Donna Biscoe

Donna Biscoe (born September 30, 1955) is an American actress. She graduated from Clark Atlanta University with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education, [then] went to Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York for six months. In the 1980s, a casting agent discovered Biscoe while she worked as a flight attendant for Eastern Airlines

Biscoe worked mostly in theatre in 1980s and 1990s. Her stage credits including Doubt, To Kill A Mockingbird, Waiting To Be Invited, Holiday Heart, Homebody Kabul, Our Town and Fences.

In 2000s, she began appearing in films playing mostly roles of mothers of grandmothers. Her film credits including Motives 2 and Three Can Play That Game (2007) starring Vivica A. Fox, Mississippi Damned (2009), The Sacrament (2013), The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 (2014), and Girls Trip (2017).

She played Taraji P. Henson’s character mother in the 2016 biographical drama film Hidden Figures, and Kevin Hart’s mother in the 2018 comedy Night School.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Actor Mr. Universe 1987-88 Season