Lynn Whitfield American actor

Lynn Whitfield is a 69 years old American actor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She was born on May 06, 1953 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana as Lynn Butler-Smith. Her nickname is Butler-Smith Lynn.



Lynn Whitfield is an American actress. Whitfield began her acting career in television and theatre before progressing to supporting roles in film. She won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Special and a NAACP Image Award for her performance as Josephine Baker in the HBO movie The Josephine Baker Story.
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Birth name of Lynn Whitfield is Lynn Butler-Smith
Is Lynn Whitfield still alive?

Yes, Lynn Whitfield is still alive Last check: 1 year ago



Lynn Whitfield had two marriages.

Vantile Whitfield

Vantile Whitfield, Arts administrator

She married with Vantile Whitfield (74), in 1974. Lynn Whitfield was 20 and Vantile Whitfield was 43 years old. After 4 years, they break up in 1978.

Brian Gibson

Brian Gibson, Director

Whitfield married with Brian Gibson (59), in 1990. Lynn Whitfield was 36 and Brian Gibson was 45 years old. They ended their 2 years marriage in 1992.

Lynn Whitfield net worth

She has a net worth of 3 million dollars.


Lynn Whitfield Movies (51)

There are 51 movies of Lynn Whitfield.

Her first feature film was The Rebound (2009, as Laura Reilly). She was 56 when she starred in this movie. Since 2009, she has appeared in 51 feature films. The last one is The Color of Courage (1999). .

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Lynn Whitfield movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films she starred in are as follows:

Lynn Whitfield TV Shows (20)

Her first TV Show was Hill Street Blues (1981).

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Awards (1)

Awarded NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special in 1999 .


She graduated from Howard University

What is Lynn's zodiac sign?

Lynn Whitfield zodiac sign is taurus.

When is Whitfield's next birthday?

Lynn Whitfield was born on the , which was a Wednesday. She will be turning 70 in only 268 days from today (11 August, 2022).

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