|Date of Birth:||May 30, 1962|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Full Name:||Tonya Pinkins|
Tonya Pinkins portrayed the character Sandra Potter in the Season Six Scandal episode "Extinction".
Tonya Pinkins is an American television, film and theater actress and author known for her portrayal of Livia Frye on the soap opera All My Children and for her roles on Broadway.
She has been nominated for three Tony Awards, and has won the Obie, 2 Lortel Awards, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, AUDLECO, Garland, L.A. Drama Critics Circle Award, Clarence Derwent and NAACP Theater Awards.
She has been nominated for the Olivier, Helen Hayes, Noel, Joseph Jefferson, NAACP Image, Soap Opera Digest and Ovation awards. She won the Tony for Jelly's Last Jam.
She has starred in many movies, Television Shows and Broadway shows.