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Also Known As: Died: November 25, 1993
Born: April 13, 1917 Cause of Death: complications from diabetes
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Cast (feature film)

1.
Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1978) as Big Ma
A three-part drama, set in Mississippi in 1933, that follows the lives of the Logans, a proud, independent black family. A thirteen-year-old girl is inspired by her family's struggle to keep the land that it has owned for three generations.
2.
Cry Panic (1974) as Ethel Hanson
A drama about a man who accidentally runs over and kills a pedestrian on the outskirts of a small town whose citizens, including the sheriff, are hiding a deadly secret about the victim.
3.
Migrants, The (1974) as Rose Daw
A stark look at the lives of migratory farm workers, focusing on one family. The film was Emmy nominated as the Outstanding Drama of the 1973-74 season, and nominations also went to director Tom Gries, actress Cloris Leachman, cinematographer Dick Kratina, and composer Billy Goldenberg.
4.
Black Girl (1972) as Mu' Dear
A dramatic tale about three generations of women in a black family.
5.
Moon Of The Wolf (1972) as Sara
After several townspeople are savagely murdered, a sheriff in the Louisiana bayous searches for a crazed killer and becomes convinced that he's chasing a modern-day werewolf.
6.
There Was a Crooked Man ... (1970) as Madam
A cocky inmate (Douglas) at a territorial prison circa 1883 who matches wits with progressive warden (Fonda) towards one goal: escape.
7.
A Raisin in the Sun (1961) as Lena Younger
A black woman uses her late husband's life insurance to build a better world for her children.
8.
The Last Angry Man (1959) as Mrs. Quincy
A television journalist decides to profile his uncle's fight to bring medical care to the slums.

Cast (special)

9.
To Be Young, Gifted and Black (1972)
A theatrical adaptation of the autobiography of writer Lorraine Hansberry.

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

10.
Roots: The Next Generations (1979) as Sister Will Ada
The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

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