Lynne Thigpen

Biography: Lynne Thigpen won a Tony Award for her role in the Broadway production of An American Daughter and received a Tony nomination for her performance in Tintypes. She also won an L.A. Drama Critics Award for her role in a Los Angeles production of Fences.

She portrayed the Chief in the PBS series Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? and Where in Time Is Carmen Sandiego? Her additional television credits include the series thirtysomething and L.A. Law and the movies The Boys Next Door and Night Ride Home. Thigpen's feature film credits include Tootsie, Bob Roberts, Lean on Me, Random Hearts, Shaft, and The Insider.

She was born and raised in Joliet, Illinois, and lived in New York. Her birth date is December 22.

Lynne Thigpen's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 61
Highest Metascore: 87 Tootsie
Lowest Metascore: 38 Random Hearts
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
8 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
52 Anger Management Apr 11, 2003 Judge Brenda Daniels 8.8
45 Novocaine Nov 16, 2001 Pat / Pat tbd
50 Shaft Jun 16, 2000 Carla Howard 8.1
84 The Insider Nov 5, 1999 Mrs. Williams 8.7
38 Random Hearts Oct 8, 1999 Phyllis Bonaparte / Phyllis Bonaparte tbd
67 Running on Empty Sep 9, 1988 Contact At Eldridge St. tbd
87 Tootsie Dec 17, 1982 Jo 8.1
65 The Warriors Feb 9, 1979 D.J. 8.6