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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
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Rags to Riches, Martin, My Wife and Kids
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Director
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Campbell was raised in Newark, New Jersey, by parents who encouraged her love for music. Her first TV appearance was at the age of 6, in a 1974 episode of the PBS show The Big Blue Marble As a child, she competed in, and won, many talent shows, going on to appear in such children`s programs as Kids Are People Too, Unicorn Tales, and Captain Kangaroo. At age 15, she traveled to London to star as Chiffon, one of the Supremes-like "Greek Chorus", in the film version of Little Shop of Horrors. A graduate of the Arts High School in Newark, she then moved to Hollywood, where she became a star on the short-lived series, Rags to Riches.
In 1993, Campbell released her debut album, Tisha. This album had moderate success. Two singles received minor airplay on the R&B stations: "Push" and "Love Me Down". She also contributed vocals for the soundtrack her 1997 film Sprung, singing on the remake of "Don`t Ask My Neighbor" with good friend, fellow actress and former co-star Tichina Arnold.
In 1996, Campbell filed a lawsuit against her Martin co-star Martin Lawrence and the show`s producers for sexual harassment, verbal and physical assaults. HBO Studios eventually settled the case with Campbell so that the show`s last season could be completed. Campbell did return to the Martin set to film the last three episodes of the show`s last season under the condition that she would not appear in any scenes with Lawrence.
Campbell later became a member of the American Film Institute and the Writer`s Boot Camp where she honed her talents. She then produced the film short, A Luv Tale, about two women who fall in love with each other. The film would go on to win many awards, including the Audience Choice Award at the Black Hollywood Film Festival.
Tisha and her husband of 13 years, fellow actor Duane Martin (married August 17, 1996),Together they have two sons: Xen, born August 8, 2001 and Ezekiel,born September 8, 2009, currently reside in Los Angeles, California. They were rumored to be separated, but are still together. She is currently writing a cookbook and a novel.
Full Name at Birth
Tisha Michelle Campbell
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Actress, Soundtrack, Director
Tisha Michelle Campbell-Martin (born October 13, 1968 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is known for her starring roles in the FOX television series Martin as Gina Waters-Payne from 1992-97; and as Janet "Jay" Johnson-Kyle on the ABC television sitcom My Wife and Kids from 2001-05 .
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Posted by brian 1 year ago
what a hot band. love all their music
Posted by Joe 1 year ago
Would love to meet you before I die,
Posted by greg fischer 1 year ago
We are unable to find our family pictures. We would like to order our pictu...
Posted by Michael Wren 1 year ago
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