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Suzzanne Douglas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Suzzanne Douglas (born April 12, 1957 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American film, television and stage actress, daughter of Lois Mae and Donald Douglas, Sr. Douglas is best known for her role as matriarch Jerri Peterson in the television sitcom The Parent 'Hood, starring Robert Townsend. Douglas has starred in several motion pictures, among them Tap, where she co-starred with Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr, How Stella Got Her Groove Back with Angela Bassett and Regina King, Jason's Lyric with Forest Whitakker, The Inkwell with Jada Pinkett Smith, as well as the Disney/ABC version of Sounder with Carl Lumbley. She has numerous television guest star appearances, most recently The Good Wife. Douglas has also appeared on The Parkers, The Cosby Show, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, NYPD Blue, and Touched by an Angel. On stage, Douglas performed the role of Jenny Diver in The Threepenny Opera starring Sting and Dr. Bearing in Wit, where she was the first African American to perform the role. Douglas is an Award winning actress: a two time Image Award winner, a Black Oscar, a Reel Award and the Mary Martin Award which was awarded to Douglas by Mary Martin. Douglas will appear in the upcoming Rel Dowdell film, Changing the Game in 2011. She is an honorary member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is married to Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb, a radiologist, and has one daughter. She is currently attending Montclair State University. She graduated from Illinois State University on May 7, 2011. Description above from the Wikipedia article Suzzanne Douglas, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​


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Born:
Apr 12, 1957 In Chicago, Illinois, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
16
First Appeared:
In the series El show de Bill Cosby 1984-09-20
Latest Project:
Pelicula Whitney 2018-08-02
Known For
Poster of Bones
Poster of Sounder
Poster of Las pesadillas de Jason
Poster of Tap
Filmography
Pelicula Whitney Cissy Houston 2018-08-02
Series Bones Elizabeth Burkhart 2005-09-13
Pelicula Sounder The Mother 2003-01-19
Pelicula Escuela de Rock Tomika's Mother 2003-10-03
Series Ley y orden: Acción criminal Unknown 2001-09-30
Series The Parkers Unknown 1999-08-30
Series Ley y orden: Unidad de víctimas especiales Unknown 1999-09-20
Pelicula Cómo Stella recuperó la marcha Angela 1998-08-14
Series The Parent 'Hood Jerri Peterson 1995-01-18
Pelicula Aprendiendo a vivir Rainbow House Star 1994-02-04
Pelicula The Inkwell Brenda Tate 1994-04-22
Pelicula Las pesadillas de Jason Gloria 1994-09-28
Series Tocados por un ángel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series Against the Law 1990-09-23
Pelicula Tap Amy Simms 1989-02-12
Series El show de Bill Cosby Unknown 1984-09-20