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Also Known As: Died: May 2, 1998
Born: October 16, 1912 Cause of Death: lung cancer
Birth Place: Georgia, USA Profession: Cast ...
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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 her 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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