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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:
61
First Appeared:
In the movie A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story
Latest Project:
Series Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Known For
Poster of How to Get Away with Murder
Poster of Head of State
Poster of Madea's Family Reunion
Poster of Eve's Bayou
Filmography
Movie A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story 2019
Series The Women of Brewster Place Unknown 2019
Series Greenleaf Lady Mae Greenleaf 2016-06-21
Series Chasing Life Karen Callahan 2014-06-10
Movie My Other Mother Mary Jo 2014-09-21
Series How to Get Away with Murder Dennis 2014-09-25
Movie And Then There Was You Sophia Brent 2013-10-19
Movie The Dempsey Sisters Olivia Norman 2013-11-02
Movie 24 Hour Love Cynthia 2013-03-19
Movie Lonely Boy Dr. Christine Nolan 2013-03-02
Movie The Last Letter Lorraine 2013-12-17
Movie King's Faith Vanessa 2013-04-26
Movie The Redemption of a Dog Francine 2012-08-28
Movie Somebody's Child Constance 2012-08-11
Movie Battlefield America Ms. Parker 2012-06-01
Movie All Things Fall Apart Bee 2011-03-05
Movie Mama, I Want to Sing! Lillian Winter 2011-01-19
Series FlashForward Anastasia Markham 2009-09-24
Movie The Rebound Laura Reilly 2009-09-16
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
Series Shark Unknown 2006-09-21
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Barbara Becnel 2004-03-03
Movie The Cheetah Girls Dorothea Garibaldi 2003-08-15
Movie Head of State Debra Lassiter 2003-03-28
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie A Time for Dancing Linda Derricks, the Dance Teacher 2002-09-06
Movie Madea's Family Reunion Victoria 2002-01-25
Series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Movie Deep in My Heart Corrine Burrell 1999-02-14
Movie The Color of Courage 1999-02-10
Movie Dangerous Evidence Lori Jackson 1999-04-11
Movie The Wedding Corinne Coles 1998-02-22
Movie Gone Fishin' Angie 1997-05-30
Movie Eve's Bayou Roz Batiste 1997-09-07
Movie The Planet of Junior Brown Mrs. Brown 1997-09-06
Series Saturday Night Special Unknown 1996-04-13
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Brandi 1996-04-04
Movie Sophie and the Moonhanger Sophie 1996-01-15
Movie In the Army Now Sgt. Ladd 1994-08-12
Movie State of Emergency Dehlia Johnson 1994-02-21
Series The Cosby Mysteries 1994-01-31
Movie Taking the Heat Carolyn Hunter 1993-06-06
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie The Josephine Baker Story Josephine Baker 1991-03-16
Series Equal Justice 1990-03-27
Series HeartBeat Dr. Cory Banks 1988-03-23
Movie Jaws: The Revenge Louisa 1987-07-17
Movie Dead Aim Sheila Freeman 1987-01-02
Movie The George McKenna Story Bobbie Maxwell 1986-11-11
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Silverado Rae 1985-07-10
Movie The Slugger's Wife Tina Alvarado 1985-03-29
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series Trauma Center Unknown 1983-09-22
Movie Doctor Detroit Thelma Cleland 1983-05-06
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1982-03-25
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15