If ever someone epitomizes iNcomTV’S determination to spotlight journey actors who have appeared in a countless number of TV Shows and Movies, but have never achieved household-name-status, or become a Star, but who are one of the journeymen-workhourses and the backbone of the entertainment industry, it has to be Adilah Barnes!
Ms. Barnes is an award-winning actor with over 40 years of experience, and is probably best known to television audiences for her role as Anne Marie on ABC's Roseanne, which ran for five seasons. Another standout performance was her role opposite Academy Award Winning Hilary Swank, as the infamous Ida B. Wells in HBO's Iron Jawed Angels!
Whether it’s touring the world in a one-woman play, I Am That I Am: Woman, Black, a historical journey into the lives of seven renowned women: Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod Bethune, Zora Neale Hurston, Lorraine Hansberry, Angela Davis and Maya Angelou. I Am That I Am: Woman, Black, now in its twentieth season, has toured three continents including 40 states across the U.S, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean.
As a writer, Adilah released her first book, On My own Terms: One Actor's Journey in December of 2008. She founded in 2007 The Writer's Well, an international literary writer's retreat for women located in Atlanta, Georgia.
There simply isn’t much that Adilah Barnes has not achieved, or can not do! To read more about this outstanding artist, please visit her website, AFTER enjoying her interview with Urban Roundtable host, Robert Hooks.