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LaTanya Richardson Net Worth: Biography & Wiki in 2017

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LaTanya Richardson net worth is
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LaTanya Richardson Biography & Wiki 2017

LaTanya Richardson was born on 21 October 1949, in Atlanta, Georgia USA, and is a producer and actress, best known for her supporting roles on both television and in film. She also appeared in numerous off-Broadway productions. Some of her projects include “Sleepless in Seattle”, “Luke Cage”, and “Rebel”. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is LaTanya Richardson? As of mid-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $10 million, mostly earned through a successful career in film and television. She’s also known to be the wife of actor Samuel L. Jackson. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

LaTanya Richardson Net Worth $10 million

LaTanya grew up in Atlanta, and attended Spelman College which is known for being one of the oldest colleges for black women in the US. She started her career in numerous off-Broadway productions.

Thanks to her performances, she was led to opportunities in film and on television; one of her first notable films was in 1991, entitled “Fried Green Tomatoes”., a comedy-drama based on the Fannie Flagg novel entitled “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café”. A year later, she was cast in “Malcolm X”, a biographical film about the activist of the same name, portrayed by Denzel Washington. In 1993, Richardson had a part of “Sleepless in Seattle” which starred Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, a critical and commercial success helping LaTanya’s net worth rise. The following year, she appeared in “When A Man Loves a Woman”, before being cast in “Losing Isaiah”. In 1996, she had a role in “Lone Star” which is a mystery film. Two years after that, she was cast in “US Marshals” before getting her biggest role in 2003’s “The Fighting Temptations”, appearing in the musical as the main antagonist Paulina Pritchett.

She also has numerous television credits, including “Show Me A Hero” which is a miniseries based on the book of the same name. She also became part of the Netflix and Marvel series “Luke Cage”. In 2014, LaTanya was cast in the play “A Raisin in the Sun” as Lena Younger, which would earn her a Tony Award nomination for Best Lead Actress in a Play. This was her second Broadway appearance after the 2009 production of “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone”. In 2017, Richardson was cast in the BET police drama series “Rebel”, about an Oakland police officer who began working as a private investigator after her brother was killed by the police. All of these opportunities continued to help her net worth increase.

For her personal life, it is known that LaTanya met actor Samuel L. Jackson in 1974, and they married six years later. Their child is producer Zoe Jackson. After their child was born, Richardson stopped working regularly in a vow to help keep the family intact.

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LaTanya Richardson Quick Facts

Birth date: October 21, 1949
Birth place: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Profession:Actress
Education:Spelman College
Nationality:American
Spouse:Samuel L. Jackson
Children:Zoe Jackson
Nominations:Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special, Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance
Movies:The Fighting Temptations, U.S. Marshals, Show Me a Hero, Losing Isaiah, Freedomland, The Watsons Go To Birmingham, Lorenzo's Oil, Sleepless in Seattle, Fried Green Tomatoes, 100 Centre Street, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Malcolm X
TV shows:100 Centre Street, Frannie's Turn
instagram.com/ltjackson_/
imdb.com/name/nm0724665/
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaTanya_Richa


LaTanya Richardson Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Co-starred with Denzel Washington in the Broadway revival of "Raisin in the Sun," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress.
2Daughter-in-law of Elizabeth Jackson.
3Daughter: Zoë Jackson (b. 1982).
4Second cousin of Justin Guarini, runner-up on American Idol (2002).
5Daughter Zoe attends Vassar College. [January 2002]
6Directed the short film, Hairstory (2000), which was written by Tish Benson.
7Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Theater from Spelman College and a Master's Degree in Drama from New York University.


