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The Hemphills

Biography

This deep south gospel group include five family – Joel Hemphill Snr. (vocals), LaBreeska Hemphill (vocals), Joel Hemphill Jnr. (vocals), Trent Hemphill (bass) and Candy Hemphill (vocals). They’re led by couple group Joel Snr. and LaBreeska, making use of their two sons and child completing the line-up. Joel Snr. began the group in Bastrop, Louisiana, in 1968, after spending many years as an area pastor. By 1972 the family members experienced relocated to Nashville, adding extra staff Gary Smith (piano), Jerry Burnside (business lead acoustic guitar), Mike Allen (drums) and Glen Paul (metal acoustic guitar) to expand their audio. The group founded itself having a operate of albums for the Heartwarming label, where Joel Snr.’s tunes such as for example ‘Sweetest Words He Ever Said (I Forgive)’, ‘I’ll Quickly Be Eliminated’ and ‘I Came On Business For The Ruler’ received common praise. The family members’s music, in the mean time, displays the disparate passions of the users, both sons favouring an upbeat, modern design, while their dad concentrates on even more standard gospel songwriting.

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Full Name The Hemphills
Music Songs He's Still Working on Me, I Claim the Blood, I Came On Business For The King, Let's Have A Revival, It Wasn't Raining When Noah Built The Ark, I'm In This Church, Angels All Around, Consider The Lilies, Pity The Man, I'm Not Perfect, Mansion Over The Hilltop, Good Things
Albums The Best Of The Hemphills


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#Fact
1 Previous job was working at an airline, booking reservations.
2 Has 3 children with her now ex-1st husband Don Nash: a son named Dominic Nash (b.1992) and two daughters - Donielle Nash (b.1995) and Dia Nash (b.2000).
3 (May 28, 2011) Married for the 2nd time her boyfriend of 2 years Jay Tucker following a 8-month-long engagement.
4 Announced that after 9 years on The Style Network hosting Clean House (2003), she is leaving. [August 2010]
5 BA from California State University
6 She decided she wanted to be an actress when she was five years old, after she had seen black actress Lola Falana on TV.
7 She is the front person for M.A.V.I.S. (Mothers Against Violence in Schools), which was founded by her mother in 1993, following the tragic death of her younger brother, who was shot and killed on his high school campus. M.A.V.I.S. aims to inform the public of the violence children encounter on school campuses.


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Claws 2017 TV Movie filming Desna
The Enforcers 2016 TV Movie completed
Scream Queens 2015-2016 TV Series Denise Hemphill
Masters of Sex 2016 TV Series Louise
TripTank 2015-2016 TV Series Hostage Cop / Steve's Mom / Chimera
The Soul Man 2012-2016 TV Series Lolli Ballentine
Brooklyn Nine-Nine 2016 TV Series Debbie Holt
Getting On 2013-2015 TV Series Didi Ortley
The Mindy Project 2014 TV Series Dr. Jean Fishman
Selma 2014 Richie Jean Jackson
Bad Teacher 2014 TV Series Carla
Walk of Shame 2014 Bus Driver
Nurse 3D 2013 Regina
Trust Me 2013 Angie
Ben and Kate 2013 TV Series Roz
American Dad! 2007-2012 TV Series Lorraine Angel Patty LaBelle
The LeBrons 2011 TV Series Gloria
The Cleveland Show 2010 TV Series Janet
Gary Unmarried 2010 TV Series Charleen
G-Force 2009 Rosalita
Reno 911! 2003-2009 TV Series Deputy Raineesha Williams T.T.
The Proposal 2009/I Stewardess (uncredited)
Slacker Cats 2007-2009 TV Series Mrs. Boots
Not Easily Broken 2009 Michelle
Do Not Disturb 2008 TV Series Rhonda
The Mighty B! 2008 TV Series Miriam Breedlove
Chocolate News 2008 TV Series Trina Harper
Pretty/Handsome 2008 TV Movie Regina
Horton Hears a Who! 2008 Miss Yelp (voice)
Reno 911!: Miami 2007 Deputy Raineesha Williams
Cook-Off! 2007 Ladybug Briggs
Code Name: The Cleaner 2007 Jacuzzi
Minoriteam 2006 TV Series Fasto's Mama
The Boondocks 2006 TV Series Cookie Freeman
My Name Is Earl 2005 TV Series Rhonda Gibbs
Here Comes Peter Cottontail: The Movie 2005 Video Mama Robin (voice)
Guess Who 2005 Naomi
Jepardee! 2005 Short Keisha Jenkins
The Bernie Mac Show 2003-2005 TV Series Benita
Hair Show 2004 Debra
Monk 2004 TV Series Varla Davis
Spider-Man 2 2004 Video Game Additional Voices (voice)
Half & Half 2004 TV Series Carla
ER 2003 TV Series Judith Anderson
That's So Raven 2003 TV Series Madame Cassandra / Shirley
Malibu's Most Wanted 2003 Gladys
Kid Notorious 2003 TV Series Tollie Mae
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2002 TV Series Snuff Film Processor
Presidio Med 2002 TV Series Nurse
For Your Love 2002 TV Series Clerk
Girlfriends 2002 TV Series Lashelle
Reba 2002 TV Series Maya
Judging Amy 2001 TV Series Officer Letitia Sitz
NYPD Blue 2001 TV Series Tonya Dunbar
That's Life 2001 TV Series Darlene
One on One 2001 TV Series Darla
Kate Brasher 2001 TV Series June / Jane Clark
Rude Awakening 1998-2001 TV Series Caller #3 / Gaynielle
Any Day Now 2000 TV Series Miss Lavonde
Popular 2000 TV Series Teacher
City of Angels 2000 TV Series Eveline Walker
The Bachelor 1999 African-American Bride
Time of Your Life 1999 TV Series Clerk
Malcolm & Eddie 1999 TV Series Jackie
Cookie's Fortune 1999 Wanda Carter
Party of Five 1996 TV Series Nurse
Boys on the Side 1995 Woman at Diner

