anne-Marie is a former First Vice-President of the Screen Actor's Guild. She ran for president of the actors' union in 2009 on the Membership First ticket, but lost to eventual winner Ken Howard.

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Johnson has been married to Martin Grey since 1996.

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Anne-Marie Johnson was born in Los Angeles, California. Her father is African American and her mother is Multiracial- American. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a degree in Acting and Theater. Her first role was as Aileen Lewis on the 1984 NBC comedy series Double Trouble. She played Raj's wife Nadine Hudson Thomas in the 1985 syndicated series What's Happening Now!!.

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Cast as Althea Tibbs on the NBC/CBS television series In the Heat of the Night, she became well known in this role, performing in series from 1988 through 1993.

While appearing on In the Heat of the Night, Johnson recorded the song "Little Drummer Boy" for the 1991 cast Christmas CD Christmas Time's A Comin'. Providing vocals behind her were country gospel legends The Marksmen Quartet and Nashville drummer Monty Hall. The song was produced by co-stars Randall Franks and Alan Autry.


She joined the cast of the Fox Network sketch comedy series In Living Color in its last season (1993–1994); afterwards she portrayed Alycia Barnett in one season of the Fox series Melrose Place (1995–1996). She had a recurring role on the CBS television series JAG as Representative Bobbi Latham.

She has made guest appearances on other television series, including Diff'rent Strokes, Hill Street Blues, Hunter, Babylon 5, Living Single, That's So Raven, Leverage, Girlfriends, The Parkers and Rock Me Baby. Other appearances include playing fashion designer Donna Cabonna on That's So Raven and television reporter Janet King on I'm in the Band.

She appeared on the game show Card Sharks, where her name was listed as "Anne Johnson". She later appeared on the game show Child's Play under her full name, as well as the Pilot episode for the game show Body Language as Anne Marie Johnson, where she described herself as a "struggling actress." She was elected First National Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild in 2005. In 2010, she was succeeded by Ned Vaughn. She is currently appearing in the new police procedural series Murder in the First on TNT. She plays the dying wife of Homicide detective, Terry English.

Celebrity impressions on In Living Color

  • Boss
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Regina King
  • Mary Tyler Moore (in a one-shot Mary Tyler Moore show parody featuring an all-black cast)
  • Lynn Whitfield
  • Shari Belafonte
  • Robin Givens
  • Karyn Parsons
  • Sally Struthers (as "Gloria Bunker-Stivic" in All Up in The Family, an All in the Family parody that featured an all-black cast)
  • Whitney Houston
  • References

    Anne-Marie Johnson Wikipedia