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LATANYA RICHARDSON A native of Atlanta, Georgia, LaTanya Richardson graduated from Spelman College in 1974 with a B.A. in theater. While enrolled at the all-female institution, she met Samuel L. Jackson, who was studying acting at Morehouse College (an all-male institution affiliated with Spelman). The two would get married in 1980. After graduation she was convinced by legendary theater producer Joseph Papp to move to New York, where he cast her in several plays with his New York Shakespeare... See All


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