LaTanya Richardson Jackson

Actor and Producer

LaTanya Richardson Jackson

An accomplished actor of stage and screen, LaTanya Richardson Jackson recently received critical praise and a Tony Award nomination for her performance in the Broadway revival of A Raisin in the Sun. She starred in the HBO miniseries Show Me a Hero and recurs on Blue Bloods. Ms. Jackson and her husband, Samuel L. Jackson, established the Samuel L. & LaTanya R. Jackson Foundation to support a range of philanthropic issues in the United States and Africa. She serves on the Board of Directors of Artists for a New South Africa, The American Theatre Wing, and is an Advocate for the Children’s Defense Fund.

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