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Countess Danielle Vaughn (born August 8, 1978 in Idabel, Oklahoma) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as the zaftig Kim Parker in the television series Moesha and its spinoff The Parkers. August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... Idabel is a city located in McCurtain County, Oklahoma. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Rubens Venus at the Mirror BBW, an initialism for Big Beautiful Woman, denotes an attractive, self-confident woman of size. BBWs are also the focus of a subculture with interests centered on the acceptance, support, and admiration of obese women. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Parkers is a sitcom that was aired for 5 years on UPN from August 30, 1999 - May 10, 2004. ...


Vaughn began her performing career at the age of three singing at church. At age nine, she sang the Burt Bacharach and Hal David's "What the World Needs Now is Love, Sweet Love" to win the Star Search junior vocalist champion and overall junior champion. She claims among her musical influences gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, jazz and blues singer Dinah Washington, and R&B/pop singer Whitney Houston. Burt Bacharach (born May 12, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a Jewish-American pianist and composer. ... Hal David (born May 25, 1921 in New York City, New York) is an Jewish-American lyricist and songwriter. ... Star Search was a television show from 1983 to 1995 hosted by Ed McMahon. ... Gospel music may refer either to the religious music that first came out of African-American churches in the 1930s or, more loosely, to both black gospel music and to the religious music composed and sung by white southern Christian artists. ... Mahalia Jackson Mahalia Jackson (October 26, 1911–January 27, 1972) was an American gospel singer, widely regarded as the best in the history of the genre. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the start of the 20th century in New Orleans. ... Blues music redirects here. ... Dinah Washington Dinah Washington (August 29, 1924 – December 14, 1963) an American blues, jazz, and gospel singer. ... Rhythm and blues (AKA R&B or RnB) is a popular music genre combining jazz, gospel, and blues influences — first performed by African American artists. ... For Popular music (music that is popular, rather than being of a specific genre or style), see Popular music. ... Whitney Elizabeth Houston (born August 9, 1963) is an iconic American pop and R&B singer, actress, film producer, occasional songwriter and former fashion model. ...


Vaughn began her acting career in 1988 with the role of Alexandria DeWitt on 227, followed by roles in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Thea, Hangin' with Mr. Cooper, and Roc. Vaughn was auditioned for the Disney Channel's The New Mickey Mouse Club, but did not make it for the show however, She also performed in several television specials including the Lou Rawls Parade of Stars, Magical World of Disney, the Orange Bowl Parade, the Easter Seals Telethon. Outside of television, she performed in the off-Broadway musical Mama, I Want to Sing, Part 2. In 1998, Vaughn was honored with an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her performance in Moesha. In 1992, Vaughn released her first album, Countess, featuring a variety of songs, including dance music and ballads. In 2003, Vaughn and husband Joseph James had their first child, a boy named Jaylen James. Acting is the work of an actor, a person in theatre, film, or any other storytelling medium who tells the story by portraying a character and, usually, speaking or singing the written text or play. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The cast of 227. ... Spoiler warning: The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air was a television sitcom which aired on NBC from 1990 to 1996. ... Thea is a comedy sitcom that premiered September 3, 1993 on ABC, and abruptly cancelled on February 14, 1994, for a total of 18 episodes. ... Hangin with Mr. ... Roc was a Fox network sitcom which ran from 1991 to 1994. ... Disney Channel is a cable television network in the United States run by The Walt Disney Company. ... Annette Funicello on The Mickey Mouse Club The Mickey Mouse Club was a very long-running variety television series in the 1950s, produced and televised by the Walt Disney Studios, featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of teenage performers, of which the most popular was Annette Funicello. ... A television special is a television program, typically a short film or television movie intended to debut in prime time, the term used to define any television program which interrupts or temporarily replaces programming normally scheduled for a given time slot. ... Lou Rawls Louis Allen Rawls (December 1, 1933 – January 6, 2006) was a Chicago-born American soul music, jazz, and blues singer. ... The Orange Bowl can refer to: The Orange Bowl Stadium in Miami, Florida. ... United States Marines on parade. ... Easter Seals lily logo, adopted in 1952. ... The 2005 Telethon on Seven Perth. ... Off-Broadway plays or musicals are performed in New York City in smaller theatres than Broadway, but larger than Off-Off-Broadway, productions. ... Musical theatre is a form of theatre combining music, songs, spoken dialogue and dance. ... The NAACP Image Award winners for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Categories: NAACP Image Awards ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


Vaughn appeared in the third season of Celebrity Fit Club that premiered in January 2006 on VH1. On episode four, she revealed she and James were undergoing a divorce. During the course of the show, she became the first cast member to ever gain weight, with a weight gain of 4 pounds. It was said on the season finale that she was simply trying to lose weight at the wrong time. This article or section seems not to be written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopaedia entry. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... VH1 (spelled VH-1 (Video Hits One) until 1994) is an American cable television channel that was created in January 1985 by Warner-Amex Satellite Entertainment (at the time a division of Warner Communications and owners of MTV, which originally came up with the idea of the channel). ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse, which can be contrasted with an annulment, which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody...


Statistics on Countess

  • Vaughn is 147 cm (4 ft 10 in) tall.
  • Vaughn was 12 years older then Actress/Comedian Mo'Nique Imes was played her mother "Nikki Parker" on the UPN sitcom The Parkers.
  • Vaughn and her husband Joseph James are gonna get an uncovered Divorce.
  • Vaughn and Joseph welcome to their first child name Jaylen James in 2003.
  • Countess was did TV shows and Movie film because it's in her normal life.
  • Vaughn played "Kim Parker" on Moesha and spinoff sitcom The Parkers.

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A comedian, or comic, is an entertainer who amuses an audience by making them laugh. ... MoNique in a scene from Soul Plane (2004) MoNique Imes (born December 11, 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland) is an American comedian and actress, known simply by her first name. ... UPN (which originally stood for the United Paramount Network) is a television network in the United States, owned by CBS Corporation, which also owns the more widespread CBS network. ... The Parkers is a sitcom that was aired for 5 years on UPN from August 30, 1999 - May 10, 2004. ... Divorce or dissolution of marriage is the ending of a marriage before the death of either spouse, which can be contrasted with an annulment, which is a declaration that a marriage is void, though the effects of marriage may be recognized in such unions, such as spousal support, child custody... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... The Parkers is a sitcom that was aired for 5 years on UPN from August 30, 1999 - May 10, 2004. ...

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Countess Vaughn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (443 words)
Countess Danielle Vaughn (born August 8, 1978 in Idabel, Oklahoma) is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as the zaftig Kim Parker in the television series Moesha and its spinoff The Parkers.
Vaughn began her acting career in 1988 with the role of Alexandria DeWitt on 227, followed by roles in The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Thea, Hangin' with Mr.
Vaughn was auditioned for the Disney Channel's The New Mickey Mouse Club, but did not make it for the show however, She also performed in several television specials including the Lou Rawls Parade of Stars, Magical World of Disney, the Orange Bowl Parade, the Easter Seals Telethon.
Countess Vaughn - UPNcyclopedia (260 words)
Countess Vaughn stars as Kim Parker, a young woman enjoying her college years with an unusual accessory at her side: her mother.
Vaughn was discovered on "Star Search" in 1988, when she was named junior vocalist champion and overall junior champion.
In May 1999, Vaughn made her film debut in the urban comedy "Trippin'," and she had a cameo role in the Disney film "Max Keeble's Big Move." She also recently recorded an album titled "Countess," which displays the full range of her vocal skills on cuts ranging from upbeat dance tunes to heartfelt ballads.
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