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Lynn Whitfield

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.


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Born:
May 6, 1953 In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
48
First Appeared:
In the movie For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf 1982-02-23
Latest Project:
Movie Nappily Ever After 2018-09-21
Known For
Filmography
Movie Nappily Ever After Paulette Jones 2018-09-21
Movie Prayer Never Fails Loral Brown 2016-02-12
Series Greenleaf Lady Mae Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Movie My Other Mother Mary Jo 2014-09-21
Movie Lap Dance Momma Pearl 2014-12-05
Movie 24 Hour Love Cynthia 2013-03-19
Movie Lonely Boy Dr. Christine Nolan 2013-03-02
Movie King's Faith Vanessa 2013-04-26
Movie The Last Letter Lorraine 2013-12-17
Movie And Then There Was You Sophia Brent 2013-10-19
Movie The Dempsey Sisters Olivia Norman 2013-11-02
Movie Battlefield America Ms. Parker 2012-06-01
Movie The Redemption of a Dog Francine 2012-08-28
Movie Somebody's Child Constance 2012-08-11
Movie Mama, I Want to Sing! Lillian Winter 2011-01-19
Movie The Rebound Laura Reilly 2009-09-16
Movie The Women Glenda Hill 2008-09-12
Movie Kings of the Evening Gracie 2008-01-01
Movie Madea's Family Reunion Victoria 2006-02-24
Movie The Cheetah Girls 2 Dorothea Garibaldi 2006-07-31
Movie Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Barbara Becnel 2004-03-03
Movie Head of State Debra Lassiter 2003-03-28
Movie The Cheetah Girls Dorothea Garibaldi 2003-08-15
Movie Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion - The Play Victoria 2002-01-25
Movie A Time for Dancing Linda Derricks, the Dance Teacher 2002-09-06
Movie A Girl Thing Nia Morgan 2001-01-19
Movie The Color of Courage 1999-02-10
Movie Dangerous Evidence Lori Jackson 1999-04-11
Movie Deep in My Heart Corrine Burrell 1999-02-14
Movie Stepmom Dr. P. Sweikert 1998-01-29
Movie The Wedding Corinne Coles 1998-02-22
Movie The Planet of Junior Brown Mrs. Brown 1997-09-06
Movie Gone Fishin' Angie 1997-05-30
Movie Eve's Bayou Roz Batiste 1997-11-07
Movie Sophie and the Moonhanger Sophie 1996-01-15
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Brandi 1996-04-04
Series The Cosby Mysteries 1994-01-31
Movie State of Emergency Dehlia Johnson 1994-02-21
Movie Taking the Heat Carolyn Hunter 1993-06-06
Movie The Josephine Baker Story Josephine Baker 1991-03-16
Series Equal Justice 1990-03-27
Movie The George McKenna Story Bobbie Maxwell 1988-01-12
Movie Dead Aim Sheila Freeman 1987-01-02
Movie Jaws: The Revenge Louisa 1987-07-17
Movie Silverado Rae 1985-07-10
Movie The Slugger's Wife Tina Alvarado 1985-03-29
Movie Doctor Detroit Thelma Cleland 1983-05-06
Movie For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When The Rainbow Is Enuf Woman in bath 1982-02-23
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