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Lynn Whitfield

Born May 6, 1953

Lynn Whitfield 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).… Read More

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  • The 'barbershop' Writers Took Great Pains To Make 'the Next Cut' Current And To Avoid Worn Out Tropes
    LATimes - Apr 14, 2016
  • The Latest Addition To Marvin Gaye's Biopic?
    Huffington Post - Apr 10, 2013
  • Marvin Gaye Theater Production Set To Begin
    Huffington Post - Feb 12, 2013
  • Casting Call For Bucks County Movie
    Doylestown-Buckingham-New Britai - Jun 19, 2012


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Lynn Whitfield.


1953 Birth Born on May 6, 1953.


1992 39 Years Old They had a daughter named Grace Gibson and divorced in 1992. … Read More


2006 53 Years Old She recently starred in Mama, I Want To Sing! with Ciara, and in 2006's film drama Madea's Family Reunion.
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