Mariann Aalda (born Could 7, 1948) is an American tv, stage, movie actress, efficiency artist, and stand-up comedian.
She is finest recognized for her work in tv as DiDi Bannister-Stoner on ABC’s The Fringe of Evening from 1981 till the present’s cancellation in 1984. For a few years earlier than that she was a writer-performer with the sketch comedy troupe Off Heart Theatre in New York. Later, she appeared on the CBS present Guiding Gentle. She additionally had common roles on the CBS sitcom The Royal Household, because the daughter of Redd Foxx and Della Reese, and the HBO collection 1st & Ten, because the spouse of O.J. Simpson’s character.
Aalda additionally achieved notoriety recurring on the CBS sitcom, Designing Ladies, as Anthony’s yuppie-from-hell girlfriend, Lita Ford, and on the NBC cleaning soap opera Sundown Seashore because the tragically disfigured Lena Hart. Moreover, she co-hosted the life-style present Designs for Dwelling on the USA Community and was a reporter for the journal present NOW! on WNBC in New York. Her quite a few guest-star roles are largely sitcom.
Aalda has additionally appeared in films, co-starring within the city cult movie Class Act as rapper Child’s clueless mother, and as Coach Harrison in No person’s Excellent. She was additionally a featured participant in Seashores and Fairly Girl, directed by Garry Marshall.
|1978||The Wiz||Visitor at Aunt Emma’s Celebration|
|1988||Seashores||Ticket Vendor||Different title: Without end Associates|
|1989||No person’s Excellent||Coach Harrison|
|1992||Class Act||Duncan’s Mother|
|1981–1984||The Fringe of Evening||Didi Bannister Stoner||Unknown episodes|
|1985||What’s Taking place Now!!||Theresa||1 episode|
|1986||The Final Precinct||Angela Beauchamp||1 episode|
|1986–1987||1st & Ten||Ellen||Unknown episodes|
|1989||Designing Ladies||Lita Ford||Episode: “The Girlfriend”|
|1990–1991||Guiding Gentle||Grace Battles||Unknown episodes|
|1991–1992||The Royal Household||Elizabeth Royal Winston||15 episodes|
|1994||Fashions Inc.||Janet Johnson||1 episode|
|1995||Household Issues||Lois||Episode: “Midterm Disaster”|
|1995||The O.J. Simpson Story||Eunice Simpson||Tv film|
|1996||Grace Below Hearth||Scholar||1 episode|
|1998||The Wayans Bros.||Casting director||Episode: “Assist a Brother Out”|
|1998||Chicago Hope||Girl||Episode: “The Different Cheek”|
|1999||Sundown Seashore||Lena Hart||13 episodes|
|2000||Veronica’s Closet||Brian’s Mom||Episode: “Veronica Checks Out”|
|2003||The Parkers||Hanna Foster||Episode: “Be part of the Membership”|
|2006||All of Us||Muriel||Episode: “He is Gotta Have It”|