Saving Grace: Cocoa Brown

Saving Grace: Cocoa Brown

Sometimes your destiny finds you.” That, in a nutshell, is how Farah “Cocoa” Brown says she came to be one of TV’s most talented comics. 

Saving Grace: Porsha Williams

Saving Grace: Porsha Williams

    As a young girl of about 13 who was often bullied at school, Porsha Williams took solace in a frequent ritual. She would get the family video camera, set it up in her room, go around the house gathering up her mother’s valuables— and anything she thought was fabulous—then dress up in her Mom’s clothes and make believe she was a talk show host.

Saving Grace: Greg Alan Williams

Saving Grace: Greg Alan Williams

In what was a shocker for Greenleaf fans—especially so early in season three —was the death of Greenleaf’s Uncle Mac (Robert ‘Mac’ McCready) at the hands of Grace Greenleaf (Merle Dandridge). The drama building to the moment was palpable, but what was just as unmistakable was what David Alan Williams brought to the table as an actor. 

Saving Grace: Dondre Whitfield

Saving Grace: Dondre Whitfield

 Growing up, Dondré Whitfield wasn’t the least bit interested in acting. In fact, it was something he avoided because he says he didn’t want to get beat up.


"Born For This: The Bebe Winans Story" Makes Its West Coast Debut

As a pioneering gospel artist, Benjamin “BeBe” Winans knows what it’s like to take creative risks. They have powered the six time GRAMMY® Award-winner’s every move in a rise to fame that has yielded a string of hits—both solo, with his brothers, and as one half of the gospel’s best-selling brother-sister duo, BeBe & CeCe; a starring role on Broadway alongside Chaka Khan in Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple; and his own radio show on Sirius/XM’s Heart & Soul Channel. Now the star is rolling the dice on his biggest gamble to date—his highly- publicized stage musical, “Born for This: The BeBe Winans Story”.


Saving Grace:  John & Aventer Gray

Saving Grace: John & Aventer Gray

John Gray never wanted to be a pastor. He couldn’t relate to them and felt they were corny. Instead he felt better suited to be an attorney—even an R&B singer or comedian. He ultimately settled on the latter, releasing two CDs and touring with Kirk Franklin, DC Talk, Out of Eden and The Katinas. 

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