Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
Won Broadway's 2001 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for August Wilson's "King Hedley II". She had previously been nominated in the same category in 1996 for another Wilson play, "Seven Guitars".
When I first started, acting was very therapeutic. I needed it. I felt I was unfinished. Then I went into therapy. I got married to the most beautiful man [Julius Tennon].
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)
Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
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