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Also Known As: Died: June 12, 1998
Born: September 24, 1922 Cause of Death: skin cancer
Birth Place: Emporia, Virginia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Home Fries (1998)
Mrs Lever is a dangerous woman. When she discovers that her husband is cheating on her she gets her two sons to scare him to death in a helicopter. The lover, Sally, works in a burger joint and is pregnant at the time of her lover''s death. She also just might have heard what happened because of a freak radio signal. So one of the sons is sent undercover to find out just what she knows. While his brother and mother would be happy to see Sally dead too, Dorian falls in love with her.
2.
Billy Madison (1995) as Juanita
He''s the heir to the Madison Hotel millions, but the only subjects Billy has studied lately are babes and booze. When Brian Madison informs his goofball son that he plans to turn over his Fortune 500 company to a scheming vice president, Billy makes the bet of his life: He''s going back to school--grades 1 through 12--in 24 weeks! Can this bona fide blockhead win his father''s respect, the family fortune and the love of his beautiful teacher?
3.
Silence Like Glass (1989) as Sister Wilson
Story of a friendship between two girls, one a ballerina from an affluent family, the other from a poor family, who are both suffering from cancer.
4.
Miracle at Beekman's Place (1988) as Sarah Coleman
A television movie about Dr. Cyrus Beekman, an esteemed hospital administrator who changes his career goals following a personal tragedy. He decides to open a clinic which becomes known as "Beekman's Place" in an area of the city most in need of it.
5.
Serpent And The Rainbow, The (1988)
A Haitian doctor and a Harvard anthropologist become friends against a backdrop of voodoo culture in pre-revolutionary Haiti.
6.
Astonished (1988)
The adventures of a Lower East Side woman who murders her landlord, who is also a pimp, after she sees him assault one of his "girls".
7.
Best Little Whorehouse In Texas, The (1982)
The town sheriff and a madame team up to stop a televison evanagelist from shutting down the local whorehouse, the famed "Chicken Ranch."
8.
All That Jazz (1979)
Director/choreographer Bob Fosse tells his own life story as he details the sordid life of Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider), a womanizing, drug-using dancer.
9.
Great Santini (1979) as Arrabelle Smalls
A marine has problems adjusting to domestic life during peacetime.
10.
The Wiz (1978) as Aunt Em
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.
11.
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
A dancer discovers her runaway boyfriend has sublet her apartment to an aspiring actor.

Music (feature film)

12.
The Wiz (1978) as Song Performer ("The Feeling That We Have")
A schoolteacher is swept to a magical land to face witches, wizards and a singing scarecrow.

Cast (special)

13.
Driving Miss Daisy (1992) as Idella
A pilot based on the original play and Academy Award winning 1989 film, "Driving Miss Daisy." Set in the American South of the 1950s, a man hires a plain-speaking black man to drive his cantankerous mother after she has a series of car accidents.
14.
My Man Bovanne (1987) as Hazel Peoples
A drama dealing with the desire to grow old the way you want to, not the way your children want you to. The topic is covered through the character of Hazel Peoples, a 60-year-old in conflict with her grown children about basic life values and her own sexuality. Broadcast as a segment of the PBS seri
15.
Concealed Enemies (1984)
A dramatization of the Alger Hiss/Whittaker Chambers spy case of the late '40s as it was carried out in hearings of the House Un-American Activities Committee. The case against Hiss later went to a criminal court where he was convicted -- some contend unjustly -- of espionage and treason agaist his

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