July 1, 2022

LaTanya Richardson Bio, Age, Husband (Samuel L. Jackson), Children, Net Worth, Movies, Nominations and Photos

LaTanya Richardson Jackson Biography

LaTanya Richardson (LaTanya Richardson Jackson or LaTanya Jackson) is an American actress and producer whose career debuted after appearing in off-Broadway, before playing supporting roles on television and film.

LaTanya Richardson Age

LaTanya was born on October 21, 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. She is 69 years old as of 2018.

LaTanya Richardson Birthday

She celebrates her birthdays every year on October 21st.

LaTanya Richardson Photos

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Samuel L Jackson Wife LaTanya Richardson (LaTanya Richardson Husband)

In 1980, LaTanya got married to actor and film producer Samuel Leroy Jackson whom she met while attending Morehouse College. The couple has a daughter, Zoe (born 1982). In 2009, LaTanya and her husband started their own charitable organization to help support education.

LaTanya Richardson Children

Jackson and LaTanya have only one child, a daughter called Zoe who was born in 1982 1982.

LaTanya Richardson Height

She stands at an approximate height of 1.77 m high.

LaTanya Richardson Net Worth

LaTanya who has collected her wealth from acting and producing, has a net worth of $10 million dollars.

LaTanya Richardson Movies and TV Shows

LaTanya has appeared in films include Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Malcolm X (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), When a Man Loves a Woman (1994), Losing Isaiah (1995), Lone Star (1996), U.S. Marshals (1998), and The Fighting Temptations (2003). She has television credits including Show Me a Hero, Luke Cage, and a series regular role on the BET crime drama Rebel.

LaTanya’s biggest role uptodate in a motion picture was in the 2003 musical The Fighting Temptations in which she appears as the main antagonist, the hypercritical Paulina Pritchett.

Movies

Year
Title
Role
1991
Hangin’ with the Homeboys
Caseworker
1991
The Super
Judge Smith
1991
Fried Green Tomatoes
Janeen
1992
Juice
Steel’s Mother
1992
Malcolm X
Lorraine
1992
Lorenzo’s Oil
Nurse Ruth
1993
Sleepless in Seattle
Harriet
1994
The Last Laugh
Elaine
1994
When a Man Loves a Woman
Dr. Gina Mendez
1995
Losing Isaiah
Caroline Jones
1996
Lone Star
Priscilla Worth
1997
Loved
Attorney Rose Jackson
1997
Julian Po
Darlene
1998
U.S. Marshals
Deputy Marshal Savannah Cooper
1998
Secrets
2003
The Fighting Temptations
Paulina Pritchett
2006
Freedomland
Marie
2007
All About Us
Cousin Bernice
2007
Blackout
Mrs. Thompson
2009
Mother and Child
Carol
2019
Juanita
Kay-Rita

 TV Shows

Year
Title
Role
1989
A Man Called Hawk
Doris Gilbert
1991
Law & Order
Lorraine
1992
Law & Order
Anne Houston
1992
The Nightman
Emily
1992
Frannie’s Turn
Vivian
1992
One Life to Live
Rodi
1993
Civil Wars
1993
Shameful Secrets
Louise Levy
1993
Cheers
Moderator
1994
Midnight Run for Your Life
Det. Dixon
1994
Party of Five
Jane Gideon
1994
Earth 2
Alex Wentworth
1995
Chicago Hope
Mrs. Parnett
1995
NYPD Blue
Sister Cecilia
1996
The Deliverance of Elaine
Edna
1997
Homicide: Life on the Street
Lynette Thompson
1998
Any Day Now
Mrs. Walker
1998-1999
Ally McBeal
Attorney Yvette Rose
1999
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge
Auntie
1999
Judging Amy
Lena Railsback
1999
Once and Again
Counselor
2000
Hairstory
2001
Within These Walls
Melinda Donovan
2001-2002
100 Centre Street
Atallah Sims
2003
Boston Public
Sheila
2011
Harry’s Law
Noreen
2012
Damages
Judge Jaclynn Ellis
2013
The Watsons Go to Birmingham
Grandma Sands
2014
Blue Bloods
Lt. Dee Ann Carver
2015
Show Me a Hero
Norma O’Neal
2016 – 2018
Luke Cage
Maybelline “Mama Mabel” Stokes
2017
Grey’s Anatomy
Diane Pierce

LaTanya Richardson Broadway and Awards

In 2014, she was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her 2013 performance in A Raisin in the Sun as Lena Younger, a role she took over at the last minute when Diahann Carroll dropped out due to health concerns. This was LaTanya’s second appearance on Broadway after her debut in the 2009 revival of Joe Turner’s Come and Gone.

LaTanya Richardson Fried Green Tomatoes

She features in the award winning film as Janeen.

LaTanya Richardson Fighting Temptations

She features in the 2003 comedy film as Paulina Pritchett.

LaTanya Richardson Nominations

  • Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play – 2014 for A Raisin In The Sun
  • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special – 2016 for Show Me a Hero
  • Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance – 2014 for A Raisin In The Sun

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