Lynn Whitfield

Lynn Whitfield
Lynn Whitfield  American Actress

Lynn Whitfield dating history

Who is she dating right now?

Lynn Whitfield is currently single.


Lynn Whitfield was previously married to Brian Gibson (1990 - 1992) and Vantile Whitfield (1974).

Lynn Whitfield has been in relationships with Don Johnson (1976) and Kweisi Mfume (1970 - 1972).


Lynn Whitfield is a 70 year old American Actress. Born Lynn Butler-Smith on 15th February, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA, she is famous for Josephine Baker in the HBO biographical film The Josephine Baker Story (1991) in a career that spans 1981–present. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Lynn Whitfield has been in 2 on-screen matchups, including Juan Chioran in The Cheetah Girls (2003) and Martin Lawrence in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate (1996).

Lynn Whitfield is a member of the following lists: American film actors, American television actors and Actors from Louisiana.


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Relationship Statistics

Married2 1 year, 10 months 11 months, 5 days -
Dating2 2 years 1 year -
Total4 2 years 11 months, 20 days 1 year, 10 months


First Name Lynn
Last Name Whitfield
Maiden Name Butler-Smith
Full Name at Birth Lynn Butler-Smith
Alternative Name Lynn Butler-Smith, Lynn Whitfield
Age 70 years
Birthday 15th February, 1953
Birthplace Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Height 5' 3" (160 cm)
Weight 137lbs (62 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
University Howard University
Occupation Text Actress, Producer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Josephine Baker in the HBO biographical film The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
Year(s) Active 1981—present, 1981–present
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Luber Roklin Entertainment
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Lynn Whitfield (née Smith; born February 15, 1953) is an American actress. She began her acting career in television and theatre before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and received a Golden Globe Award nomination for her breakout performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO biographical film The Josephine Baker Story (1991).

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Lynn Whitfield70 AquariusActress
Brian Gibson59 VirgoDirector
Don Johnson73 SagittariusActor
Kweisi Mfume74 ScorpioGovernment
Vantile Whitfield74 VirgoPlaywright


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
GraceFemale2nd August, 199131 years oldBrian Gibson


