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Overview (2)

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Birth NameLaTanya Richardson

Mini Bio (1)

She graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1971. While a student at Spelman (an all-female institution), she met Samuel L. Jackson, who was a student at Morehouse College (the all-male institution affiliated with Spelman), who would later become her husband. She and Jackson have one daughter named Zoe.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: L. J. Allen-2

Spouse (1)

Samuel L. Jackson (14 January 1980 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Theater from Spelman College and a Master's Degree in Drama from New York University.
Directed the short film, Hairstory (2000), which was written by Tish Benson.
Daughter Zoe attends Vassar College. [January 2002]
Second cousin of Justin Guarini, runner-up on American Idol (2002).
Daughter: Zoë Jackson (b. 1982).
Daughter-in-law of Elizabeth Jackson.
Co-starred with Denzel Washington, in the Broadway revival of "Raisin in the Sun," for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress. LaTanya replaced Diahann Carroll who dropped out of the production.

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