Jonelle Allen

Foster and Laurie 


Perry King, Talia Shire, Dorian Harewood & Jonelle Allen in Foster and Laurie (November 13, 1975 TV Movie, CBS)

Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman


Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman (1993-1998) as Grace

Townfolks in Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. Back row: Rev. Tim Johnson, Jake Slicker, Loren Bray, Dorothy Jennings, and Cloud Dancing. Third row: Robert E., Hank Lawson, Preston Lodge, Horace Bing, and Daniel Simon. Second row: Teresa Morales, Grace, Brian Cooper, Colleen Cooper Cook, Andrew Cook, and Matthew Cooper. Front row: Dr. Michaela Quinn Sully and Byron Sully holding the girls that play Katie Sully (Megan, MacKenzie, and Alexandria Calabrese).


Jonelle Allen and Henry G. Sanders.

Jonelle Allen appeared on Mike & Maty and discussed the fact that DR. QUINN, MEDICINE WOMAN is historically correct, not politically correct.

A clip was shown from the episode “The First Circle.”


Robert E. (Henry G. Sanders) and Grace (Jonelle Allen)

Jonelle Allen and Byron Sully

Allen’s film credits include Cotton Comes to Harlem, The Hotel New Hampshire, and The River Niger, for which she won an NAACP Image Award. She had a regular role in the dramatic series Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman from 1993-97.

Other television appearances include Barney Miller, The Love Boat, All in the Family, Trapper John, M.D., Hill Street Blues, Cagney and Lacey, ER, and Girlfriends. She played a lesbian prison inmate in the 1975 television movie Cage Without a Key, which starred Susan Dey.  


The River Niger

The River Niger is a 1976 film adaptation of the 1972 Joseph A. Walker play of the same title.

Cicely Tyson
James Earl Jones
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Glynn Turman
Jonelle Allen
Roger E. Mosley
Ralph Wilcox
Teddy Wilson

The film was directed by Krishna Shah

and starred James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson, Glynn Turman, and Louis Gossett, Jr.

Jonelle Allen and Glynn Turman

Jonelle Allen and Louis Gossett, Jr.