• Phylicia  Rashad

    Phylicia Rashad

    Born on June 19th, 1948

    From Houston, Texas

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A Raisin in the Sun

Lena Younger (Phylicia Rashad) receives a settlement from her husband's life insurance policy and then must decide what to do with the money. She wants to move out of their apartment into a house in a more genteel neighborhood. Her eldest son, Walter (Sean Combs), aspires to be an entrepreneur. Daughter Beneatha (Sanaa Lathan) hopes to go to medical school. Though their aspirations collide, they try to find a way to retain their family's cohesion.

Screen Actors Guild Awards (2009)
Nominated
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Nominated
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series