LaTanya Richardson

Born Oct 21, 1949

LaTanya Estelle Richardson is an American actress and television producer. She graduated from Atlanta's Spelman College (the first and oldest college for Black women in the world) in 1974 (she also received an Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts from Spelman College in April 2012). While a student at Spelman, she met actor Samuel L. Jackson, then at all-male Morehouse College, who would later become her husband. She and Jackson married in 1980.… Read More

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