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Also Known As: Died: October 26, 1962
Born: March 8, 1902 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
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Moved to Hollywood in the early 1920s working as a maid for actress Leatrice Joy
1923:
Film debut in "Gold Diggers"
1934:
Played rare second lead in the first film version of Fannie Hurst's best-selling novel, "Imitation of Life"
1952:
Played the title role in the early TV sitcom, "Beulah", for its final season; succeeded Ethel Waters and Hattie McDaniel in the role
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Played the family housekeeper, Louise, on the first season of "The Danny Thomas Show" (a.k.a. "Make Room for Daddy"); was succeeded in the role by Amanda Randolph
1960:
Last film, "The Facts of Life"
1976:
Posthumously inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame

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