Sanaa Lathan

Actor Sanaa Lathan is a film, television and stage actress and daughter of producer Stan Lathan. Her most notable work has been in films like Love & Basketball — for which she won Best Actress at the BET Awards, The Best Man, Something New, Disappearing Acts, AVP: Alien Vs. Predator and Tyler Perry’s The Family That Preys. In 2003, Lathan was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Featured Actress for her role in the Broadway play A Raisin in the Sun, co-starring Sean “Diddy” Combs, Phylicia Rashad and Audra McDonald. She is the voice of Donna Tubbs on the animated series The Cleveland Show and is set to star on the cable drama Boss with Kelsey Grammer.

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This Day in Black History: March 11, 1959

A Raisin in the Sun, the first Broadway play produced by a Black woman, Lorraine Hansberry, debuted at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on March 11, 1959.

B* Real: Sanaa Lathan on Dating – “I’m a Grown Woman”

The actress knows exactly what she wants. (2/28/2014)

Sanaa Lathan on Being an Actress: "It Has Its Challenges"

The Repentance star talks her new film and more.

Celebrities: Sanaa Lathan on Repentance and Surviving Hollywood

The actress talks her new film and more. (2/25/2014)

Exclusive: Forest Whitaker Goes Psycho in Dark Thriller

Repentance also stars Sanaa Lathan, Anthony Mackie and Mike Epps.
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