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McKee, Lonette (1954–)

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McKEE, LONETTE (1954–). Actress. This Detroit, Michigan-born actress appeared for two years on the daytime soap opera As the World Turns , and has guest starred on television shows, such as The Equalizer, Amen , and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit . She had a recurring role on the series Third Watch . She was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance in the stage play Show Boat, and she appeared in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill , as songstress Billie Holiday. Her first feature film was Sparkle , 1976. Other film roles include Which Way is Up , 1977; Jungle Fever , 1991; and She Hate Me , 2004. She studied film directing at The New School in New York City, and teaches a master actor’s workshop at Cetenary College. She also writes and produces music with several CDs to her credit, including Natural Love .

Filmography: Sparkle , 1976; Which Way Is Up? 1977; Cuba , 1979; Illusions , 1982; The Cotton Club , 1984; Brewster’s Millions , 1985; ‘Round Midnight , 1986; Gardens of Stone , 1987; The Women of Brewster Place , 1989; Dangerous Passion , 1990; Jungle Fever , 1991; Malcolm X , 1992; Queen , 1993; He Got Game , 1998; Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters’ First 100 Years , 1999; A Day in Black and White , 1999; Fast Food, Fast Women , 2000; Men of Honor , 2000; Lift , 2001; The Paper Mache Chase , 2003; Honey , 2003; She Hate Me , 2004.

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