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Brenda Sykes


Brenda Sykes was born on June 25, 1949 in Shreveport, Louisiana, USA as Brenda Louise Sykes. She is an actress, known for Mandingo (1975), Cleopatra Jones (1973) and Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971). She has been married to Paul C. Hudson since May 19, 1995. She was previously married to Gil Scott-Heron. See full bio »

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Known For

Mandingo
Mandingo Ellen
(1975)
Cleopatra Jones
Cleopatra Jones Tiffany
(1973)
Ozzie's Girls
Ozzie's Girls Brenda MacKenzie / Jennifer MacKenzie
(1973)

Filmography

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 1978 Good Times (TV Series)
Mandy
- Where There's Smoke (1978) ... Mandy
 1977 The Love Boat (TV Series)
Ginny O'Brien
 1976-1977 Executive Suite (TV Series)
Summer Johnson
- Re: Aftermath of a Tragedy (1977) ... Summer Johnson
- Re: Passionate Journey (1977) ... Summer Johnson
- Re: The Rules of Seduction (1977) ... Summer Johnson
- Re: The Woman Inside (1977) ... Summer Johnson
- Re: Kin Less Than Kind (1977) ... Summer Johnson
 1976 Drum
Calinda
 1975 Mobile One (TV Series)
Wilma
- Roadblock (1975) ... Wilma
 1975 Mandingo
Ellen
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Ruthie Daniels
- Sound of Trumpets (1975) ... Ruthie Daniels
 1974 Police Woman (TV Series)
Linda Daniels
- Smack (1974) ... Linda Daniels
 1974 Young Love (TV Movie)
Dulcie
 1973 Cleopatra Jones
Tiffany
 1973 Soul Train (TV Series)
Guest
 1973 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Jenaea Dancy
- A Trout in the Milk (1973) ... Jenaea Dancy
 1973 Ozzie's Girls (TV Series)
Brenda MacKenzie / Jennifer MacKenzie
- The Candidate (1973) ... Brenda MacKenzie
- The Murder-Mystery Mystery (1973) ... Brenda MacKenzie
- Voices in the Night (1973) ... Brenda MacKenzie
- Sensitivity (1973) ... Brenda MacKenzie
- Ozzie Forgets to Remember (1973) ... Brenda MacKenzie
 1972 Black Gunn
Judith
 1972 Love, American Style (TV Series)
Sally Wilson (segment "Love and the Perfect Wedding")
- Love and the Clinic/Love and the Perfect Wedding/Love and the President/Love and the Return of Raymond (1972) ... Sally Wilson (segment "Love and the Perfect Wedding")
 1971 Honky
Sheila Smith
 1971 Skin Game
Naomi
 1971 The Sheriff (TV Movie)
Janet Wilder
 1971 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Dulcie
- Young Love (1971) ... Dulcie
 1970 The Baby Maker
Francis (uncredited)
 1970 Getting Straight
Luan
 1969 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors (TV Series)
Janet
- Crisis (1969) ... Janet (uncredited)
 1969 Room 222 (TV Series)
Elaine Harris
- Triple Date (1969) ... Elaine Harris
 1969 The New People (TV Series)
Barbara
- Episode #1.0 (1969) ... Barbara
 1969 Mayberry R.F.D. (TV Series)
Dorothy June
- Driver Education (1969) ... Dorothy June
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Judy Tate (1970s)
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Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Mother of Gia Scott-Heron. See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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