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||October 26, 1962
||March 8, 1902
||Cause of Death:
||Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
RATE AND COMMENT
Moved to Hollywood in the early 1920s working as a maid for actress Leatrice Joy
Film debut in "Gold Diggers"
Played rare second lead in the first film version of Fannie Hurst's best-selling novel, "Imitation of Life"
Played the title role in the early TV sitcom, "Beulah", for its final season; succeeded Ethel Waters and Hattie McDaniel in the role
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
Last film, "The Facts of Life"
Posthumously inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame