Famous Black Actresses - List of Famous Black Actresses - page 2

It is a known fact that throughout history the African-American women didn’t particularly have it easy- forced into slavery to being shunned by the society for racial factors. But none of these stopped these courageous women to fight for what they deserve and make the world a better place for their future generations. Rewinding and looking back at history, there are tons of successful stories that shed a light on these Black women who have made it big from politics to films. Zooming into the movies sphere, Black actresses have changed the course of cinema for the longest of time. Actresses like Viola Davis, Queen Latifa, Zoe Saldana, and Kerry Washington have all set their standards to an unattainable height. There are still so much to learn and be inspired to end from these game changers who changed the fabric of film for the longest time! Keep reading and find out more!

Here's everything you need to know about these incredibly famous Black actresses.

The Most Famous Black Actresses

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Skai JacksonApril 8, 2002AmericanSkai Jackson is an American child actress with huge fan following
Diahann CarrollJuly 17, 1935AmericanDiahann Carroll is a famous American television and stage actress
Destiny EtikoAugust 12, 1994NigerianDestiny Etiko is a Nigerian actress
Ms. Juicy BabyJanuary 4, 1972AmericanMs
Tamara TaylorSeptember 27, 1970CanadianTamara Taylor is a popular Canadian actress
Tatyana AliJanuary 24, 1979AmericanTatyana Ali is an American actress known for her role of Ashley Banks on ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’
Erika AlexanderNovember 19, 1969AmericanErika Alexander is an American actress best known for her role in ‘Living Single.’
Toukie SmithApril 25, 1955AmericanToukie Smith is an American actress known for her role in NBC’s sitcom ‘227.’
Lauryn HillMay 26, 1975AmericanLauryn Noelle Hill is a famous hip-hop female artist from America who is into singing, songwriting, rapping, production and acting
Keke PalmerAugust 26, 1993AmericanLauren Keyana Palmer, better known as 'Keke', is an American actress, singer and television personality
Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler is an American actress, TV host, author, producer, and director

AmericanSeptember 18, 1970193 views

Sanaa Lathan

Sanaa Lathan is an American actor and the daughter of actor Eleanor McCoy and director Stan Lathan

AmericanSeptember 19, 1971275 views

Destiny Etiko

Destiny Etiko is a Nigerian actress

NigerianAugust 12, 1994807 views

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the most successful and established African American actresses

AmericanNovember 13, 1955132 views

Momma Dee

Momma Dee is a famous American actor, singer, and reality TV personality

AmericanSeptember 21, 1963193 views

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle is an American singer, actress and author

AmericanMay 24, 1944238 views

Missy Elliott

Missy Elliott is a five times Grammy Award winning American rapper, singer, songwriter and producer

AmericanJuly 1, 1971169 views

Tami Roman

Tami Roman is an American TV personality, model, businesswoman and actress

AmericanApril 17, 1970301 views

Faith Evans

Faith Evans is a Grammy Award winning American R&B singer

AmericanJune 10, 1973134 views

Florence Kasumba

Florence Kasumba is a German-Ugandan actress

GermanOctober 26, 1976117 views