Kym Whitley Biography (1961-)

Full name, Kym Elizabeth Whitley; born June 7, 1961, in Shaker Heights, OH. Addresses: Agent: Niche Entertainment LLC, 1801 East 170th Pl., South Holland, IL 60473; Origin Talent Agency, 4705 Laurel Canyon, Suite 306, StudioCity, CA 91607.; Publicist: Lynn Allen Jeter & Associates, 3699 WilshireBlvd., Suite 850, Los Angeles, CA 90100; MBST Entertainment, 345 N. Maple Dr., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, writer
Birth Details
June 7, 1961
Shaker Heights, Ohio

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Nola Washington, Beverly Hood, 1999
  • Suga, Next Friday, New Line Cinema, 2000
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Party guest, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (also known as The Klumps), Universal, 2000
  • Host, Baby Boy, Columbia, 2001
  • John-John, Mother, House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute, New Line Home Video, 2001
  • Herself, Pass the Courvoisier, 2002
  • Ormandy, Deliver Us from Eva, Focus Features, 2003
  • Love Chronicles, Melee Entertainment, 2003
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Malibooty, Xenon Pictures, 2003
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Gladys, Along Came Polly, Universal, 2004
  • Mrs. Thompson, Up against the 8 Ball, 2004
  • Madame Opal, L.A. Dicks, 2004
  • Also appeared in Street Wars; 25 Lighthouse; Angels of the City; Scrubbs.
  • Film Work
  • Coproducer, Love Chronicles, Melee Entertainment, 2003
  • Also worked as a production coordinator, The Second Coming.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Ms. Pigney, My Brother and Me, Nickelodeon, 1994
  • Darice Mayberry, Sparks, UPN, 1996
  • Host, Oh Drama!, Black Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Herself, Discovery Health Celebrity Body Challenge, 2003
  • Also appeared in 227, NBC; All That, Nickelodeon; as JacqueEdwards, Moesha, UPN.
  • Movies
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Grace, Silk Hope, CBS, 1999
  • Cheryl, A Private Affair, Black Entertainment Television, 2000
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Ms. Wells, What about Your Friends: Weekend Getaway, UPN, 2002
  • Specials
  • Herself, Intimate Portrait: Robin Givens (documentary), 2000
  • Host, The 1st Annual BET Awards Pre-Show, Black Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Pilots
  • Cohost, Girlfriends, syndicated, 1999
  • Honey, The Catch, ABC, 2004
  • Also appeared in The Tracy Morgan Show, NBC.
  • Episodic
  • "Spring Is in the Air," Vinnie & Bobby, Fox, 1992
  • Muriel, "Wendell and Muriel's Wedding," The Parent 'Hood, The WB,1995
  • Louisa, "Uptown Fright Night," Martin, Fox, 1995
  • Danielle, "The Hood, the Bud & the Kelly: Part 2," Married ... with Children, Fox, 1996
  • Phyllis, "Misery," The Wayans Bros., The WB, 1998
  • Kim, "Valentine J," Grown Ups, UPN, 2000
  • Gertrude, "The Candidate," Moesha, UPN, 2000
  • Gertrude, "Mama, I Want to Sing," The Parkers, UPN, 2001
  • Gertrude, "Make a Joyful Noise," The Parkers, UPN, 2002
  • Gertrude, "Road Trip," The Parkers, UPN, 2002
  • Wanda, "Make Over," My Wife and Kids, ABC, 2002
  • Wanda, "The Anniversary: Parts 1 & 2," My Wife and Kids, ABC,2002
  • Gertrude, "Amazing Grace," The Parkers, UPN, 2003
  • Caramel Jones, "The Adventures in BeBe-Sitting," The Proud Family(animated), The Disney Channel, 2003
  • Gertrude, "Can Two Wrongs Make a Right?," The Parkers, UPN, 2004
  • (As Kym E. Whitley) Monena, "The Car Pool Lane," Curb Your Enthusiasm, HBO, 2004
  • On Air with Ryan Seacrest, 2004
  • Also appeared as Rose, The Sinbad Show, Fox; nurse, SignificantOthers, Bravo; in "Scrubs," Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal,Nickelodeon; Soul Train; Arli$$, HBO.
  • Television Executive Producer
  • Series
  • Oh Drama!, Black Entertainment Television, 2000
  • Stage Appearances
  • Things That Lovers Do, 2003
  • Also appeared as Tell Pharaoh, Karamu Playhouse, OH; Pepper, The Sirens, Rebirth Drama Company; Benetha, A Raisin the Sun, KaramuPlayhouse; in Cultural Shock, Shenay Theatre of the Arts.
  • Major Tours
  • Appeared as Sister Rosemary (some sources say Terry), Beauty Shop,U.S. cities; Burnetta, Living Room, U.S. cities; Mercedes, Comedy-n-the-Hood, U.S. cities.
  • WRITINGS
  • Television Episodes
  • Oh Drama!, Black Entertainment Television, 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Electronic
    • Kym Whitley Official Site, http://www.kymwhitley.net, July 15, 2004

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