Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan

  • Born on
    • September 19th, 1971
Sanaa McCoy Lathan (born September 19, 1971) is an American actress. As a voice actress, from 2009 to 2013, she voiced Donna Tubbs in The Cleveland Show and in all concurrent and subsequent Family Guy appearances. She has starred in many films, including The Best Man (1999) and its 2013 sequel, The Best Man Holiday. Her other film credits include Love & Basketball (2000), Brown Sugar (2002), Alien vs. Predator (2004), Something New (2006), The Family That Preys (2008), Contagion (2011), and Now You See Me 2 (2016). On stage, Lathan was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun and starred in 2010 in the all-black performance of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre in London.

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Acting (29 Credits)

2019Native Son as Trudy Thomas
2018Nappily Ever After as Violet Jones
2017American Assassin as Irene Kennedy
2017Shots Fired as Ashe Akino
2016Approaching the Unknown as Captain Emily Maddox
2016Now You See Me 2 as Deputy Director Natalie Austin
2015The Perfect Guy as Leah
2014The Affair as Jenelle Wilson
2013Repentance as Maggie
2013The Best Man Holiday as Robyn
2011Contagion as Aubrey Cheever
2011Boss as Mona Fredricks
2009Wonderful World as Khadi
2009Powder Blue as Diana
2009The Cleveland Show as Donna Tubbs (voice)
2008A Raisin in the Sun as Beneatha Younger
2008The Family That Preys as Andrea
2006Something New as Kenya Denise McQueen
2004Alien vs. Predator as Alexa Woods
2003Out of Time as Ann Merai Harrison
2002Brown Sugar as Sidney 'Syd' Shaw
2000Disappearing Acts as Zora Banks
2000Love & Basketball as Monica Wright
1999The Best Man as Robin
1999The Wood as Alicia
1999Life as Daisy
1998Blade as Vanessa
1997Miracle in the Woods as Young Lilly
1997Drive as Carolyn Brody


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