La Chanze and Derek Fordjour

LaChanze  American Actress


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LaChanze was previously married to Derek Fordjour (2005).


LaChanze is a 54 year old American Actress. Born Rhonda LaChanze Sapp on 16th December, 1961 in St. Augustine, Florida, USA, she is famous for The Color Purple (2005) in a career that spans 1988–present. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

LaChanze has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Adam Sandler in The Cosby Show (1984) and Troy Winbush in The Cosby Show (1984).

LaChanze is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Florida, Actresses from Connecticut and 21st-century American actresses.


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First Name LaChanze
Full Name at Birth Rhonda LaChanze Sapp
Age 54 years
Birthday 16th December, 1961
Birthplace St. Augustine, Florida, USA
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Build Average
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, singer, dancer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame The Color Purple (2005)
Year(s) Active 1988–present
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Rhonda LaChanze Sapp, known professionally as LaChanze (/ləʃɑnz/; born December 16, 1961) is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical in 2006 for her role in The Color Purple.

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LaChanze54 SagittariusActress
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Side Effects2013Wards Island Desk Nurse (as Lachanze)Movie
The Help2011Rachel (as La Chanze)Movie
Person of Interest2011MonaTV Show
Breaking Upwards2009MaggieMovie
The Battery's Down2008TiMouneTV Show
Lucy2003HarriettTV Movie
Heartbreak Hospital2002LisaMovie
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit1999Amber, Ms. PivikTV Show
Hercules1998TerpsichoreTV Show
Sex and the City1998HostessTV Show
David Searching1997God TruthMovie
Hercules1997Terpsichore the Muse of Dance (frizzy-haired Muse)Movie
Total Security1997Wanda RobitailleTV Show
New York Undercover1994Mariah BartonTV Show
The Cosby Mysteries1994Dr. WeeksTV Show
For Love or Money1993NoraMovie
Leap of Faith1992GeorgetteMovie
My New Gun1992Kelly JaneMovie
The Cosby Show1984SylviaTV Show
One Life to Live1968Yvette MoreauTV Show
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