Lynne Thigpen (Performer) | Playbill

Lynne Thigpen

Performer

Ms. Thigpen, 54, was widely known for starring in CBS TV's drama, "The District," and the PBS educational series, "Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?" and "Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego?"

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  • Also Known As: Lynne Redmond
  • Born: Dec 21, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois
  • Death: Mar 11, 2003 in Marina del Rey, California

Roles (13)

An American Daughter Playbill - March 1997 An American Daughter
Opened April 13, 1997
  • as Judith B. Kaufman (Original)
An American Daughter Playbill - March 1997
A Month of Sundays Playbill - Opening Night, April 1987 A Month of Sundays
Opened April 16, 1987
  • as Mrs. Baker (Original)
Fences Playbill - April 1987 Fences
Opened March 26, 1987
  • as Rose (Replacement)
The 35th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1981 The 35th Annual Tony Awards - 1981
Opened June 07, 1981
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
Tintypes Playbill - Opening Night, Oct 1980 Tintypes
Opened October 23, 1980
  • Performer
But Never Jam Today Playbill - Aug 1979 But Never Jam Today
Opened July 31, 1979
  • as Persona Non Grata (Original)
Working Playbill - June 1978 Working
Opened May 14, 1978
  • as Diane Wilson, secretary (Original)
  • as Heather Lamb, telephone operator (Original)
  • as JoAnne Robinson, bus driver's wife (Original)
  • as Maggie Holmes, cleaning woman (Original)
Working Playbill - June 1978
The Night That Made America Famous Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1975 The Night That Made America Famous
Opened February 26, 1975
  • Performer
  • Understudy
The Night That Made America Famous Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1975
The Magic Show Playbill - Nov 1978 The Magic Show
Opened May 28, 1974
  • as Dina (Replacement)

Awards

Tony Award
1997 Best Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1981 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
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