Lynne Thigpen

Trivia and Quotes

Trivia (7)

  • She was member of the Circle Repertory Theatre (now-defunct) in New York City.

  • She received a BA in English and speech at University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.

  • She was nominated for the 1981 Tony for Featured Actress (Musical) for her role in Tintypes.

  • She won the 1997 Tony for Featured Actress (Play) for her role in An American Daughter.

  • Lynne's son is actor Kevin Thigpen.

  • The late Lynne Thigpen has an elementary school in Joliet, Illinois named after her. The Lynne Thigpen Elementary School.

  • The District also had a funeral for Thigpen's character.