Actress who has appeared in such films as The Fighting Temptations and Fried Green Tomatoes. She is best known as the wife of actor Samuel L. Jackson.
She met Samuel L. Jackson while studying at the Spelman College in Atlanta. The got married in 1980.
She gave up acting to focus on her family after her first child was born.
Her daughter Zoe Jackson is a film director.
She was in the 2003 film The Fighting Temptations which also starred Beyonce Knowles.