Tichina Arnold is an American actress and comedian. Her career began during the 1980s. Her first television role was as Zena Brown in the soap opera Ryan’s Hope. During this period, she had roles in such films as Little Shop of Horrors and How I Got into College. In the 1990s, the actress gained mainstream prominence for starring as Pamela “Pam” James in the Fox sitcom Martin, which aired on TV from 1992–1997. In the 2000s, she starred as Rochelle in Everybody Hates Chris. At the same time, she also had performances in the films Big Momma’s House and Wild Hogs. Arnold then played the title role in the feature Hope & Redemption: The Lena Baker Story. She went on to star as Judi Mann in the sitcom Happily Divorced, which aired from 2011 to 2013. After this, she played Cassie Calloway in Survivor’s Remorse. She currently stars as Tina Butler in sitcom The Neighborhood.