Tina Andrews
Tina Andrews
Tina Andrews played the part of Henrietta, a girlfriend of J.J.'s who is pregnant, whom he suspects he may be the mother of his baby in "My Girl Henrietta" in Season 2.
Personal Information
Gender: Female
Birth name: Tina Yvonne Andrews
Born: (1951-04-23) April 23, 1951 (age 66)
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Website/URL: Official website
Career/Family Information
Actress, producer, author, playwright
Years active: 1971–1989
Spouse(s): Stephen Gaines
Character information
Appeared on: Good Times
Character played: Henrietta in "My Girl Henrietta" in Season 2

Tina Andrews (born Tina Yvonne Andrews April 23, 1951) appeared as Henrietta, a girlfriend of J.J.'s who winds up pregnant who suspects that he may be the father of her child, as he then contemplates marrying her, against Florida and James's wish, in the Season 2 episode titled "My Girl Henrietta". Born and raised in Chicago, Tina attended New York University, where her major studies were in Drama.[1]


A talented actress, television producer, screenwriter, author and playwright. She is known for writing the TV mini-series,

Sally Hemings: An American Scandal (2000), which was the first time that the Jefferson-Hemings relationship had been explored on TV, and with Hemings portrayed as a fully realized woman. In 2001, Andrews was the first African American to win the Writers Guild of America award for Original Long Form, for her script for this mini-series. Andrews had earlier explored her interest in Hemings with a play, The Mistress of Monticello, which was read at a workshop in Chicago in 1985.

Tina has also written screenplays, including the movie, Why Do Fools Fall in Love (1998).


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