Back to IndieWire

Today’s Birthdays – 6/19/11 (Phylicia Rashad and Zoe Saldana)

Today's Birthdays - 6/19/11 (Phylicia Rashad and Zoe Saldana)

Texas native Phylicia Rashad welcomes 63. The veteran stage and screen actress has appeared in productions such as The Love Boat, One Life To Live, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, A Different World, Blossom, The Cosby Show, Once Upon A Time When We Were Colored, Touched By An Angel, Everybody Hates Chris, A Raisin In The Sun, Psych, Just Wright and For Colored Girls. In 2004, she became the first African-American actress to win the Tony Award for “Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play,” for her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun.

Actress Zoe Saldana says hello to 33. The New Jersey native has appeared in more than two dozen projects including Drumline, Law & Order, Crossroads, Constellation, Guess Who, Dirty Deeds, Premium, The Heart Specialist, Star Trek, Avatar, Death At A Funeral, The Losers and Takers. Upcoming productions soon to hit the big screen are Columbiana and The Words.

This Article is related to: Uncategorized and tagged