Tonea Stewart Net Worth

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Tonea Stewart Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Tonea Stewart (born February 3, 1947) is an American actress and university professor best known for her role as Aunt Etta on the television series In the Heat of the Night.Stewart was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, the daughter of Hattie Juanita and Thomas Harris. She has appeared in numerous TV shows and movies. Stewart taught at Jackson State University for 20 years — where she was crowned Ms. JSU 1969 — in Jackson, Mississippi. She earned her PhD. from Florida State University in 1989 and taught Speech at Alabama State University. Stewart is currently the dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Alabama State University. She narrated the acclaimed Remembering Slavery radio program. Stewart is a member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority and has four adult children: Jannice, Allen Jr., Alesha, and Thomas.
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Date Of BirthFebruary 3, 1947
Place Of BirthGreenwood, Mississippi, U.S.
ProfessionActress, Producer
EducationFlorida State University
ParentsHattie Juanita and Thomas Harris
Star SignAquarius
1Has been a Professor and the Director of Theater at Alabama State University in Montgomery, Alabama, USA for 20 years. Since May of 2010 she has been serving as the Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Alabama State University .
2Taught for 20 years at Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi.
3Lifetime member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority.
4Lifetime member of the NAACP.
5Lifetime member of the Order of the Golden Circle.
6Has received numerous keys to cities across the U.S.
7In 1995, she was inducted into the National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame.
8First African-American female to receive a doctorate from Florida State University's School of Theater.
9Recipient of an Honorary Doctorate from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa.
10She held the first McKnight Doctoral Fellow in Theater Arts at the same time as she held a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
11Her two sons hold degrees: one son has a degree in finance and one has degrees in theatre and directing. Her daughter and adopted goddaughter are speech pathologists.
12While on In the Heat of the Night (1988) underwent 3 1/2 hours of age makeup each day to transform the youthful actress into the elderly "Aunt Etta."
13Based her character (Principal Rivers) on the Walker, Texas Ranger (1993) episode "Rise to the Occasion" on her days as a teaching assistant at Lanier High School in Jackson, Mississippi.


The Wronged Man2010TV MovieMs. Newton
Genius in Heels2009ShortRoselette
Mississippi Damned2009Alice
Six Blocks Wide2008ShortGran
Racing for Time2008TV Movie
A West Texas Children's Story2007Elderly Woman
Love... & Other 4 Letter Words2007Nana's Neighbor
Confessions of a Florist2003Connie
Roper and Goodie2003Bertie
Tara2003VideoVetta Taylor
Baby of the Family2002Miss Bessie Mae
The Rosa Parks Story2002TV MovieJohnnie Carr
Touched by an Angel2000TV SeriesLois
Walker, Texas Ranger1997-1999TV SeriesPrincipal Rivers / Judge Loretta Paxton
ER1999TV SeriesPearl
Mama Flora's Family1998TV Mini-SeriesBessie
My Stepson, My Lover1997TV MovieDelia Gray
A Time to Kill1996Gwen Hailey
The Sister-in-Law1995TV MovieLibby
Gramps1995TV MovieRae Ellen
One Christmas1994TV MovieEvangeline
Leave of Absence1994TV MovieCora Winsor
A Passion for Justice: The Hazel Brannon Smith Story1994TV MovieHenrietta
In the Heat of the Night1988-1994TV SeriesAunt Etta Kibbey Aunt Etta Mrs. Gray
Matlock1993TV SeriesElena / Henrietta Dorsey
Body Snatchers1993Teacher
White Lie1991TV MovieLen's Secretary
Livin' Large!1991Mrs. Davis
Caroline?1990TV MovieDiane
Unconquered1989TV MovieBertha
Mississippi Burning1988Mrs. Walker
Courtship1987Aunt Charity
Mistress of Paradise1981TV MovieSister Sarah
Don't Look Back: The Story of Leroy 'Satchel' Paige1981TV MovieMama Paige (as Tommie Stewart)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings1979TV MovieLillie (as Tommie Stewart)
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry1978TV MovieMrs. Avery
Nightmare in Badham County1976TV MovieAlma (as Tommie Stewart)
It's Time2017filmingGrandmomma
Same Kind of Different as Me2017post-productionBig Mama
Girls Trip2017post-productionMarian
The Hollars2016Latisha
Olivia Martha Ilse2015ShortEloise
American Horror Story2013TV SeriesOld Cora
Carolyn Somebody2012ShortGrandma Coreen
Lottery Ticket2010/IRandom Neighbor #3


Carolyn Somebody2012Short co-producer
Montgomery2012Short co-producer


Protect and Serve2016DocumentaryHerself

Nominated Awards

1997Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureA Time to Kill (1996)

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