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Anna Deavere Smith - Wikipedia
Anna Deavere Smith (born September 18, 1950) is an American actress, playwright, and professor.She is known for her roles as National Security Advisor Dr. Nancy McNally in The West Wing (2000–06), and as hospital administrator Gloria Akalitus in the Showtime series Nurse Jackie (2009–15). She currently plays the role of Tina Krissman on the ABC show For the People.
Anna Deavere Smith: Four American characters | TED Talk
Writer and actor Anna Deavere Smith gives life to author Studs Terkel, convict Paulette Jenkins, a Korean shopkeeper and a bull rider, excerpts from her solo show "On the Road: A Search for American Character."
Anna Deavere Smith – Ethnicity of Celebs | What ...
*50.7% European *48.9% African. In his 2016 book about the show, Finding Your Roots, Season 2: The Official Companion to the PBS Series, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. wrote that Anna has African ancestors from the Ivory Coast and Ghana, as well as Angola, Cameroon, Congo, and Sengal, and that 41% of her European ancestry is from Great Britain, with remote Scandinavian, Finnish, Russian, Italian, and ...
2018-2019 DOUBLE SEASON: Lisa Kron / Anna Deavere Smith
For my first full season at Profile, I am doing something extra ambitious: a special double season featuring two of our most celebrated, most important national playwrights in conversation for a full eighteen months.
Anna Deavere Smith Tackles the School-to-Prison Pipeline ...
Anna Deavere Smith’s voice is surprisingly…normal. It is soft, with contralto undertones. It rumbles with history but is not preachy. Her diction recalls formal education, but her laugh ...
Notes From the Field - Watch the HBO Original Movie | HBO
Anna Deavere Smith Hopes to Disrupt the System Through Conversation Smith and Valerie Jarrett, a former advisor to President Obama, anchored a panel moderated by Van Jones to discuss the film, mass incarceration and how empathy can help ignite change. After interviewing 250 subjects, Smith explains ...
Spoken-word fireworks | TED Talks
Jamila Lyiscott 3 ways to speak English Jamila Lyiscott is a “tri-tongued orator;” in her powerful spoken-word essay “Broken English,” she celebrates — and challenges — the three distinct flavors of English she speaks with her friends, in the classroom and with her parents.
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Benjamin Bratt – Ethnicity of Celebs | What Nationality ...
Benjamin’s paternal grandmother was Wiltrude Hildner (the daughter of Jonathan Augustus Charles Hildner and Barbara R. Goetz). Wiltrude’s parents were of German descent.