Actress | Producer | Soundtrack
As of 2017, has appeared in four films that were nominated for the Best Picture Oscar: Traffic (2000), Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011), The Help (2011) and Fences (2016).
People migrate toward material when they reach a certain age, especially if they're a certain hue, certain gender. I have had so many wonderful film roles where I wasn't the show. It's like being invited to a really fabulous party, only to hold up ...
Often plays longsuffering mothers (e.g. Doubt, Antwone Fisher, Get on Up, Fences)
Saint Matthews, South Carolina, USA
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