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Lynn Whitfield (Lynn Butler-Smith)

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Biography

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
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 native Baton Rouge. She is of African American and Native American descent, specifically Cherokee.

First garnering attention on the stage by studying and performing with the Black Repertory Company in Washington, D. Read more...

Actor

Character: Momma Pearl

Lap Dance 2014

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Character: Dr. Layne

Curve Ball 2014

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Character: Irene

Solace 2014

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Character: Sophia Brent

Someone to Love 2013

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Character: Dr. Christine Nolan

Lonely Boy 2013

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Character: Olivia Norman

The Dempsey Sisters 2013

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Character: Angela Washington

Prodigy Bully 2012

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Character: Lillian Winter

Mama I Want to Sing 2011

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Character: Laura Reilly

The Rebound 2009

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Character: Glenda Hill

The Women 2008

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Character: Debra Lassiter

Head of State 2003

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Character: Bellaridere

Lost in Oz 2002

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Character: Corrine Burrell

Deep in My Heart 1999

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Character: Jean Simpson

Love Songs 1999

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Character: Dr. P. Sweikert

Stepmom 1998

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Character: Roz Batiste

Eve's Bayou 1997

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Character: Sgt. Ladd

In the Army Now 1994

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Character: Dehlia Johnson

State of Emergency 1994

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Character: Tina Alvarado

The Slugger's Wife 1985

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Character: Thelma Cleland

Doctor Detroit 1983

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Character: Corinne Coles

The Wedding 1998

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Character: Minnie McGhee

The Color of Courage 1998

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Character: Madam Mabry

Fear Files 2015

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Character: Eleanor Taggart

Cagney & Lacey 1981

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Character: Bobbie Maxwell

The George McKenna Story 1986

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Character: Delia Marvel

The New Mike Hammer 1984

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Character: Pollie Ann

Tall Tales & Legends 1985

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Character: Vanessa Howard

Blocked 0

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Character: Loral Hess

Prayer Never Fails 2016

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Character: Vanessa Howard

Upset 0

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Character: Donna

The Will 0

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Character: Anita Astin

Pilot 0

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Character: Paula Van Doren

Suspect 0

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Character: Paula Van Doren

Are You Now or Have You Ever Been 0

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Character: Paula Van Doren

Fallout: Part 1 0

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Character: Paula Van Doren

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Character: Paula Van Doren

Lost and Found 0

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Character: Mother-in-Law 2012

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

A Time to Heal 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

The Baptism 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

We Shall See Him as He Is 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

Behind Closed Doors 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

Meaningful Survival 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

Good Morning, Calvary 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

One Train May Hide Another 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

The Whole Book 0

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Character: Mae Greenleaf

The Broken Road 0

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Character: Lady Mae Greenleaf

March to the Sea 0

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Character: Lady Mae Greenleaf

Men Like Trees Walking 0

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Character: Lady Mae Greenleaf

Veni, Vidi, Vici 0

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Character: Lady Mae Greenleaf

What Are You Doing Here? 0

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Character: Lady Mae Greenleaf

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