Knowledge Identifier: +Lynn_Whitfield
Diana Ross - However, in 1991, the feature film turned into a TV film with Lynn Whitfield playing Baker instead of Ross.
In 1996, Whitfield was cast as a female lead opposite Martin Lawrence in the dark romantic comedy film, "A Thin Line Between Love and Hate"
In 1997, she co-starred opposite Danny Glover and Rosanna Arquette in the comedy film "Gone Fishin"', appeared in the supporting role in the Canadian drama "The Planet of Junior Brown", and played Jurnee Smollett's title character's mother in the critically acclaimed independent drama, "Eve's Bayou"
Without a Trace - On television, Whitfield had the recurring roles on "Boston Public" and "Without a Trace" in 2000s
How to Get Away with Murder - From 2014 to 2015, she appeared in the ABC legal drama, "How to Get Away with Murder" as villainous Mary Walker
In 2015, Whitfield was cast in her first series regular role in the Oprah Winfrey Network original scripted drama series "Greenleaf" about unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch
In 2016, she began starring as villainous Lady Mae Greenleaf in the upcoming Oprah Winfrey Network drama series, "Greenleaf"