That same year, Lathan played yet another girlfriend, this time Eddie Murphy's, in Ted Demme's comedy Life.
She followed this the subsequent year with back-to-back turns in The Best Man and The Wood; the former was a comedic ensemble piece starring Taye Diggs, Nia Long, Morris Chestnut, Harold Perrineau Jr.
Encouraged by her father to make L.
The other night she called me from a motel.
While I always respected Sanaa's talent, I was totally unaware of her other- ahh, outstanding attributes until I saw these images.
Following her parents' divorce, she grew up shuttling between her mother's home in New York and Los Angeles, where her father lived.