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Also Known As: Maidie Gamble, Madie Norman Died: May 2, 1998
Born: October 16, 1912 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Georgia, USA Profession: actor, educator

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Side By Side (1988) Eunice
2.
 His Mistress (1984)
4.
 Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982) Nurse Agnes
5.
 Thornwell (1981) Ruth Thornwell
6.
 Movie Movie (1978) Gussie ("Baxter'S Beauties Of 1933")
7.
 Airport '77 (1977) Dorothy
8.
 Dream For Christmas, A (1973) Jennie Dailey
9.
 Maurie (1973) Mrs Stokes
10.
 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (1972) Fergy--Nurse Ferguson
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Raised in Ohio
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Began working at the Musart Theatre in Los Angeles
1947:
Film debut in "Burning Cross"
1949:
Made stage debut as Honey in "Deep Are the Roots" at the Mayan Theatre in Los Angeles, CA
1951:
Had a leading role in "The Well"
1962:
Refused to speak in stereotypical dialect in "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" and changed some of her lines
1964:
Named woman of the year by the Los Angeles Sentinel
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Was artist in residence at Stanford University
1977:
Inducted into the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame in Oakland, CA
1979:
Appeared in the ABC miniseries "Roots: The Next Generation"
1985:
Earned a professional artist award from the California Educational Theatre Association
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Education

Bennett College: Greensboro , North Carolina -
Columbia University: New York , New York -

Notes

Taught drama at Texas State University-Tyler, UCLA, and Stanford University

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husband:
McHenry Norman. Married in 1937.

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mother:
Lila Graham Gamble. Daughter of slaves owned by her husband's family.
father:
Louis Gamble. Engineer. Son of slave owners.
sister:
Clarice Herbert. Survived her.
step-daughter:
Veronique Wills.
step-child:
Lescil Wills.
son:
McHenry Norman Jr. Survived her.
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