• Birth Name: Shirley Ann Hemphill
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  • Shirley Ann Hemphill (July 1, 1947 – December 10, 1999) was an American stand-up comedian and .

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Shirley Ann Hemphill was an American stand-up comedian and actress. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Hemphill moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After working the Los Angeles comedy club circuit, her routine eventually attracted attention leading to her being cast in guest starring roles on television. In 1976, she landed the role of wisecracking waitress Shirley Wilson on the sitcom What's Happening!!. The series was ...

Shirley Ann Hemphill was an American stand-up comedian and actress. A native of Asheville, North Carolina, Hemphill moved to Los Angeles in the 1970s to pursue a career as a stand-up comedian. After working the Los Angeles comedy club circuit, her routine eventually attracted attention leading to her being cast in guest starring roles on television. In 1976, she landed the role of wisecracking waitress Shirley Wilson on the sitcom What's Happening!!. The series was ...

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Mostly Credited As: Shirley Hemphill

There's some really crazy story I remember from an old DL thread about Lucille Ball teaching a master class in comedy at a Los Angeles college and being consistently sabotaged by Shirley Hemphill. Does anyone else remember this?