Kym Elizabeth Whitley (born June 7, 1961) is an American comedian and actress. She is best known for her roles on television sitcoms, such as Animal Practice, The Boondocks, Young & Hungry, and The Parkers. Whitley was nominated for a 2004 BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role as Ormandy in the 2003 comedy film Deliver Us From Eva. Personal life: Born in Shaker Heights, Ohio to Kaysonia (1936-2011) and William Whitley, she has two older brothers. She attended Shaker Heights High School (graduating in 1979) and Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. In January 2011, Whitley adopted a son named Joshua Kaleb Whitley. Career: In 1989, Whitley got her big break starring in Shelly Garrett's popular play Beauty Shop which started in Los Angeles then later traveled across the U.S. Whitley's major acting roles include My Brother and Me and Sparks. She made guest appearances in several television sitcoms, including The Parent 'Hood, Married... with Children, Moesha, That's So Raven, The Parkers and Curb Your Enthusiasm. She also hosted the short-lived BET show, Oh Drama (2000). She also had a small role in Next Friday as Craig's aunt Suga. She was one of "The Adults" in the earlier seasons of All That. "The Adults", as they were called, were grown-up featuring cast members that appeared in sketches with the regular cast. In the early spring of 2010, Whitley was a co-host with R&B musician, Brian McKnight on the short-lived talk show, The Brian McKnight Show. From 2012 to 2013, Whitley had a recurring role on the BET comedy Let's Stay Together as Charmaine Wax. Kym's docu-series entitled Raising Whitley on the Oprah Winfrey network (OWN) premiered on April 20, 2013 with a total of 1.2 million viewers making it the fifth biggest premiere in the history of the network. Due to the success of the first season, OWN ordered a second season, which premiered on January 4, 2014. Kym created the "Don't Feed Me" T-shirt with her friend, Rodney Van Johnson. The T-shirts alert caregivers to the allergies of the children wearing them. Filmography: Film Year Title Role Notes 1999 Beverly Hood Nola Washington 2000 Next Friday Suga 2000 Nutty Professor II: The Klumps Party Guest 2001 House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute Judy Harris - Jon Jon's Mom 2001 Baby Boy Host 2003 Deliver Us from Eva Ormandy 2003 Love Chronicles Renee 2003 Malibooty! Donna 2004 Up Against the 8 Ball Mrs. Thompson 2004 Along Came Polly Gladys 2005 The Perfect Man Dolores 2005 L.A. Dicks Madame Opal 2005 Fun with Dick and Jane KostMart Training Leader 2005 The Salon Lashaunna 2005 The Golden Blaze Mother Johnson voice 2008 Cuttin' da Mustard ? 2008 College Road Trip Michelle Porter 2008 The Hustle Miss Tanya 2009 Black Dynamite Honeybee 2009 I Love You, Man Female Co-Worker #1 2009 Donation Cashier Keisha 2010 Something Like a Business Sasha 2010 Sebastian Roxanne 2010 Group Sex Tiffany 2011 35 and Ticking Shavelle 2011 Rango Melonee 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Jessica Morgan 2011 We Bought a Zoo Store Clerk 2013 Ticket to Vegas Monik 2014 A Haunted House 2 Church Lady Television Year Title Role Notes 1992 Vinnie & Bobby ? 1 episode 1994 My Brother and Me Mrs. Pinckney 5 episodes 1995 The Parent Hood Muriel 1 episode 1995 Martin Louisa 1 episode 1996 Married... with Children Danielle 1 episode 1996-98 Sparks Darice Mayberry Main role 1998 The Wayans Bros Phyllis 1 episode 1999 Arli$$ Susan Caldwell 1 episode 1999 Silk Hope Grace 2000 Grown Ups Kim 1 episode 2000 A Private Affair 2000 "Oh Drama" 2000 Moesha Gertrude ("Gertie") 1 episode 2002 My Wife and Kids Wanda 3 episodes 2002 What About Your Friends: Weekend Getaway Ms. Wells 2003 The Proud Family Caramel Jones 1 episode 2004 Curb Your Enthusiasm Monena 1 episode 2001-04 The Parkers Gertrude ("Gertie") Recurring role 2004 1-800-Missing DEA Agent Dominique Shaw 1 episode 2004 One on One Liza 1 episode 2005 The Catch Honey Commons 2005 That's So Raven Cousin Vicky 2 episodes 2005 Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law Norlisa 2 episodes 2005 Grey's Anatomy Yvonne 1 episode 2006 Love, Inc Arsenetta 1 episode 2006 Reno 911! Kay Kay 1 episode 2006 Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness Ms. Attitude 2006 Standoff Angela Worthington 1 episode 2006 Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street Ms. Attitude 2007 Making It Legal Theresa 2008 Crusin for Love with Kym Whitley Herself 2009 The Cleveland Show Auntie Momma 4 episodes 2008-09 'Til Death Tina 4 episodes 2005-10 The Boondocks Various characters Recurring role 2010 Jonas L.A. Officer Evie 1 episode 2010-2011 Meet the Browns Yvonne 2 episodes 2010 School Pride host 2011-2015 Black Dynamite Honeybee Main Role 2011-2012 Let's Stay Together Charmaine Wax Recurring Role 2012 Animal Practice Juanita Main Role 2013-present Raising Whitley Herself Reality Series 2013-2014 Baby Daddy Margaret Jenson "Whatever Lola Wants" & "An Affair Not To Remember" 2014-present Young & Hungry Yolanda Main Role Awards and nominations: BET Comedy Awards 2004, Outstanding Supporting actress in a Box Office movie: Deliver Us from Eva (nominated)

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