Tichina Arnold

Full / Real Name: Tichina Rolanda Arnold
Born: 28 June 1971 (48 years old)
Gender: Female



Add to Actor Favourites


Tichina Arnold is an American actress best known for her roles on television sitcoms, namely as Pamela James on Martin, as the mother, Rochelle, on Everybody Hates Chris and as Nicole on One on One.

Arnold has also appeared on television in the shows Ryan's Hope, All My Children, The Cosby Show, Law & Order, Soul Food, The Jamie Foxx Show and The Norm Show.

On the big-screen, Arnold has starred in Big Momma's House, with Martin Lawrence, and the critically acclaimed Civil Brand, with Mos Def and LisaRaye McCoy, as well as Dancing in September, Scenes from a Mall and The Little Shop of Horrors.
After getting her first taste of performing in front of her family's church congregation at age 4, Arnold began training vocally and appearing on stage at an early age.

She first appeared in The Me Nobody Knows at Brooklyn's Billie Holiday Theatre, followed by Hair, Romance and Hard Times, and Haggadah at The Joseph Papp Theatre.

In 2004, she toured in the lead role of the musical hit If These Hips Could Talk, which broke box-office records in over 55 cities.
In addition, Arnold lends her time to several charitable organisations and events, including the Kids Choice Awards and the NAACP Image Awards.

In May 2018 Tichina joined the cast of the South African prison drama series Lockdown, in which she plays inmate Paulette Scott. She debuts in Season 3 in July 2018.

She frequently sings the National Anthem at celebrity sporting events, and also remains active in her community by speaking out on issues that involve the NAACP in the entertainment industry.

Tichina is originally from Queens, New York.


Hindi simulcast back on Star Life for first run series

The mystery of the channel's missing dual audio soundtrack has been solved.

Binnelanders Teasers - July 2020

Hadad has a revelation but it leads to anger, frustration and questions.

New on TV today: Friday 5 June

This Is Fate returns to Zee World as CuriosityStream examines Today in Africa.

SABC1's Sunday night Mzansi movie line-up - June 2020

The channel marks Youth Month with a Sunday festival of these four local fliks...

The Way To Paradise 2 Teasers - July 2020

Diabla escapes! Also, Hilda gets put into a mind hospital.

Generations: The Legacy Teasers - July 2020

Smanga makes an unexpected announcement to the board.

New on TV today: Thursday 4 June

Harvey Weinstein takes centre stage on IDx and American Soul croons its way back to BET.

Power, wealth and race in the spotlight in SABC2's novela Side by Side

Two episodes air a week as two women stand by side-by-side for freedom and equality.

COVID-19 shuts down The River

A member of the production tested positive on Tuesday (2 June).

Suidooster Teasers - July 2020

Wade is keeping his relationship with Joy top secret!


More activity at TVSA Central




You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.