They included such shows as The Rockford Files, Good Times, Cagney and Lacey, Amen, Murder, She Wrote, Murder One, Family Law and Alias.
Now, Waithe is bringing former YouTube series Twenties to the small screen in a feat that further illustrates her dedication to showcasing Black lesbian stories.
Much like many other celebrities, it has always been speculated the issue - Samantha MacLachlan is gay? A remarkable career as artist continues to draw further attention being ever present within the art scene.
Jaelani Turner-Williams is a writer based in Columbus, Ohio.
MacLachlan made her Broadway debut in 1962 in Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright, in a cast that included Roscoe Lee Browne, Al Freeman Jr.
The television and stage actress would pave an early road with her success as well as help the community.