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Laverne Scott Caldwell (born April 17, 1950) is an American actress known for her role as Rose on Lost.

Caldwell, who earned a degree in Theater Arts and Communications from Loyola University Chicago, has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include Mystery Alaska, Waiting to Exhale, The Net, The Fugitive, Dutch and Without a Trace. Caldwell had recurring roles on Judging Amy, and has guest-starred in JAG, Chicago Hope, City of Angels and Promised Land, all on CBS. Her additional television credits include The Practice, The Division, Any Day Now, Murder One, The Pretender, Grace Under Fire, Melrose Place, Lois and Clark, ER, Nip/Tuck, L.A. Law, Ghost Whisperer, Cold Case, Saving Grace, State of Mind, and The Cosby Show.

On Broadway, Caldwell won a 1988 Tony Award for her role in Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Her other Broadway credits include Proposals, A Month of Sundays and Home. She has also appeared off Broadway in About Heaven & Earth, Colored People's Time, Old Phantoms, A Season to Unravel, and The Imprisonment of Obatala.

Her most recent appearances have been in the television series Southland and The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and films Powder Blue, Like Dandelion Dust, and Gridiron Gang. Caldwell recently appeared on Lost in a recurring capacity. According to the Season 2 DVD featurettes, her husband was going through health problems during the shooting of the first season. Her husband's story inspired her character's story in her focused episode, S.O.S.

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Laverne Scott Caldwell (born April 17, 1950) is an American actress known for her role as Rose on Lost.

Caldwell, who earned a degree in Theater Arts and Communications from Loyola University Chicago, has an extensive background in feature films, television and theater. Her film credits include Mystery Alaska, Waiting to Exhale, The Net, The Fugitive, Dutch and Without a Trace. Caldwell had recurring roles on Judging Amy, and has guest-starred in JAG, Chicago Hope, City of Angels and Promised Land, all on CBS. Her additional television credits include The Practice, The Division, Any Day Now, Murder One, The Pretender, Grace Under Fire, Melrose Place, Lois and Clark, ER, Nip/Tuck, L.A. Law, Ghost Whisperer, Cold Case, Saving Grace, State of Mind, and The Cosby Show.

On Broadway, Caldwell won a 1988 Tony Award for her role in Joe Turner's Come and Gone. Her other Broadway credits include Proposals, A Month of Sundays and Home. She has also appeared off Broadway in About Heaven & Earth, Colored People's Time, Old Phantoms, A Season to Unravel, and The Imprisonment of Obatala.

Her most recent appearances have been in the television series Southland and The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and films Powder Blue, Like Dandelion Dust, and Gridiron Gang. Caldwell recently appeared on Lost in a recurring capacity. According to the Season 2 DVD featurettes, her husband was going through health problems during the shooting of the first season. Her husband's story inspired her character's story in her focused episode, S.O.S.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 48

Birthday 1950-04-17

Place of Birth Chicago - Illinois - USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

Nightmare City
2017 The Case for Christ as Alfie Davis
2017 Division 19 as Michelle Jacobs
2016 Mercy Street (12 episodes) as Belinda Gibson
2015 Concussion as Waters' Mother
2015 The Perfect Guy as Evelyn
2015 That Gal...Who Was in That Thing: That Guy 2 as Herself
2014 How to Get Away with Murder (3 episodes) as Jasmine
2013 Brooklyn Nine-Nine (1 episode) as Laverne Holt
2011 The Lamp as Miss Esther
2009 Powder Blue as Nurse Gomez
2009 Southland (7 episodes) as Enid Adams
2007 Saving Grace (1 episode)
2006 Jozi-H (7 episodes)
2006 Gridiron Gang as Bobbi Porter
2005 Ghost Whisperer (1 episode)
2004 Lost (24 episodes)
2003 Cold Case (1 episode)
2003 Nip/Tuck (1 episode)
2003 Queens Supreme (13 episodes)
2002 Without a Trace (1 episode)
2002 The Court (1 episode)
2001 The Division (1 episode)
1999 Judging Amy (7 episodes)
1999 The Last Man on Planet Earth as Ester
1998 Any Day Now (1 episode)
1997 The Practice (1 episode)
1996 The Pretender (1 episode)
1995 Twilight Man as Det. Lou Shannon
1995 Down Came a Blackbird as Cerises
1995 JAG (1 episode)
1995 Murder One (1 episode)
1995 Devil in a Blue Dress as Hattie Parsons
1995 The Net as Public Defender
1994 ER (2 episodes)
1994 Chicago Hope (1 episode)
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1993 The Fugitive as Poole
1993 The Switch as Mrs. Linson
1992 Melrose Place (1 episode)
1991 Dutch as Homeless Woman
1989 Doogie Howser, M.D. (1 episode)
1988 God Bless the Child as Althea Watkins
1987 thirtysomething (1 episode)
1987 Tour of Duty (1 episode)
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1984 The Cosby Show (1 episode)
1984 Hunter (1 episode)

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