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“Maggie ‘The Cat’”Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan portraitTraining: Sanaa is a graduate of The Yale School of Drama.

Theater includes: on broadway, Beneatha Younger in A RAISIN IN THE SUN with Sean Combs, Audra Mcdonald, and Phylicia Rashad (Tony award best performance by a featured actress nomination).  Isabella in MEASURE FOR MEASURE opposite Billy Crudup at the New York City Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park. Emily Webb in OUR TOWN at South Coast Repertory. POR'KNOCKERS at The Vineyard Theater. A MOVIE STAR HAS TO STAR IN BLACK AND WHITE at the Public Theater. Viola in TWELFTH NIGHT at Yale Repertory Theater.

Film includes:  WONDERFUL WORLD opposite Matthew Broderick which premieres this January 2010. Recently, THE FAMILY THAT PREYS with Kathy Bates, Alfre Woodard, and Tyler Perry. SOMETHING NEW opposite Simon Baker (Naacp Best actress nomination). ALIEN VS. PREDATOR.  OUT OF TIME opposite Denzel Washington. BROWN SUGAR (Naacp image award best actress nomination). LOVE AND BASKETBALL(independent spirit award nomination for best actress, BET Award and Image Award for best actress in a feature film). And THE BEST MAN, one of the top 10 highest grossing African American films in history. (Naacp Image award nomination).

Television includes: Voice for the new Fox animated hit, THE CLEVELAND SHOW. A RAISIN IN THE SUN (Naacp Image award nomination). NIP/TUCK season 4 (Naacp Image award nomination). HBO's DISSAPEARING ACTS.  

'4 STARS - WONDERFUL' Time Out

'SEXY, STARRY ENTERTAINMENT... CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF IS AN AMERICAN CLASSIC' Variety

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