Denise Nicholas

Actress / Television Actress / Film Actress | * 07/12/1944 (75) | Detroit, Michigan, USA
Donna Denise Nicholas (born July 12, 1944) is a retired American actress and social activist who was involved in the Civil Rights Movement. She is known primarily for her role as high-school guidance counselor Liz McIntyre on the ABC comedy-drama series Room 222, and for her role as Councilwoman Harriet DeLong on the NBC/CBS drama series In the Heat of the Night. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Crime

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Awards & Nominations for Denise Nicholas

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

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Movies with Denise Nicholas as Actress(17)

as Sylvia Becker2000 Ritual
as herself1992 Color Adjustment
as Joan1990 Ghost Dad
as Vanessa Jackson1985 Marvin & Tige
as Connie (as Denise Nicholas Hill)1981 Jacqueline Susann's Valley of The Dolls
as Nurse Riley1981 The Big Stuffed Dog
as Lila French1977 A Piece of the Action
as Betty Walker1977 Capricorn One
as Irene Mapes1975 Mr. Ricco
as Beth Foster1975 Let's Do It Again
as Michelle1972 Blacula

TV Shows/Series with Denise Nicholas as Actress(18)

Full Name: Denise Nicholas
Born: Wednesday, 07/12 1944 (July) in Detroit (current age: 75 years + 363 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Monkey)
Educated at: University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, University of Southern California, USC School of Dramatic Arts
Spouses (current/former): Gilbert Moses, Jim Hill, Bill Withers
Denise Nicholas frequently works together with these people:
Bill Cosby (8x, Actor)
Juliet Mills (6x, Actress)
Arte Johnson (6x, Actor)
Nancy Walker (6x, Actress)
Barbara Rush (5x, Actress)
Sidney Poitier (5x, Actor)
Paul Burke (5x, Actor)
Jill St. John (5x, Actress)
Glynn Turman (5x, Actor)
Robert Mandan (5x, Actor)
Jack Laird (5x, Crew)
Susan Oliver (5x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:308929, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 06/30/2020