We’re still hoping they’ll become household names sooner or later. And also the heroine in one of my favorite films of all time.
She was pretty, had a good voice and pretty good acting talents, so where did she disappear off to? So it wasn’t like a deep critical-darling-film role for her–most Wayans Brothers movies don’t provide that opportunity–but with her long dookie braids, attitude and great comedic timing, she was memorable.
Well, she’s been here and there since the ’96 film. Since then, Jones, the sister of actress Tamala Jones, has had some small parts.
If you haven’t seen it, please check it out via Netflix (they do have it on instant! The Brooklyn-born actress has done mostly independent films since then (see is my movie! Johnson as a 17-year-old high school student with big brains, a big future ahead of her, but unfortunately a big a** mouth.
Let me tell you, Netflix’s instant stream of movies will open up your world to movies you never even thought about but will enjoy to the fullest. Thinking she’s untouchable, she’s rocked by an unexpected pregnancy that puts a halt on her plans to graduate early and go to college, and she’s forced to figure out whether she’ll keep the baby or get rid of it.
We’ve talked so much about underrated actresses in the past, but the ladies on this list are women who had huge breakthrough roles in some of our favorite movies.
And while it was easy for us to see them having all the luck and reaching superstardom in Hollywood (or at least black Hollywood), things haven’t been that easy.
This beautiful, petite actress has played leading lady to some of Hollywood's top black actors: Wesley Snipes, Eddie Murphy, Denzel Washington and director Spike Lee.
The Los Angeles native, trained as a dancer and ...
It claimed he was arrested for a DUI in Portland in 1988, but didn't plead guilty to it until five years later.
He was jailed for four days, sentenced to two years’ probation, and was ordered to undergo an 'alcohol evaluation treatment program'. Everybody denies it.’The 46-year-old added: ‘The painful part was about Louis, who we adopted.
Another incident in 1990 saw him allegedly trash an upscale LA hotel room during a drunken bender, tearing down the ceiling fan and ripping up the drapes, after which he ended up severely dehydrated in hospital.‘The relationship part I was able to put [aside],’ he said. As bad as stuff was between us, we adopted a kid and things got kind of good for a little while and we had that kid to focus on, and, boom, it was over in 24 hours — gone, done.’ Regret: Sandra's ex-husband Jesse James recently said the hardest part of their split was losing Louis, who they had planned to adopt together.