Sanaa Lathan Biography
(Actress and Voice Actress Known for Her Films: ‘The Best Man’, ‘Love & Basketball’ and ‘Disappearing Acts’)
Birthday: September 19, 1971 (Virgo)
Born In: New York, New York, United States
Sanaa Lathan is an American actor and the daughter of actor Eleanor McCoy and director Stan Lathan. Although her parents divorced later, they were both very close to her and encouraged her to make a career in the entertainment industry. She started her career with appearances in TV serials such as ‘NYPD Blue’ and ‘Family Matters’ when she was still in college. After earning her master’s degree in drama from ‘Yale University,’ she played her first major role as a mother in the horror movie ‘Blade.’ She is best known for her role alongside Omar Epps in the romantic drama ‘Love & Basketball.’ Epps was then her real-life boyfriend. Her performance in the ‘Broadway’ play ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ was appreciated. Her role was reprised in an ‘ABC’ production. She has also appeared in the thriller ‘Out of Time’ and the science-fiction film ‘Alien vs. Predator.’ She gained recognition for her role opposite Simon Baker in the romantic comedy ‘Something New.’ Although she has been romantically linked with a number of celebrities, she is officially single. She is in the prime of her career and has a bright future to look forward to.