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Lynne Thigpen is a Actor American born on 22 december 1948 at Joliet (USA)

Lynne Thigpen

Lynne Thigpen
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Birth name Cherlynne Theresa Thigpen
Nationality USA
Birth 22 december 1948 at Joliet (USA)
Death 12 march 2003 (at 54 years) at Marina del Rey (USA)

Cherlynne Theresa "Lynne" Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an American actress, best known for her role as "The Chief" in the various Carmen Sandiego television series from 1991-1997.

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Best films

Anger Management (2003)
(Actress)

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Walter Hill
Walter Hill
(2 films)
Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(1 films)
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Filmography of Lynne Thigpen (26 films)

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Actress

Anger Management, 1h46
Directed by Peter Segal
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Transgender in film, Films about psychiatry, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Adam Sandler, Jack Nicholson, Marisa Tomei, Luis Guzmán, Allen Covert, Lynne Thigpen
Roles Judge Brenda Daniels
Rating61% 3.0991053.0991053.0991053.0991053.099105
In 1978, a young Dave Buznik is about to kiss the girl of his dreams, when a local bully, Arnie Shankman, pulls down his pants and underwear, embarrassing him in front of everybody. This leaves Dave with lasting trauma about public affection, as well as repressing his emotions. In the present day, Dave Buznik lives in New York, working as a secretary for Frank Head, an abusive boss who takes credit for Dave's work. His problems also extend to his private life, his girlfriend Linda's ex-boyfriend Andrew still being close friends with her and being condescending to Dave at work.
Novocaine
Novocaine (2001)
, 1h35
Directed by David Atkins
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films
Actors Steve Martin, Chelcie Ross, Helena Bonham Carter, Laura Dern, Lynne Thigpen, Elias Koteas
Roles Pat
Rating58% 2.9009752.9009752.9009752.9009752.900975
Generally, the film is a dark and quirky "tragicomedy". The "everyman" protagonist, Dr. Frank Sangster (Steve Martin), is a dentist with a fairly pleasant but rather innocuous, ordinary and uneventful life. But all of this gets derailed, and Frank's life descends into an increasingly complex mess, from the minute a beautiful and seductive new patient named Susan Ivey (Helena Bonham Carter) comes to him, seeking a root canal and a little pain relief...
An American Daughter
Genres Drama
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Christine Lahti, Tom Skerritt, Mark Feuerstein, Scott Michael Campbell, Lynne Thigpen, Cynthia Harris
Roles Dr. Judith B. Kaufman
Rating58% 2.925552.925552.925552.925552.92555
Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes (Lahti) is the daughter of U.S. Senator Alan Hughes (Stanley Anderson). She appears to be headed for nomination as the U.S. Surgeon General until a background check reveals she once neglected to return a jury duty notice. Then, she makes a faux paus in comments about her homemaker mother that leaves her open to a media blitz and her certain nomination suddenly appears to be in doubt. She is supported by her best friend, Judith Kaufman (Lynne Thigpen), an "African American Jewish feminist" physician, who has her own set of troubles.
Shaft
Shaft (2000)
, 1h40
Directed by John Singleton
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Action, Adventure, Crime
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about drugs, Films about racism
Actors Samuel L. Jackson, Vanessa Williams, Jeffrey Wright, Christian Bale, Richard Roundtree, Pat Hingle
Roles Carla Howard
Rating58% 2.9496252.9496252.9496252.9496252.949625
NYPD Detective John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) is called in to investigate the racially motivated murder of Trey Howard (Mekhi Phifer), committed by Walter Wade, Jr. (Christian Bale), the son of a wealthy real estate tycoon. Shaft briefly meets a potential eyewitness to the murder, Diane Palmieri (Toni Collette), but she disappears soon after and cannot be found for the trial. Wade is released on bail and flees to Switzerland.
Bicentennial Man, 2h12
Directed by Chris Columbus
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Cooking films, Films about slavery, Medical-themed films, Films based on science fiction novels, Films set in the future, Robot films
Actors Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Embeth Davidtz, Oliver Platt, Wendy Crewson, Hallie Eisenberg
Roles Marjorie Bota, the second President/Speaker of the World Congress
