Lynn Whitfield

6 May 1953

Actor

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).



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).

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Filmography (31 titles)

(movie, 2018)
···Nappily Ever After
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Role: Actor (as Paulette Jones)
(movie, 2013)
···The Last Letter
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Lorraine)
(movie, 2013)
···The Dempsey Sisters
Genre: Family
Role: Actor (as Olivia Norman)
(movie, 2013)
···And Then There Was You
Role: Actor (as Sophia Brent)
(movie, 2013)
···King's Faith
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Vanessa)
(movie, 2011)
···All Things Fall Apart
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Bee)
(movie, 2009)
···The Rebound
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Role: Actor (as Laura Reilly)
(movie, 2008)
···Kings of the Evening
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Gracie)
(movie, 2006)
···Madea's Family Reunion
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Victoria)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Role: Actor (as Barbara Becnel)
(movie, 2003)
···The Cheetah Girls
Genre: TV Movie, Drama, Comedy, Music, Family
Role: Actor (as Dorothea)
(movie, 2003)
···Head of State
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Debra Lassiter)
(movie, 2002)
···Madea's Family Reunion
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Victoria)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Lori Jackson)
(movie, 1999)
···Deep in My Heart
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Corrine Burrell)
(movie, 1998)
···The Color of Courage
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Minnie McGhee)
(movie, 1998)
···The Wedding
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Corinne Coles)
(movie, 1997)
···Eve's Bayou
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Roz Batiste)
(movie, 1997)
···Gone Fishin'
Genre: Comedy, Family
Role: Actor (as Angie)
(movie, 1997)
···Gone Fishin'
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Angie)
(movie, 1997)
···The Planet of Junior Brown
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mrs. Brown)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Romance
Role: Actor (as Brandi)
(movie, 1994)
···In the Army Now
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Sgt. Ladd)
(movie, 1994)
···State of Emergency
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dehlia Johnson)
(movie, 1993)
···Taking the Heat
Genre: Action, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Carolyn Hunter)
(movie, 1992)
···Stompin' at the Savoy
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Esther)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Biography
Role: Actor (as Natala)
(movie, 1991)
···The Josephine Baker Story
Genre: Drama, Biography, History
Role: Actor (as Josephine Baker)
(movie, 1987)
···Jaws: The Revenge
Genre: Adventure, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Louisa)
(movie, 1986)
···The George McKenna Story
Genre: Drama, Biography
Role: Actor (as Bobbie Maxwell)
(movie, 1985)
···Silverado
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Western
Role: Actor (as Rae)