Sanaa Lathan


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Sanaa Lathan, the daughter of Actress Eleanor McCoy and Director Stan Lathan, was raised in both New York City and Los Angeles. During her youth she was fully immersed in the entertainment industry and learned early on that she wanted a career in the Arts. Sanaa pursued studies at the University of California at Berkeley where she received a BA, ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 12 wins & 25 nominations. See more awards »

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Alien vs. Predator Alexa Woods
(2004)
Love & Basketball Monica Wright
(2000)
Something New Kenya Denise McQueen
(2006)
Blade Vanessa
(1998)

Filmography

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 2020-2022 Harley Quinn (TV Series)
Catwoman
- The Horse and the Sparrow (2022) ... Catwoman (voice)
- Another Sharkley Adventure (2022) ... Catwoman (voice)
- It's a Swamp Thing (2022) ... Catwoman (voice)
- A Thief, A Mole, An Orgy (2022) ... Catwoman (voice)
- The 83rd Annual Villy Awards (2022) ... Catwoman (voice)
 2022 On the Come Up
Jay
 2010-2022 Family Guy (TV Series)
Donna Tubbs / Fangirl / Backup Singer / ...
- Prescription Heroine (2022) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- HBO-No (2022) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Boys & Squirrels (2020) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Yacht Rocky (2019) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Throw It Away (2019) ... Donna Tubbs / Backup Singer (voice)
 2021 Succession (TV Series)
Lisa Arthur
- What It Takes (2021) ... Lisa Arthur
- The Disruption (2021) ... Lisa Arthur (voice)
- Mass in Time of War (2021) ... Lisa Arthur
- Secession (2021) ... Lisa Arthur
 2021 Hit & Run (TV Series)
Naomi Hicks
- Friends & Foes (2021) ... Naomi Hicks
- Flesh & Blood (2021) ... Naomi Hicks
- Part & Parcel (2021) ... Naomi Hicks
- Prose & Cons (2021) ... Naomi Hicks
- Breaking & Entering (2021) ... Naomi Hicks
 2021 With/in: Volume 1 (segment "Leap")
 2021 Solos (TV Mini Series)
Nia
- Sasha (2021) ... Nia (voice)
 2018-2019 The Affair (TV Series)
Janelle Wilson
- Episode #5.9 (2019) ... Janelle Wilson
- Episode #5.3 (2019) ... Janelle Wilson
- Episode #5.2 (2019) ... Janelle Wilson
- Episode #5.1 (2019) ... Janelle Wilson
- Episode #4.10 (2018) ... Janelle Wilson (credit only)
 2019 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Nina Harrison
- Replay (2019) ... Nina Harrison
 2019 Native Son
Trudy Thomas
 2018 Nappily Ever After
Violet
 2017 American Assassin
Irene Kennedy
 2017 Shots Fired (TV Series)
Ashe Akino
- Hour Ten: Last Dance (2017) ... Ashe Akino
- Hour Nine: Come to Jesus (2017) ... Ashe Akino
- Hour Eight: Rock Bottom (2017) ... Ashe Akino
- Hour Seven: Content of Their Character (2017) ... Ashe Akino
- Hour Six: The Fire This Time (2017) ... Ashe Akino
 2016 Approaching the Unknown
Emily Maddox
 2016 Now You See Me 2
Deputy Director Natalie Austin
 2015/I The Perfect Guy
Leah
 2014 UNICEF: Imagine (Music Video short)
Sanaa Lathan
 2013 The Best Man Holiday
Robyn
 2009-2013 The Cleveland Show (TV Series)
Donna Tubbs
- Wheel! Of! Family! (2013) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Crazy Train (2013) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Mr. & Mrs. Brown (2013) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Of Lice & Men (2013) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
- Grave Danger (2013) ... Donna Tubbs (voice)
 2013/I Repentance
Maggie Carter
 2012 Boss (TV Series)
Mona Fredricks
- True Enough (2012) ... Mona Fredricks
- Clinch (2012) ... Mona Fredricks
- Consequence (2012) ... Mona Fredricks
- The Conversation (2012) ... Mona Fredricks
- Backflash (2012) ... Mona Fredricks
 2011 Tilda (TV Movie)
Sasha Litt
 2011 Contagion
Aubrey Cheever
 2009 Powder Blue
Diana
 2009 Wonderful World
Khadi
 2008 The Family That Preys
Andrea
 2008 A Raisin in the Sun (TV Movie)
Beneatha Younger
 2007 CR: Alien vs. Predator (Video Game)
Alexa Woods
 2006 Nip/Tuck (TV Series)
Michelle Landau
- Gala Gallardo (2006) ... Michelle Landau
- Willy Ward (2006) ... Michelle Landau
- Reefer (2006) ... Michelle Landau
- Diana Lubey (2006) ... Michelle Landau
- Liz Cruz (2006) ... Michelle Landau
 2006/I Something New
Kenya Denise McQueen
 2005 The Golden Blaze (Video)
Monica (voice)
 2004 Alien vs. Predator
Alexa Woods
 2003/I Out of Time
Ann Merai Harrison
 2002 Brown Sugar
Sidney 'Syd' Shaw
 2000 Disappearing Acts (TV Movie)
Zora Banks
 2000 The Smoker (Short)
Roxanne
 2000 Love & Basketball
Monica Wright
 1999 The Best Man
Robin
 1999 The Wood
Alicia
 1999/I Life
Daisy
 1998-1999 LateLine (TV Series)
Briana Gilliam
- The Christian Guy (1999) ... Briana Gilliam
- Karp's Night Out (1999) ... Briana Gilliam
- Svadharma (1999) ... Briana Gilliam
- Kids 'N' Guns (1999) ... Briana Gilliam
- The Minister of Television (1999) ... Briana Gilliam
 1998 Blade
Vanessa
 1998 NYPD Blue (TV Series)
Shirley Barish
- You're Under a Rasta (1998) ... Shirley Barish
 1997 Miracle in the Woods (TV Movie)
Young Lilly
 1997 Built to Last (TV Series)
Linda
- Pilot (1997) ... Linda
 1997 Drive
Carolyn Brody
 1997 Family Matters (TV Series)
Allison
- Revenge of the Nerd (1997) ... Allison
 1996 Moesha (TV Series)
Ebony
- A Concerted Effort: Part 2 (1996) ... Ebony
- A Concerted Effort: Part 1 (1996) ... Ebony
 1996 In the House (TV Series)
Charese
- The Curse of Hill House (1996) ... Charese
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in Jon B.'s video "Don't Say". See more »

Publicity Listings:

6 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)


Relatives:

Tendaji Lathan (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

I grew up in the business. My dad is a director/producer and my mom is a dancer, she performed with Alvin Ailey, but I didn't even think about becoming an actress.

Trivia:

Appearing on Broadway as Beneatha in "Raisin In The Sun". See more »

Nickname:

Nana See more »

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