Rating69% 3.452853.452853.452853.452853.45285
The NDR series robot "Andrew" (Robin Williams) is introduced in 2005 into the Martin family home to perform housekeeping and maintenance duties. The family's reactions range from acceptance and curiosity, to outright rejection, and deliberate vandalism by their surly older daughter, Grace (Lindze Letherman), which leads to the discovery that Andrew can both identify emotions and reciprocate in kind. When Andrew accidentally breaks a figurine belonging to "Little Miss" Amanda (Hallie Kate Eisenberg), he carves a replacement out of wood. The family is astonished by this creativity and “Sir” Richard Martin (Sam Neill) takes Andrew to his manufacturer, to inquire if all the robots are like him. The CEO of the company sees this development as a problem and wishes to scrap Andrew. Angered, Martin takes Andrew home and allows him to pursue his own development, encouraging Andrew to educate himself in the humanities.
The Insider, 2h37
Directed by Michael Mann
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Biography, Politic
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists, Medical-themed films, Politique, Films about drugs, Films about television, Political films
Actors Al Pacino, Russell Crowe, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora, Renee Olstead, Roger Bart
Roles Mrs. Williams
Rating77% 3.8987153.8987153.8987153.8987153.898715
During a prologue that is not directly related to the main plot, CBS producer Lowell Bergman (Pacino) convinces the founder of Hezbollah, Sheikh Fadlallah, to grant an interview to Mike Wallace (Plummer) for 60 Minutes. While preparing for the interview, both Wallace and Bergman firmly stand their ground against the Sheikh's armed and hostile bodyguards' attempted intimidation and disruption.
Random Hearts, 2h13
Directed by Sydney Pollack
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Crime, Romance
Actors Harrison Ford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Charles S. Dutton, Bonnie Hunt, Dennis Haysbert, Sydney Pollack
Roles Phyllis Bonaparte
Rating52% 2.6012052.6012052.6012052.6012052.601205
The film adaptation loosely follows the story of the novel, but many of the characters have been changed. Edward Davis is now Sergeant William 'Dutch' Van Den Broeck, a Washington, D.C. police officer. Vivien Simpson is now Kay Chandler, a wealthy Republican Congresswoman with a teenage daughter. They meet when their spouses, Peyton and Cullen, are killed in a plane crash and realize that their partners were having an affair. The story evolves around the relationship between the two surviving spouses, as the tragedy envelopes their lives, and affects his career as a police officer and her campaign for re-election to Congress.
A Mother's Instinct, 1h28
Directed by Sam Pillsbury
Origin USA
Actors Lindsay Wagner, Debrah Farentino, John Terry, Lynne Thigpen, Alana Austin, Lee Norris
Rating56% 2.837392.837392.837392.837392.83739
A former divorcé learns that her new husband's past includes an abandoned wife. After he disappears with his two sons, the two wives team up to find him.
The Boys Next Door, 1h40
Directed by John Erman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films based on plays
Actors Nathan Lane, Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Goldwyn, Michael Jeter, Courtney B. Vance, Mare Winningham
Roles Mrs. Tracy
Rating72% 3.633543.633543.633543.633543.63354
Four mentally-challenged men share a house and are looked after by Jack (Tony Goldwyn), their social worker. The four men try to make sense of a mixed-up world, dealing with everything from runaway rodents to helping Norman, who has a new girlfriend (Mare Winningham). Jack's life with his wife is put on hold, and he feels it's time to let them go.
Just Cause
Just Cause (1995)
, 1h42
Directed by Arne Glimcher
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Themes Prison films, Films about capital punishment
Actors Sean Connery, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Capshaw, Blair Underwood, Ed Harris, Ruby Dee
Roles Ida Conklin
Rating63% 3.1993.1993.1993.1993.199
Paul Armstrong (Sean Connery), a liberal Harvard professor opposed to capital punishment, is persuaded to go to Florida, to investigate the conviction of Bobby Earl Ferguson (Blair Underwood) for murder. Ferguson, a former Cornell University student, is a highly intelligent, charming, and articulate black man who was convicted of raping and murdering a young white girl. Armstrong must save him from being executed in the electric chair. Ferguson tells Armstrong that he was tortured by two police detectives to get a confession. As Armstrong digs deeper into the case, he discovers that Tanny Brown (Laurence Fishburne), the chief detective on the case, did indeed coerce Ferguson's confession.
