Nov 23 2021
Episode 2 - Culture Capsules: Mr. Wendell talks with award winning actor, producer and director, Terri Vaughn.
Join Mr Wendell as he talks with award winning actor, producer and director, Terri Vaughn-they have an amazing discussion that will make you feel welcome while learning about themetaverse, crypto and creating iconic entertainment projects for the masses. Their engagement and friendship is real, which is inviting to the listener.Terri has accomplished a TON...here are just a bit about her career.As an actress, Terri J. Vaughn first stole America’s heart with her comical portrayal of thelovable Lovita Alizay Jenkins on The Steve Harvey Show. After six successful seasons, she went on to star in Will Smith's executive produced comedy All of Us, Showtime’s hit drama Soul Food, and Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns. Terri has also starred on Oprah Winfrey’s hit series Greenleaf and made guest appearances on FOX’s series Rel and BET’s First Wives Club. Her poignant recurring role as Rose Cranberry on HBO’s Insecure, was developed into a scripted award-winning podcast series for Tenderfoot TV, Looking For LaToya.Having done so well with the podcast and winning a Webby Award, you’ll find Terri back asRose Cranberry for We Stay Looking anywhere podcasts are heard. Terri can also be seen as one of the lead characters on Season 2 of Ava DuVernay’s series, Cherish The Day. Terri has starred in several films, including Daddy’s Little Girls and has been honored with three NAACP Image Awards for her work on The Steve Harvey Show.As a director, Terri’s latest projects include the first comedic episode of BET’s TALES, theindependently produced kid’s comedy, Merry Switchmas, as well as Viacom’s and ReubenCannon Entertainment’s Soul Santa. Last year Viacom and MarVista Entertainment released her comedy classic, A Christmas Surprise, starring Wendy Raquel Robinson and Keesha Sharp. Terri’s directing debut, which she also produced, was the hilarious ‘Friday- isque’ independent comedy #DigitalLivesMatter, starring social media comedic influencers, DC Young Fly, Emmanuel Hudson and B.Simone, currently streaming on all platforms. Terri has directed several other Viacom movies, including the romantic comedy Angrily Ever After, the fun family classic ‘Twas The Chaos Before Christmas, starring Sherri Shepherd and Cynthia McWilliams and the hilarious female buddy flick, Christmas Belles, starring Raven Goodwin, Dominique Perry, Janet Hubert and the legendary John Amos.As a producer, Terri has produced over 16 projects under her independent production company, Nina Holiday Entertainment, with her producing partner Cas Sigers-Beedles, including thefamily film, Hamlet & Hutch, starring legendary actor Burt Reynolds. Terri also produced and starred in the highly acclaimed Girlfriends’ Getaway and its sequel, Girlfriends Getaway 2, as well as the romance drama Open, starring Keith Robinson, Essence Atkins and Matt Cedeno, for Viacom. Terri is a trailblazer in front of and behind the camera.Out of her desire to give back to her community, Terri founded Take Wings Foundation (1997), in the San Francisco Bay Area to mentor young women growing up in at risk communities. Terri's passion is to uplift and motivate young women to believe in themselves.