Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Director
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BA Theater, Spelman College (1971), MA Drama, New York University
Full Name at Birth
LaTanya Richardson (born October 21, 1949), often listed as LaTanya Richardson Jackson, is an American actress and producer. She was born in Atlanta, Georgia. While a student at Atlanta's Spelman College (the second oldest college for black women in the world) in 1974, she met actor Samuel L. Jackson, then at all-male Morehouse College, who would later become her husband. She and Jackson married in 1980. They have one child, freelance film and TV producer Zoe, born 1982. After her daughter's birth, Richardson stopped working regularly, because, she said: “We’d vowed to be an intact revolutionary black family. But it was very, very hard.”
Claim to Fame
Sleepless in Seattle
Profile Bio Text
She graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1971. While a student at Spelman (an all-female institution), she met Samuel L. Jackson, who was a student at Morehouse College (the all-male institution affiliated with Spelman), who would later become her husband. She and Jackson have one daughter named Zoe
Couple Profile Source
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Paradigm Talent Agency
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