The Paper
The Paper (1994)
, 1h52
Directed by Ron Howard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about journalists
Actors Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marisa Tomei, Randy Quaid, Robert Duvall, Jason Robards
Roles Janet
Rating65% 3.2997153.2997153.2997153.2997153.299715
The film takes place during a 24-hour period. Henry Hackett (Michael Keaton) is the metro editor of the New York Sun, a fictional New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. He is at risk of experiencing the same fate as his publisher, Bernie White (Robert Duvall), who put his work first at the expense of his family.
Blankman
Blankman (1994)
, 1h32
Directed by Mike Binder
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Action, Adventure, Romance
Themes Superhero films, Buddy films
Actors Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier, Robin Givens, Jon Polito, Jason Alexander, Lynne Thigpen
Roles Grandma Walker
Rating50% 2.501692.501692.501692.501692.50169
Darryl Walker (Damon Wayans) is a clumsy nerdy repairman, who is a genius and Batman fan. Darryl has a pure heart and an optimstic Pollyannish personality. He is childishly naive to the realities of living in an inner city neighborhood. The area suffers from political corruption and the police are on strike. It takes the murder of his grandmother, an avid supporter of Alderman Marvin Harris' anti corruption campaign for Mayor, by members of mobster Michael Minelli's gang, to awaken him to the realities of his city's urban decay.
Naked in New York, 1h31
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films about writers, Films about sexuality, Films about television, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Mary-Louise Parker, Ralph Macchio, Eric Stoltz, Jill Clayburgh, Tony Curtis, Timothy Dalton
Roles Helen
Rating57% 2.8515552.8515552.8515552.8515552.851555
The film is narrated in flashback by Jake Briggs (Eric Stoltz), a young aspiring playwright, culminating in the production of one of his plays off-Broadway by agent Carl Fisher (Tony Curtis). The play is a flop, at least in part because the lead parts are given to two actors, Dana Coles and Jason Brett (Kathleen Turner and Chris Noth), who are "not right" for the roles. Along the journey, Jake reviews his relationships with girlfriend Joanne (Mary-Louise Parker), best friend Chris (Ralph Macchio), his mother Shirley (Jill Clayburgh), and his mostly absentee father Roman (Paul Guilfoyle). The film ends with Jake and Joanne going their separate ways, mostly because of competing career goals, and Jake hoping to write more plays with greater success.
Bob Roberts, 1h42
Directed by Tim Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy
Themes Films about films, Films about music and musicians, Documentary films about politics, Musical films, Political films
Actors Giancarlo Esposito, Ray Wise, Gore Vidal, John Cusack, Peter Gallagher, Alan Rickman
Roles Kelly Noble, an interviewer on Good Morning, Philadelphia
Rating69% 3.4980353.4980353.4980353.4980353.498035
Bob Roberts takes place in Pennsylvania in 1990. It depicts a fictitious senatorial race between a conservative Republican folk singer, Bob Roberts (Tim Robbins), and the incumbent Democrat, Brickley Paiste (Gore Vidal). The film is shot through the perspective of Terry Manchester (Brian Murray), a British documentary filmmaker who is following the Roberts campaign. Through his lens we see Roberts travel across the state, performing songs about drug users, lazy people and the triumph of traditional family values over the rebelliousness of the 1960s. As the campaign continues, Paiste remains in the lead until a scandal arises involving him and a young woman who was seen emerging from a car with him. Paiste claims that she was a friend of his granddaughter who he was driving home, but he cannot shake the accusations.
Article 99
Article 99 (1992)
, 1h40
Directed by Howard Deutch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about psychiatry, Films set in psychiatric hospitals
Actors Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker, Lea Thompson, John Mahoney, John C. McGinley
Roles Nurse White
Rating60% 3.0499553.0499553.0499553.0499553.049955
When Dr. Peter Morgan (Kiefer Sutherland) begins his medical internship at a Veteran's Administration hospital, he expects to breeze through on his way to a cushy practice. Instead, he's thrust into a bizarre bureaucratic maze where the health of patients is secondary to politics. And the temperature really rises when he teams up with some freewheeling physicians, led by Dr. Richard Sturgess (Ray Liotta), who think they've learned how to break the rules-and save lives-without getting caught.