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BernNadette Stanis from 'Good Times' Shares Throwback Pic of Herself along with Pics of Her 2 Daughters and They All Look Alike

Joe Akins
Nov 24, 2019
07:40 P.M.
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Bern Nadette Stanis recreated herself in her two daughters, and a recent photo post is a testament to their strong resemblance.

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BernNadette Stanis is a woman with strong work ethics, and beliefs, and it turns out that she also has active genes. The actress reproduced herself in her two daughters, Dior, and Britany Rose, and a recent photo on Instagram is proof of their resemblance.

Bernadette Stanis at the 2nd annual Steve Harvey Foundation Gala on April 4, 2011 | Photo: Getty Images

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The black and white photo collage showed the sisters smiling together, and Stanis while acknowledging the resemblance captioned the post,

"Good Times Live is airing on December 28th. People keep asking me, 'Am I going to play Thelma?' I said, 'Well, if I don't, then one of my daughters should.' What do you all think."

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The actress's followers obliged her with answers. One person responded,

"Yes. Immediately thought one of them would be good in the role."

Another wrote, "Oh, yes! Definitely." While a third commented,

"Yes. Y'all are triplets. Beautiful ladies."

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While Stanis's suggestion sounds good to her fans, none of her daughters are actors. Dior is more of a writer like her mom, while Britany Rose is studying at the Hamptons University to become a gynecologist, a feat the actress is proud of.

The actress turned writer's girls might not get to play "Thelma," but their mom still remembers her time on "Good Times" with fondness and love.

BernNadette Stanis during Backstage Creations at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards | Photo: Getty Images

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Stanis loves the fact that the show has persevered through the years, and keeps getting different revivals. 

The New York native sees the story of "Good Times" and her upbringing as a tale about love, life struggles, family, and dealing with personal stuff alone

Stanis once told the Winston-Salem Journal that her image of "Thelma" as a grown woman is someone who became the doctor she always wanted to be, has a daughter following her footsteps, a son in the NFL, and another daughter, figuring out how to be a teenager. 

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The '70s sitcom told the story of a poor Black family living in the projects of Chicago, which almost mirrors the "Situations 101: Relationship" author's family growing up. 

The New York native sees the story of "Good Times" and her upbringing as a tale about love, life struggles, family, and dealing with personal stuff alone even when surrounded by people. 

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Stanis, always knew from an early age that education and determination are what will change the circumstances of her life, and it did. At 65, "The Last Night: A Caregiver's Journey" author is grateful she got to learn those lessons. 

With the actress's "Remembering the Good Times Foundation," she honors those lessons, her mother, Euna Stanislaus, who died of Alzheimer's disease, and her father, Gregory Stanislaus, who gave up a lot, for her to have an education and a better life.

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