Renn Woods Biography (Wikipedia)
Renn Woods (born Ren Woods; January 1, 1958) is an American film, television and stage actress, vocalist and songwriter. She is best known for her role as Fanta in Roots, and also for her role as Aquarius in the film version of Hair (1979).
Woods was born in Chicago and raised in Portland, Oregon, where she attracted attention as part of Three Little Souls, a local musical trio she formed at age ten. The group subsequently became known as Sunday's Child, and toured internationally through Wood's adolescent years, appearing on television with such acts as Bob Hope and Bing Crosby. In adulthood, Woods transitioned into acting, starring as Fanta in Roots (1977), and Aquarius in Hair (1979). She also had a supporting role in the comedy The Jerk (1979).
She has also appeared onstage as Dorothy in the first national touring production of The Wiz, and as The Moon in a critically acclaimed stage production of Caroline, or Change.
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