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LaTanya Richardson Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialShow Me a Hero (2015)
2014Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-SeriesThe Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013)


LaTanya Richardson Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Luke Cage2016TV SeriesMama Mabel
Show Me a Hero2015TV Mini-SeriesNorma O'Neal
Blue Bloods2014-2015TV SeriesLt. Dee Ann Carver
The Watsons Go to Birmingham2013TV MovieGrandma Sands (as LaTanya Richardson)
Damages2012TV SeriesJudge Jaclynn Ellis
Harry's Law2011TV SeriesNoreen
Mother and Child2009Carol (as LaTanya Richardson)
Blackout2007/IIIMrs. Thompson (as LaTanya Richardson)
All About Us2007Cousin Bernice (as LaTanya Richardson)
Freedomland2006Marie
The Water Is Wide2006TV MovieEdna (as LaTanya Richardson)
The Fighting Temptations2003Paulina Pritchett (as LaTanya Richardson)
Boston Public2003TV SeriesSheila
100 Centre Street2001-2002TV SeriesAtallah Sims
Within These Walls2001TV MovieMelinda Donovan (as Latanya Richardson)
Hairstory2000TV Movie as LaTanya Richardson
Once and Again1999TV SeriesCounselor
Judging Amy1999TV SeriesLena Railsback
Introducing Dorothy Dandridge1999TV MovieAuntie (as LaTanya Richardson)
Ally McBeal1998-1999TV SeriesAttorney Yvette Rose
Any Day Now1998TV SeriesMrs. Walker
Secrets1998Short as LaTanya Richardson
U.S. Marshals1998Deputy Marshal Savannah Cooper (as LaTanya Richardson)
Julian Po1997Darlene (as Latanya Richardson)
Loved1997Attorney Rose Jackson (as LaTanya Richardson)
Homicide: Life on the Street1997TV SeriesLynette Thomson
Lone Star1996Priscilla Worth (as LaTanya Richardson)
The Deliverance of Elaine1996TV MovieEdna (as Latanya Richardson)
NYPD Blue1995TV SeriesSister Cecilia
Losing Isaiah1995Caroline Jones (as LaTanya Richardson)
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesMrs. Parnett
The Last Laugh1994ShortElaine (as LaTanya Richardson)
Earth 21994TV SeriesAlex Wentworth
Party of Five1994TV SeriesJane Gideon
Midnight Run for Your Life1994TV MovieDet. Dixon (as LaTanya Richardson)
When a Man Loves a Woman1994Dr. Gina Mendez (as Latanya Richardson)
Shameful Secrets1993TV MovieLouise Levy (as LaTanya Richardson)
Sleepless in Seattle1993Harriet (as LaTanya Richardson)
Cheers1993TV SeriesModerator
Civil Wars1993TV SeriesVan Beechley
Lorenzo's Oil1992Nurse Ruth (as La Tanya Richardson)
Malcolm X1992Lorraine (as Latanya Richardson)
The Nightman1992TV MovieEmily (as LaTanya Richardson)
Law & Order1991-1992TV SeriesAnne Houston / Lorraine
Juice1992Steel's Mother (as Latanya Richardson)
Frannie's Turn1992TV SeriesVivian
Fried Green Tomatoes1991Janeen (as LaTanya Richardson)
The Super1991Judge Smith (as LaTanya Richardson)
Hangin' with the Homeboys1991Caseworker (as LaTanya Richardson)
The Civil War1990TV Mini-Series documentaryVarious / Susan King Taylor
A Man Called Hawk1989TV SeriesDoris Gilbert
Dream Street1989TV Series
One Life to Live1968TV SeriesRodi #1 (1992) (as LaTanya Richardson)

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hairstory2000TV Movie as LaTanya Richardson

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Fighting Temptations2003performer: "Amazing Grace"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 68th Annual Tony Awards2014TV SpecialHerself - Nominee: Best Leading Actress in a Play
The Broadway.com Show2014TV SeriesHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest Co-Hostess / Herself
School of My Dreams2012Documentary short voice, as LaTanya Richardson
The 2011 Annual American Theatre Wing Gala2011TV MovieHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
The Black List: Volume Three2010DocumentaryHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
16th Annual Trumpet Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
Samuel L. Jackson: An American Cinematheque Tribute2008TV Movie documentaryHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
Road to Ingwavuma2008Documentary short as LaTanya Richardson
RSC Meets USA: Working Shakespeare2005Video documentaryHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
Unchained Memories: Readings from the Slave Narratives2003DocumentaryReader (as LaTanya Richardson)
Essence Awards2001TV Movie documentaryHerself (as LaTanya Richardson)
Baseball1994TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Biography1999TV Series documentaryHerself

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