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LaTanya Richardson Jackson BIO

Extensive theatre credits include A Raisin in the Sun (Tony Award nomination, Drama League Award nomination); Joe Turner's Come and Gone; The Taming of the Shrew, for colored girls..., Spell #7, Casanova, and Unfinished Women (Public Theater); Stop Reset (Signature Theatre); August Wilson’s 20th Century cycle (Kennedy Center); Boogie Woogie and Booker T. (New Federal Theatre); The Talented Tenth (Manhattan Theatre Club); From the Mississippi Delta (Negro Ensemble Company); The Member of the Wedding (Westport Country Playhouse); Love, Loss, and What I Wore (Westside Theatre); and Elliot Loves (Promenade Theater). Film/Television credits include the narration of Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (PBS "American Masters" documentary), The Fighting Temptations, U.S. Marshals, Freedomland, Losing Isaiah, Mother and Child, "Grey's Anatomy," "Luke Cage," "Damages," "Juanita," "Show Me a Hero," and Sidney Lumet's "100 Centre Street." A graduate of Spelman College, LaTanya is married to actor Samuel L. Jackson. They have one talented daughter, Zoe Dove.

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LaTanya Richardson Jackson STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Calpurnia

[Off-Broadway]
2016 Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2016
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2014
Lena Younger

[Off-Broadway]
Signature Production, 2013
Jan

[Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2009
Bertha Holly

[Off-Broadway]
1989
Rowena

[Off-Broadway]
1988
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
1987
Woman Three

[Off-Broadway]
1979
Player #7

LaTanya Richardson Jackson Productions

 
[Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1986]
Assistant Director

LaTanya Richardson Jackson Movies

Hangin' with the Homeboys
[ 1991 ] Ceworker
The Super
[ 1991 ] Judge Smith
Fried Green Tomatoes
[ 1991 ] Janeen
Juice
[ 1992 ] Steel's Mother Latanya Richardson
Lorenzo's Oil
[ 1992 ] Nurse Ruth La Tanya Richardson
Malcolm X
[ 1992 ] Lorraine Latanya Richardson
Sleepless in Seattle
[ 1993 ] Harriet
Losing Isaiah
[ 1993 ] Caroline Jones
When a Man Loves a Woman
[ 1994 ] Dr. Gina Mendez Latanya Richardson
Lone Star
[ 1996 ] Priscilla Worth
Julian Po
[ 1997 ] Darlene Latanya Richardson
Loved
[ 1997 ] Attorney Rose Jackson
U.S. Marshals
[ 1998 ] Cooper
The Fighting Temptations
[ 2003 ] Paulina Pritchett
Freedomland
[ 2006 ] Marie
All About Us
[ 2007 ] Cousin Bernice
Blackout
[ 2007 ] Mrs. Thompson
Mother and Child
[ 2009 ] Carol
Juanita
[ 2019 ] Kay-Rita

LaTanya Richardson Jackson TV Shows

100 Centre Street
Atallah Sims
Ally McBeal
Attorney Yvette Rose
Blue Bloods
Lt. Dee Ann Carver
Grey's Anatomy
Diane Pierce
Law & Order
Anne Houston, Lorraine
Luke Cage
Mama Mabel Stokes, Mama Mabel

LaTanya Richardson Jackson Awards and Nominations

Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award

LaTanya Richardson Jackson, A Raisin in the Sun

Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play

LaTanya Richardson Jackson, A Raisin in the Sun

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PURLIE VICTORIOUS Extends Broadway Run

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LaTanya Richardson Jackson FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has LaTanya Richardson Jackson been in?

LaTanya Richardson Jackson has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has LaTanya Richardson Jackson been in?

LaTanya Richardson Jackson has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has LaTanya Richardson Jackson been nominated for?

LaTanya Richardson Jackson has been nominated for the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for her role in "A Raisin in the Sun" and for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for the same production.

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