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Denise Nicholas

Denise Nicholas was born on July 12, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Donna Denise Nicholas. She is an actress and writer, known for Room 222 (1969), In the Heat of the Night (1988) and Ghost Dad (1990). She was previously married to Jim Hill, Bill Withers and Gilbert Moses.

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Jul 12, 1944 In Detroit, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Over Here, Mr. President
Latest Project:
Series Way Black When: Primetime 2011-01-31

Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 1 win.

Known For
Poster of Ghost Dad
Poster of In the Heat of the Night
Poster of Blacula
Poster of Room 222
Movie Marvin & Tige Vanessa Jackson 2018
Series Way Black When: Primetime Herself 2011-01-31
Series TV Land Confidential Unknown 2005-09-14
Series Larry King Live Unknown 2005
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie Proud Gordon's Mother 2004-11-11
Movie TV in Black: The First Fifty Years Unknown 2004
Series My Wife and Kids Unknown 2001-03-28
Movie Ritual Sylvia Becker 2000-07-13
Movie The Rockford Files: Shoot-Out at the Golden Pagoda Leddy Hutch 1997-11-21
Series The Parent 'Hood Unknown 1995-01-18
Movie Ebony's 15th Annual Black Achievement Awards Unknown 1994-04-23
Series Living Single Unknown 1993-08-22
Movie Color Adjustment Herself 1992-01-29
Series Hangin' with Mr. Cooper Unknown 1992-09-22
Movie Ghost Dad Joan 1990-06-29
Movie On Thin Ice: The Tai Babilonia Story Cleo Babilonia 1990-11-05
Movie Heart and Soul Unknown 1989
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1989
Movie Mother's Day Unknown 1989-05-13
Series B.L. Stryker Unknown 1989-02-13
Series Supercarrier Unknown 1988-03-06
Series In the Heat of the Night Harriet DeLong / ... 1988-03-06
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Series A Different World Unknown 1987-09-24
Series Amen Unknown 1986-09-27
Movie And the Children Shall Lead Mother 1985-01-14
Series 227 Unknown 1985-09-14
Series The Cosby Show Unknown 1984-09-20
Series Masquerade Unknown 1983-12-15
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Movie Over Here, Mr. President Unknown 1983
Movie The Big Stuffed Dog Nurse Riley 1981-02-08
Movie Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls Connie 1981-10-19
Series The Sophisticated Gents Pat Henderson 1981-08-28
Series Aloha Paradise Unknown 1981-02-25
Series Secrets of Midland Heights Unknown 1980-12-06
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Movie The 2nd Annual Black Achievement Awards Unknown 1979-11-01
Series Benson Unknown 1979-09-13
Series Diff'rent Strokes Unknown 1978-11-03
Series The Paper Chase Unknown 1978-09-09
Movie Battle of the Network Stars IV Herself - CBS Team 1978-05-07
Movie Ring of Passion Marva Trotter Louis 1978-02-04
Movie A Piece of the Action Lila French 1978-02-27
Movie Capricorn One Betty Walker 1978-06-02
Series Baby... I'm Back! Olivia Ellis 1977-10-22
Series The Love Boat Unknown 1977-05-05
Series One Day at a Time Unknown 1975-12-16
Movie Let's Do It Again Beth Foster 1975-10-11
Movie Mr. Ricco Irene Mapes 1975-02-01
Series Rhoda Unknown 1974-09-09
Series Dinah! Unknown 1974-10-21
Movie The Soul of Nigger Charley Elena 1974-10-04
Series Police Story Unknown 1973-03-20
Movie Blacula Michelle 1972-08-25
Series Soul Train Unknown 1971-10-02
Movie Five Desperate Women Joy 1971-09-28
Series Flip Unknown 1970-09-17
Series Room 222 Liz McIntyre 1969-09-17
Series Marcus Welby, M.D. Unknown 1969-03-26
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Series Love, American Style Unknown 1969-09-29
Series Night Gallery Unknown 1969-11-08
Series It Takes a Thief Unknown 1968-01-09
Series N.Y.P.D. Unknown 1967-09-05
Series The Hollywood Squares Unknown 1966-10-17
Series The F.B.I. Unknown 1965-09-16
Series The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Unknown 1962-10-01
Series The Mike Douglas Show Unknown 1961-12-11