The talented & beautiful Sanaa turns 46 today. Sanaa McCoy Lathan is a actress and voice actress. She has starred in films, including the box-office hit The Best Man and its 2013 sequel, Love & Basketball, Brown Sugar, Alien vs. Predator and The Family That Preys.
Sanaa was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. From 2009 to 2013, she voiced Donna Tubbs in The Cleveland Show.
In 2010, she starred in the all-black performance of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre in London. Her mother, Eleanor McCoy, was an actress and dancer who performed on Broadway with Eartha Kitt.
Sanaa’s father, producer and director, Stan Lathan, worked behind the scenes in tv for PBS, as well as a producer on shows such as Sanford & Son and Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam. He’s directed several TV shows, including Martin, Moesha, The Parkers and Real Husbands Of Hollywood.
Sanaa is starring in a new TV series, called ‘Shots Fired’, on Fox.