The Retirement Plan2022Movie
We Need A Little Christmas2022TV Movie
Vacation Friends2021SuzanneMovie
Nappily Ever After2018PaulettaMovie
The Resident2018Josephine OkekeTV Show
Espionage Tonight2017Sydney GreenstreetMovie
The North Star2016Miss GraceMovie
Prayer Never Fails2016Loral HessMovie
Greenleaf2016Lady Mae GreenleafTV Show
For the Love of Lockwood Too2015Madame MabryTV Show
Fear Files2015Madam Mabry (segment "For the Love of Lockwood Too")TV Movie
Lap Dance2014Momma PearlMovie
Blood Lines2014VivianMovie
Chasing Life2014Karen CallahanTV Show
Take the Spotlight2014Movie
How to Get Away with Murder2014Mary WalkerTV Show
30 Days in Atlanta2014Odiye's immigration lawyer (Clara)Movie
For the Love of Lockwood2014Madame MabryTV Show
The Fright Night Files2014Madame MabryTV Movie
My Other Mother2014Mary JoTV Movie
King's Faith2013Vanessa StubbsMovie
Mistresses2013MarjorieTV Show
Act Like You Love Me2013HarriettMovie
Lonely Boy2013Dr. Christine NolanMovie
The Last Letter2013LorraineMovie
Hit the Floor2013Jelena's mother, Vanessa Howard, Vanessa HowardTV Show
And Then There Was You2013Sophia BrentMovie
24 Hour Love2013CynthiaMovie
The Dempsey Sisters2013Olivia NormanMovie
Battlefield America2012Ms. ParkerMovie
Prodigy Bully2012Angela WashingtonTV Movie
Family Time2012DonnaTV Show
Somebody's Child2012ConstanceTV Movie
Redemption of a Dog2012FrancineMovie
Training to Be A Superhero2012MiMi JakesShort Film
Mama I Want to Sing2011Lillian WinterMovie
All Things Fall Apart2011BeeMovie
Are We There Yet?2010Grandma, Mother-in-Law 2012TV Show
The Rebound2009Laura ReillyMovie
Flashforward2009Anastasia MarkhamTV Show
Kings of the Evening2008GracieMovie
The Women2008Glenda HillMovie
Confessions2006Dr. PageMovie
Madea's Family Reunion2006VictoriaMovie
The Cheetah Girls 22006DorotheaTV Movie
Shark2006Anita AstinTV Show
The Book of Daniel2006ElenaTV Show
Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story2004Barbara BecnelTV Movie
The Cheetah Girls2004Dorothea GaribaldiTV Movie
Head of State2003Debra LassiterMovie
The Cheetah Girls2003DorotheaTV Movie
A Time for Dancing2002LindaMovie
Lost in Oz2002BellaridereTV Movie
Without a Trace2002Paula Van DorenTV Show
A Girl Thing2001Nia MorganTV Movie
Boston Public2000Louanna HarperTV Show
Strong Medicine2000Dr. MarshallTV Show
Deep in My Heart1999Corrine BurrellTV Movie
Love Songs1999Jean Simpson (segment "Love Song for Jean and Ellis, A")TV Movie
Dangerous Evidence: The Lori Jackson Story1999Lori JacksonTV Movie
Stepmom1998Dr. P. SweikertMovie
The Color of Courage1998Minnie McGheeTV Movie
The Wedding1998Corinne ColesTV Movie
Eve's Bayou1997Roz BatisteMovie
Gone Fishin'1997AngieMovie
The Planet of Junior Brown1997Mrs. BrownMovie
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate1996Brandi WebMovie
Promised Land1996Dr. Serena HallTV Show
Sophie & the Moonhanger1996SophieTV Movie
In the Army Now1994Sgt. LaddMovie
State of Emergency1994Dehlia JohnsonTV Movie
The Cosby Mysteries1994Barbara LorenzTV Movie
The Cosby Mysteries1994Barbara LorenzTV Show
Touched by an Angel1994Dr. Serena HallTV Show
Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story1994Bobbie MalloryTV Movie
Taking the Heat1993Carolyn HunterTV Movie
Stompin' at the Savoy1992EstherTV Movie
Martin1992EllenTV Show
A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story1991NatalaTV Movie
The Josephine Baker Story1991Josephine BakerTV Movie
Equal Justice1990Maggie MayfieldTV Show
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990TV Show
The Women of Brewster Place1989CielTV Show
Snoops1989Denise KendallTV Show
Heartbeat1988Dr. Cory BanksTV Show
Dead Aim1987Sheila FreemanMovie
Jaws: The Revenge1987LouisaMovie
The George McKenna Story1986Bobbie MaxwellTV Movie
Matlock1986Angela PageTV Show
Johnnie Mae Gibson: FBI1986Johnnie Mae GibsonTV Movie
The Slugger's Wife1985Tina AlvaradoMovie
Tall Tales & Legends1985Pollie AnnTV Show
The Insiders1985YvonneTV Show
Miami Vice1984Odette RibaudTV Show
The New Mike Hammer1984Delia MarvelTV Show
Doctor Detroit1983Thelma ClelandMovie
Matt Houston1982ValTV Show
St. Elsewhere1982Annie CallanTV Show
Cagney & Lacey1981Eleanor TaggartTV Show
Hill Street Blues1981Jill ThomasTV Show
The Fall Guy1981JeanneTV Show
American Playhouse1980Woman in the BathTV Show
This Is the Life1952TV Show
Curve BallDr. LaneMovie
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beverlypressbeverlypressJul 28, 2019

Emmy award winner Lynn Whitfield! Congratulate Metin Bereketli for his masterpiece -- Africa! and for his solo art exhibition at the Multicultural Motion Picture Association Annual Student Pre-Oscar Scholarship Luncheon at The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, California.

artistsprMay 24, 2017


sum CHiicKNov 24, 2009

Met her... She cool people

darryl shawn dixonAug 31, 2009


LadyG89Jan 28, 2009

Lynn Whitfield is awesome, I`ve loved her work ever since I saw a thin line between love

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