Lonnie Jamison: We've got a robbery at Star Sports. 350 cash. Virgil: With a gun? Jamison, with that dry sense of humor: No, until Cooper made like Wild Bill Hickok. It's a miracle he didn't kill three or four customers. From "Brother's Keeper."
Dr. Tommie "Tonea" Stewart attended Jackson State University, where she earned her degree in Speech and Theatre. While best known to the world as a talented actress appearing in small and large screen productions, like the TV show In the Heat of the Night and the films Mississippi Burning and A Time to Kill.
Howard E. Rollins, Jr., stage, film & TV actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Coalhouse Walker, Jr. in the film Ragtime, for which he earned an Academy Award nomination. He was also known for his role as Virgil Tibbs on the TV series In the Heat of the Night & as Capt. Davenport in the film A Soldier's Story. He had appeared in Roots: The Next Generations, Another World, King, & New York Undercover. Drug & alcohol addiction damaged his career. He died from lymphoma. R.I.P.
Anne-Marie Johnson, actress and impressionist. She is best known for her roles as Althea Tibbs on the TV drama In the Heat of the Night and as Nadine Hudson Thomas on the sitcom What's Happening Now!! She joined In Living Color in its last season and Melrose Place for 1 season. She has appeared on Diff'rent Strokes, Hill Street Blues, Babylon 5, Living Single, That's So Raven, Girlfriends, & The Parkers. A graduate of UCLA, she also served as First Vice-President of the Screen Actor's Guild.