Award-winning actress who has starred in many television movies, including The Josephine Baker Story and The Cheetah Girls. She also appeared in A Thin Line Between Love and Hate.
She was an honorary member of Aplha Kappa Alpha sorority.
She won the 1991 Emmy Award in the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special category for her role in The Josephine Baker Story.
She was married to Brian Gibson from 1990 to 1992. They have one daughter, Grace.
She appeared in the 1997 film Gone Fishin' with Danny Glover.