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Born: August 16, 1958 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Director (feature film)

1.
I Will Always Love You (2015)
Chronicles the headline-making relationship between the iconic singer, actress, producer and model, and singer, songwriter Bobby Brown -- from the time they first met at the very height of their celebrity, to their courtship and tumultuous marriage. Throughout it all, difficulties followed the super

Cast (feature film)

2.
London Has Fallen (2015)
Mike Banning and President Benjamin Asher team up with a M16 agent to save London from a terrorist attack.
3.
White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Typical, overweight, 16-year-old Katrina Connor is preoccupied with sex and dating and eager to separate from parents she sees as terminally boring. Then, on a frigid January day, her mother vanishes, and Kat begins to wonder if her mother simply took off, or if there is a more horrifying reason fo
4.
Sea Isle (2014)
A priest who was convicted of pedophilia tries to pay off a victim who is making new charges, but the injured party wants the truth instead of money.
5.
Black Nativity (2013)
Langston, a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs. Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs' rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home
6.
Betty and Coretta (2013)
After their husbands' tragic assassinations, Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr., and Dr. Betty Shabazz, wife of Malcolm X, developed a unique friendship spanning three decades as they carried on the civil rights movement while supporting their families as single mothers. Through thei
7.
Survivor (2013)
After her entire team is killed in a bomb blast, a State Department employee is targeted by killers and has to go on the run to prevent another attack.
8.
Olympus Has Fallen (2013)
When terrorists take over the White House, disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning is trapped inside and may be the only one who can avert disaster.
9.
Jumping the Broom (2011)
When a marriage brings together the bride's upper-crust relatives with the groom's downtown family not even love can conquer all of the difficulties.
10.
Green Lantern (2011)
In a universe as vast as it is mysterious, a small but powerful force has existed for centuries. Protectors of peace and justice, they are called the Green Lantern Corps. A brotherhood of warriors sworn to keep intergalactic order, each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the balance of power in the Universe, their fate and the fate of Earth lie in the hands of their newest recruit, the first human ever selected: Hal Jordan. Hal is a gifted and cocky test pilot, but the Green Lanterns have little respect for humans, who have never harnessed the infinite powers of the ring before. But Hal is clearly the missing piece to the puzzle, and along with his determination and willpower, he has one thing no member of the Corps has ever had: humanity. With the encouragement of fellow pilot and childhood sweetheart Carol Ferris, if Hal can quickly master his new powers and find the courage to overcome his fears, he may prove to be not only the key to defeating Parallax...he will become the greatest Green Lantern of all.
11.
Poliwood (2009)
Taking place during the 2008 Democratic and Republican national conventions, documentary focuses on the role that celebrities play in disseminating various political messages.
12.
Notorious (2009)
In just a few short years, Notorious B.I.G. rose from the streets of Brooklyn to become one of the most influential hip hop artists of all time. B.I.G. was a gifted storyteller; his narratives about violent life on the streets were told with a gritty, objective realism that won him enormous respect
13.
Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns (2008)
A single mother rediscovers the joys of family A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street. But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrives announcing the death of a father she's never met. Desperate for any kind of help, Brenda takes her family to Georgia for the funeral. But nothing could have prepared her for the Browns, her father's fun-loving, crass Southern clan. In a small-town world full of long afternoons and country fairs, Brenda struggles to get to know the family she never knew existed and finds a brand new romance that just might change her life.
14.
Nothing But the Truth (2008)
Washington, DC political journalist Rachel Armstrong writes an explosive story about a government scandal in which she reveals the name of a covert CIA agent. When a special government prosecutor demands she divulge her source, she refuses and finds herself behind bars, struggling to defend the prin
15.
Of Boys and Men (2008)
A family patriarch is bereaved of his wife on a tragic car accident. As he tries to pull his family together with the help of his sister, a hustler tempts his son and three other neighborhood boys into a shady lifestyle. The boys must learn to grow into manhood by choosing the right paths in their l
16.
Gospel Hill (2008)
A former sheriff and a former civil-rights activist revisit the 30-year-old death of another rights worker.
