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Lizan Mitchell

Lizan Mitchell is an actress, known for Guiding Light (1952), The Human Stain (2003) and The Preacher's Wife (1996). See full bio »
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 2014 We'll Never Have Paris
 2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight
 2013 Golden Boy (TV Series)
- Young Guns (2013) ... Genevieve
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judith's Mother
- Double Jeopardy (2010) ... Judith's Mother
 2010 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
- Traffic (2010) ... Housekeeper
 2008 John Adams (TV Mini-Series)
Sally Hemmings
- Peacefield (2008) ... Sally Hemmings
 2007 AfterLife (Short)
Deaconess Hines
 2005 The Final Patient
Elizabeth Green
 2005 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary)
Protesting Woman #1
- Brother to Brother (2005) ... Protesting Woman #1
 2005 Bellclair Times
 2004 Brother to Brother
Protesting Woman
 2003 The Human Stain
 2002 The Wire (TV Series)
Shooting Witness
- One Arrest (2002) ... Shooting Witness
 1992-2001 Law & Order (TV Series)
Dorothy Meredith / Judge Lerner
- A Losing Season (2001) ... Dorothy Meredith
- Prince of Darkness (1992) ... Judge Lerner
 2000 Third Watch (TV Series)
- History (2000) ... Yvette
 1999 Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years (TV Movie)
Actress playing Bessie on Broadway
 1996 The Preacher's Wife
 1995 New York News (TV Series)
- Good-Bye Gator (1995) ... Cora
 1993 The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (TV Series)
Mrs. Williams
 1952 Guiding Light (TV Series)
Judge Taylor (1999-2000)
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She acted in Emily Mann's stage adaptation of the memoirs, "Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters' First 100 Years," at the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey with Yvette Freeman in the cast. Emily Mann was also director. See more »

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Played a character named "Verity" in the original pilot for the TV show, Time of Your Life (1999). The network was unhappy with the show and ordered reshoots on the pilot and Mitchell's character was eliminated. See more »

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