In Season 2 of Empire, Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) is incarcerated and trying his best to run Empire Entertainment from behind bars. But Lucious has a variety of enemies trying to keep him down…including his ex-wife Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) who’s plotting a hostile takeover. In court, Lucious faces a fierce state prosecutor named Roxanne Ford who’s making it her number one priority to bring Lucious Lyon down. She has high political ambitions and knows how to use the media in her favor.
Roxanne Ford is portrayed by Tyra Ferrell. She’s best known for her roles in the films White Men Can’t Jump, Boyz ‘N The Hood, and Jungle Fever. She also had recurring roles on ER (Dr. Sarah Langworthy) and Thirtysomething (Ricky Bianca). P.S. Ferrell is married to civil rights activist, Don Carlos Jackson, founder of Policeabuse.com. Empire airs Wednesdays at 9pm on FOX.