17.
Toussaint (2007)
Biography of Haitian rebel Toussaint L'Ouverture, who led an 18th century slave uprising and became the self-proclaimed governor of Haiti.
18.
Meet the Robinsons (2007)
A boy genius creates a machine to recover the lost memory of the past and unlocks a future, a family and a world whose survival depends on him.
19.
Time Bomb (2006)
A threat is reported claiming a bomb will blow up the Washington, DC stadium and its 95,000 fans during the fourth quarter of a major football game. Unfolding in real time, the Homeland Security team joins forces with the FBI, stadium officials and Special Ops in a mission to break the code, deacti
20.
Akeelah and the Bee (2006)
Akeelah, a gifted, precocious young girl from south L.A., enters various spelling contests--against her mother's will--and is tutored by her determined father.
21.
Mr. 3000 (2004) as Mo Simmons
Ten years ago, Stan Ross was a ballplayer blessed with one of the sweetest swings--and one of the worst attitudes--in the league. A man with big talent, a bigger mouth and even bigger ego, he was clealy on his way to becoming a legend. The day he batted his 3,000th hit, assuring him an eventual place in the Hall of Fame, Ross instantly quit the fame, leaving his teammates in the lurch. Never looking back, Ross began his 'Mr. 3000' shopping empire, fueling his self-satisfaction solely with that one magical number. But now, just as Ross is about to be voted at last into the Hall of Fame, an error is discovered--the man who thought he was 'Mr. 3000' is actually 'Mr. 2997.' Three hits shy of the landmark number, Ross has only one choice--get up off the couch, pick up the back and rejoin the Milwaukee Brewers for the most unlikely comeback sports has ever seen. Literally going back to first base, Ross has no idea what he's in for. Out of shape, over the hill and in deep denial, he quickly becomes a joke to the press, the bane of his teammates and a juicy story to Mo Simmons, the tough-minded reporter who once had a memorable fling with Ross back inthe day. But just as Ross thinks it's all about the numbers, he finally begins to see what really counts. Soon the cocky, self-absorbed, ego machine is trying a different tactic: discovering the fun of teamwork, ethics and even falling in love--as he learns the difference between a successful life and a meaninful one.
22.
Masked & Anonymous (2003) as The Mistress
A washed up singer wrestles wth personal demons as he prepares for his final benefit concert.
23.
Rosa Parks Story, The (2002) as Rosa Mccauley Parks
The life story of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks.
24.
Sunshine State (2002) as Desiree Perry
A comedy drama set in modern day Florida concerning two vibrant women who find themselves, after their big time dreams have not panned out, back in their small neighboring hometowns. Caught between their past and their future, both are struggling to find a way to become independent women in a place
25.
Score, The (2001) as Diane
Nick Wells is ready to retire from crime. He'll settle down with his girlfriend Diane and focus on running his legitimate business: a Montreal jazz club. But Max, his fence, friend and financial partner, has other plans for him. Persuading Nick to violate two of his most important rules- always work alone and never operate in the city where you live -Max teams him up with Jack Teller. A young, aggressive and talented thief, Jack needs Nick's safe-cracking talents to make his first big score: a prize worth millions locked behind the walls of Montreal's Custom's House. It's a volatile combination in which egos clash and sparks fly, but the thrill of the heist has a grip on all three men, who won't give up no matter what the risk.
26.
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001) as Ruby Delacroix
It's 1961 in Chacahoula, Louisiana, and Ruby Delacroix runs a waterfront honkytonk for her black customers. Ruby wants more from life, but right now she's played out. She has all she can handle with keeping up her juke joint, raising her impulsive young daughter, Emerald, and enduring her brooding h
27.
Whispers: An Elephant's Tale (2000) as Voice Of Groove
A baby elephant is left to fend for herself in the dangerous bush after her mother dies. She is saved by the matriarch of another herd and must struggle to find her rightful place in this strange new group.
28.
Boesman and Lena (2000) as Lena
A man and woman's intense love for each other guides them through personal tragedy.
29.
Supernova (2000) as Kaela Evers
A space expediton crew answering a distress call unknowingly bring aboard a weapon designed to destroy Earth.
30.
Our Friend, Martin (1999) as Voice Of Miles' Mother
Fictional story focuses on two 12-year-old boys, one black and the other white, who travel in time with the help of a magical watch, interacting with Martin Luther King, Jr., at different moments in his life. Interspersed throughout the animation is actual film footage and photographs.
31.
Music of the Heart (1999) as Janet Williams
Based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. A single mother of two young children, whose husband left her for a family friend, leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin to support her family. She didn't have e
32.
