Tina Lifford is arguably one of the most talented actresses to grace the Hollywood movie industry. Besides being a high profile actress adored by many for her talent and sheer goodwill, she is also a proficient writer and author. With over two decades worth of experience as an actress, Tina still has the drive and tenacity of a wannabe.
Having featured in over 100 movies and TV shows, she is most revered for her role in the 1994 Fox Comedy Drama series, Comedy Central in which she played the role of single mother Joan Mosley, as well as her role in the NBC drama series, Parenthood in which she starred as Renee Trussell. Without wasting further time lets get you acquainted with Tina Lifford, her biography, career, as well as her marital status.
Who is Tina Lifford?
Tina Lifford was born on May 1, 1966, in Evanston, Illinois to parents Dorothy and David Lifford who were immigrants from Kenya. As a result of her birthplace, she is an American and of African-American ethnicity. Not much is known about her childhood except the fact that she was raised by her parents alongside her 3 siblings – Marline Lifford, Pam Lifford, and Steve Lifford in Evanston. While there is no information as regards her educational background it is an open secret that she is a graduate of Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica.
Her venture into professional acting began in the ’80s with minor appearances on TV shows like; Murder She Wrote and Street Blues. In 1983, her career took a different turn as she got the chance to play a recurring role on the American Primetime Television Soap Opera Knots Landing. Tina Lifford’s film debut came years later with her role as Patty in the 1986 film The Ladies Club which had its theme centred on Rape and revenge. Although the film was a low budget one, it received massive recognition hence elevating Tina to the status of “hot prospect”. Ever since she has starred in several movies and TV show thereby earning her the status of an Icon.
Besides acting, she is the author of two books titled The Little Book of BIG LIES: And TRUTHS That Set You Free! and 30 Days To Fabulous – A Self Care Workbook, which addresses women self-perception, reflection, and scrutiny. According to her, her greatest achievement is founding the Inner Fitness Project, which aims at propelling women to become goal-oriented by investing massively in their physical and emotional well-being.
Her Movies and TV Shows
Over her two-decades-long career, the 5 feet 7 inches tall Hollywood actress has been able to score over a 100 movie and TV credits to her name most likely because of her ability to fit into any role she is cast to play. Often tagged the TV shows queen by some of her fans, Tina Lifford has played major roles on TV like in The Ernest Green Story in which she played the character of Mrs. Green, Born too soon, in the Line Of Duty: The price of Vengeance, Americans Dream, The Temptations, Mandela and de Klerk and most recently Queen Violet amongst others. She has also made guest appearances on TV shows like NYPD Blue, Touched by An Angel, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Scandal.
Despite her achievements in Television, she records an even bigger success on the big screens as she has appeared in several hit movies since the outset of her career. Some of those movies which will leave an everlasting memory in our minds are: Why me?, Hostage, The Rape of Doctor Willis, Doppelganger, Casual Sex and Ties That Bind in which she played the character of Karen White.
Does Tina Lifford Have A Husband?
It’s only normal for one to expect Tina Lifford to be happily married with children to call hers but that is clearly not the case, as she has never been married and does not have children. When asked about her relationship status during an interview in 2016, she revealed that she was single but had dated a couple of fine men in the past from diverse races.
In recent times, she had been rumoured to be romantically involved with actor Omar Dorsey but she has vehemently denied this, stating that their romantic relationship “starts and ends on the set of Queen Sugar”.