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Cherie Johnson

Cherie Johnson (born November 21, 1975) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on Punky Brewster and the long-running situation comedy show Family Matters, where she plays Laura Winslow's best friend Maxine "Max" Johnson. In 2009, she wrote, starred and produced the independent film I Do... I Did!, playing Vivian. Johnson has so far produced eight films. In 2010, she made writer debut when she released her book Around The World Twice. In 2011, she released her second, writing Two Different Walks Of Life "A Celebrity and a Average Housewife", which explains her life as an actress. She is currently working on her third novel Peaches & Cream and is starring in the romantic drama film Fanaddict, set to be released sometime in late 2011. Born in Pittsburgh, Johnson is African American and Puerto Rican. Johnson's beginnings in show business are attributed to her uncle, David W. Duclon, a successful screen writer and TV producer. Duclon encouraged his niece's desire to act, and secured auditions and early screen appearances for her. In 1984, after two seasons as executive producer of NBC's Silver Spoons, Duclon successfully pitched a new pilot to the network about an

'Family Matters' Star Cherie Johnson -- I Bus Tables Now ... AT MY OWN RESTAURANT

'Family Matters' Star

Cherie Johnson -- the girl who played Laura Winslow's best bud Maxine on "Family Matters" -- just opened her own restaurant in Houston ... but she's not some absentee boss ... she actually buses… READ MORE >

'Family Matters' Star -- I Wanna Do PLAYBOY!!!

'Family Matters' Star -- I Wanna Do PLAYBOY!!!

Admit it, you've always wanted to see Laura Winslow NAKED -- well, now you might be able to see the person who played her best friend Maxine on "Family Matters!!!"TMZ has obtained a photo of… READ MORE >

- 1592 days ago
'Family Matters' Actress -- Engaged to Ricky Romance

'Family Matters' Actress -- Engaged to Ricky Romance

Remember the chick who played Laura Winslow's BFF on "Family Matters???" Well, she's engaged now ... and the lucky man is none other than Chris Brown's nemesis, Ricky Romance! Cherie Johnson… READ MORE >

- 1670 days ago

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