Sanaa lathan dating history
As a child, she was nurtured in athletics and the arts, through training in Gymnastics and Dance.She later became a product of divorced parents, whom she remained closely connected to, by being shuttled to live between them, both, in New York and Los Angeles.Reluctantly, she made the move and has not turned back.Upon her own initiative, without the help of her accomplished dad, she was able to get notable appearances in television on shows such as In the House (1995), Moesha (1996), NYPD Blue (1993), Family Matters (1989) and the made-for-TV movie, Miracle in the Woods (1997), playing the younger character opposite Della Reese.Show more Sanaa Lathan, pronounced Sa-NAA, "like Sinatra without the tra", was born on September 19, 1971, in New York, as her actress mother Eleanor Mc Coy performed on Broadway with the likes of Eartha Kitt, and her director father Stan Lathan worked behind the scenes in television for PBS.She was exposed to the life of entertainment and stars at a very early age, which had a profound impact upon her life.She even obtained television series regular roles in two very short-lived sitcoms -- Built to Last (1997), that never got national distribution, and the two seasons-canceled NBC sitcom called Late Line (1998), in the role of an aggressive talent broker for a network news show.Honing her skills and returning to her passion for the stage, Sanaa also performed at the South Coast Repertory Theatre in the play, "Our Town", as well as other productions, while pursuing her career in television and the movies.
In 2000, Sanaa received the NAACP Image honor nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a motion picture for her role in The Best Man (1999).
Sanaa gave the performance of her life in this women- empowering breakthrough role, written by the film's director, Gina Prince-Bythewood.
The acting was no problem, but the basketball was not a skill Sanaa possessed.
Sanaa again nailed the role, gaining 20 extra pounds to better depict the character of the book.
Sanaa has also begun to extend herself in the business by co-producing a yet-to-be-released movie with Queen Latifah.