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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.
 Maurie (1973) Mrs Stokes
9.
 Dream For Christmas, A (1973) Jennie Dailey
10.
 The Final Comedown (1972) Mrs. Johnson
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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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