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Lonette McKee


Lonette McKee's career began in the music industry in hometown Detroit, Michigan as a child prodigy, where she began playing keyboards composing music and lyrics, singing and performing professionally at a young age. At fourteen she recorded her first record, "Stop Don't Worry 'Bout It" which became an instant regional Pop/R&B hit. Lonette made her... See full bio »

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 2014 Against the Jab
Dj Mike's mother
 2007-2014 The Game (TV Series)
Maria Pitts
- The Jersey Episode: Part 1 (2014) ... Maria Pitts
- The Jersey Episode: Part 2 (2014) ... Maria Pitts
- It's Hard Being Kelly Pitts (2007) ... Maria Pitts
 2012 LUV
Grandma Beanie
 2011 This Narrow Place
Mrs. Shaw
 2011 Honey 2
Connie
 2010 Dream Street
 2006 ATL
Priscilla Garnett
 2006 1-800-Missing (TV Series)
Miss Chambers
- Exposure (2006) ... Miss Chambers
 2004 Half & Half (TV Series)
Tonya, Spencer's Mother
- The Big Thanks for Nothing Episode (2004) ... Tonya, Spencer's Mother
 2004 She Hate Me
Lottie Armstrong
 1999-2003 Third Watch (TV Series)
Maggie Davis
- My Opening Farewell (2003) ... Maggie Davis
- Superheroes: Part 2 (2002) ... Maggie Davis
- The Tys That Bind (2000) ... Maggie Davis
- 32 Bullets and a Broken Heart (2000) ... Maggie Davis
- This Band of Brothers (2000) ... Maggie Davis
 2003 The Paper Mache Chase (Short)
Lisa
 2002 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Maggie's Attorney
- Chameleon (2002) ... Maggie's Attorney
 2001 For Love of Olivia (TV Movie)
Olivia Stewart
 2001/I Lift
Elaine
 2000 Fast Food Fast Women
Sherry-Lynn
 1998 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Sara Ruth Bennett
- Episode #1.10912 (1998) ... Sara Ruth Bennett
 1998 He Got Game
Martha Shuttlesworth
 1998 Blind Faith
Carol Williams
 1993 Tribeca (TV Series)
Detective Simmons
- The Loft (1993) ... Detective Simmons
 1993 Queen (TV Mini-Series)
Alice
 1991 Jungle Fever
Drew
 1991 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Assistant District Attorney Kari Simms
- There Goes the Judge (1991) ... Assistant District Attorney Kari Simms
 1990 Dangerous Passion (TV Movie)
Meg
 1989 The Women of Brewster Place (TV Movie)
Lorraine
 1989 Amen (TV Series)
Tanya / Tanya DuBois
- The Psychic (2) (1989) ... Tanya
- The Psychic (1) (1989) ... Tanya DuBois
 1987 Gardens of Stone
Betty Rae
 1986 Miami Vice (TV Series)
Alicia Mena
- Stone's War (1986) ... Alicia Mena
 1986 'Round Midnight
Darcey Leigh
 1985 The Equalizer (TV Series)
Dr. Elly Walton
- Reign of Terror (1985) ... Dr. Elly Walton
 1985 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Hillary
- Blood Money (1985) ... Hillary
 1985 The Making of 'Brewster's Millions' (Short)
Angela Drake
 1982 Illusions (Short)
Mignon Dupree
 1979 Cuba
Therese Mederos
 1977 Which Way Is Up?
Vanetta
 1976 Sparkle
Sister
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Staged: Appeared (as "Julie LaVerne") in "Show Boat" on Broadway. NOTE She was nominated for a Tony Award for her work. See more »

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When I left my husband, there was no work and no money. And so my new boyfriend and I were forced to move to an area of Fort Greene [Brooklyn, NY] that was very drug infested, and it was very hard. I got recognized a lot on the streets. They thought we had something that we didn't. I'd get a lot of comments like: 'Why are you living here? You're a star.' And I thought, 'Movie stars got to pay ... See more »

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Began career as a recording artist in Detroit as a child music prodigy. signed with the Detroit-based M-S label and put out a record which became a regional hit at fourteen years old. Released an album, Lonette McKee, on the Sussex label with the same producers, Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey in 1974. See more »

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