Lynn Whitfield: Family, Husband, Children, Dating, Net Worth, Nationality and More

Biography - A Short Wiki

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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.

Career Highlights

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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.

Family and Personal Life

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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.

Family Information
Husband's/Spouse's NameVentile Whitfield (m. 1974 d:1978), Brian Gibson (m. 1990 d:1992)
Children/KidsYes 1 (Grace Gibson)
Boyfriend/Girlfriend (Dating)N/A
Civil StatusDivorced

Net Worth, Nationality and Other Facts

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More Interesting Facts
Full/Real NameLynn Butler-Smith
Gender (Biological)Female
Age (as of today)69 years
Date of BirthMay 6, 1953
Place of BirthBaton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A.
NationalityAmerican
Height1.61 m, 5 feet 3 inches
Weight62 kg, 136.5 lbs
Net Worth / Wealth$5 million
OccupationActress

Height, Weight, and Age

Lynn Whitfield's height is pretty average measuring 1.61 m. Boasting a weight of 62 kg. Being born on May 6, 1953, translates to an age of 69 years as of todays date (December 2, 2022).

Quotes

I am very loyal to the women I am fully licensed to.

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The metamorphosis of people is so interesting. I guess that’s why everybody loves before and afters, throwback Thursdays, and all that kind of thing.

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I wanted to do what I was seeing Dorothy Dandridge doing, what I saw Marilyn Monroe do, what I saw Bette Davis do. I wanted to do that: to tell stories. I wanted to make people laugh, make people cry. I wanted to be a storyteller.

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We did a play in the third grade all about Winter not wanting to give over his throne to Spring. That was my first title role, and I took full advantage of it. I felt like there was no one else on that stage but Ms. Spring.

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Even the toughest people have a backstory, and villains don’t feel like they’re the bad guys.

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