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Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is an American actress.

Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie The Josephine Baker Story (1991). She also won NAACP Image awards for her work in Touched by an Angel (1998), The Planet of Junior Brown (2000) and Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004).

Her film work includes performances in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Eve's Bayou (1997), The Cheetah Girls (2003), Madea's Family Reunion (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lynn Whitfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is an American actress.

Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie The Josephine Baker Story (1991). She also won NAACP Image awards for her work in Touched by an Angel (1998), The Planet of Junior Brown (2000) and Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004).

Her film work includes performances in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Eve's Bayou (1997), The Cheetah Girls (2003), Madea's Family Reunion (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lynn Whitfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is an American actress.

Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie The Josephine Baker Story (1991). She also won NAACP Image awards for her work in Touched by an Angel (1998), The Planet of Junior Brown (2000) and Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004).

Her film work includes performances in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Eve's Bayou (1997), The Cheetah Girls (2003), Madea's Family Reunion (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lynn Whitfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Lynn Whitfield (born May 6, 1953) is an American actress.

Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre, before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie The Josephine Baker Story (1991). She also won NAACP Image awards for her work in Touched by an Angel (1998), The Planet of Junior Brown (2000) and Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story (2004).

Her film work includes performances in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996), Eve's Bayou (1997), The Cheetah Girls (2003), Madea's Family Reunion (2006), and The Cheetah Girls 2 (2006).

Description above from the Wikipedia article Lynn Whitfield, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 65

Birthday 1953-05-06

Place of Birth Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story
2017 Espionage Tonight as Sydney Greenstreet
2016 Greenleaf(29 episodes) as Lady Mae Greenleaf
2016 Prayer Never Fails as Loral Brown
2014 How to Get Away with Murder(3 episodes) as Mary Walker
2014 How to Get Away with Murder(1 episode) as Dennis
2014 My Other Mother as Mary Jo
2014 Chasing Life(1 episode) as Karen Callahan
2013 The Last Letter as Lorraine
2013 The Dempsey Sisters as Olivia Norman
2013 And Then There Was You as Sophia Brent
2013 King's Faith as Vanessa
2013 24 Hour Love as Cynthia
2013 Lonely Boy as Dr. Christine Nolan
2012 The Redemption of a Dog as Francine
2012 Somebody's Child as Constance
2012 Battlefield America as Ms. Parker
2011 All Things Fall Apart as Bee
2011 Mama, I Want to Sing! as Lillian Winter
2009 FlashForward(1 episode) as Anastasia Markham
2009 The Rebound as Laura Reilly
2008 Kings of the Evening as Gracie
2006 Shark(1 episode)
2006 The Cheetah Girls 2 as Dorothea Garibaldi
2006 Madea's Family Reunion as Victoria
2005 The Tyra Banks Show(1 episode)
2004 Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story as Barbara Becnel
2003 The Cheetah Girls as Dorothea Garibaldi
2003 Head of State as Debra Lassiter
2002 Without a Trace(6 episodes)
2002 A Time for Dancing as Linda Derricks, the Dance Teacher
2002 Madea's Family Reunion as Victoria
2000 Boston Public(3 episodes)
1999 Dangerous Evidence as Lori Jackson
1999 Deep in My Heart as Corrine Burrell
1999 The Color of Courage
1998 The Wedding as Corinne Coles
1997 Eve's Bayou as Roz Batiste
1997 The Planet of Junior Brown as Mrs. Brown
1997 Gone Fishin' as Angie
1996 Promised Land(1 episode) as Dr. Serena Hall
1996 Saturday Night Special(1 episode)
1996 A Thin Line Between Love and Hate as Brandi
1996 Sophie and the Moonhanger as Sophie
1994 Touched by an Angel(1 episode) as Dr. Serena Hall
1994 In the Army Now as Sgt. Ladd
1994 State of Emergency as Dehlia Johnson
1994 The Cosby Mysteries(18 episodes)
1993 Taking the Heat as Carolyn Hunter
1992 Martin(2 episodes)
1991 The Josephine Baker Story as Josephine Baker
1990 Equal Justice(27 episodes)
1988 HeartBeat(18 episodes) as Dr. Cory Banks
1987 Jaws: The Revenge as Louisa
1987 Dead Aim as Sheila Freeman
1986 The George McKenna Story as Bobbie Maxwell
1986 Matlock(2 episodes)
1985 Silverado as Rae
1985 The Slugger's Wife as Tina Alvarado
1984 Miami Vice(1 episode)
1983 Trauma Center(1 episode)
1983 Doctor Detroit as Thelma Cleland
1982 Matt Houston(1 episode)
1982 Cagney & Lacey(2 episodes)
1982 For Color Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf as Woman in bath
1981 Hill Street Blues(3 episodes)

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