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Trinidadian-born Brooklyn-raised Lorraine Toussaint graduated from Manhattan's High School of Performing Arts in 1978. She then enrolled herself at the Juilliard School's drama division as a member of Group 11 (1978-1982). She graduated from Juilliard with a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree. Lorraine is best known for her performance opposite "... See full bio »

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 2014 Forever (TV Series) (pre-production)
Lt. Joanna Reece
- Episode #1.4 (2014) ... Lt. Joanna Reece
- Episode #1.3 (2014) ... Lt. Joanna Reece
- Episode #1.2 (2014) ... Lt. Joanna Reece
- Pilot (2014) ... Lt. Joanna Reece
 2014 Selma (filming)
Amelia Boynton
 2013-2015 The Fosters (TV Series)
Dana / Dana Adams
- Episode #2.11 (2015) ... Dana Adams
- Mother (2014) ... Dana
- Padre (2014) ... Dana
- I Do (2013) ... Dana Adams
- Quinceañera (2013) ... Dana
 2012-2014 The Young and the Restless (TV Series)
Dr. Watkins
- Episode #1.10366 (2014) ... Dr. Watkins
- Episode #1.10246 (2013) ... Dr. Watkins
- Episode dated 6 June 2013 (2013) ... Dr. Watkins
- Episode #1.10166 (2013) ... Dr. Watkins
- Episode #1.10161 (2013) ... Dr. Watkins
 2014 Being Mary Jane (TV Series)
Aunt Toni
- The Huxtables Have Fallen (2014) ... Aunt Toni
 2013 Body of Proof (TV Series)
Chief Angela Martin
- Daddy Issues (2013) ... Chief Angela Martin
- Dark City (2013) ... Chief Angela Martin
- Disappearing Act (2013) ... Chief Angela Martin
- Doubting Tommy (2013) ... Chief Angela Martin
 2012 Scandal (TV Series)
Nancy Drake
- The Other Woman (2012) ... Nancy Drake
 2012 Drop Dead Diva (TV Series)
Professor Ellen Daily
- Road Trip (2012) ... Professor Ellen Daily
 2012 The Finder (TV Series)
La Bruja
- Voodoo Undo (2012) ... La Bruja
 2011 The Doctor (TV Movie)
Ayanna
 2011 Against the Wall (TV Series)
Officer Edie
- Obsessed and Unwanted (2011) ... Officer Edie
 2011 NCIS (TV Series)
Deputy Director Donna Wolfson
- Defiance (2011) ... Deputy Director Donna Wolfson
 2010 The Line (TV Movie)
Josephine Johnson
 2010 The Glades (TV Series)
Carol Watkins
- A Perfect Storm (2010) ... Carol Watkins
 2010 Three Rivers (TV Series)
Yolanda Moss
- Every Breath You Take (2010) ... Yolanda Moss
 2009 The Soloist
Flo Ayers
 2005-2009 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Agent Terri Green / Medical Examiner
- Cover Me (2009) ... Agent Terri Green
 2008 The Gold Lunch (Short)
Judge
 2008 ER (TV Series)
Yolanda
- Believe the Unseen (2008) ... Yolanda
 2006-2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Marla James / Cynthia James
- Big Shots (2007) ... Marla James
- Post Mortem (2006) ... Marla James
- Fannysmackin' (2006) ... Cynthia James
 2006 3 lbs. (TV Series)
Della
- Unaired Pilot ... Della
 2005 The Closer (TV Series)
Deputy D.A. Powell
- Standards and Practices (2005) ... Deputy D.A. Powell
- Fatal Retraction (2005) ... Deputy D.A. Powell
 2005 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Eileen Stayman
- The New Normal (2005) ... Eileen Stayman
 2005 Their Eyes Were Watching God (TV Movie)
Pearl Stone
 2004 Frasier (TV Series)
Nurse
- Boo! (2004) ... Nurse
 2003-2004 Threat Matrix (TV Series)
Carina Wright / NSA Agent Hodges
- PPX (2004) ... NSA Agent Hodges
- Cold Cash (2003) ... Carina Wright
- Alpha-126 (2003) ... Carina Wright
- In Plane Sight (2003) ... Carina Wright
- Doctor Germ (2003) ... Carina Wright
 2002 Static Shock (TV Series)
Dr. Franklin
- Jimmy (2002) ... Dr. Franklin (voice)
 2001 The Sky Is Falling
