The Must List 2004

123 Tonya Pinkins

AGE 42
MUSTWORTHINESS She elicits tears and laughs as a morose maid in the Broadway musical ''Caroline, or Change.'' A 1992 Tony winner for ''Jelly's Last Jam,'' she moonlights on ''All My Children'' and teaches thesps ''spiritual principles for real-world success'' in Actorpreneur Attitude classes.
IN HER SPARE TIME She's designing a line of homeopathic products.
ON HER MUST LIST ''I love Gabriel Garcia Marquez and J.K. Rowling.''
BON VOYAGES ''My mother says I was born a gypsy.'' Favorite spots: Bahia, Brazil; San Miguel de Allende, Mexico; and Paris.
NEXT A role in ''Romance & Cigarettes.''

Originally posted Jun 25, 2004 Published in issue #771-772 Jun 25, 2004 Order article reprints