Tichina Arnold is an actress, comedian, model and singer. She is best known for her role as Pamela James on the television sitcom ” Martin.” She is also known for her matriarch role as Rochelle, on ” Everybody Hates Chris.”
Read these other fun facts about Arnold:
1. Born in Queens, New York, to a middle-class African-American family. Her mother was a sanitation department worker and her father was a police officer.
2. Attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts.
3. Appeared as Crystal, one of the three chorus girls who perform R&B numbers in Frank Oz’s film musical Little Shop of Horrors (1986) along with future Martin co-star Tisha Campbell in 1986.
4. Scored her first big break on television, with a permanent role on the soap opera Ryan’s Hope in 1987.
5. Began her career as a child actor, appearing in supporting roles in Little Shop of Horrors (1986) and How I Got into College (1989) before being cast as Pamela James on the FOX sitcom Martin.
6. Played the voice of the friend in The Boondocks, episode “Attack of the Killer Kung-fu Wolf Bitch” which aired in 2007.
7. Arnold appeared onstage in The Wiz revival at the New York City Center in the part of Evillene, The Wicked Witch of the West in 2009.
8. Started her own company of designer headgear called “China Moon Rags.” The headbands were Swarovski crystal-embroidered bandanas.
9. Has a daughter, Alijah Kai Haggins (born March 16, 2004)with music producer Carvin Haggins
10. Arnold and her sister created the We Win Foundation in 2013. a foundation for people suffering from lupus; her sister, Zenay, suffers from the disease.
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