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Tichina Arnold Biography

Birth Place:
Queens, New York, United States
Actor, singer

Fast Facts

  • She and her Martin costar Tisha Campbell played two of a trio of singing narrators in the 1986 film version of the musical Little Shop of Horrors
  • Received a 1988 Daytime Emmy nomination (Outstanding Younger Actress) for her role on Ryan's Hope
  • Won a 1996 NAACP Image Award for Martin
  • Has performed the National Anthem at various sporting events
  • Launched China Moon Rags, a line of upscale, jewel-encrusted bandannas
  • Toured in the lead role of the musical hit If These Hips Could Talk in 2004
  • Appeared in the Encores! production of The Wiz in 2009 as Evillene, the Wicked Witch, opposite Ashanti and Orlando Jones