Sanaa Lathan Was Serenaded by Sesame Street on Her Favorite Birthday

by W Magazine Team

Sanaa Lathan (“Love & Basketball”, “Out of Time”, “Shots Fired”) recounts her favorite birthday story to W Magazine. When “The Best Man Holiday” actress was a girl, her dad, Stan Lathan, was one of the first black directors in TV. While helming Sesame Street, he blindfolded Sanaa and brought her on set to meet Big Bird then was treated to a rendition of the Happy Birthday song by the entire cast and crew.