How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998) as Stella
Stella, a divorced Black woman in her 40s takes some time off work and travels to Jamaica while her son spends time with his father. While she is successful in her high-powered job, her love life is non-existant and her friend Delilah persuades her to take a rare vacation in order to relax. There she meets and falls in love with Winston, who is half her age. When Winston takes a time-consuming job, Stella returns home, only to discover she has lost her job. She returns to Jamaica, finding that Winston is in fact much richer than he has let on, but is then called to New York, where Delilah is ill. Winston follows her to New York and the two try to decide if their relationship can work.
33.
Contact (1997) as Rachel Constantine
An expert on interplanetary communication receives plans for a mysterious space vessel.
34.
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1996) as Herself
Capturing a behind-the-scenes look at the real life humor and drama surrounding the legendary Hollywood haunt that served the stars for 59 years. As the clock ticks toward Chasen's final day, the film captures everything from the last Oscar party to the tearful farewells of closing night. Eras colli
35.
Vampire in Brooklyn (1995) as Rita
A vampire comes to New York looking for a bride.
36.
Strange Days (1995) as Lornette "Mace" Mason
Lenny Nero sells dreams and hustles nightmares, dealing in real-life experiences through a new technology that makes every sensation immediate. But on the eve of the new millennium, Lenny and his street-savvy friend and conscience, Mace, are suddenly caught in a deadly fantasy of conspiracy, murder
37.
Waiting to Exhale (1995) as Bernadine
The provocative story of four remarkable African-American women who journey through a modern labyrinth of husbands, lovers, jobs and makeovers.
38.
Panther (1995) as (Uncredited) Betty Shabazz
A semi-historic account of the origins of the radical Black Panthers.
39.
What's Love Got to Do With It (1993) as Tina Turner
Music legend Tina Turner tries to deal with the abusive husband who made her a star.
40.
Critters 4 (1992) as Fran
The Critters are hungry to conquer the galaxy with their appetite for mankind.
41.
Jacksons: An American Dream, The (1992) as Katherine Jackson
A two-part miniseries chronicling the lives of the Jackson family from the courtship of their parents to the Jackson's Victory Tour.
42.
Innocent Blood (1992) as Us Attorney Sinclair
A moral female vampire who preys only on killers, meets her match when one of her victims becomes an evil vampire.
43.
Malcolm X (1992) as Betty Shabazz
The story of Malcom X, a black man who went from jail to leading a revolution.
44.
Passion Fish (1992) as Dawn/Rhonda
After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse.
45.
One Special Victory (1991) as Lois
A real estate agent, arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct, is sentenced to perform community service, coaching basketball to developmentally disabled adults.
46.
Fire! Trapped on the 37th Floor (1991) as Allison
When a fire breaks out in one of Los Angeles' tallest buildings, several people are trapped on the upper floors. Based on the 1988 office-building blaze in downtown Los Angeles.
47.
Heroes of Desert Storm, The (1991) as Army 1st Lieutenant Phoebe Jeter
Chronicles the exploits of several Americans who served during the war in the Persian Gulf.
48.
Other Side Of Love, The (1991) as Willie
Based on the true story of a single mother with three children who is framed and jailed for a crime she did not commit.
49.
City of Hope (1991) as Reesha
A third-generation Italian-American struggles to break free from his father's grasp. Meanwhile, the small New Jersey city he lives in is endangered by patronage and corrupt development plans.
50.
Line of Fire: The Morris Dees Story (1991) as Pat Clark
A fact-based drama about Morris Dees, a Southern lawyer and the founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center, who wages a legal battle against a secret society bent on reasserting white supremacy in the United States.
51.
Boyz N The Hood (1991) as Reva Styles
Teen friends try to find a way out of the Los Angeles slums.
52.
Kindergarten Cop (1990) as Stewardess
An undercover policeman poses as a pre-school teacher to protect a child from his at-large parolled father.
53.
Challenger (1990) as Cheryl Mcnair
A television movie about the "Challenger" space mission. The story focuses on the seven astronauts tragically killed in the space shuttle accident in January 1986.
54.
Perry Mason: The Case of the Silenced Singer (1990) as Carla Peters
A television movie in the ongoing series of "Perry Mason" telefilms. Perry Mason's former law student is charged with the murder of his wife, a temperamental pop star.
55.
In the Best Interest of the Child (1990) as Lori
A story about a divorcee who risks jail on kidnapping charges when she refuses to allow her ex-husband access to their young child because she has strong reason to believe that he has been sexually abusing the child.
56.
Liberty (1986) as Linda Thornton
A story about the arrival and construction of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor 100 years ago.
57.
F/X (1986) as Tv Reporter

