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 (m 1990 - 1992) , Vantile Whitfield (m 1974 - 1978)
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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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