MARIANNE JEAN-BAPTISTE (Dr. Miriam Kent) received Academy Award and Golden Globe
nominations for Best Supporting Actress in her feature film debut for the
critically acclaimed Secrets & Lies.
She most recently starred opposite Rosie Perez in the feature film comedy 24
Hour Woman. The film revolves around the life of a talk show producer and her
employee/best friend Madeline, played by Jean-Baptiste.
Jean-Baptiste can be
seen starring in three independent features later this year; A Murder of Crows
also starring Cuba Gooding, Jr.; How to Make the Cruelest Month, which won
critical acclaim at the Sundance Film Festival and New Year's Day. She also
stars in the Lifetime television film "Silent Hearts," and the
original BBC telefilms "The Murder of Stephen Lawrence" and "The
Jean-Baptiste's additional film credits include Mr. Jealousy with Eric Stoltz
and the ABC/Oprah Winfrey telefilm "The Wedding" in which she starred
opposite Halle Berry.
In addition to acting, Jean-Baptiste is also an accomplished playwright and
composer. Having most recently composed the score for the Mike Leigh's feature
film Career Girls and has four tracks featured on Jason Rabello's BMG jazz
recording "Keeping Time."
Born in London the youngest of four children, Jean-Baptiste is a graduate of the
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. She has starred in such London stage productions
as "Great Big Shame" and "Measure for Measure." She has also
appeared on the small screen in the British series "Cracker" and
Jean-Baptiste recently wrapped production in North Carolina on 28 Days, in which
she stars opposite Sandra Bullock.
When not filming, Jean-Baptiste resides in London wither her husband and
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