Telma Hopkins

actress and singer

Telma Louise Hopkins (born October 28, 1948)[1] is an American actress and singer. She was a member of the 1970s pop music group Tony Orlando and Dawn.[2] She is known for her television roles such as Isabelle Hammond in Bosom Buddies (1980–82), Adelaide "Addy" Wilson on Gimme a Break! (1983–87) and Family Matters (1989–1997) as Rachel Baines–Crawford.

Telma Hopkins
Hopkins in 2008
Telma Louise Hopkins

(1948-10-28) October 28, 1948 (age 75)[1]
  • Actress
  • singer
Years active1967–present
Donald B. Allen
(m. 1970; div. 1977)

Hopkins co-starred in 1984 science fiction movie Trancers and in its sequels Trancers II (1991) and Trancers III (1992) and Trancers IV (2019).


  1. 1.0 1.1 McCann, Bob (2009-12-21). Encyclopedia of African American Actresses in Film and Television. ISBN 9780786458042. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  2. Steve Huey. "Dawn". AllMusic. Retrieved 13 April 2016.