Lathan then attended Yale University, and earned a master's degree in drama.Following her training at Yale, where she studied with Earle R.On stage, Lathan was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun and starred in 2010 in the all-black performance of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre in London. Her father, Stan Lathan, worked behind the scenes in television for PBS, as well as a producer on shows such as Sanford & Son and Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam. She attended Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics.She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a bachelor's degree in English.Several years later, Lathan reprised the role in an ABC Network production of A Raisin in the Sun.In an interview with NPR, Lathan said the script took a fresh approach to telling an interracial love story, by describing the internal conflict some African-American women confront when it comes to dating interracially.Sign up today to browse the FREE personal ads of available Capital Municipality singles, and hook up online using our completely free Sanna online dating service! Sanaa Mc Coy Lathan (born September 19, 1971) is an American actress.
For her work in the film, Lathan earned an Essence Award for Best Actress.She followed this the subsequent year with a role in Life with Martin Lawrence and Eddie Murphy and back-to-back turns in The Best Man and The Wood.The Best Man was a comedic ensemble film, starring Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau Jr., and Morris Chestnut.In 2004, Lathan starred on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun with Sean Combs, Audra Mc Donald, and Phylicia Rashad.Lathan received a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actress for her portrayal of Beneatha Younger.