Terri J. Vaughn

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Terri J. Vaughn
Born (1969-10-16) October 16, 1969 (age 45)
San Francisco, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–present
Spouse(s) Karon Riley (2008–present)

Terri J. Vaughn (born October 16, 1969) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as high school secretary Lovita Alizé Jenkins-Robinson on the WB sitcom The Steve Harvey Show and as first-grade teacher Jonelle Abrahams on the UPN/CW sitcom All of Us. She also had a recurring role as the hospital receptionist Renee on the TBS sitcom Meet the Browns.

Biography[edit]

She grew up in San Francisco, California. She was married to Derrick Carolina and had a son, Daylen Ali (2001). She is currently married to former football player Karon Riley, and on April 21, 2008 the couple gave birth to a boy, Kal'El Joseph Riley.[1]

Foundation[edit]

Vaughn established the non-profit "Take Wings Foundation," which provides scholarships, mentoring and job training opportunities for young women living in public housing in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Career[edit]

Terri has appeared in films like Friday (1995 film) and Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. She also was a regular on the sitcom All of Us. She appeared as a main cast member on Tyler Perry's television sitcom Meet The Browns from 2010-2011.

Awards[edit]

From 2001 to 2003, Terri won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role of Lovita Jenkins-Robinson on The Steve Harvey Show.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1993 Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit Student (uncredited)
1995 Friday China
Excessive Force II: Force on Force Grace
1996 Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Keisha
Carnosaur 3: Primal Species B.T. Coolidge
1997 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag Flight Attendant (uncredited)
Black Scorpion II: Aftershock Veronica/Tender Lovin'
2000 The Smoker
2003 Detonator Sharona Brown
2005 Fair Game Wanda
Exposure Woman #1
2006 Stick It Susie Mack as Terri Vaughn
2007 Dirty Laundry Jackie
Daddy's Little Girls Brenda
Redrum Amber
Angels Can't Help But Laugh Herself
2008 Three Can Play That Game Linda
2010 This Time Janet 2012

"The Marriage Chronicle"

2012 Think Like a Man Audience Member

Television[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1993 Living Single Woman #1 Episode: "Great Expectations"
The Sinbad Show Woman #1 Episode: "Strictly Business"
1994 Married... with Children Connie Episode: "Business Sucks: Part 1"
1994–1995 Family Matters Girl #1 at Party
Eddie's Date
Episodes: "Beta Chi Guy", "They Shoot Urkels, Don't They?"
1995 Sherman Oaks Denise Cook Episode: "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes"
Black Scorpion Veronica/Tender Lovin'
1997–2002 The Steve Harvey Show Lovita Alize Jenkins Robinson Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2001–2003)
Nominated-Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2000)
1999 ER Mrs. Gleason Episode: "Point of Origin"
2002–2003 Soul Food Eva Holly Nominated-Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2004)
2003 Girlfriends Tasha Episode: "Single Mama, Drama"
2004 The Drop Herself 1 episode
2003–2005 All of Us Jonelle Abrahams Nominated-BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (2004)
2009–2011 Meet the Browns Renee 58 episodes
2010 The Real Housewives of Atlanta Herself 1 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terri J. Vaughn at premiere, expecting second child : Celebrity Baby Blog

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