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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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Known For

Guiding Light
Guiding Light Judge Taylor (1999-2000)
The Human Stain
The Human Stain Ernestine
The Preacher's Wife


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 2016 Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (TV Series)
Great Aunt
- Kimmy Goes Roller Skating! (2016) ... Great Aunt
 2015 Deadbeat (TV Series)
- Finger F... Ked (2015) ... Nana
- Last Dance with Edith Jane (2015) ... Nana
 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 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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Other Works:

(May 25, 2006 to June 25, 2006) She played Aunt Ester in August Wilson's play, "Gem of the Ocean," at the Public Theater in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with Kim Staunton (Black Mary) and Ed Onipede Blunt in the cast. See more »

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She was nominated for a 1996 Joseph Jefferson Award for Actress in a Principal Role in a Play for "Having Our Say", in Chicago, Illinois. See more »

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