Vernee Watson-Johnson (born January 14, 1954, North Trenton, New Jersey) is an American television actress who has had a forty-year career as a character actress in the movies and on television. She is known for her regular role on the sitcom "Carter Country" early in her career. More recently she has had a recurring role on "Suit Up". Her roles often are playing doctors, nurses and judges.
She has appeared six times on "The Big Bang Theory" as a nurse named Althea. She appeared in both the pilot and the original unaired pilot. She has also appeared on Chuck Lorre's show "Two and a Half Men" as a nurse three times.