Gina Torres Talks Professional Pursuits: July 14

Gina Torres talks professional pursuits.

Just Dropping In - Gina Torres steps into the Penthouse! (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Just Dropping In - Gina Torres steps into the Penthouse! (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Professional Pursuits - Initially Torres' parents did not support her pursing the arts professionally. "My parents looked at me like I had two heads," she says. Ultimately they came to support her ambitions. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Professional Pursuits - Initially Torres' parents did not support her pursing the arts professionally. "My parents looked at me like I had two heads," she says. Ultimately they came to support her ambitions. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Sci-Fi Favorite - Torres is best known for appearances in various fantasy and science-fiction roles. She has appeared in TV shows such as Xena: Warrior Princess, Cleopatra 2525, CSI and many more. She is also the wife of Laurence Fishburne.  (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Well Suited - Currently Torres can be seen on the USA Network series Suits, portraying Jessica Pearson. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Well Suited - Currently Torres can be seen on the USA Network series Suits, portraying Jessica Pearson. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Ministry of Laughter - Talented gospel singer Isaac Carree gets comfortable on the couch and talks about his experiences growing up in church. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Ministry of Laughter - Talented gospel singer Isaac Carree gets comfortable on the couch and talks about his experiences growing up in church. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Energetic Praise - Carree grew up in a very lively Holiness church. "They shout, they speak in tongues, they run?they're very energetic," he says. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Energetic Praise - Carree grew up in a very lively Holiness church. "They shout, they speak in tongues, they run—they're very energetic," he says. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Uncommon Man - Carree's latest album is titled Uncommon Me. As he puts it, the reasoning behind the title stems from his belief that "God made all of us original. He created us in His likeness and His image." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Uncommon Man - Carree's latest album is titled Uncommon Me. As he puts it, the reasoning behind the title stems from his belief that "God made all of us original. He created us in His likeness and His image." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Iconic Status - '80s R&B legend Stacy Lattisaw Jackson enters the Penthouse to chop it up with the most sassy and most classy. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Iconic Status - '80s R&B legend Stacy Lattisaw Jackson enters the Penthouse to chop it up with the most sassy and most classy. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Spiritually Rich - Lattisaw decided to step away from the music industry around the time that her duet with Johnny Gill, "Where Do We Go From Here?," reached No. 1 on the charts, due to her disenchantment with the recording industry. "I always call people like that materially rich but spiritually poor," says Lattisaw. Since then Lattisaw has gone on to raise a family and is happier than ever. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Spiritually Rich - Lattisaw decided to step away from the music industry around the time that her duet with Johnny Gill, "Where Do We Go From Here?," reached No. 1 on the charts, due to her disenchantment with the recording industry. "I always call people like that materially rich but spiritually poor," says Lattisaw. Since then Lattisaw has gone on to raise a family and is happier than ever. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Say Cheese! - This evening's guests put on big smiles for photographer extraordinaire Darnell Williams. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Say Cheese! - This evening's guests put on big smiles for photographer extraordinaire Darnell Williams. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

Middle of the Stage - Carree hits the stage to perform his joyful song "In the Middle." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET) 

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Middle of the Stage - Carree hits the stage to perform his joyful song "In the Middle." (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET) 

Farewell to Another Great Episode! - From left: Isaac Carree, Stacy Lattisaw Jackson, Mo'Nique, Gina Torres and Rodney Perry. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)

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Farewell to Another Great Episode! - From left: Isaac Carree, Stacy Lattisaw Jackson, Mo'Nique, Gina Torres and Rodney Perry. (Photo: Darnell Williams/BET)