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let's Talk About Love 2012 TV Series producer - 3 episodes
Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash 2011 TV Movie producer

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let's Talk About Love 2012 TV Series 1 episode

Casting Director

Casting Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Let's Talk About Love 2012 TV Series 1 episode

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Getting On 2013 TV Series performer - 1 episode

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! 2010 TV Series special thanks - 1 episode

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2016 TV Series Herself
The 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 TV Special Herself
Stand Up to Cancer 2016 TV Special Herself
The $100,000 Pyramid 2016 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Player
Match Game 2016 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Panelist
Access Hollywood Live 2016 TV Series Herself - Guest Co-Hostess
Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter 2016 TV Series Herself
Streets of Compton 2016 TV Series documentary Herself
The Talk 2011-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Real 2016 TV Series Herself
Conan 2015-2016 TV Series Herself - Guest
21st Annual Critics' Choice Awards 2016 TV Movie Herself
The Meredith Vieira Show 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore 2015 TV Series Herself - Panelist
The Chew 2012-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
Last Call with Carson Daly 2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - Nominated: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Hollywood Game Night 2013-2015 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Player / Herself - Panelist
Celebrity Family Feud 2015 TV Series Herself
Home & Family 2014-2015 TV Series Herself / Herself - Guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2012-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The View 2008-2015 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards 2015 TV Special Herself
20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2015 TV Special Herself
The Insider 2010-2014 TV Series Herself
The Queen Latifah Show 2013-2014 TV Series Herself - Panelist / Herself - Guest
Exhale 2014 TV Series Herself
Rachael Ray 2010-2014 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Dr. Oz Show 2014 TV Series Herself
The Doctors 2013 TV Series
The Arsenio Hall Show 2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2013 TV Series Herself - Celebrity Contestant
Life After 2013 TV Series Herself
Made in Hollywood 2013 TV Series Herself
Good Morning America 2010-2013 TV Series Herself - Guest
44th NAACP Image Awards 2013 TV Movie documentary Herself
Let's Talk About Love 2012 TV Series Herself
Larry King Now 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Good Afternoon America 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Tavis Smiley 2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011-2012 TV Series Herself - Guest
Chow Ciao! With Fabio Viviani 2012 TV Series Herself
Leave It to Niecy 2012 TV Series Herself
Lip Service 2012 TV Movie Herself - Host
Celebrity Wife Swap 2012 TV Series Herself
Wedding Fabulous: Sherri Shepherd Gets Married 2011 TV Movie Herself
Niecy Nash's Wedding Bash 2011 TV Movie Herself
Lopez Tonight 2010-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
19th Annual Trumpet Awards 2011 TV Special Herself - Host
Clean House 2004-2011 TV Series Herself - Host
42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 TV Special Herself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2005-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mo'Nique Show 2009-2011 TV Series Herself - Guest
Way Black When: Primetime 2011 TV Series Herself - Host
The Joy Behar Show 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
Messiest Home 2009-2010 TV Series Herself
2010 New Now Next Awards 2010 TV Special Herself - Host
Dancing with the Stars 2010 TV Series Herself - Contestant
The Bonnie Hunt Show 2008-2010 TV Series Herself - Guest
RuPaul's Drag Race 2010 TV Series Herself - Guest Judge
The Early Show 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet 2007-2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
A-List Awards 2009 TV Special Herself
Talkshow with Spike Feresten 2009 TV Series Herself - Guest
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy 2009 Documentary Herself
MADtv 2008 TV Series Herself
The Rodney Perry Show 2008 TV Movie Herself
Baisden After Dark 2007-2008 TV Series Herself
BET Awards '08 2008 TV Special Herself
BET Awards 2008 2008 TV Special Herself - Presenter
Match Game 2008 TV Movie Herself
Chelsea Lately 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List 2007 TV Series Herself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007 TV Series Herself - Guest
BET Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Herself
Holidays with Style 2006 TV Movie Herself
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Turn On 2006 TV Series Herself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Herself - Guest
VH1 Big in 05 2005 TV Movie Herself
The Drop 2005 TV Series Herself
Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words 2005 TV Movie Herself
101 Craziest TV Moments 2005 TV Movie documentary Herself
2005 BET Comedy Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
The 2nd Annual BET Comedy Awards 2005 TV Special Herself
Weekends at the DL 2005 TV Series Herself
Bar Mitzvah Bash! 2004 TV Movie Herself
E! 101 Most Awesome Moments in Entertainment 2004 TV Movie documentary Herself
The Commies 2003 TV Special documentary Herself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2016 TV Series Herself
Home & Family 2015 TV Series Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2010 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Special Clean House (2003) · Trish Suhr (co-host)
· Mark Brunetz (co-host)
· Matt Iseman (co-host)
· Gina Rubinstein (co-executive producer)
· Kim McKoy (executive producer)
· Erin Elliott (supervising producer)
· Christopher Meindl (supervising producer)
· Angie Brown (producer)
· Tyler M. Hall (producer)
· Stan Dembecki (producer)
· Mindy Morgenstern (producer)
2010 Gracie Gracie Allen Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Reno 911! (2003)

