Anne-Marie Johnson is an American actress and impressionist who has a net worth of $4 million. She was born in Los Angeles, California and is best known for her roles as Nadine Hudson Thomas in the television series What’s Happening Now! and Althea Tibbs in the NBC police drama In the Heat of the Night. She is also a cast member of the Fox sketch comedy In Living Color and has appeared on Melrose Place, JAG and Girlfriends.
Anne-Marie graduated from John Marshall High School in Los Angeles and later obtained a bachelor’s degree in theater and acting from the University of California, Los Angeles. She also completed a master’s degree in the same field four years later. She is an active activist and has fought for justice in the entertainment industry. She is also a member of the Screen Actor’s Guild.
She started her acting career when she was 11 and has since had many television and film roles. Her first notable appearance was in all three 1990 episodes of the romantic drama mini-series Lucky Chances based on two novels by Jackie Collins, which won her a Primetime Emmy. She also starred in the mystery crime drama In the Heat of the Night from 1988 to 1993, and in the comedy In Living Color. She has also had a recurring role in the police procedural JAG and starred as Sharon Upton Farley in the TV comedy Girlfriends from 2003 to 2004.
Her first full-length film was Hollywood Shuffle opposite Robert Townsend in 1977, but her career took off when she landed a leading role in the hit comedy What’s Happening Now! She was raised in the racially segregated city of Silver Lake, and her family experienced discrimination, which helped inspire her to become an activist. Her fight for justice earned her the honor of being the first Black vice president of the Screen Actor’s Guild.
The actress also starred in the short-lived comedy Double Trouble and had a recurring role on the NBC police drama Hill Street Blues, where she played Raj’s wife Nadine Hudson Thomas. She has been married to Martin Grey since 1996 and has no children of her own.
She has been active on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter and has over 2.1K followers on each. She is also a member of the social media channel “Amazing People”.
Anne-Marie has been an advocate for diversity in the industry and has even received a Trailblazer Award from the African American Film Critics Association. She was a co-founder of the Black Women’s Network and serves as a board member on the Black Women’s Roundtable.
According to her biography, she is an American actress and impressionist who has been active in the entertainment industry since 1973. She was born on 18 July 1960 in Los Angeles, California and is an American citizen.
Her father was a retired police officer and her mother worked in the grocery store. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband Martin Grey and has no children of her own.