Top 5 Things You May Not Have Known About Bern Nadette Stanis
Bern Nadette Stanis is an iconic figure. You may not know who she's is by name right off, but if I were to say “Do you remember Thelma from Good Times?” Everyone would answer with a resounding, YES! She's a talented actress, author, dancer, keynote speaker and artist. That's just to name a few of her talents. Speaking of which, here's our “Top 5″ list of little known facts about Bern Nadette Stanis.
Bern Nadette Stanis graduated from the famous Juilliard School.
I guess it's safe to say, that this is where she homed her acting and performing skills. Being born in Brooklyn, New York, and being an aspiring actress Juilliard was a natural choice I'm sure.
She graced the cover of Jet Magazine.
She's always been recognized for her beauty. At the height of her career on Good Times, she was a shoe-in for the famous magazine's August 1975 issue.
Bern Nadette Stanis is an Author.
She's not just an actress, she's also an accomplished author too. Bern Nadette Stanis has three books out. Her books are: One is “Situations 101: Finances, “107: Relationships The good, the bad and the ugly” and a poetry book called “For men Only”.
She’s a wonderful painter.
If you go to her website thelmaofgoodtimes.com and click on “Art” you can view several pieces of her art.
She’s an advocate for persons with Alzheimer’s.
Six years ago, Bern Nadette's mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's and ever since then she's been an advocate for persons suffering with the disease.