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Shirley Ann Hemphill is a famous American actress. Originally from Asheville, North Carolina, Hemphill moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue a career as an actor. After working for the Los Angeles Comedy Club, her routine eventually gained attention, which led to her being cast in TV cameos. In 1976, she took on the role of waitress Shirley Wilson in the sitcom What's Happening !! The series was a modest success for ABC, but production and distribution issues led ABC to cancel the series in 1979. The following year, Hemphill was cast in his own sitcom, One in a Million. The series failed to reach audiences and was canceled in June 1980. In 1985, Hemphill re-enacted her role as Shirley Wilson in the synthetic revival of What's Happening !! titled What's Happening Now !! Like its predecessor, What's Happening Now !! to be broadcast for three seasons.
BornShirley Ann Hemphill, July 1, 1947, Asheville, North Carolina, U.S.
DiedDecember 10, 1999, West Covina, California, U.S.
Alma materMorristown College
OccupationComedian, actress
Years active1976–1999

About Shirley Hemphill

Comedian Shirley Hemphill was born in Asheville, North Carolina, United States on July 1, 1947. She dies at the age of 52, on December 10, 1999.

Shirley Wilson was an American comedian and actress who appeared on the TV shows What's Happening!! from 1976 to 1979 and What's Happening Now!! from 1985 to 1988. She also had a brief role in the sitcom One in a Million.

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Shirley Hemphill before becoming famous

Shirley Hemphill was born in the Zodiac sign Cancer (The Crab), and 1947 is also the year of Pig (豬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

In Asheville, she worked in a nylon manufacturing plant.

Achievement of Shirley Hemphill

She has been on several television shows, including The Tonight Show Starring TV Show Host Johnny Carson and A&E's An Evening at the Improv, where she did her own stand-up comedy routine.

Shirley Hemphill's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Richard and Mozella Hemphill were her parents, and she had a brother named William.

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Shirley Hemphill Collabed with

She made sporadic appearances on Movie Actor Marlon Wayans' television sitcom The Wayan Brothers.

Shirley Hemphill Income & Net worth

Shirley Hemphill's income mainly comes from the work that created her reputation: a comedian. Information about her net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Shirley Hemphill.

Shirley Hemphill Height and Weight

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Latest information about Shirley Hemphill updated on March 10 2023.