Tina Andrews
Tina Andrews
Tina Yvonne Andrews is an American actress, television producer, screenwriter, author and playwright.
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SeaComm awards 'Eagles' scholarships to 8 graduating high school seniors - North Country Now
Google News - over 5 years
Andrew Perry, son of Stephen Perry and Tina Andrews-Perry, achieved a 96.6 grade point average while being home schooled. He is also the recipient of the WNYCA Scholarship. During his high school career he taught clogging classes and volunteered at
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Volunteers needed for park planting - MSU State News
Google News - over 5 years
Tina Andrews, a resident of the subdivision Hawk Nest Park is in, said the park is about 90 percent complete, and there still is planting that needs to be done. Andrews and her husband have been involved with the parks department prior to the park's
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Family of bicyclist killed loses a "hero" - Wink News
Google News - almost 6 years
"They named it 'Tracey's rainbow,'" Tracey's sister Tina Andrews said. She was a diabetes nurse, devoted to animals, and an athlete. Just a few day earlier, Tracey's Zumba class threw her a surprise 46th birthday party. "Biking was her love," Donna
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The Pitch: Dreamland Goes Digital
NYTimes - over 14 years
IT'S early in the morning when a set that looks like a head-on collision of a computer repair shop with a retro-funky college dorm room flickers to life on a bank of control room monitors. Two hours later Cory Rouse, a standup comedian and the host of a half-hour review show, leaps before cameras and a potential audience of six million households
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Speaking of Books: Weekend Events
NYTimes - over 15 years
The New York Is Book Country fair, which was to be held on Sunday on Fifth Avenue, has been canceled because of the terrorist attacks. But a variety of book-related activities, including screenings, readings and panel discussions, are still planned at museums, libraries and elsewhere in New York City this weekend. Information on events:
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TV WEEKEND; Rule No. 1: Smile. Appear Cool and Detached. Always.
NYTimes - over 16 years
''Why should people care what I do?'' asks the title character late in ''Jackie Bouvier Kennedy Onassis.'' Well, if the real woman had been as lifeless as this mini-series makes her, fewer people would have cared. Millions found her endlessly fascinating, of course. Six years after her death, millions still do. So CBS, following the path of at
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SPOTLIGHT; Some Truths Are Not So Self-Evident
NYTimes - about 17 years
An American President is having an affair with a young woman who works for him. Newspapers publish rumors of their relationship, and scandal envelops the White House. Soon members of Congress are calling for his resignation. It sounds like not-too-distant news reports. But tonight, the President in question will not be William Jefferson Clinton,
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TV WEEKEND; A Founding Father and Perhaps the Mother
NYTimes - about 17 years
He was a prominent politician, a widower who had vowed never to remarry. She was the beautiful, brilliant, socially inferior mistress he could never acknowledge, despite the many children she bore him. And at times throughout the three decades of their illicit love affair, she would toss his own words back at him. During one nasty lovers' quarrel,
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THE NEW SEASON/FILM: LOOKING AHEAD; Awaiting Kubrick, Malick, 'Mail'
NYTimes - over 18 years
ISMAIL MERCHANT Producer I'm most anxious to see Terrence Malick's film ''The Thin Red Line.'' He's only made a few films, and I've seen each one at least three times. And I believe that James Jones book is the best war novel ever written. I don't worry that he hasn't made a film in so many years: a master never loses his touch. His work is very
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MOVIE GUIDE
NYTimes - over 18 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film or series. Ratings and running times are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on page 14. Now Playing ''THE AVENGERS,'' starring Uma Thurman, Ralph
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Movie Guide
NYTimes - over 18 years
Here is a selective listing by critics of The Times of new or noteworthy movies and film series playing this weekend in New York City. * denotes a highly recommended film or series. Ratings and running times are in parentheses. An index of reviews of films opening today appears on page 8. Now Playing ''ARMAGEDDON,'' starring Bruce Willis, Ben
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FILM; A 50's Question Reconsidered
NYTimes - over 18 years
WITH jowls, deep lines around her mouth and about 30 extra pounds, Halle Berry doesn't look like the Halle Berry we've come to know. Still, on this sound stage in February, she moves regally, like a star, which is exactly what she's playing: Zola Taylor, the flashy singer for the Platters, at the age of 48. What's most important about this scene,
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FILM REVIEW; A 50's Meteor, in Music and Romance
NYTimes - over 18 years
In the raucous, comic ''Rashomon'' of rock-and-roll titled ''Why Do Fools Fall in Love,'' the brief, meteoric career and busy, turbulent marital life of the singer Frankie Lymon furnish the pretext for a trip through time to the 1950's and 60's, when much of a generation fell under the spell of a new kind of music. At its best, this uneven but
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tina Andrews
    FIFTIES
  • 2009
    Age 57
    She also has a novel called The Hollywood Dolls, which will also be published by Malibu Press, in Autumn 2009.
    More Details Hide Details She wrote an essay for The First Time I Got Paid For It: Writers Tales From the Hollywood Trenches, in 2002. Andrews played Valerie Grant in the hit soap opera series Days of our Lives from 1975 to 1977. She also played Angie Wheeler in The Sanford Arms, in 1977, Aurelia in Roots, and Valerie on Falcon Crest in 1983. She has also made guest appearances as characters on many shows, including The Odd Couple, Sanford and Son, Good Times and The Brady Bunch. She also performed in films such as Conrack and Carny.
  • 2003
    Age 51
    She has also won the 2003 MIB/Prism Filmmaker Image Award, and she received a proclamation from the City Council of New York in 2003.
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  • 2002
    Age 50
    She also won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Achievement in Literary Nonfiction and the Literary Award of Excellence from the Black Writers Conference in Memphis in 2002, for her book Sally Hemings: An American Scandal: The Struggle to Tell the Controversial Truth.
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  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 49
    Tina Andrews wrote the 2001 nonfiction book Sally Hemings: An American Scandal: The Struggle to Tell the Controversial Truth, which tells about her work writing and producing the miniseries about Sally Hemings for sixteen years.
    More Details Hide Details The book was originally published by Malibu Press (ISBN 097012953X/ISBN 9780970129536).
  • 2000
    Age 48
    Her win was tied with Phil Alden Robinson and Stanley Weiser for the 2000 movie Freedom Song.
    More Details Hide Details The miniseries also earned Andrews the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding TV Movie, Miniseries or Special, that same year.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 23
    Andrews was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She attended the New York University, in which her major skill was in Drama. She spent many years acting on such shows as Days of our Lives, where she played the character Valerie Grant from 1975 to 1977.
    More Details Hide Details Her character's role was in the first interracial romance ever shown on daytime television. She also acted in Roots as Aurelia, the girlfriend of the character Kuna Kinte. From this role, she met and became professional partners with Alex Haley, the author of the original book. Haley hired Andrews to work with him on the miniseries Alex Haley's Great Men of African Descent, which aired on PBS. Haley also mentored Andrews' literary work. Andrews is married to Stephen Gaines, an award-winning producer in theatre, and documentary filmmaker. Andrews received a 1999 nomination at the Acapulco Black Film Festival for Best Screenplay, for the 1998 movie Why Do Fools Fall in Love. In 2001, she became the first African American to win the Writers Guild of America award for Original Long Form, for writing the 2000 miniseries Sally Hemings: An American Scandal.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1951
    Born
    Born on April 23, 1951.
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