Deidra LaWan Starnes

Deidra LaWan Starnes has appeared in Passing Strange, In the Red and Brown Water, and Radio Golf (Studio Theatre), Intimate Apparel (Helen Hayes Award), A Raisin in the Sun, and I Have Before Me a Remarkable Document... (African Continuum Theatre), The Violet Hour and Anna Lucasta (Rep Stage), A Raisin in the Sun, Doubt, and Stuff Happens (Olney Theatre Center), The Old Settler (Portland Center Stage), and For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf (New Federal Theatre, AUDELCO Award). Her film and television credits include Nocturnal Agony, Ladder 49, and “America’s Most Wanted.” She received her BA in theatre from the University of Maryland and her MFA in drama from the University of Connecticut.