Producer (feature film)

58.
Rosa Parks Story, The (2002) as Co-Executive Producer
The life story of civil rights heroine Rosa Parks.
59.
Our America (2002) as Executive Producer
Based on a true story about two African-American teens who live on the South side of Chicago, in one of the most impoverished ghettos in the United States. David Isay, a producer from National Public Radio (NPR), selects these teens to do a sound portrait about their life in the ghetto. Under Isay's
60.
Ruby's Bucket of Blood (2001) as Producer
It's 1961 in Chacahoula, Louisiana, and Ruby Delacroix runs a waterfront honkytonk for her black customers. Ruby wants more from life, but right now she's played out. She has all she can handle with keeping up her juke joint, raising her impulsive young daughter, Emerald, and enduring her brooding h

Music (feature film)

61.
Black Nativity (2013)
Langston, a street-wise teen from Baltimore raised by a single mother, journeys to New York City to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged relatives, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs. Unwilling to live by the imposing Reverend Cobbs' rules, a frustrated Langston is determined to return home

Cast (special)

62.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2003)
Musical performances help celebrate the anniversary of the independence of the United States during this New York City event.
63.
Unchained Memories: Readings From the Slave Narratives (2003) as Reader
Various African-American actors come together to read excerpts from first-hand accounts of slave life collected during the 1936-1938 Federal Writers' Project.
64.
34th NAACP Image Awards, The (2003)
The NAACP Image Awards honor projects and individuals from television, movies, recording and literature that have helped promote images of people of color.
65.
9th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (2003) as Presenter
Live coverage of the ninth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
66.
And Then One Night: The Making of "Dead Man Walking" (2002) as Narration
The special weaves together scenes from the San Francisco Opera production of "Dead Man Walking," based on Sister Helen Prejean's book with behind-the-scenes footage. The program includes interviews with the cast, crew, composer, conductor and librettist, as well as interviews with families of both
67.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular (2001) as Narration ("Voices Of Liberty")
A live celebration of the nation's birthday with music performances by Bon Jovi, Jessica Simpson and the cast of the musical, "42nd Street," celebrity guests and fireworks from New York City. The theme is "Voices of Liberty."
68.
53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2001) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
69.
32nd NAACP Image Awards, The (2001)
Coverage of the 32nd annual NAACP Image Awards presentation from the Universal Amphitheatre.
70.
16th Annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards (2001) as Co-Chair
Coverage of the 16th annual IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards presentation.
71.
Intimate Portrait: Terry McMillan (2001) as Interviewee
Portrait of best-selling author Terry McMillan. Two of her novels, "Waiting to Exhale" and "How Stella Got Her Groove Back" became blockbuster films.
72.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000) as Presenter
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
73.
Faded Sequins, Tattered Dreams: Saving Hollywood's Classic Costumes (2000) as Host
Documentary that focuses on the private collectors and public institutions that are preserving and restoring the costumes that helped Garbo, Dietrich and Crawford light up the silver screen. The program explores the history of costume preservation, raises awareness about the importance of the cause
74.
VH1 Divas 2000: A Tribute to Diana Ross (2000) as Presenter
A "VH1 Divas" benefit concert special, featuring a tribute to Diana Ross from Madison Square Garden in New York City.
75.
57th Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (2000) as Presenter
A live telecast of the 57th annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for achievement in television and film.
76.
Concert of the Century For VH1 Save the Music, The (1999) as Host
Concert celebrating 20th century American music to benefit VH1's Save the Music program, which raises funds to re-establish music programs at schools.
77.
Century of Women, A (1998) as Voice
Four-part documentary looks at how women have changed the course of the 20th century. Examines contributions of American women to all aspects of life, from the personal to political.
