Lynn Whitfield
Lynn Whitfield
Basic Info
Full Name: Lynn Butler-Smith
Date of Birth: May 6, 1953
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.
Age 59

Lynn Whitfield is an American actress, who plays Dorothea Garibaldi in The Cheetah Girls.


Whitfield was born Lynn Butler-Smith in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, the daughter of Jean (née Butler), an officer of a finance agency, and Valerian Smith, a dentist. Lynn Whitfield is an honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.