Janie
 1998 Jaded
Carol Broker
 1998 C-16: FBI (TV Series)
Marsha Fontaine
- My Brother's Keeper (1998) ... Marsha Fontaine
 1998 Black Dog
Avery
 1998 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
Lorraine Hamilton
- Signs and Words (1998) ... Lorraine Hamilton
 1998 Blackout Effect (TV Movie)
Kim Garfield
 1997 The Spittin' Image (Short)
 1997 Leaving L.A. (TV Series)
Dr. Claudia Chan
- Dead Elvis (1997) ... Dr. Claudia Chan
- Now? (1997) ... Dr. Claudia Chan
- The Black Widower (1997) ... Dr. Claudia Chan
- The Eyes of the City (1997) ... Dr. Claudia Chan
- Give Them Names (1997) ... Dr. Claudia Chan
 1997 Promised Land (TV Series)
Linda Paxton
- Running Scared (1997) ... Linda Paxton
 1996 The Cherokee Kid (TV Movie)
Mama Turner
 1996 Mr. & Mrs. Smith (TV Series)
Dr. Cotter
- The Coma Episode (1996) ... Dr. Cotter
 1996 If These Walls Could Talk (TV Movie)
Shameeka Webb (segment "1996")
 1996 Nightjohn (TV Movie)
Dealey
 1996 America's Dream (TV Movie)
Philomena (segment "The Reunion")
 1995 It Was Him or Us (TV Movie)
Lt. Washington
 1995 Murder One (TV Series)
Margaret Stratton
- Chapter Eight (1995) ... Margaret Stratton
- Chapter Six (1995) ... Margaret Stratton
 1995 Amazing Grace (TV Series)
Yvonne Price
- Remember When (1995) ... Yvonne Price
- Family Values (1995) ... Yvonne Price
- The Shooting (1995) ... Yvonne Price
- Hallelujah (1995) ... Yvonne Price
- The Fugitive (1995) ... Yvonne Price
 1995 Bless This House (TV Series)
Lorraine
- A Woman's Work Is Never Done (1995) ... Lorraine
 1995 Dangerous Minds
Irene Roberts
 1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. (TV Series)
Denise Copeland
- Fire in the Heart (1994) ... Denise Copeland
 1994 Bleeding Hearts
Enid Sheperd
 1994 A Time to Heal (TV Movie)
Zelda
 1994 Mother's Boys
Robert's Associate
 1993 The Sinbad Show (TV Series)
Mrs. Payton
- Pilot (1993) ... Mrs. Payton (as Lorraine Tousaint)
 1993 Class of '61 (TV Movie)
Sarah
 1993 Love, Lies & Lullabies (TV Movie)
Florence Crawford
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Joyce
 1992 Red Dwarf (TV Movie)
Captain Tau
 1992 Bodies of Evidence (TV Series)
Dr. Mary Rocket (1992)
 1992 Trial: The Price of Passion (TV Movie)
Nancy Goodpaster
 1992 Tequila and Bonetti (TV Series)
Big Marie
- The Rose Cadillac (1992) ... Big Marie
 1991 Daddy (TV Movie)
Judge (uncredited)
 1991 Hudson Hawk
Almond Joy
 1990 Nasty Boys (TV Series)
Dr, Chanel Cory
- Kill or Be Killed: Part 1 (1990) ... Dr, Chanel Cory
 1990 227 (TV Series)
Monica Patton
- Nightmare on 227 (1990) ... Monica Patton
 1990 Common Ground (TV Movie)
Alva
 1989 Breaking In
Delphine the Hooker
 1989 A Man Called Hawk (TV Series)
Emily Howell
- Hear No Evil (1989) ... Emily Howell
 1986 A Case of Deadly Force (TV Movie)
Pat Bowden
 1983 The Face of Rage (TV Movie)
Stendah
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Vera Williams (1988)
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"The Talented Tenth," written by Richard Wesley; directed by Neema Barnette; with Graham Brown (portraying Father/Sam Griggs); Rony Clanton (portraying Ron); Richard Gant (portraying Marvin); Elain R. Graham (portraying Irene); Richard Lawson (portraying Bernard); LaTanya Richardson (portraying Rowena); Marie Thomas (portraying... See more »

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Shape draws praise from similar shaped viewers and they 'appreciate that I look like a normal woman. I care more about health than maintaining a specific size.'

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