Shirley Jo Finney

Shirley Jo Finney was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In the early stages of her Hollywood career, Jo Finney acted in comedies like "Echo Park" (1986) with Susan Dey. She additionally landed roles in ... Read more »

Filmography

Actor (11)

Where I Live 1993 - 1994 (Tv Show)

Actor

Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

The Laker Girls 1989 - 1990 (TV Show)

Actor

15 and Getting Straight 1988 - 1989 (TV Show)

Actor

One Man Force 1988 (Movie)

(Actor)

Nuts 1987 (Movie)

2nd Correction Officer (Actor)

Uncle Tom's Cabin 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Echo Park 1986 (Movie)

Gloria (Actor)

The River Niger 1974 (Movie)

Gail (Actor)

Thornwell (TV Show)

Actor

Wilma (TV Show)

Actor
Director (1)

Moesha 1993 - 1997 (Tv Show)

Director

Biography

Shirley Jo Finney was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. In the early stages of her Hollywood career, Jo Finney acted in comedies like "Echo Park" (1986) with Susan Dey. She additionally landed roles in the TV movies "Wilma" (NBC, 1977-78) and "Thornwell" (CBS, 1980-81). She continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties, appearing in the Barbra Streisand dramatic adaptation "Nuts" (1987) and the action film "One Man Force" (1989) with John Matuszak. She also appeared in the TV special "15 and Getting Straight" (CBS, 1988-89). Her work around this time also included a part on the TV movie "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (Showtime, 1986-87). Additionally, she appeared on the television special "Different Worlds: A Story of Interracial Love" (CBS, 1991-92). She held additional roles in television including a part on "Where I Live" (ABC, 1992-94). Jo Finney more recently directed "Moesha" (UPN, 1995-2001).

EDUCATION

Center For Advanced Film Studies, American Film Institute

1989

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