Biography - A Short Wiki
Lynn Whitfield is an American on-screen actress and producer. She started her acting profession in TV and theatre, before advancing to supporting jobs in film. Whitfield spent her profession after her advancement execution as Josephine Baker, assuming the main jobs in various made for TV motion pictures during the 1990s.
Here is a short summary of Lynn Whitfield's career:
Whitfield made her expert screen debut in the NBC widely praised drama, Hill Street Blues, as Jill Thomas in 1981. She likewise was a regular cast in the brief 1988 ABC female-driven clinical drama, HeartBeat, and the miniseries The Women of Brewster Place alongside Oprah Winfrey and Cicely Tyson. Whitfield accomplished wide recognition in the title role of The Josephine Baker Story, depicting the American who turned into a Folies Bergère star, a French resistance contender during World War II, and a civil rights activist.
Family and Personal Life
Whitfield has been married twice. Her first spouse was Vantile Whitfield, whom she got married to in 1974 and divorced in 1978. From 1990 to 1992, she was married to executive Brian Gibson. In her marriage to Brian, they had a daughter, Grace Gibson.
|Ventile Whitfield (m. 1974 d:1978), Brian Gibson (m. 1990 d:1992)
|Yes 1 (Grace Gibson)
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Age (as of today)
|Date of Birth
|May 6, 1953
|Place of Birth
|Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
|1.61 m, 5 feet 3 inches
|62 kg, 136.5 lbs
|Net Worth / Wealth
Height, Weight, and Age
Lynn Whitfield's height is pretty average measuring 1.61 m. The actor weighs 62 kg. As of today, February 29, 2024, Lynn Whitfield is 70 years old.
"Law enforcement agents need to be vetted more thoroughly and psychologically and emotionally to see who they are, if they're really built for fairness in all communities."Lynn Whitfield
"I started at Howard in the drama department. At the same time, I was a fledgling member of the Black Repertory Company in Washington, D.C. When I graduated, I had the great fortune of being in the Los Angeles production of 'For Colored Girls'... And all these years since, I've done stage work."Lynn Whitfield
"A spiritual relationship to me is much more about making your own connection to the divinity that you believe in and much less about the person - the shepherd - who's overseeing it all."Lynn Whitfield
"The life of an artist is always reproving what you can do, and I feel like there is still so much more to do. Because I still enjoy it, and I'm not one of those actors who feels like, 'Oh, I've arrived and you should worship at my altar,' kind of thing."Lynn Whitfield
"I have always been part of a family with a great appreciation for the arts."Lynn Whitfield