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Getting On (2013)
2016 Critics' Choice TV Award Critics Choice Television Awards Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Getting On (2013)
2016 OFTA Television Award Online Film & Television Association Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Getting On (2013)
2015 Primetime Emmy Primetime Emmy Awards Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Getting On (2013)
2015 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Soul Man (2012)
2014 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series The Soul Man (2012)
2010 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lifestyle Program Clean House (2003) · Gina Rubinstein
· Kim McKoy
· Erin Elliott
· Christopher Meindl
· Craig T. Campbell
· John Carlo Zenone
· Lindsay Liles
· Krista Colby
· Tyler M. Hall
· Taylor Hodoose
2009 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Lifestyle Program Clean House (2003) · Gina Rubinstein (executive producer)
· Esquire Jauchem (supervising producer)
· Jonathan B. Taylor (supervising producer)
· Kim McKoy (supervising producer)
· Angie Brown (producer)
· Jessica Everleth (producer)
· Tyler M. Hall (producer)
· Ciji Goodrich (producer)
2009 Daytime Emmy Daytime Emmy Awards Outstanding Special Class Special Clean House (2003) · Gina Rubinstein (executive producer)
· Esquire Jauchem (supervising producer)
· Kim McKoy (supervising producer)
· Angie Brown (producer)
· Tyler M. Hall (producer)


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#Quote
1 [ash speaking about how she was introduced to the idea of becoming a comedian while a guest on the National Public Radio program, "Fresh Air", in 2015] And I will say that when my brother was murdered in '93, my mother went into a very severe depression. And she said, 'I'm getting in the bed and I'm never getting back out.' And all I knew was that I could make my mother laugh. I never realized that comedy was a gift because I always got in trouble because I got talks too much on my report card or I got pinched for cracking jokes in church. And so when my mother went into this depression, what I started to do was I would go to the foot of her bed every day and I would perform. And I would do characters, I would do voices, I would do a comedy routine, I would dance, I would sing. My mother went from laying down in the bed to sitting up in the bed. And she said, 'I got my peanuts and my water. Go on and do your rendition of things.' So I just kept performing. Then one day I come and my mother's not in the bed. And I'm like, 'Mama, where are you?' She's like, 'we're in here.' And I'm like, 'who is we?' 'Well, I went across the street and got the neighbors. I told them you was funny. Get that karaoke microphone and tell these people some jokes.' And I'm like, 'what?' So I get the microphone, I'm standing on top of the fireplace. I'm, like, tapping the mic, 'is this thing on? How's everybody doing in the living room' was my first bit in front of an audience. And I realized, as I was standing on that fireplace, that comedy was a gift. I did not know that before. And I'm not going to tell you that it healed my mother, but what I am going to say is that it kind of served as a Spackle or a salve when it comes to piecemealing something back together. And so I had been going out auditioning because in my mind, I wanted to do only dramatic work. I never saw myself being a comedian. I wanted to be Cicely Tyson. If you equate it to someone of this day, it would be a Viola Davis. But I couldn't book any work. And after I stood on that fireplace, I heard a voice as audible as my own speak to me and say, Niecy, don't be selfish. It's other people outside who are suffering. You need to go outside and spread this around, Niecy.
2 Acting is the call of my life, I felt like I didn't have any other choice. I wasn't committed to anything else.

#Trademark
1 Always wears a flower in her hair

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