Sanaa Lathan Biography


Sanaa Lathan

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Birth Name: Sanaa Lathan
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Sign: virgo
Age: 46 Years
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55 Most Beautiful People by Ebony magazines, Sanaa Lathan is an actress and voice actress from United States. She is popular for starring the role of Beneatha Younger in the TV movie A Raisin in the Sun. Sanaa Lathan was born as Sanaa McCoy Lathan in New York City, New York, United States of America to Stan Lathan and Eleanor McCoy. She was raised in upper middle class family along with her siblings in Beverly Hills. She is an American and is of African and Native American descent.

Talented and zealous actress, Sanaa Lathan seems to be still single. Information related to her love affairs, boyfriend, married life and her divorce is inaccessible.

With the completion of her high school graduation, Sanna joined University of California, Berkeley with a major in English. She also enrolled at Yale University and studied drama. She holds a degree from both the University. While she was in Yale, she also appeared in several on and off Broadways productions. She also starred in many stage shows. Finally in 1996, she appeared in TV series In the House and Moesha. The following year, she starred the role of Allison in the sitcom Family Matters. That year she also appeared in the movie Miracle in the Woods where she played the role of Young Lilly. Her popularity kissed the prominence after she appeared in the movie The Best Man playing the role of Robin. She has been earning lucrative amount of salary annually and her net worth is said to be around $4 million.

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Born in New York City, New York

1971 19th of September

Sanaa Lathan was born as Sanaa McCoy Lathan in New York City, New York, United States of America to Stan Lathan and Eleanor McCoy. She was raised in upper middle class family along with her siblings in Beverly Hills. She is an American and is of African and Native American descent.

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Appeared in the movie, Blade

1998

In 1997, she starred the role of Allison in the sitcom Family Matters. That year she also appeared in the movie Miracle in the Woods where she played the role of Young Lilly. In 1998, she was also found playing the role of Shirley Barish in the TV series NYPD Blue.

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Starred in The Best Man

1999

Sanaa Lathan is an actress and voice actress from United States. Her popularity kissed the prominence after she appeared in the movie The Best Man playing the role of Robin. She is also popular for starring the role of Beneatha Younger in the TV movie A Raisin in the Sun.

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Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

2001

In 2001, she got her first nomination in Acapulco Black Film Festival and she was also honored with this award that year. She has also been honored with this award in 2014 for Best Ensemble Cast.

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Won BET Awards

2001

Till now she has been nominated in BET Awards for three different times and out of these three nominations she has been honored once. She won this award for the first time in 2001 for Best Actress.

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Won Women Film Critics Circle Awards

2006

For starring the role of Kenya McQueen in the movie Something New, she got her one and only nomination in Women Film Critics Circle Awards in 2006. She also won this award that year for Best Female Images in a Movie.

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