Biography

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 29

Birthday 1928-04-04

Day of Death 2014-05-28

Place of Birth St. Louis, Missouri, USA

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Words Are Things as Narrator (voice)
2016 Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise as Herself (archive footage)
2014 The Power of the Heart as Herself
2009 Good Hair as Herself
2009 The Black Candle as Herself (Narration)
2006 Madea's Family Reunion as May
2005 Iconoclasts (1 episode)
2004 America Beyond the Color Line (1 episode) as Herself
1999 The Early Show (2 episodes)
1997 Sesame Street: Elmo Saves Christmas as Narrator
1997 Perfect Moment as Herself
1996 The Rosie O'Donnell Show (1 episode)
1996 Moesha (1 episode)
1995 How to Make an American Quilt as Anna
1994 Touched by an Angel (1 episode)
1994 Intimate Portrait (1 episode)
1993 There Are No Children Here
1993 Poetic Justice as Aunt June
1989 James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket as Herself
1986 American Masters (1 episode) as Herself
1977 The Richard Pryor Show (5 episodes)
1957 Calypso Heat Wave
1951 Hallmark Hall of Fame (1 episode)

Writing

1996 America's Dream Story
1982 Sister, Sister Writer
1979 I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Writer Novel
1972 Georgia, Georgia Writer

Sound

1972 Georgia, Georgia Music
1960 Integration Report 1 Music

Directing

1998 Down in the Delta Director

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