Popularly known for her dramatic talents in soap operas like All My Children and The Young and the Restless, she also appeared in the films Love & Basketball and Eve's Bayou.
She had her first film breakthrough in the film Mandingo.
She made an appearance in a 2006 episode of the ABC series Ghost Whisperer.
From 1980 to 1984, she was married to Charles Weldon, and from 1989 to 1994, she was married to
She appeared on several occasions with Greg Morris on the television show What's Happening!