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LaTanya Richardson

Actress & Producer
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Net worth 2018: Under Review
Residence: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 21 October 1949
Sigh: Scorpio
Education: Spelman College

LaTanya Richardson was bornon 21 October 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, American, is Actress & Producer. LaTanya Richardson is an American actor and producer who started her career at a very early age with off-Broadway productions and eventually graduated to doing films and TV, mostly in guest appearances. She also happens to be the wife of prominent American actor Samuel Jackson. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, LaTanya was always interested in acting, particularly stage performances but somehow, after doing that for a few years, she made her film debut with ‘Hangin’ with the Homeboys’ and since the early 90s, she is regularly appearing in many big and small roles in various films. Her very recent films were ‘Blackout’ and ‘Mother and Child’ in the late 2010s. Talking about television, she signed her first TV show ‘A Man called Hawk’ in 1989 and subsequently appeared in a couple of episodes of ‘Law and Order’, which made her a little bit more popular with the TV productions and since then, she has appeared in more than 40 TV shows, with ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ being currently on air. One of the biggest character actors of this generation, she has earned a Tony award nomination for her performance in a stage play.


All these years, her love for Broadways never fell short and she did ‘A Raisin in a Sun’ in 2013, for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for the best lead actress in a play category


She appeared in a few more films during the rest of the decade and ‘Mother and Child’, a film released in 2009, proved to be her very last film role of her career and although in low frequency, her TV appearances kept coming


Although, she was a very fine and well respected actor, nothing career defining came her way until 2003, when she played the role of the main antagonist in the musical ‘The Fighting Temptations’, a film which went on to win severe critical and commercial acclaim


She managed to bag her very first film role in ‘Hanging with the Homeboys’ in 1991, which happened to be a comedy drama film


She made her debut with 1989 TV show ‘A Man called Hawk’, a mystery drama show which was short lived and ran for a few months


LaTanya Richardson was born in a humble American black family in Georgia on t October 21, 1949

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