Jennifer Holliday

Singer, Actor
Jennifer Holliday was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Holliday worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Below the Belt" with Regina Baff (1980), "I'm Gonna Git ... Read more »
Born: 10/19/1960 in Houston, Texas, USA

Filmography

Actor (29)

Too Darn Hot Party 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Special Appearance

Celebration of Gospel 2011 - 2012 (TV Show)

Performer

The Rising Place 2002 (Movie)

Sadie--The Jook Joint Owner (Actor)

Ally McBeal 1997 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Hang Time 1995 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

My Favorite Broadway: The Love Songs 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Actor

The 2001 Essence Awards 2000 - 2001 (TV Show)

Performer

Touched By an Angel 1997 - 2001 (Tv Show)

Actor

Ally 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Actor

The 1999 Trumpet Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 30th NAACP Image Awards 1998 - 1999 (TV Show)

Performer

The 52nd Annual Tony Awards 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

Performer

The 10th Essence Awards 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

Performer

The 50th Annual Tony Awards 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

Performer

The NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Actor

The Newsweek American Achievement Awards 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

Performer

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

That's What Friends Are For 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

A Salute to Broadway: Showstoppers 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Actor

The 9th Annual ACE Awards 1987 - 1988 (TV Show)

Performer

A Gospel Session: Everybody Say Yeah! 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

A Star-Spangled Celebration 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

The Love Boat: The Shipshape Cruise 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Texas 150: A Celebration Special 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

Motown Returns to the Apollo 1984 - 1985 (TV Show)

Actor

Loretta Lynn in the Big Apple 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor
Music (7)

The Rising Place 2002 (Movie)

original songs (Song)

The Singer and the Song: In Performance at the White House 1999 - 2000 (TV Show)

Song Performer

The Five Heartbeats 1991 (Movie)

song arrangement (Song)

The Five Heartbeats 1991 (Movie)

("Amazing Grace") (Song Performer)

I'm Gonna Git You Sucka 1988 (Movie)

("Magic Man") (Song Performer)

In the Mood 1987 (Movie)

("In the Mood") (Song Performer)

Below the Belt 1980 (Movie)

(additional vocalist) (Performer)

Biography

Jennifer Holliday was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Holliday worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Below the Belt" with Regina Baff (1980), "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka" (1988) starring Keenen Ivory Wayans and "In the Mood" (1987) starring Patrick Dempsey. She also contributed to "Loretta Lynn in the Big Apple" (NBC, 1982-83), "Motown Returns to the Apollo" (NBC, 1984-85) and "Texas 150: A Celebration Special" (ABC, 1985-86). In the eighties and the nineties, Holliday devoted her time to various credits, such as "That's What Friends Are For" (CBS, 1989-1990), "Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade" (NBC, 1991-92) and "The Five Heartbeats" (1991). She also worked on "The NFL at 75: An All-Star Celebration" (ABC, 1994-95). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "The Singer and the Song: In Performance at the White House" (PBS, 1999-2000). Holliday also contributed music to the Tyler Perry dramatic adaptation "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married?" (2007). Holliday most recently worked on "Too Darn Hot Party" (OWN, 2014-15).

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