On the new Lee Daniels family drama Star, the protagonist Star (Jude Demorest) is an 18-year-old aspiring singer straight out of foster care. She tries to get her sister Simone (Brittany O’Grady) out of an abusive foster home and meets up with her rich friend Alexandra (Ryan Destiny). Alexandra is the daughter of Rose Spencer (supermodel Naomi Campbell) and rock and roll star Roland Crane.
Roland Crane is portrayed by real life star Lenny Kravitz. The Grammy Award-winning musician knows what it’s like growing up in New York with famous parents. His mother was actress Roxie Roker (Helen Willis on The Jeffersons) and his father was Hollywood producer Sy Kravitz. Star premieres on Wednesday, December 14 at 9pm on FOX, right after Empire.