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Rosalind Cash (December 31, 1938 – October 31, 1995) was an American singer and actress, whose best known film role was as Charlton Heston's character's love interest Lisa, in the 1971 science fiction cult classic, The Omega Man. To soap audiences, she is probably best remembered as Mary Mae Ward on General Hospital from 1994–1995.

Cash was the second of four children. Her siblings were John (1936–1998), Robert, and Helen. All were born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Her older brother, Col. John A. Cash, enjoyed a long illustrious career with the United States Army. He died in 1998 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Rosalind Cash graduated with honours from Atlantic City High School in 1956. She attended City College of New York and was an original member of the Negro Ensemble Company founded in 1968. Her career extended to stage, screen, and television. Her films included Klute (1971), The New Centurions (1972) with George C. Scott, Uptown Saturday Night (1974) with Sydney Poitier, and Wrong Is Right (1982). In 1995, she appeared in Tales from the Hood which marks her last film appearance during her lifetime.

Cash was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of Go Tell it on the Mountain and in 1973 appeared as Goneril with James Earl Jones' Lear at the New York Shakespeare Festival.

She died of cancer on October 31, 1995, at the age of 56.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Rosalind Cash, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  

Rosalind Cash (December 31, 1938 – October 31, 1995) was an American singer and actress, whose best known film role was as Charlton Heston's character's love interest Lisa, in the 1971 science fiction cult classic, The Omega Man. To soap audiences, she is probably best remembered as Mary Mae Ward on General Hospital from 1994–1995.

Cash was the second of four children. Her siblings were John (1936–1998), Robert, and Helen. All were born and raised in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Her older brother, Col. John A. Cash, enjoyed a long illustrious career with the United States Army. He died in 1998 and is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Rosalind Cash graduated with honours from Atlantic City High School in 1956. She attended City College of New York and was an original member of the Negro Ensemble Company founded in 1968. Her career extended to stage, screen, and television. Her films included Klute (1971), The New Centurions (1972) with George C. Scott, Uptown Saturday Night (1974) with Sydney Poitier, and Wrong Is Right (1982). In 1995, she appeared in Tales from the Hood which marks her last film appearance during her lifetime.

Cash was nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on the Public Broadcasting Service production of Go Tell it on the Mountain and in 1973 appeared as Goneril with James Earl Jones' Lear at the New York Shakespeare Festival.

She died of cancer on October 31, 1995, at the age of 56.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Rosalind Cash, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 42

Birthday 1938-12-31

Day of Death 1995-10-31

Place of Birth Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

1995 Tales from the Hood as Dr. Cushing
1995 A Dangerous Affair as Dr. Robertson
1993 Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1 episode) as Mrs. Bassin
1988 Death Spa as Sgt. Stone
1987 thirtysomething (3 episodes)
1987 From a Whisper to a Scream as Snakewoman
1987 A Different World (2 episodes)
1987 The Mighty Pawns as Mrs. Robinson
1986 L.A. Law (1 episode)
1985 The Golden Girls (1 episode)
1984 The Cosby Show (1 episode)
1984 The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension as John Emdall
1983 Hardcastle and McCormick (1 episode)
1983 Special Bulletin as Frieda Barton
1982 Knight Rider (2 episodes) as Harana
1982 Family Ties (2 episodes)
1982 Sister, Sister as Freida Lovejoy Burton
1982 Wrong Is Right as Mrs. Ford
1982 Cagney & Lacey (1 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues (1 episode)
1979 Knots Landing (2 episodes)
1979 Trapper John, M.D. (1 episode)
1979 The Class Of Miss MacMichael as Una Ferrar
1978 Death Drug
1977 A Killing Affair as Beverly York
1976 The Monkey Hustle as Mama
1976 What's Happening!! (3 episodes)
1976 Dr. Black, Mr. Hyde as Dr. Billie Worth
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me as Sarah Robinson
1975 Barney Miller (1 episode)
1974 Police Woman (1 episode)
1974 Harry O (1 episode)
1974 Amazing Grace as Creola Waters
1974 Good Times (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode)
1973 The All-American Boy as Poppy
1972 Hickey & Boggs as Nyona
1972 Melinda as Terry Davis
1972 The New Centurions as Lorrie
1971 The Omega Man as Lisa

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