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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.
Lynn Whitfield has been very successful throughout the years.
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.
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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.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Ventile Whitfield (m. 1974 d:1978), Brian Gibson (m. 1990 d:1992)|
|Children/Kids||Yes 1 (Grace Gibson)|
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|Full/Real Name||Lynn Butler-Smith|
|Age (as of today)||70 years|
|Date of Birth||May 6, 1953|
|Place of Birth||Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.|
|Height||1.61 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||62 kg, 136.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$5 million|
Height, Weight, and Age
Lynn Whitfield's height is pretty average measuring 1.61 m. Lynn Whitfield weighs 62 kg. Being born on May 6, 1953, translates to an age of 70 years as of todays date (November 19, 2023).
Many of the people I know and that you know are very complex human beings, and it’s not all about race. Everything isn’t a question of race. Everything isn’t a question of economics at the very base level.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
What I’m really praying is that we, as a people, understand that we are interdependent upon each other. We don’t want police to leave; we want policing in our world. But I think that people aren’t comfortable with each other.Lynn Whitfield
I am very loyal to the women I am fully licensed to.Lynn Whitfield
When men age, their love interests get younger. It doesn’t stop them from doing different genres of stuff. As women age in film, you know, they go from the woman in charge to the mother, the grandmother… off a cliff somewhere.Lynn Whitfield