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Lynn Whitfield

With roots that lead back to Louisiana southern aristocracy, lovely leading lady Lynn Whitfield was born in 1953, the eldest of four children and a third-generation BFA graduate from Howard University. Her dentist father was instrumental in developing Lynn's initial interest in acting as he was a prime figure in forming community theater in her ...

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May 6, 1953 In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Behind the Scenes with 'Jaws: The Revenge'
Latest Project:
Series Greenleaf 2016-05-24

Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 8 wins & 12 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Stepmom
Poster of The Rebound
Poster of The Josephine Baker Story
Poster of Eve's Bayou
Movie Deaf Ghost Unknown 2017
Movie For All Eyes Always Unknown 2017
Movie Solace Unknown 2017
Series Mistresses Unknown 2016-03-05
Movie Prayer Never Fails Unknown 2016
Series Greenleaf Mae Greenleaf 2016-05-24
Series Chasing Life Unknown 2016-01-26
Movie The North Star Miss Grace 2016-03-01
Series For the Love of Lockwood Too Unknown 2015
Movie 5TH NAFCA: African Oscar Herself / Nominated / Best Actress in supporting role Diaspora Film 2015-09-13
Movie Fear Files Unknown 2015-03-13
Movie Jimmy Goes to Nollywood Unknown 2015
Movie Curveball Unknown 2015
Movie Blood Lines Unknown 2015-03-10
Movie 30 Days in Atlanta Unknown 2014
Movie Take the Spotlight Unknown 2014
Movie The Fright Night Files Unknown 2014
Movie Lap Dance Unknown 2014
Series For the Love of Lockwood Unknown 2014
Movie My Other Mother Mary Jo 2014-09-21
Series How to Get Away with Murder Unknown 2014-09-25
Movie The Dempsey Sisters Olivia Norman 2013
Movie The Last Letter Unknown 2013
Movie Act Like You Love Me Unknown 2013
Movie And Then There Was You Unknown 2013
Movie King's Faith Unknown 2013
Movie Lonely Boy Unknown 2013
Series Hit the Floor Unknown 2013
Series Live with Kelly and Michael Unknown 2013
Movie 24 Hour Love Unknown 2013
Movie Reel Black Love Unknown 2012-02-07
Movie Somebody's Child Unknown 2012-08-11
Movie Battlefield America Unknown 2012
Movie Training to Be A Superhero Unknown 2012
Series Family Time Unknown 2012
Movie Redemption of a Dog Unknown 2012
Movie Prodigy Bully Unknown 2012
Series Celebrity Close Calls Unknown 2011
Series Good Day L.A. Unknown 2011
Series Are We There Yet? Unknown 2011
Movie All Things Fall Apart Unknown 2011
Movie Mama I Want to Sing Unknown 2011
Series Way Black When: Primetime Unknown 2011
Movie Black Girls Rock Unknown 2010
Movie PoliWood Unknown 2009-05-01
Movie The Rebound Unknown 2009
Series The Mo'Nique Show Unknown 2009-10-05
Series Flashforward Unknown 2009-09-24
Series The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
Movie The Women Unknown 2008-09-12
Movie Kings of the Evening Unknown 2008
Movie Confessions Dr. Page 2007-07-27
Movie Madea's Family Reunion Unknown 2006
Series The Book of Daniel Unknown 2006-01-06
Series Shark Unknown 2006-09-21
Movie 37th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2006-03-03
Movie The Cheetah Girls 2 Dorothea Garibaldi 2006-08-25
Movie The 2006 Black Movie Awards Unknown 2006
Series The Tyra Banks Show Unknown 2005-09-12
Movie 36th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 2005
Movie The Cheetah Girls Unknown 2004
Movie Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story Unknown 2004
Series Tavis Smiley Unknown 2004-01-05
Movie The Cheetah Girls Dorothea Garibaldi 2003-08-15
Movie Head of State Unknown 2003
Movie A Time for Dancing Linda 2002-09-06
Movie Lost in Oz Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Series Without a Trace Unknown 2002-09-26
Movie A Girl Thing Unknown 2001-01-20
Series Boston Public Unknown 2000-10-23
Series Strong Medicine Unknown 2000-07-23
Movie Deep in My Heart Unknown 1999-02-14
Movie 30th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1999
Movie 5th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Unknown 1999-03-07
Movie Love Songs Unknown 1999
Movie Dangerous Evidence: The Lori Jackson Story Unknown 1999
Movie 29th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1998
Movie Essence Awards Unknown 1998
Movie The Wedding Unknown 1998
Movie The Color of Courage Unknown 1998
Movie Stepmom Dr. P. Sweikert 1998-12-25
Movie 28th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1997
Movie Gone Fishin' Unknown 1997-05-30
Movie The Planet of Junior Brown Unknown 1997
Movie Eve's Bayou Unknown 1997
Series Saturday Night Special Unknown 1996-04-13
Series The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Series Promised Land Unknown 1996-09-17
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Unknown 1996
Movie 27th NAACP Image Awards Unknown 1996
Movie Sophie & the Moonhanger Unknown 1996
Movie The 1995 ESPY Awards Unknown 1995-02-13
Movie The 17th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1995-12-06
Series Touched by an Angel Unknown 1994-09-21
Series HBO First Look Unknown 1994-03-01
Movie Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story Unknown 1994
Series The Cosby Mysteries Barbara Lorenz 1994-09-21
Series Martin Unknown 1994
Movie State of Emergency Unknown 1994-02-12
Movie The 16th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1994-01-16
Movie In the Army Now Unknown 1994
Movie The Cosby Mysteries Barbara Lorenz 1994-01-31
Movie Taking the Heat Unknown 1993
Movie The 14th Annual American Black Achievement Awards Unknown 1993-01-10
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Movie The 14th Annual CableACE Awards Unknown 1993-01-17
Series The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards Unknown 1992
Movie Stompin' at the Savoy Unknown 1992
Movie A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story Unknown 1991
Series The 43rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Unknown 1991-08-25
Movie The Josephine Baker Story Unknown 1991
Series The Trials of Rosie O'Neill Unknown 1990
Series Equal Justice Unknown 1990
Movie The Women of Brewster Place Unknown 1989
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1988
Movie Behind the Scenes with 'Jaws: The Revenge' Unknown 1987
Movie Jaws: The Revenge Unknown 1987
Series Biography Unknown 1987-04-06
Movie Dead Aim Unknown 1987
Movie Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI Unknown 1986
Series Ebony/Jet Showcase Unknown 1986
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-09-20
Movie The George McKenna Story Unknown 1986
Series Tall Tales & Legends Unknown 1985-09-25
Movie Silverado Unknown 1985
Movie The Slugger's Wife Unknown 1985
Series This Is the Life Unknown 1984
Series Miami Vice Unknown 1984-09-16
Series The New Mike Hammer Unknown 1984-01-26
Movie Doctor Detroit Unknown 1983
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982
Series American Playhouse Woman in the Bath 1982-01-12
Series St. Elsewhere Unknown 1982-10-26
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Series The Fall Guy Unknown 1981-11-04
Series Cagney & Lacey Unknown 1981-10-08