Neema Barnette

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Birth Name: Neema Barnette
Born: 12/14/1949

Her big break, however, came in 1986 when she directed an episode of "What's Happening Now", an opportunity that gave Barnette the distinction of being the first African-American woman to ever direct a sitcom. Her work on the episode bestowed upon her another NAACP Image Award nomination. Barnette went on to direct many hours of television on such hit series as "A Different World" (1987), "Diagnosis Murder" (1993), "The Cosby Mysteries" (1994), "7th Heaven" (1996) and "The PJs" (1999). The director was richly rewarded for this work, including nominations for a Peabody Award for "China Beach" and another Emmy for "The Cosby Show." But Barnette's work on television was not limited to just ... Continue Bio >>

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