On This Day: TV and Film History on Jan 11

TV and film history on Jan 11 (Actors and actresses)

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Aja Naomi King

Born: Jan 11, 1985
Starred In: How to Get Away with Murder, The Upside, The Birth of a Nation, A Girl from Mogadishu, Emily Owens, M.D., and more.

Rockmond Dunbar

Born: Jan 11, 1973
Starred In: Prison Break, 9-1-1, The Mentalist, Soul Food, The Family That Preys, and more.

Kim Coles

Born: Jan 11, 1962
Starred In: Living Single, In Living Color, Pay It Off, The Geena Davis Show, The Mole, and more

Mary J. Blige

Born: Jan 11, 1971
Starred In:Prison Song, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Rock of Ages, Black Nativity, Mudbound, and more.

Kristolyn Lloyd

Born: Jan 11, 1985
Starred In:

Adepero Oduyo

Born: Jan 11, 1978
Starred In:Pariah, 12 Years a Slave, The Dinner, Steel Magnolias, Galveston, and more.

Andrea Rachel Parker

Born: Jan 11, 1996
Starred In: Babygirl, The Deuce, Wu-Tang: An American Saga, Tales from the Big Apple, Power, Ugly, Strings Attached, and more.

Amiyah Scott

Born: Jan 11, 1988
Starred In:Star

Brianna Perry

Born: Jan 11, 1992
Starred In: rapper who starred in Sisterhood of Hip Hop and The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott.

Film history on Jan 11


Higher Learning

Synopsis: In John Singleton’s powerful portrait of college life in the 1990s, a group of incoming freshmen at Columbus University — including varsity athlete Malik Williams (Omar Epps), awkward outcast Remy (Michael Rapaport) and wide-eyed Kristen Connor (Kristy Swanson) — struggle to find themselves and adjust to newfound independence. When Remy finds acceptance among a group of neo-Nazis, tensions rise even higher on campus already divided along racial, socio-economic and gender lines.

Premiere: Jan 11, 1995

The Upside

Synopsis: Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell, a struggling parolee who’s trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom as Dell and Phillip rediscover the joy of living life to the fullest.

Premiere: Jan 11, 2019

First Sunday

Synopsis: Petty thieves Durell (Ice Cube) and LeeJohn (Tracy Morgan) face a big problem: The two must come up with $17,000 in one week, or Durell will no longer be able to see his son. The goofy scoundrels embark on a haphazard plan to rob the neighborhood church, but they find the mission trickier than expected. When they arrive, they discover that somebody equally disreputable has already had his hand in the coffers. Now, they must trace the money to a group of parishioners.

Premiere: Jan 11, 2008

The Book of Eli

Synopsis: Thirty years after the war turned the world into a wasteland, a lone warrior named Eli (Denzel Washington) marches across the ruined landscape, carrying hope for humanity’s redemption. Only one other man (Gary Oldman) understands the power of what Eli carries, and he is determined to take it for himself. Though Eli prefers peace, he will risk death to protect his precious cargo, for he must fulfill his destiny to help restore mankind.

Premiere: Jan 11, 2010


A Haunted House

Synopsis: Young couple Malcolm (Marlon Wayans) and Kisha (Essence Atkins) have just moved into their dream home. As they settle in, they learn that they’re not alone — not because the house is haunted, but because Kisha is possessed by a demon. Desperate to salvage his relationship — and more importantly — his sex life — Malcolm hires a coterie of paranormal specialists, which includes a priest and ghostbusters, to banish the unwelcome intruder from Kisha’s body.

Premiere: Jan 11, 2013

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