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I am often inspired by black actors in creating characters for my books or screenplays. These are some folks who have caught my eye.

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Rutina Wesley aka Tara Thornton from "True Blood" looking stunning! her makeup is flawless and so is her hair! Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful People, Beautiful Women, Hey Gorgeous, Simply Beautiful, Blood Makeup, Makeup Eyes, Divas, True Blood Series

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All I have to say is watch True Blood. Nelsan Ellis as Lafayette is so hilarious. Love his character. Nelsan Ellis, True Blood Series, The Soloist, A Discovery Of Witches, Black Actors, Martin Luther King, My People, Beautiful People, Gorgeous Men

Nelsan Ellis Photos Photos: Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist" - Arrivals

Nelsan Ellis Photos - Actor Nelsan Ellis arrives at the premiere of Dreamworks Pictures' "The Soloist" held at the Paramount Studios Theater on April 20, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) * Local Caption * Nelsan Ellis - Premiere Of DreamWorks "The Soloist" - Arrivals

Nelsan Ellis — famous for his role as Lafayette Reynolds on HBO’s “True Blood” has died at age 39 due to heart complications.P man, you will be missed. Lafayette True Blood, Nelsan Ellis, Black Actors, Hbo Series, Weekend Is Over, Famous People, Beautiful Men, Actor, Eyes

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Uzo Aduba, Allison Janney, and more win Creative Arts Emmys Black Actresses, Black Actors, Uzo Aduba, Allison Janney, The Emmys, Bobs Burgers, Creative Art, Fashion News, Nice Dresses

Here Are the 2014 Creative Arts Emmy Winners

Uzo, Allison Janney, and Bob's Burgers all won.

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USA Network Original Series - Covert Affairs starring Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham. Annie Walker, Covert Affairs, Black Actors, Firemen, Actor Model, Best Tv, Actors & Actresses, Originals, Sexy Men

Covert Affairs

USA Network Original Series - Covert Affairs starring Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham.

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Danai Gurira, actress & playwright. She is best known for her role as Michonne on AMC's The Walking Dead. She won Obie & Outer Critics Circle Awards for writing, and a Helen Hayes Award for the off-Broadway play In the Continuum. She also starred in The Visitor, for which she won Method Fest Film Festival for Best Supporting Actress. She has appeared in Ghost Town, My Soul to Take & Law & Order. She currently appears in People magazine’s World’s Most Beautiful issue. She has an MFA from NYU.

Anna Marie Johnson July Anna Marie Johnson was born. She is an actress and impressionist who has starred in film and on television. She turns 53 today Black Female Actresses, Female Comedians, Black Actors, Black Celebrities, Celebs, Famous Celebrities, Beautiful Gorgeous, Beautiful Black Women, Beautiful People

Anne-Marie Johnson, actress and impressionist. She is best known for her roles as Althea Tibbs on the TV drama In the Heat of the Night and as Nadine Hudson Thomas on the sitcom What's Happening Now!! She joined In Living Color in its last season and Melrose Place for 1 season. She has appeared on Diff'rent Strokes, Hill Street Blues, Babylon 5, Living Single, That's So Raven, Girlfriends, & The Parkers. A graduate of UCLA, she also served as First Vice-President of the Screen Actor's Guild.

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Holly Robinson Peete Talks Autism & 'Celeb Apprentice'

Holly Robinson Peete is many women, wrapped into one. She's a wife, mother, daughter, sister, actress and a new author. She's also a philanthropist and an advocate for families, like her own, who've been affected by autism. Her life is full, yes, but she wouldn't have it any other way. On this, the inaugural day of National Autism Awareness Month, the busy mom of four took a break from juggling her brood's spring break schedules to chat with ESSENCE.COM about the journey of raising an…

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Sanaa Lathan, actress and voice actress. She has starred in TV shows and many films, including the box-office hits Love & Basketball, Alien vs. Predator, Something New, The Cleveland Show (voice of Donna Tubbs), and The Family That Preys. Lathan was nominated for a Tony Award for her performance on Broadway in A Raisin in the Sun. In 2010 she starred in the all-black performance of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the Novello Theatre in London.

Eriq La Salle, actor, director, writer & producer. He is best known for his roles as Darryl Jenks (Soul Glow!) in the comedy Coming to America (my FAVORITE movie of all time) and as Dr. Peter Benton on the NBC drama series ER. He also starred in Drop Squad, Relative Stranger, & Johnny Was, and directed the HBO movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault, and multiple episodes of Law & Order: SVU, CSI: NY, Ringer & A Gifted Man. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. Comedy Series, Drama Series, I Love Being Black, Civil Rights Leaders, Lionel Richie, Black Actors, Shocking News, Famous Black

Eriq La Salle, actor, director, writer & producer. He is best known for his roles as Darryl Jenks (Soul Glow!) in the comedy Coming to America (my FAVORITE movie of all time) and as Dr. Peter Benton on the NBC drama series ER. He also starred in Drop Squad, Relative Stranger, & Johnny Was, and directed the HBO movie Rebound: The Legend of Earl "The Goat" Manigault, and multiple episodes of Law & Order: SVU, CSI: NY, Ringer & A Gifted Man. He is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Obba Babatundé, singer, dancer, and actor. Danny Quinn, John Q, Dorothy Dandridge, Bless The Child, Black Actors, Dream Guy, My People, Girls In Love, Face And Body

Obba Babatundé, singer, dancer, and actor. He is known for his Emmy-nominated performance in Miss Evers' Boys, a NAACP Image Award-nominated performance in Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, a Tony Award-nominated role for his performance in the 1981 Broadway musical Dreamgirls, & as the father on the TV show Half & Half. He also starrred in The Temptations, John Q, & Life. He was a protégé of Sammy Davis, Jr., who said, "This is the only cat who can do everything [sing, dance, etc.] I can do."