78.
Africans in America -- America's Journey Through Slavery (1998) as Narration
Documentary examining the historical roots of today's social problems by exploring the history of slavery in America. From the nation's early days as an English settlement to the start of the Civil War, each part focuses on a different chapter in the struggle to define freedom. Combines first-person
79.
68th Annual Academy Awards, The (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
80.
53rd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1996) as Presenter
Live presentation of the 53rd annual Golden Globe Awards, honoring achievement in film and television.
81.
27th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1996)
Prime-time debut of the NAACP Image Awards from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium. The awards honor individuals who have contributed positive portrayals in film, television, literature and music.
82.
Comic Relief VII (1995)
The seventh annual live Comic Relief, to benefit the nation's homeless people.
83.
67th Annual Academy Awards, The (1995) as Presenter
A live presentation of the 67th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, honoring achievements in motion pictures released during 1994.
84.
52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, The (1995) as Presenter
Broadcast of the 52nd annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press for achievement in film and television.
85.
Century of Women, A (1994) as Voice Of Zora Neale Hurston
A six-hour, three-part documentary on the changing role and image of women in U.S. history in the 20th Century. Makes use of voiceover narrative, archival footage, historic photographs, and on-camera interviews with women who have played important roles in the 20th Century. Also includes a fictional
86.
26th Annual NAACP Image Awards, The (1994)
An awards special presented by the National Association of Colored People honoring African-Americans and other minorities who have presented positive images to the public through their work in film, music, television and sports.
87.
1994 MTV Movie Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
Third annual MTV Movie Awards broadcast in which feature film awards are presented in offbeat categories as a result of MTV viewer voting.
88.
15th Annual CableACE Awards, The (1994) as Presenter
Live broadcast of the fifteenth annual ACE Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
89.
Essence Awards, The (1994)
A presentation of the Essence Awards, honoring the lives and achievements of African-Americans who have made significant contributions in their respective fields.
90.
1994 People's Choice Awards (1994) as Presenter
A live special honoring America's favorite entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
91.
Count on Me (1993)
A special combining comedy, drama, music, animation and real-life vignettes and stressing the importance of parents becoming involved in their children's math education.
92.
In a New Light '93 (1993)
An information and entertainment special focusing on the fight against AIDS.
93.
Winans' Real Meaning of Christmas, The (1993)
A Christmas-themed variety special featuring the music and comedy of The Winans and their guests.
94.
Angie, The Lieutenant (1992) as Malika
A woman is promoted to lieutenant of an all-male police squad in Washington, DC.
95.
My Man Bovanne (1987)
A drama dealing with the desire to grow old the way you want to, not the way your children want you to. The topic is covered through the character of Hazel Peoples, a 60-year-old in conflict with her grown children about basic life values and her own sexuality. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS seri

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

96.
Family of Spies (1990) as Bev Andress
Recounts the true story of master spy John Walker Jr. The espionage organization he established over a two-decade period may have provided enough secrets to the Soviets to alter the balance of power between the USSR and the United States. In the process, Walker destroyed his family.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

97.
Doubletake (1985) as Prostitute At Headquarters
A New York cop is challenged by a bizarre double murder in which two women, a prostitute and a prim teacher, are killed on the same night, decapitated, and their heads switched, in this two-part four-hour thriller based on William Bayer's bestseller, "Switch." The book's title also was to have been

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