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LaChanze

1961-12-16

Rhonda LaChanze Sapp (born December 16, 1961), known professionally as LaChanze, is an American actress, singer, and dancer. She won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical in 2006 for her role as Celie Harris Johnson in The Color Purple. She is also known for The Help (2011), Hercules (1997), and Hercules (1998).