Pauletta Washington was an actress who had a successful Hollywood career. Washington worked on a variety of projects during her early entertainment career, including "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales For Every Child" (HBO, 1994-2001), "Philadelphia" with Tom Hanks (1993) and "Wilma" (NBC, 1977-78). She also starred in the TV movies "The Watsons Go to Birmingham" (Hallmark Channel, 2013-14). She also worked in television during these years, including a part on "The Parkers" (UPN, 1998-2004). She also had roles in film during these years, including roles in the Oprah Winfrey dramatic adaptation "Beloved" (1998). Washington most recently appeared in "The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story" (Lifetime, 2015-). Washington was married to Denzel Washington.