Kellita Smith: The Unheralded Queen of 90s Sitcoms

Kellita Smith appeared in several movies and television series throughout the 1990s. Though Smith’s most famous role came on The Bernie Mac Show (2001-2006), the actress’s career began long before she became known as Wanda McCullough.

Kellita Smith 90’s Movies and TV Shows

Kellita Smith first appeared on-screen in 1993 on In Living Color. Smith had a minor role in Season 4, Episode 16: Dirty Little Dick.

After that, Kellita went on to appear in multiple other projects during the 90s. Look at the complete list of Kellita Smith’s 1990s movie and television credits.

In Living Color

Season: Season 4, Episode 16

Episode: Dirty Little Dick

Date: February 14, 1993

Character: Unnamed

Living Single

Season: Season 1, Episode 4

Episode: A Kiss Before Lying

Date: September 12, 1993

Character: Susan

House Party 3

Feature Film

Release Date: 1994

Character: Uncredited

Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper

Season: Season 3, Episode 11

Episode: Clothes Make The Man

Date: December 2, 1994

Character: Jocyln


Season: 3

Episodes: 10 Episodes (Season 3)

  • Wedding Bell Blues (1995)
  • Girlfriend (1995) 
  • Mother of the Bride (1995)
  • High Noon (1995)
  • Best and Bester (1995)
  • All the Players Came (1995)
  • The Ex-Files (1995) 
  • Go Tell It on the Martin (1994)
  • The Closer I Get to You (1994)
  • Break Up to Make Up (1994)

Character: Tracy

The Crossing Guard

Feature Film

Release Date: 1995

Character: Tanya

Sister, Sister

3 Episodes (Season 3)

  • Thanksgiving in Hawaii: Part 2 (1995)
  • Thanksgiving in Hawaii: Part 1 (1995)
  • The Break-Up (1995)

Character: Tonya

The Wayans Bros

Season: Season 2, Episode 16

Episode: Hearts and Flowers

Date: February 14, 1996

Character: Claire

Dangerous Minds

Season: Season 1, Episode 2

Episode: Hair Affair

Date: October 7, 1996

Character: Dominique


Season: Season 2, Episode 7

Episode: Women Are from Mars, Men Are from Saturn

Date: October 15, 1996

Character: Melba

High Incident

Season: Season 2, Episode 19

Episode: Remote Control

Date: April 3, 1997

Character: Unnamed (Michael Rhoades’ Fiance)

Malcolm & Eddie

Season: 1

Episodes: 4 Episodes (Season 1)

  • Swappin’ (1997)
  • The Commercial (1997)
  • Everynight Fever (1997)
  • Jugglin’ (1997)

Character: Danielle

The Parent ‘Hood 

Season: Season 4, Episode 7

Episode: Zaria Peterson’s Day Off

Date: October 26, 1997

Character: Sheila

The Jamie Foxx Show

Seasons: 2-3

Episodes: 7 Episodes (Seasons 2-3)

  • Fire and Desire: Part 2 (1999)
  • Fire and Desire: Part 1 (1999)
  • We Got No Game (1998)
  • Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game (1998)
  • How Jamie Got His Groove Back (1998)
  • Ain’t Nothin’ Happenin’ Cap’n (1998)
  • The Employee Formerly Known as Prince (1997)

Character: Cherise

The Steve Harvey Show

Season: Season 4, Episode 4

Episode: Little Stevie Blunder

Date: October 15, 1999

Character: Ava Whitley

The Parkers

Season: Season 1, Episode 9

Episode: And the Band Plays On

Date: November 8, 1999

Character: Valerie Maxwell

Q: The Movie

Feature Film

Release Date: 1999

Character: Mo Mo

Kellita Smith’s 90’s Legacy

Kellita Smith’s run during the 1990s has had a lasting impact on television, film, and culture. She is widely regarded as one of the best actresses of her time and someone fans continue to hold in the highest regard.

Her appearances on a long list of legendary 90s sitcoms separate her from most of her contemporaries and place her among the royalty of 90s trendsetters.

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