Award-winning actress, poet, and playwright who became known on her behalf part in the 1967 film Think Who’s Arriving at Dinner. She graduated from New Orleans’ Dillard University or college and later relocated to NEW YORK to execute on stage productions. She received two Emmy Honours as an celebrity, one on her behalf appearance on Frank’s Place, the additional for her part in The Practice. Her mom was a seamstress and her dad was a Baptist minister. She was nominated for an Academy Honor for her overall performance in Think Who’s Arriving at Dinner reverse Sidney Poitier.