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Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield

American actress
Lynn Whitfield is an American actress. She began her acting career in television and theatre before progressing to supporting roles in film.Wikipedia
BornFebruary 15, 1953
HometownBaton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Net worth$3 million
Height5'5" (1.65m)
SpouseBrian Gibson, Vantile Whitfield
ChildrenGrace Gibson
ParentsJean Butler, Valerian Smith
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Sanaa Lathan, Lynn Whitfield, Haifaa Al-Mansour And Tracey Bing Discuss Netflix's 'Nappily Ever After'

In 'Nappily Ever After,' Violet Jones has a seemingly perfect life — a high-powered job, an eligible doctor boyfriend and a meticulously maintained, flawless coiffure. But after a life-changing event doesn’t go according to her plan, and a hair-raising incident at the hairdresser, her life begins to unravel. Eventually, Violet realizes that she was living the life she thought she was supposed to live, not the one she really wanted. Sanaa Lathan, Lynn Whitfield, director Haifaa Al-Mansour and producer Tracey Bing stopped by to discuss the powerful Netflix Original film.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Solace
Solace
1h 41min
2017
The Fright Night Files
The Fright Night Files
1h 30min
2014
Lonely Boy
Lonely Boy
2h 4min
2013
Elizabeti's Doll
Elizabeti's Doll
0h 8min
2000
Sophie and the Moonhanger
Sophie and the Moonhanger
TV-14
1h 37min
1996
State of Emergency
State of Emergency
R
1h 30min
1994
We Need a Little Christmas
We Need a Little Christmas
1h 25min
2022
Tales From the Hood 3
Tales From the Hood 3
R
1h 42min
2020
Greenleaf
Greenleaf
TV-14
1h
2016
The North Star
The North Star
1h 30min
2016
Prayer Never Fails
Prayer Never Fails
1h 38min
2016
Curveball
Curveball
1h 49min
2015
The Trace
The Trace
1h 25min
2014
My Other Mother
My Other Mother
1h 30min
2014
Act Like You Love Me
Act Like You Love Me
1h 24min
2013
King's Faith
King's Faith
PG-13
1h 48min
2013
24 Hour Love
24 Hour Love
1h 38min
2013
The Redemption of a Dog
The Redemption of a Dog
1h 32min
2012
Battlefield America
Battlefield America
PG-13
1h 46min
2012
Mama, I Want to Sing
Mama, I Want to Sing
PG
1h 40min
2012
Things Fall Apart
Things Fall Apart
R
1h 50min
2011
Kings of the Evening
Kings of the Evening
PG
1h 40min
2008
Confessions of a Call Girl
Confessions of a Call Girl
1h 36min
2006
Madea's Family Reunion
Madea's Family Reunion
PG-13
1h 47min
1975
Redemption
Redemption
R
1h 33min
2004

AWARDS

YearAssociationsCategoryWorkResult
1992Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture MadeThe Josephine Baker StoryNominated
1991Emmy (Primetime)Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or MovieThe Josephine Baker StoryWinner
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