Lonette McKee

Jazz Singer

Birthday July 22, 1954

Birth Sign Cancer

Birthplace Detroit, MI

Age 68 years old

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Multi-talented actress and songwriter who was nominated for a Tony Award for her portrayal of jazz legend Billie Holiday. Her films include Malcolm X and Men of Honor.

Before Fame

She was a musical child prodigy who recorded her first album at age 14.


She has taught a master acting class at Centenary College of New Jersey.

Family Life

Her father Lonnie was a professional bricklayer.

Associated With

She became an apprentice of director Spike Lee at New York's The New School.