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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Cast (feature film)

1.
Menace II Society (1993) as Grandmama
Story about everyday life in Watts as seen through the eyes of a teenager who is trying to overcome his bleak surroundings.
2.
Better Off Dead (1993) as Rene Dubuque
An ex-district attorney who successfully prosecuted a woman for murder fights for the woman's release seven years later as the prisoner is nearing the time for execution.
3.
Meteor Man, The (1993) as Mrs Walker
As a result of a meteor shower, an inner city school teacher acquires super-human powers that enable him to bring justice to his neighborhood.
4.
Five Heartbeats, The (1991) as Mrs King
Five young friends are drawn together by music during the Motown era of the Sixties. Their dream of success takes them from amateur nights in ghetto clubs to the pinnacle of show business success and personal tragedy.
5.
Heat Wave - Part 1 (1990)
A dramatic re-enactment of the turbulent events of the 1965 Watts riots, as a reporter who moved from Alabama to Los Angeles in hopes of a better career finds himself at the heart of seething racial tensions. Filmed on location in the Watts section of Los Angeles.
6.
Heat Wave - Part 2 (1990)
A dramatic re-enactment of the turbulent events of the 1965 Watts riots, as a reporter who moved from Alabama to Los Angeles in hopes of a better career finds himself at the heart of seething racial tensions. Filmed on location in the Watts section of Los Angeles.
7.
Heat Wave (1990) as Cora
A television movie about the 1965 riots in the Watts section of Los Angeles. Recreates the experiences of Bob Richardson, a young Los Angeles Times messenger who covered the riots and subsequently became the paper's first African-American reporter.
8.
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988) as Funeral Mourner
A man returns from Vietnam to his ghetto neighborhood, only to find it run by the neighborhood thugs.
9.
Vice Squad (1982) as Beatrice Adams
A woman who turns to prostitution to support herself and her young daughter assists a vice squad in catching a murderer.
10.
Don't Go To Sleep (1982) as Sarah
The daughter of a troubled family who was killed in an automobile accident returns from the grave to take each member back with her one by one. Dennis Weaver and Valerie Harper, as the parents, previously played a married couple in "The Day the Loving Stopped".
11.
Something So Right (1982) as Secretary
The adult male friend (a balding, paunchy, somewhat klutzy, middle-aged nightclub owner) that a woman at the Big Brother organization recruits for the troubled pre-teen son of a hard-working divorcee turns out to be more than she bargained for. His "average Joe" casting against image surprised James
12.
Best Little Girl in the World, The (1981) as Emergency Nurse
The story of a teenager suffering the disorder anorexia nervosa -- the deliberate starving either by excessive dieting or self-induced vomiting -- in the case of this plot, by her inability to cope with family stress and because of social pressures. Jennifer Jason Leigh, daughter of actor Vic Morrow
13.
No Other Love (1979) as Mrs Walker
A drama about a young, marginally retarded girl and boy who meet, plan to marry, and convince the world that they are entitled to a life of their own -- despite the attempts by the girl's parents to separate them.
14.
Aunt Mary (1979) as Grace Hazel
The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40 years.
15.
Remember My Name (1978) as Teresa
Construction worker Neil Curry is living happily with his wife Barbara in the suburbs until one day during the holiday season when their house is vandalized by someone who apparently has been stalking them. The stalker is Emily, Neil's mentally disturbed ex-wife who has just been released from prison where she was serving time for murder. The break in is Emily's first attempt to get revenge for past grievances with Neil, who she also wants to win back.
16.
Nowhere to Run (1978) as Maid
A disgruntled husband devises a winning blackjack system as part of an elaborate scheme to leave his overbearing, unfaithful wife and start a new life, despite the fact that she has hired an inept, down-at-the-heels private detective to keep an eye on him.
17.
Which Way Is Up? (1977) as Sister Sarah
Leroy Jones is a poor orange picker. When Leroy accidentally g s to a demonstration staged by the worker's union, he gets laid off, and is forced to leave his wife and family behind so he can look for work in Los Angeles. When he d s find work, it is for the same company that let him go back home. Leroy becomes a manager, and falls in love with a labor organizer named Vanetta. Now Leroy finds himself splitting his time between Vanetta and his wife. After learning that the Reverend Lenox Thomas has impregnated his wife, Leroy decides to even the score and starts courting the reverend's wife.
18.
Looking For Mr. Goodbar (1977) as Mrs Jackson
Theresa is a successful teacher of deaf children during the day but after a short unhappy affair starts to spend her nights cruising bars. Her craving first for sex but later also for drugs leads into increasingly demeaning and dangerous situations completely at odds with her daytime commitment to her children.

Misc. Crew (TV Mini-Series)

19.
You Must Remember This (1992) as Dialect Coach

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

20.
Atlanta Child Murders, The (1985) as Lois Evans
A network cause-celebre on its initial showing because of presumed "liberties" taken with the facts, this five-hour, two-part docudrama was based on the highly charged Wayne Williams case in Atlanta, Georgia -- he was a self-styled black music promoter who was convicted in 1982 of the murder of two
21.
Woman Called Moses, A (1978) as Molly
A dramatization of the life of the legendary slave who escaped to freedom and returned to the South many times to rescue others via her underground railroad.

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