Birth Name: Lorraine Toussaint
Birth Place: & Tobago
Born April 4, 1960 in Trinidad, Trinidad & Tobago, Lorraine Toussaint moved to Brooklyn, NY as a child and went on to earn dramatic training, graduating from the famed High School of Performing Arts as well as Juilliard. After a successful stage career that included multiple Shakespearean roles, Toussaint made her screen debut in the Dianne Wiest-starring telefilm "The Face of Rage" (ABC, 1983) and worked her way up to a series regular role on the soap opera "One Life to Live" (ABC, 1968-2012) and a supporting role as superspy Almond Joy in the epic Bruce Willis bomb "Hudson Hawk" (1991). Working steadily, Toussaint landed roles in such high-profile telefare as "Queen" (CBS, 1993), "...
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