Joliet, Illinois, USA
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Cherlynne Theresa “Lynne” Thigpen (December 22, 1948 – March 12, 2003) was an American stage and television actress. In her lengthy and varied career, Thigpen is perhaps best remembered for roles on the children`s program Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? and the soap opera All My Children. Thigpen was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, and obtained a degree in teaching. She taught English in high school briefly in her hometown, while studying theatre and dance at the University of Illinois, then in 1971, she moved to New York City to begin her work as a stage actress. Her first feature film role was Godspell (1973) co-starring opposite Victor Garber and David Haskell. She appeared notably as the omniscient Radio DJ in The Warriors, and the mother of an expelled student in Lean on Me, a story of famous American principal Joe Louis Clark. She also played the Second President of the world council in Bicentennial Man (1999). Her last film was Anger Management (2003) starring Adam Sandler and Jack Nicholson.
On March 12, 2003, Thigpen was found dead at her home in Marina del Rey, California, by a friend; she had died of a cerebral hemorrhage at the age of 54. She had been complaining of headaches for several days. Drugs and foul play were ruled out by the coroner`s autopsy, which found "acute cardiac dysfunction, non-traumatic systemic and spontaneous intraventricular hemorrhage and hemorrhage in the brain". She was interred at Elmhurst Cemetery, Joliet, Illinois.
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Cherlynne Theresa "Lynne" Thigpen (December 22, 1948 â€“ March 12, 2003) was an American actress, best known for her role as "The Chief" in the various Carmen Sandiego television series from 1991-1997.
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passed away on 12th Mar 2003 aged 54. |||
Lynne Thigpen passed away on 12th Mar 2003 aged 54.
Lynne Thigpen is a 54 year old American Actress. Born Cherlynne TheresaThigpen on 22nd December, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois, USA, she is famous for Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, The Distri in a career that spans 1972—2003. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.
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Actors from Joliet, Illinois,
Actors who died during production of a film or television show and
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