Person Details

Birthday: 1953-05-06 05:13:09

Aliases: No known aliases

Gender: Female

Place of birth: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

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Movie Involvements: 40

TV Involvements: 9


Most Famous Work

Biography

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.

Most Famous Work

The Resident
Average
9

The Resident

(2018) Josephine Okeke
Without a Trace
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7

Without a Trace

(2002) Paula Van Doren
How to Get Away with Murder
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8

How to Get Away with Murder

(2014) Mary Walker
FlashForward
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7

FlashForward

(2009) Anastasia Markham
Touched by an Angel
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7

Touched by an Angel

(1994) Dr. Serena Hall
Greenleaf
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7

Greenleaf

(2016) Lady Mae Greenleaf
Chasing Life
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8

Chasing Life

(2014) Karen Callahan
Jaws: The Revenge
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4

Jaws: The Revenge

(1987) Louisa

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2021 Suzanne
Self
2020 Marie Benoît
2019 Self - Guest
2018 Irene
Paulette Jones
Josephine Okeke
2017 Sydney Greenstreet
2016 Lady Mae Greenleaf
Loral Brown
2014 Momma Pearl
Clara
Mary Walker
Mary Jo
Karen Callahan
2013 Lorraine
Olivia Norman
Sophia Brent
Vanessa
Cynthia
Dr. Christine Nolan
2012 Francine
Constance
Ms. Parker
2011 Bee
Lillian Winter
2009 Anastasia Markham
Laura Reilly
Self
2008 Glenda Hill
Gracie
2006 N/A
Dorothea Garibaldi
Dr. Page
Victoria
2005 N/A
2004 Barbara Becnel
2003 Dorothea Garibaldi
Debra Lassiter
2002 Paula Van Doren
Linda Derricks, the Dance Teacher
2001 Nia Morgan
2000 N/A
1999 Herself
N/A
Lori Jackson
Corrine Burrell
N/A
1998 Dr. P. Sweikert
Corinne Coles
1997 Roz Batiste
Mrs. Brown
Angie
1996 Dr. Serena Hall
N/A
Brandi
Sophie
1994 Dr. Serena Hall
Sgt. Ladd
Dehlia Johnson
N/A
1993 Carolyn Hunter
1992 N/A
Esther
1991 N/A
Josephine Baker
1990 N/A
1988 Dr. Cory Banks
Bobbie Maxwell
1987 Louisa
Sheila Freeman
1986 Johnnie Mae Gibson
N/A
1985 Pollie Ann
Rae
Tina Alvarado
1984 N/A
1983 N/A
Thelma Cleland
1982 N/A
N/A
Woman in bath
1981 N/A
Year Character Movie/Tv

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