Sanaa’s mother, Eleanor McCoy, was an actress and dancer who performed on Broadway with Eartha Kitt. She is of African American and Native American descent. Eleanor Mccoy has appeared in over (12) twelve television episodes and films during the 1970s and 1980s. Some of Eleanor’s filmographies include: Hill Street Blues(1 episode, 1982), Invasion of the Third World Body Snatchers (1982 Tv episode), WKRP in Cincinnati(1 episode, 1982), The Impossible Dream (1982 TV episode), Thornwell (1981 tv) The White Shadow (2 episodes, 1980-1981), Mister Hero (TV episode 1981), A Few Good Men (1980 TV episode), Children of Divorce (1980 TV episode), The Wiz (1978) Citizen Swashbuckler (1976)
Sanaa’s Father Stan Lathan:
Sanaa’s father, Stan Lathan, worked behind the scenes in television for PBS, as well as a producer on shows such as Sanford & Son and Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam. Stan has either produced or worked behind the scenes of so many films and tv shows that we can’t even count.
Sanaa’s parents divorced when she was still a child. She divided her time between her mother in New York, and her father in Beverly Hills; by the 10th grade, Sanaa remained in New York where she attended an arts high school. Despite the early divorce, Sanaa still remained close with both of her parents.
Stan Lathan’s New Wife Marguerite:
The photo(above) is Stan Lathan, his wife Marguerite, and Sanaa.
Stan Lathan currently resides in Beverly Hills, California with his wife Marguerite and his youngest daughter Colette.
Sanaa has four siblings, elder brother Tendaji and younger sisters Liliane, Arielle, and Colette.