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Tony Award-nominated actress, SANAA LATHAN delivers a striking presence and undeniable energy to each project she takes on and continues to build on an already impressive career. Her film credits include Warner Brothers' feature film, Contagion, opposite Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard and Lawrence Fishburne, and directed by Steven Soderbergh; Focus Features' Something New, with Simon Baker; Tyler Perry's The Family that Preys, alongside Kathy Bates and Alfre Woodard; A Wonderful World opposite Matthew Broderick, Fox Searchlight's romantic comedy Brown Sugar, alongside Taye Diggs, Queen Latifah and Mos Def; Gina Prince-Blythewood's romantic drama Love and Basketball with Omar Epps; the romantic comedy, The Best Man, one of the top ten highest grossing African-American films in history; Alien vs. Predator, a box office success for director Paul W.S. Anderson; and the thriller Out of Time, with Denzel Washington. Lathan received an NAACP Image Award nomination for her role on the FX Network series, "Nip/Tuck."

Lathan reprised her role as 'Beneatha Younger' in the highly rated and critically acclaimed ABC Network production of "A Raisin in the Sun" alongside Sean Combs, a role she performed on Broadway and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress. She was most recently seen in season 2 of the Starz series "Boss" opposite Kelsey Grammer and in the title role in the play "By The Way, Meet Vera Stark" at The Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, a role she originated at the Second Stage Theatre in New York. She received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Actress for her leading role in the play. Prior to that, Lathan starred as "Maggie the Cat" in the West End (London) in the critically-acclaimed and Olivier Award-winning revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." Lathan was also seen starring in the eagerly anticipated sequel, The Best Man Holiday, with Taye Diggs, Terrence Howard, Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut. The film, which was released in November 2013, reunites college friends 15 years later.

Currently she is playing the role of "Donna" on the Emmy-nominated Fox animated series, "The Cleveland Show."


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